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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Ballina

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Ballina (BNK)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to BNK flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Ballina flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ballina.
MEL - BNK
Price
$246 - $437

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$246

From Melbourne to Ballina

One-way from

$176

One-way flight from Melbourne to Ballina

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 Ballina?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 20% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Ballina from $215 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $255 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Ballina?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Ballina from Melbourne average $205. You can even find prices in May for less than $205, as users have found deals to Ballina from as low as $83. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Ballina from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 21%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Ballina (MEL - BNK)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Ballina in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Ballina in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MEL to BNK flights in May, June
15 Jun - 19 Jun
$192pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
28 May - 31 May
$203pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
19 May - 26 May
$210pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Ballina 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ballina from Melbourne found for this year
28 Jul - 17 Aug
$164pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Jul - 17 Aug
$168pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Jul - 17 Aug
$184pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Ballina from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Ballina direct flight deals
28 Jul - 17 Aug
$168pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Jun - 19 Jun
$218pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Jul - 1 Aug
$246pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Ballina

Late deals on return flights to Ballina from Melbourne, departing today and this week
19 May - 26 May
$210pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
19 May - 24 May
$227pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
19 May - 24 May
$245pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Ballina from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Ballina
08:00 - 12:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
4h 25m
MEL - BNK
Multiple Airlines
$176
Gotogate
16:10 - 10:45
Virgin Australia
2 stops
18h 35m
MEL - BNK
Virgin Australia
$318
KAYAK
03:00 - 12:40
Jetstar
2 stops
9h 40m
MEL - BNK
Jetstar
$405
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Ballina

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Ballina?

To fly from Melbourne to Ballina, you need to book a flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Ballina Byron (BNK). Nonstop flights to Ballina Byron from Melbourne take 2h 00m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 2 outbound flights from Melbourne to Ballina Byron offered by 4 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Ballina Byron have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Ballina for under $255 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Ballina for under $255. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $164, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Ballina for under $255 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Melbourne to Ballina under $255. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Ballina is less than $301.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Ballina for under $255?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Melbourne to Ballina within the next 7 days for less than $255.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Ballina?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Ballina Byron was viewed by 38,656 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Ballina?

Airlines like Jetstar and Rex fly from Melbourne to Ballina in about 2h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 45m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Ballina return?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Ballina, with prices starting at $165. Another option worth looking into is Rex, starting at $236 return. These flights start at 46% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $106. Users have also found prices from $161 and $189 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Destination information for Ballina

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Ballina.
Flight duration
2h 09m

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Ballina

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Ballina

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Ballina choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$108 $184 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$135 $230 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$138 $276 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$188 $367 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Ballina

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Ballina.
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Ballina
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Ballina.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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