The cheapest times to fly from DXB to MEL are

  • August 6th to February 11th (except the week of December 10th)

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 DXB to MEL is early October. Prices can be as high as $4195 for Monday flights during early July, or as low as $398 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Melbourne (MEL) will usually cost between $639 to $2870 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $874. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $2137. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1104 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to MEL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DXB to MEL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DXB to MEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to MEL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Melbourne, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $753 (38%) 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 $749. Return trip prices are from the MEL to DXB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DXB to MEL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 0 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DXB 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 DXB to MEL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (DXB > MNL > MEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $735
  • Average savings: $369 (33.39%)

See DXB to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (DXB > SIN > MEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $812
  • Average savings: $292 (26.46%)

See DXB to MNL flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (DXB > KUL > MEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $842
  • Average savings: $262 (23.74%)

See DXB to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DXB to MEL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Air Mauritius, Air-India Express, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, flydubai, Gulf Air, IndiGo, JAL, Jetstar, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia X, Thai Lion Mentari, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Melbourne International Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7234 miles or 11642 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DXB to MEL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to MEL flight is about 14 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Melbourne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from DXB to MEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

Return Airport

Destination code MEL
Destination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne
Country Australia
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 144.8


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