If you are actually flying from Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo, Japan or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Melbourne and Tokyo, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from Melbourne to Tokyo is 10 hours 20 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from MEL to NRT is 10 hours 20 minutes (Operated by Qantas)

The nearest airport to Melbourne, is Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and the nearest airport to Tokyo, is Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND)

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Distance from Melbourne to Tokyo is approximately 8160 kilometers.

Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Melbourne arrive at Tokyo Haneda International Airport, New Tokyo International Airport or Yokota Afb Airport. Tokyo is served by 3 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
10 hrs 20 mins

Flight time from Melbourne to Tokyo via Singapore • MEL to HND via SIN

Flight duration from Tullamarine Airport to Tokyo Haneda International Airport via Changi Airport, Singapore on Singapore Airlines flight is 28 hours 15 minutes

Singapore Airlines MEL to SIN
7 hrs 40 mins
 Waiting Time
14 hrs
6 hrs 35 mins
Total Duration:
28 hrs 15 mins

Flight time from Melbourne to Tokyo via Kuala Lumpur • MEL to NRT via KUL

Flight duration from Tullamarine Airport to New Tokyo International Airport via Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia on Malaysia Airlines flight is 32 hours 35 minutes

Malaysia Airlines MEL to KUL
8 hrs 20 mins
 Waiting Time
17 hrs 35 mins
6 hrs 40 mins
Total Duration:
32 hrs 35 mins

How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Tokyo?

Non-stop flight time from Melbourne to Tokyo is around 10 hours 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Melbourne and Tokyo takes close to 12 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 39 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Melbourne to Tokyo.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Melbourne - Tokyo flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Melbourne, Australia to airports near Tokyo, Japan

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne to airports nearest to Tokyo is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
MEL - NRT Tokyo, New Tokyo International Airport 10 hrs 20 mins Non-Stop
MEL - NGO Tokoname, Centrair Airport 18 hrs 5 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Melbourne and Tokyo

Melbourne time is 1 hour ahead of Tokyo

Current time in Melbourne, Australia : Thu, 22 Apr, 2021,
Melbourne Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

10:09 PM

Current time in Tokyo, Japan :, Thu, 22 Apr, 2021,
Tokyo Timezone: JST (+09:00)

09:09 PM

MEL to HND Flight - Melbourne Airport to Tokyo Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Melbourne Airport & Tokyo Airport is given below. Click the map to view Melbourne to Tokyo flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from Tullamarine Airport or Melbourne or any other airport or city in Australia to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Melbourne to those airports.