Cheap flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

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The best prices from Melbourne to Alice Springs are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to ASP flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Alice Springs flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Alice Springs.

MEL - ASP

Price

$383 - $485

ASP

Temperature

11 - 28 °C

ASP

Precipitation

0 - 40 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$516

From Melbourne to Alice Springs

One-way from

$336

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 Friday 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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $685. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $747.

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 $598. You can even find prices in May for less than $598, as users have found deals to Alice Springs from as low as $429. The month of September 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 9%.

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 at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 31% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to ASP flights in October, November
11 Nov. - 29 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

23h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 45m
$511

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 15/10/21

11 Nov. - 29 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

8h 15m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$540

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

15 Oct. - 17 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

6h 00m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 15m
$619

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 13/10/21

Melbourne to Alice Springs 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne found for this year
11 Nov. - 29 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

23h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 45m
$511

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

10 Dec. - 13 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

7h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

4h 45m
$519

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

11 Nov. - 29 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

8h 15m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$540

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

Direct flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Alice Springs direct flight deals
10 Dec. - 13 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$573

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 15/10/21

23 Dec. - 26 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$574

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 16/10/21

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Late deals on return flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne, departing today and this week
22 Oct. - 24 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

6h 00m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 15m
$621

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

22 Oct. - 24 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 15m
$679

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

22 Oct. - 24 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

6h 00m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

8h 35m
$838

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

One-way flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs
23 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

3h 55m
$256

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 16/10/21

22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

6h 00m
$276

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

23 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
$287

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 16/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Alice Springs flights.

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 2 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Alice Springs have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $511, but on average you can expect to pay $903.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs is less than $573.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs for under $700?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs have been viewed 1,358 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs return?

Virgin Australia, at $511, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Qantas Airways. Virgin Australia is priced at 14% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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 (83%), Emirates (83%) and Air New Zealand (83%).

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

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs is $267. On average you can expect to pay $464. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Alice Springs), can usually be booked for $511.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Alice Springs

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 2 airlines flying from Melbourne to Alice Springs

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Alice Springs choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$429
Average$684
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$443
Average$578
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Alice Springs

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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Alice Springs

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Alice Springs
Sunday0daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday0daily flights