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Fly from Frankfurt to Melbourne with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Frankfurt to Melbourne and arrive in the cosmopolitan capital of the state of Victoria. Your flight will have you discovering Melbourne’s delights after a connection in Abu Dhabi.

Make the most of your stay in one of Australia’s most vibrant cities by exploring the coffee culture, the love for sport and the atmospheric cobbled laneways of the centre. Book your flight with Etihad today.

FRA to MEL: flight facts

Journey time 21hrs 45mins

The fastest flights from Frankfurt to Melbourne take around 22 hours. Your journey time will depend on your connection in Abu Dhabi, and you have the option to turn it into a stopover to explore the exciting capital of the UAE.

Flight distance 10,318 miles

The flight from Frankfurt (FRA) to Melbourne (MEL) via Abu Dhabi (AUH) is 10,318 miles (16,605 kilometres).

Your flight from Frankfurt to Melbourne

Etihad flights from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Melbourne (MEL) begin with a journey south across Europe. You’ll then soar towards the UAE before landing in Abu Dhabi where you’ll catch your connecting flight to Australia.

The second leg of your trip will take you over the Indian Ocean before landing at Tullamarine Airport, just outside Melbourne.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from Frankfurt to Melbourne: FAQs

What is the weather like in Melbourne?

There’s no bad time to take a Frankfurt to Melbourne flight as the city is lovely all year round. Australian summer runs from December to February, with the highest temperatures nudging north of 30°C. Winter is from June to August, where temperatures drop and there might even be frost.

How to get from Tullamarine Airport to Melbourne city centre?

There are numerous options to get you from the airport to the city centre. Book a transfer with Etihad online before you fly and a vehicle will be waiting for you in arrivals to take you to your hotel.

Alternatively, you can use public transport. The express bus service runs seven days a week and you can buy tickets from the service desks inside the airport.

Top tips for Frankfurt to Melbourne

people walking along st kilda pier in melbourne at dusk

The softest of sands

Swap landlocked Frankfurt for the glittering seaside city of Melbourne. Enjoy an evening of fine dining at exclusive restaurants with harbour views. Stroll down St Kilda Pier to see penguins that dart in and out of the water or lie back and relax on the golden sands of St Kilda Beach. If you’re feeling adventurous, try your hand at some water sports – it’s a great kitesurfing spot.

coffee cup melbourne

Embrace coffee culture

Frankfurt has a burgeoning coffee scene, but it’s said the best speciality coffee in the world can be found in Melbourne. From up-market cafes to independent haunts, you can enjoy a good cup of coffee all over the city. Visit Brother Baba Budan, considered to be one of the best cafes in all of Melbourne.

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