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Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs from $334

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Alice Springs departing on 6/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — ASP
4 Mar — 11 Mar1
1 adult
Mon 4/3
Mon 11/3

The best prices from Melbourne to Alice Springs are usually found in May or February, booked 82 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 29 February 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

May

Round-trip from

$989

One-way from

$738
High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop
From Melbourne to Alice Springs
One-way flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

Users have found that flying from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $690. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $690.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Alice Springs from Melbourne Airport average $773. You can even find prices in May for less than $773, as users have found deals to Alice Springs from as low as $603. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Alice Springs from Melbourne Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 10%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs (MEL - ASP)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 58% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Virgin Australia for the route between Melbourne and Alice Springs. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Virgin Australia flights we've found from Melbourne to Alice Springs. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Mon 11/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$662
Fri 22/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Mon 25/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop4h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$696
Sun 31/314:50MEL - ASP
1 stop24h 25mVirgin Australia
Mon 8/415:25ASP - MEL
1 stop24h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$742
Mon 4/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$816
Fri 22/307:15MEL - ASP
2 stops6h 55mVirgin Australia
Mon 25/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop4h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$850
Mon 11/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
2 stops6h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$907
Thu 7/313:10MEL - ASP
1 stop25h 00mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop21h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$953
Mon 4/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
2 stops8h 15mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$954
Fri 22/307:15MEL - ASP
2 stops6h 55mVirgin Australia
Mon 25/313:20ASP - MEL
2 stops16h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$1,001

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Melbourne and Alice Springs. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Qantas Airways flights travelling from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Fri 22/320:30MEL - ASP
1 stop13h 25mQantas Airways
Mon 25/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$739
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 9/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$747
Wed 6/310:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mQantas Airways
Sun 10/318:20ASP - MEL
1 stop11h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$759
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 10/318:20ASP - MEL
1 stop13h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$770
Mon 4/317:25MEL - ASP
1 stop17h 40mQantas Airways
Wed 13/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$818
Wed 24/410:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 55mQantas Airways
Sun 28/410:30ASP - MEL
1 stop12h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$853
Thu 7/321:00MEL - ASP
1 stop15h 40mQantas Airways
Mon 11/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$947
Wed 6/310:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mQantas Airways
Sat 9/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$985
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 9/310:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$988

Cheap Melbourne to Alice Springs flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to Alice Springs specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Prices were last updated on 29 February 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 11/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$662
Fri 22/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Mon 25/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop4h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$696
Sat 9/317:35MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/311:50ASP - MEL
1 stop6h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$738
Fri 22/320:30MEL - ASP
1 stop13h 25mQantas Airways
Mon 25/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$739
Sun 31/314:50MEL - ASP
1 stop24h 25mVirgin Australia
Mon 8/415:25ASP - MEL
1 stop24h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$742
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 9/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$747
Wed 6/310:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mQantas Airways
Sun 10/318:20ASP - MEL
1 stop11h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$759
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 10/318:20ASP - MEL
1 stop13h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$770
Sun 31/320:45MEL - ASP
1 stop12h 25mQantas Airways
Mon 8/413:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$816

Melbourne to Alice Springs 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and Alice Springs in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Fri 5/707:10MEL - ASP
1 stop6h 50mVirgin Australia
Mon 8/714:10ASP - MEL
1 stop5h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$646
Mon 11/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$662
Fri 22/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Mon 25/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop4h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$696
Sat 3/807:10MEL - ASP
1 stop6h 15mVirgin Australia
Wed 7/814:10ASP - MEL
1 stop5h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 26/2$722
Sat 9/317:35MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/311:50ASP - MEL
1 stop6h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$738
Fri 22/320:30MEL - ASP
1 stop13h 25mQantas Airways
Mon 25/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$739
Sat 3/810:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 7/813:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$741
Sun 31/314:50MEL - ASP
1 stop24h 25mVirgin Australia
Mon 8/415:25ASP - MEL
1 stop24h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$742
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 9/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$747

Direct flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

Discover direct flight options from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Select from other flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs by using the search form above.
Sat 3/810:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 7/813:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$741
Sat 8/610:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 15/613:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,608
Fri 7/610:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 55mQantas Airways
Fri 14/613:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,609
Fri 22/310:25MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mQantas Airways
Mon 25/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$3,790

Melbourne to Alice Springs flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to Alice Springs for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Melbourne to Alice Springs departing last-minute. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Sat 9/317:35MEL - ASP
Nonstop2h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/311:50ASP - MEL
1 stop6h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$738
Wed 6/314:35MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 9/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$747
Mon 4/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$816
Mon 4/317:25MEL - ASP
1 stop17h 40mQantas Airways
Wed 13/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$818
Thu 7/321:00MEL - ASP
1 stop15h 40mQantas Airways
Mon 11/312:35ASP - MEL
Nonstop2h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$947
Thu 7/313:10MEL - ASP
1 stop25h 00mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/313:20ASP - MEL
1 stop21h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$953
Mon 4/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/313:20ASP - MEL
2 stops8h 15mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$954
Wed 6/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/310:20ASP - MEL
1 stop7h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$964
Wed 6/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/309:15ASP - MEL
2 stops11h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$998

One-way flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Those needing a return flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs can use the search form above.
Mon 6/507:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$334
Mon 6/510:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$335
Thu 11/420:15MEL - ASP
1 stop19h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$340
Mon 11/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$343
Wed 13/307:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$344
Wed 24/407:10MEL - ASP
1 stop7h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$346
Wed 6/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 26/2$347
Thu 11/417:10MEL - ASP
1 stop22h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 26/2$363
Fri 15/310:10MEL - ASP
1 stop4h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$372

Find flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$609 - $759

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Sat 30/3

Nonstop2h 50m

Alice Springs

Sat 6/4

Nonstop2h 35m

$609

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Mon 11/3

1 stop7h 00m

Alice Springs

Wed 13/3

1 stop7h 50m

$662

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Fri 22/3

1 stop7h 00m

Alice Springs

Mon 25/3

1 stop4h 40m

$696

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Sat 9/3

Nonstop2h 50m

Alice Springs

Thu 14/3

1 stop6h 30m

$738

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Fri 22/3

1 stop13h 25m

Alice Springs

Mon 25/3

Nonstop2h 35m

$739

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Sun 31/3

1 stop24h 25m

Alice Springs

Mon 8/4

1 stop24h 35m

$742

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Wed 6/3

1 stop4h 35m

Alice Springs

Sat 9/3

Nonstop2h 35m

$747

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Fri 10/5

1 stop4h 20m

Alice Springs

Sun 12/5

1 stop23h 10m

$756

MelbourneAlice Springs

MEL - ASP

MELASP

Melbourne

Wed 6/3

Nonstop2h 50m

Alice Springs

Sun 10/3

1 stop11h 55m

$759

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When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 82 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs flight should consider departing on Saturday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Alice Springs by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to Alice Springs by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs is currently $347 while a return flight costs $717. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs (average of $419). Flying from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs in June is currently the most expensive (average of $539). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$659

February

$644

March

$732

April

$782

May

$690

June

$828

July

$758

August

$795

September

$798

October

$792

November

$658

December

$741

Temperature and rainfall in Alice Springs by month

Plan your trip to Alice Springs by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ASP

Temperature

11 - 28 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Alice Springs

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Alice Springs. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Alice Springs. Reviews last updated 29 February 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways from Melbourne to Alice Springs by reading reviews from past customers. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
728 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.9
Good
773 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,106 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to Alice Springs. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne?

If you book a flight to Alice Springs from Melbourne, you will be flying to Alice Springs, which is the city’s only airport. Alice Springs (ASP) is located 11.9 km from the centre of Alice Springs. There is 1 flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs per day from 3 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Bonza for just $609, but on average you can expect to pay $779.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs under $800. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs is less than $1,937.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $800?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs round-trip?

Bonza, at $609, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways. Bonza is priced at 21% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs are Qantas Airways (88%), Emirates (88%) and Air New Zealand (88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs is $146. On average you can expect to pay $506. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Alice Springs), can usually be booked for $530.

What does MEL to ASP mean?

Great question - MEL to ASP just means Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

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