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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)

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
$521 - $659
ASP
Temperature
20 - 37 °C
ASP
Precipitation
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

$521

From Melbourne to Alice Springs

One-way from

$299

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 9%.

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 $710 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $710.

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 $623 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $386.

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 31% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to ASP flights in July, August
11 Aug - 16 Aug
$328pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
11 Aug - 13 Aug
$337pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
9 Aug - 16 Aug
$338pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Alice Springs 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne found for this year
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$325pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Sep - 9 Sep
$326pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 Aug - 16 Aug
$328pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Alice Springs direct flight deals
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$330pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$334pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$336pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Late deals on return flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 27 Aug
$447pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$459pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
8 Aug - 27 Aug
$484pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ASP
Alice Springs
ASP
Alice Springs
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs
02:05 - 10:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
8h 35m
MEL - ASP
Multiple Airlines
$300
Kiwi.com
03:15 - 10:40
Virgin Australia
2 stops
8h 55m
MEL - ASP
Virgin Australia
$344
DreamWorldTravel
05:35 - 11:35
Qantas Airways
1 stop
6h 30m
MEL - ASP
Qantas Airways
$368
Expedia

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Alice Springs

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs?

Alice Springs is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Alice Springs from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to Alice Springs from 2 different airlines. 2h 55m is how long a flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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 to Alice Springs for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $408. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $326, but on average you can expect to pay $366.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs under $408. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs is less than $542.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $544?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs within the next 7 days for less than $544.

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 greater rainfall in Melbourne compared to Alice Springs over the next 15 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 $330, Qantas Airways will fly you from Melbourne to Alice Springs and back. In addition to Qantas Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Virgin Australia for as low as $338. These flights start at 45% 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 Qantas Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $150. Qantas Airways is not the only option available. At the moment, Virgin Australia is another option, for $166.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Alice Springs

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

Destination information for Alice Springs

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Alice Springs.
Flight duration
2h 45m
Average temperature for July in Alice Springs
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Alice Springs
10.0 mm

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Airports servicing Alice Springs

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Alice Springs

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards 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.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
3 daily flights
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