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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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP)

MEL - ASP
Price
$496 - $629
ASP
Temperature
20 - 37 °C
ASP
Rainfall
5 - 37 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

$496

From Melbourne to Alice Springs

One-way from

$388

One-way flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Alice Springs?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 8%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $677 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $677.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in October. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Alice Springs. Flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne in May are about $594 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $368.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Alice Springs is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs in March, April 2021

15 Mar - 22 Mar
$563pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
5 Apr - 9 Apr
$595pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$644pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Alice Springs 2021 flight deals

12 May - 20 May
$525pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
11 Jun - 15 Jun
$530pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$547pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

31 Mar - 22 Apr
$647pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
8 Apr - 15 Apr
$651pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
14 May - 23 May
$657pp
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Melbourne
Qantas Airways
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Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
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Melbourne

One-way flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

16:00 - 10:10
Virgin Australia
2 stops
18h 40m
MEL - ASP
Virgin Australia
$388
DreamWorldTravel
03:20 - 08:50
Qantas Airways
3 stops
30h 00m
MEL - ASP
Qantas Airways
$711
Jettzy
12:20 - 05:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
18h 05m
MEL - ASP
Multiple Airlines
$1,546
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Alice Springs

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $648 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $648. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $525, but on average you can expect to pay $590.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $648 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs under $648. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs is less than $753.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Alice Springs was viewed by 1,358 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Alice Springs?

In Melbourne, there will be same rainfall in Melbourne compared to Alice Springs over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Alice Springs?

Temperatures around the 37 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Alice Springs is hotter than in Melbourne. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs?

Departing from Melbourne to Alice Springs will take you 2h 55m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $531, Virgin Australia will fly you from Melbourne to Alice Springs and back. In addition to Virgin Australia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Qantas Airways for as low as $548. These flights start at 7% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Virgin Australia, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $269. Virgin Australia is not the only option available. At the moment, Qantas Airways is another option, for $328.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Alice Springs

Destination information for Alice Springs

Average temperature for March in Alice Springs
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Alice Springs
18.0 mm

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Airports servicing Alice Springs

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Alice Springs

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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Alice Springs
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4 daily flights
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