Cheap flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

MEL — ASP
15 Aug — 22 Aug1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Alice Springs are usually found in September or January, 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 (ASP)

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to ASP flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Alice Springs flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Alice Springs.

MEL - ASP

Price

$390 - $530

ASP

Temperature

11 - 28 °C

ASP

Rainfall

0 - 40 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from$559From Melbourne to Alice Springs
One-way from$391One-way flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs

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

Users have found that flying from Melbourne 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 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 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 30% on flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 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 $774. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $868.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Alice Springs from Melbourne average $657. You can even find prices in September for less than $657, as users have found deals to Alice Springs from as low as $374. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Alice Springs from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne 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 August, September 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to ASP flights in August, September
26 Aug. - 2 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 25m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 20m
$691

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

26 Aug. - 2 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

8h 20m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 20m
$701

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

4 Sep. - 12 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

4h 20m
$721

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Melbourne to Alice Springs 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne found for this year
25 Nov. - 28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 15m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 50m
$498

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

24 Oct. - 31 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 40m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$546

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

25 Nov. - 28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 15m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 35m
$595

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

25 Nov. - 28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 15m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 50m
$498

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

24 Oct. - 31 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 40m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$546

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

23 Dec. - 28 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

8h 20m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 20m
$599

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

25 Nov. - 28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$632

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

27 Dec. - 30 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

6h 35m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$717

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

23 Dec. - 28 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$753

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Direct flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Alice Springs direct flight deals
25 Nov. - 28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$632

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

23 Dec. - 28 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$753

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

24 Oct. - 31 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$792

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Late deals on return flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne, departing today and this week
19 Aug. - 21 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

8h 20m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 55m
$743

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

18 Aug. - 21 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

19h 10m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 55m
$771

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

18 Aug. - 25 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

19h 10m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$787

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs
24 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

20h 55m
$252

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

9 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

7h 30m
$267

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

21 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 15m
$270

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

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?

Most people fly into Alice Springs (ASP) if they book a flight to Alice Springs from Melbourne. On average, Alice Springs has 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day from 2 airlines. Alice Springs is conveniently located just 11.9 km from Alice Springs’s city centre.

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 $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $498, but on average you can expect to pay $658.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs is less than $855.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this Melbourne to Alice Springs flight route?

Within the past month, 1,358 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs.

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

Currently priced at $498, 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 $632. You may be able to fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs for 24% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Melbourne to Alice Springs on time: Qantas Airways (77%), Emirates (77%), Air New Zealand (77%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $291. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Alice Springs) can be booked for $453 on average our data indicates $606 when flying from Melbourne to Alice Springs.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Alice Springs

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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
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$452Average$571FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$479Average$739FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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