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 ME1 to ASP flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Alice Springs flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Alice Springs.

ME1 - 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

$544

From Melbourne to Alice Springs

One-way from

$284

One-way flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs

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

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Alice Springs. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 28% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $721, or $786 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $451.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs (ME1 - 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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for Melbourne to ASP flights in December, January
31 Dec. - 7 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

3h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

4h 45m
$512

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 1.12.21

31 Dec. - 7 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$610

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

31 Dec. - 7 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$697

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

Melbourne to Alice Springs 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne found for this year
31 Dec. - 7 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

3h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

4h 45m
$512

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

31 Dec. - 7 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

5h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$610

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

31 Dec. - 7 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$697

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

Direct flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Alice Springs direct flight deals
14 Feb. - 20 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$600

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 3.12.21

11 Feb. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 50m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$605

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 3.12.21

12 May - 19 May
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

Nonstop

2h 55m
ASP

Alice Springs

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 35m
$656

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

One-way flights to Alice Springs from Melbourne

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

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

3h 55m
$234

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 2.12.21

31 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

22h 35m
$268

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 2.12.21

31 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

ASP

Alice Springs

1 stop

22h 35m
$270

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1.12.21

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?

Most people fly into Alice Springs (ASP) if they book a flight to Alice Springs from Melbourne. On average, Alice Springs has 1 inbound flight 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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $512, but on average you can expect to pay $684.

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

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs is less than $639.

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 $512, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qantas Airways and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $600 and $1,867, respectively. You may be able to fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs for 18% 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 (100%), Emirates (100%), Air New Zealand (100%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $325. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Alice Springs) can be booked for $512 on average our data indicates $473 when flying from Melbourne to Alice Springs.

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$452
Average$721
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$466
Average$608
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
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Monday3daily flights
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