The cheapest times to fly from STX to MEL are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • February 26th to March 11th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • July 30th to November 4th (except the week of October 8th)

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 STX to MEL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $8291 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $1473 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Christiansted, VI (STX) to Melbourne (MEL) will usually cost between $1556 to $5646 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 $1654. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $5496. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3842 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2086 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STX to MEL flight.

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

STX to MEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STX to MEL flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Saint Croix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Saint Croix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1179 (29%) 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 $2213. Return trip prices are from the MEL to STX 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 STX to MEL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from STX to MEL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Avalon Airport (AVV) in Avalon

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from MEL
  • Usually 10.07% less expensive than MEL
  • Nonstop flights available

See STX to AVV flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1634
  • Average savings: $452 (21.67%)

See STX to LAX flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (STX > HKG > MEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1729
  • Average savings: $357 (17.11%)

See STX to HKG flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (STX > SFO > MEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1731
  • Average savings: $355 (17.02%)

See STX to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Qantas, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Melbourne International Airport to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10173 miles or 16372 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STX to MEL flight is about 19 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Christiansted, VI and Melbourne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from STX to MEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSTX
Origination airport nameHenry E. Rohlsen Airport
CityChristiansted, VI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMEL
Destination airport nameMelbourne International Airport


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