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

The average price to go to Cambodia (Phnom Penh) from Melbourne airport is $ 664 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 544 (in august) and $ 930 (in january), which is a saving of $ 121 or a surplus of $ 266 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $488 to $543 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a wednesday 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 Cambodia (Phnom Penh) 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-Cambodia (Phnom Penh) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Cambodia (Phnom Penh) 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 ($ 544, saving $ 121 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 664). Conversely, january will be the most expensive ($ 930).

Flight Melbourne-Cambodia (Phnom Penh): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 773 $ 930 very high price
February$ 586 $ 673 fair price
March$ 474 $ 551 good price
April$ 560 $ 677 fair price
May$ 475 $ 558 good price
June$ 505 $ 616 good price
July$ 547 $ 685 fair price
August$ 459 $ 544 very good price
September$ 526 $ 662 good price
October$ 466 $ 588 good price
November$ 480 $ 585 good price
December$ 680 $ 890 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 Cambodia (Phnom Penh)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Melbourne to Cambodia (Phnom Penh) range from $379 to $1139. 7% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $380 to $434), 1% at the maximum price (from $1085 to $1139). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $488 to $543 (16% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Melbourne->Cambodia flight

There are 12 companies that serve Melbourne from Cambodia (Phnom Penh) airport: Airasia X, Jetstar, Scoot, Malaysia Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Philippine Airlines, China Southern, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Vietjet Air, Qantas and Thai Airasia X.

Data analysis:

Of the 60000 flights analyzed in previous years, Airasia X was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (39% of the time) on the Melbourne->Cambodia route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Melbourne-Cambodia (Phnom Penh) 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 $18. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $29.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Cambodia (Phnom Penh) to Melbourne departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday for your return date, you will save an average of $16. Conversely, departing from Cambodia (Phnom Penh) on a monday may cost you an additional $25.


Top prices Melbourne-Cambodia (Phnom Penh)

Round tripDatesPrice
Melbourne → Phnom Penh11-08 to 20-08-2024$ 396 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh16-08 to 25-08-2024$ 405 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh03-09 to 20-09-2024$ 394 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh06-10 to 24-10-2024$ 393 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh10-10 to 20-10-2024$ 365 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh24-10 to 31-10-2024$ 380 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh13-02 to 27-02-2025$ 411 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh06-03 to 16-03-2025$ 380 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh07-03 to 15-03-2025$ 391 
Melbourne → Phnom Penh11-05 to 31-05-2025$ 365 


When to book your flight Melbourne - Cambodia (Phnom Penh) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 3 to 4 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 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-Cambodia flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Cambodia (Phnom Penh), it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 629 $, which is a saving of 35 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (181 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Melbourne to Cambodia (Phnom Penh) 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: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 793 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 847), 6 to 7 months ($ 812), 8 to 9 months ($ 808), 9 to 10 months ($ 821), 10 to 11 months ($ 930), 11 to 12 months ($ 896)

February

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 617 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 648), 3 to 4 months ($ 622), 4 to 5 months ($ 619), 5 to 6 months ($ 637), 6 to 7 months ($ 651), 7 to 8 months ($ 637), 8 to 9 months ($ 632)

March

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 507 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 530), 4 to 5 months ($ 517), 5 to 6 months ($ 542), 6 to 7 months ($ 543), 7 to 8 months ($ 509), 8 to 9 months ($ 519), 9 to 10 months ($ 551)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 600 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 626), 1 to 2 months ($ 663), 5 to 6 months ($ 651), 8 to 9 months ($ 673)

May

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 513 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 531), 2 to 3 months ($ 523), 3 to 4 months ($ 522), 4 to 5 months ($ 551)

June

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 543 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 557), 2 to 3 months ($ 572), 4 to 5 months ($ 598), 5 to 6 months ($ 577), 6 to 7 months ($ 615), 7 to 8 months ($ 609), 8 to 9 months ($ 614)

July

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 598 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 610), 3 to 4 months ($ 611), 4 to 5 months ($ 666), 6 to 7 months ($ 634)

August

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 477 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 486), 3 to 4 months ($ 513), 5 to 6 months ($ 532)

September

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 548 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 554), 4 to 5 months ($ 563), 5 to 6 months ($ 628), 6 to 7 months ($ 593), 7 to 8 months ($ 613), 8 to 9 months ($ 645), 9 to 10 months ($ 626)

October

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 494 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 564), 2 to 3 months ($ 558), 3 to 4 months ($ 503), 5 to 6 months ($ 524), 6 to 7 months ($ 584), 7 to 8 months ($ 512)

November

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 492 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 530), 3 to 4 months ($ 508), 4 to 5 months ($ 498), 6 to 7 months ($ 548), 7 to 8 months ($ 537), 8 to 9 months ($ 537), 9 to 10 months ($ 573)

December

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 705 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 751), 6 to 7 months ($ 738), 8 to 9 months ($ 777), 9 to 10 months ($ 780), 10 to 11 months ($ 825)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for Melbourne->Cambodia are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $7. Conversely, by buying it on a saturday, you may end up paying $9 more.



Melbourne to Cambodia (Phnom Penh): 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$ 651
$583 to $689
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August 2024$ 446
$380 to $564
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September 2024$ 494
$394 to $673
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October 2024$ 452
$365 to $644
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November 2024$ 470
$398 to $551
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December 2024$ 654
$504 to $941
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January 2025$ 775
$569 to $954
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February 2025$ 679
$408 to $1014
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March 2025$ 556
$378 to $711
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April 2025$ 679
$497 to $857
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May 2025$ 537
$362 to $707
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June 2025$ 565
$391 to $771
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, september, october, november, december, january, may and june are cheaper to travel to Cambodia (Phnom Penh). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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