Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Alaska (Anchorage) (from: Melbourne)

The average price to go to Alaska (Anchorage) from Melbourne airport is $ 1777 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1499 (in august) and $ 2378 (in january), which is a saving of $ 279 or a surplus of $ 601 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1178 to $1231 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Alaska (Anchorage) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Melbourne-Alaska (Anchorage) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 3753 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Alaska (Anchorage) from Melbourne and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in august, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1499, saving $ 279 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1777). Conversely, january will be the most expensive ($ 2378).

Flight Melbourne-Alaska (Anchorage): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1842 $ 2378 very high price
February$ 1238 $ 1526 good price
March$ 1337 $ 1612 good price
April$ 1428 $ 1700 good price
May$ 1326 $ 1633 good price
June$ 1337 $ 1634 good price
July$ 1409 $ 1819 fair price
August$ 1234 $ 1499 very good price
September$ 1452 $ 1797 fair price
October$ 1425 $ 1736 good price
November$ 1332 $ 1647 good price
December$ 1836 $ 2346 high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Melbourne to Alaska (Anchorage)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Melbourne to Alaska (Anchorage) range from $963 to $2516. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $964 to $1017), 1% at the maximum price (from $2462 to $2516). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1606 to $1660 (5% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Melbourne->Alaska flight

There are 10 companies that serve Melbourne from Alaska (Anchorage) airport: Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways, United, Virgin Australia, Fiji Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Hawaiian Airlines and Air Canada.

Data analysis:

Of the 3753 flights analyzed in previous years, Jetstar was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (31% of the time) on the Melbourne->Alaska route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Melbourne-Alaska (Anchorage) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $146. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $172.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Alaska (Anchorage) to Melbourne departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $103. Conversely, departing from Alaska (Anchorage) on a friday may cost you an additional $103.


Top prices Melbourne-Alaska (Anchorage)

Round tripDatesPrice
Melbourne → Anchorage14-07 to 23-07-2024$ 1000 
Melbourne → Anchorage18-07 to 24-07-2024$ 947 
Melbourne → Anchorage01-08 to 31-08-2024$ 868 
Melbourne → Anchorage05-08 to 14-08-2024$ 819 
Melbourne → Anchorage07-08 to 16-08-2024$ 839 
Melbourne → Anchorage03-09 to 23-09-2024$ 1001 
Melbourne → Anchorage06-09 to 13-09-2024$ 858 
Melbourne → Anchorage13-09 to 27-09-2024$ 1094 
Melbourne → Anchorage01-03 to 16-03-2025$ 1139 
Melbourne → Anchorage05-03 to 16-03-2025$ 1139 


When to book your flight Melbourne - Alaska (Anchorage) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 10 to 11 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Melbourne-Alaska flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a wednesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Alaska (Anchorage), it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 1603 $, which is a saving of 174 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance, you will pay the full price (335 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Melbourne to Alaska (Anchorage) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 2121 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 2134)

February-
March

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1530 $)

April

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1591 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1634)

May

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1459 $)

June

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1484 $)

July

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 1666 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1684)

August

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1258 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1332), 7 to 8 months ($ 1382)

September

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1737 $)

October-
November

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 1644 $)

December

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 2346 $)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, wednesday is the day when plane tickets for Melbourne->Alaska are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a wednesday, you will save $47. Conversely, by buying it on a saturday, you may end up paying $115 more.



Melbourne to Alaska (Anchorage): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 1051
$947 to $1249
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August 2024$ 1707
$819 to $6030
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September 2024$ 962
$858 to $1094
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March 2025$ 1139
$1139 to $1139
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April 2025$ 1440
$1440 to $1440
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, september, march and april are cheaper to travel to Alaska (Anchorage). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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