The cheapest times to fly from MEL to LAS are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 1st to December 2nd

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 MEL to LAS is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2166 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $709 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Las Vegas

Flying from Melbourne (MEL) to Las Vegas, NV (LAS) will usually cost between $733 to $1529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $745. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1737. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $992 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $988 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEL to LAS flight.

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

MEL to LAS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEL to LAS flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Fridays 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 $151 (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 $942. Return trip prices are from the LAS to MEL 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 MEL to LAS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MEL to LAS

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 MEL to LAS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MEL > LAX > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $167 (16.91%)

See MEL to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (MEL > SFO > LAS)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $42 (4.2%)

See MEL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8159 miles or 13131 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEL to LAS flight is about 15 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Melbourne and Las Vegas, NV?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from MEL to LAS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMEL
Origination airport nameMelbourne International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAS
Destination airport nameMcCarran International Airport
CityLas Vegas, NV
Countrythe United States


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