The cheapest times to fly from DEN to MEL are
- January 29th to April 15th
- July 30th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, and November 19th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEN to MEL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2477 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1050 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Melbourne
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Melbourne (MEL) will usually cost between $1190 to $1831 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2082. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $917 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1357 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to MEL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to MEL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to MEL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Melbourne, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Denver. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $127 (9%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1352. Return trip prices are from the MEL to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DEN to MEL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking DEN to MEL
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DEN to MEL — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1073
- Average savings: $284 (20.93%)
- Price for both tickets: $1161
- Average savings: $197 (14.48%)
- Price for both tickets: $1170
- Average savings: $187 (13.78%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN to MEL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Melbourne International Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 8786 miles or 14140 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to MEL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to MEL flight is about 16 hour 48 minutes.
How many flights go between Denver, CO and Melbourne?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from DEN to MEL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Melbourne International Airport|
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