The cheapest times to fly from HND to MEL are

  • February 5th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 23rd)
  • October 22nd to November 25th

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 HND to MEL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1946 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $584 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Tokyo (HND) to Melbourne (MEL) will usually cost between $656 to $1168 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $620. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1322. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $703 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $841 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HND to MEL flight.

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

HND to MEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HND to MEL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tokyo. 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $94 (11%) 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 $797. Return trip prices are from the MEL to HND 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 HND 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 10 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Hong Kong (HND > HKG > MEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $732
  • Average savings: $109 (12.96%)

See HND to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $751
  • Average savings: $91 (10.76%)

See HND to HKG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $71 (8.44%)

See HND to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, LATAM, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5069 miles or 8158 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HND to MEL flight is about 10 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Tokyo and Melbourne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from HND to MEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HND
Origination airport name Tokyo International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 139.8

Return Airport

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.