Cheap flights from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

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The best prices from Melbourne to Airlie Beach are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to A1R flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Airlie Beach flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Airlie Beach.

MEL - A1R

Price

$249 - $372

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$345

From Melbourne to Airlie Beach

One-way from

$197

One-way flight from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach?

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach at least 58 days early can save you up to 19% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 58 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach for as little as $499 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $505 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Airlie Beach from Melbourne Airport average $413. You can even find prices in May for less than $413, as users have found deals to Airlie Beach from as low as $270. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Airlie Beach from Melbourne Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach (MEL - A1R)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Airlie Beach in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEL to Airlie Beach flights in January, February
18 Jan. - 19 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$261

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$263

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 20m
$268

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Melbourne to Airlie Beach 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Airlie Beach from Melbourne found for this year
10 May - 17 May
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$200

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

18 Jan. - 19 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$261

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$263

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Direct flights to Airlie Beach from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Airlie Beach direct flight deals
10 May - 17 May
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$200

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

15 Feb. - 19 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$319

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

1 Mar. - 5 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 50m
$342

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

Late deals on return flights to Airlie Beach from Melbourne, departing today and this week
23 Jan. - 26 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 35m
$269

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan. - 26 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

8h 15m
$318

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

28 Jan. - 30 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

6h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 45m
$352

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to Airlie Beach from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Airlie Beach
23 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

6h 25m
$197

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/1/22

23 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 50m
$240

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

23 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

2 stops

6h 20m
$243

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Airlie Beach flights.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Airlie Beach have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Airlie Beach have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $200, but on average you can expect to pay $338.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach is less than $394.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach for under $300?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Airlie Beach was viewed by 1,752 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $197. Users have also found prices from $240 and $243 on Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach?

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to Airlie Beach? While on average our users pay $284, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $218. The most popular route (Melbourne - Hamilton Island), is priced around $200.

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Alternative routes for Melbourne to Airlie Beach

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Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Airlie Beach choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$240
Average$430
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$286
Average$544
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$292
Average$540
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Airlie Beach
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
91%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
8%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Airlie Beach

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Airlie Beach
Sunday3daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday1daily flight
Thursday0daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday1daily flight