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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Ballina

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The best prices from Melbourne to Ballina Byron are usually found in May or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

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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.
ME1 - BNK
Price
$266 - $473

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

C$ 266

From Melbourne to Ballina Byron

One-way from

$183

One-way flight from Melbourne to Ballina Byron

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?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne to Ballina. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Ballina.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Melbourne to Ballina compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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 $374. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $386.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Ballina from Melbourne. Prices for May average $334 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $170. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a May flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Ballina (ME1 - 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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to BNK flights in September, October
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$189pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$219pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
13 Oct - 14 Oct
$259pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Ballina 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ballina from Melbourne found for this year
10 Nov - 11 Nov
$52pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 11 Nov
$119pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$125pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Ballina from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Ballina direct flight deals
10 Nov - 11 Nov
$52pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$125pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$145pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Ballina

Late deals on return flights to Ballina from Melbourne, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$754pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
BNK
Ballina Byron
BNK
Ballina Byron
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Ballina Byron from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Ballina
01:00 - 06:45
Jetstar
1 stop
5h 45m
AVV - BNK
Jetstar
$183
mytrip.com
03:30 - 08:45
Rex
2 stops
29h 15m
MEL - BNK
Rex
$245
lastminute.com.au
02:30 - 14:15
Qantas Airways
1 stop
11h 45m
MEL - BNK
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Ballina</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Ballina

What airport do you fly into for flights to Ballina from Melbourne?

Located just 3.1 km from the city centre, Ballina Byron is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Ballina from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne to Ballina Byron (BNK) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily inbound flight from Melbourne from 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Ballina for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $52, but on average you can expect to pay $176.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Ballina for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Ballina under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Ballina is less than $188.

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

There are currently 1+ open flights from Melbourne to Ballina within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this Melbourne to Ballina flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Ballina Byron was viewed by 2,380 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $52, Jetstar will fly you from Melbourne to Ballina and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Virgin Australia for as low as $178. These flights start at 84% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$81 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Virgin Australia and Rex, with prices starting from $90 and $245, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Ballina?

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Ballina, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Ballina?

On average you can expect to pay $242 for a flight from Melbourne to Ballina. The cheapest flight overall is $98 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Ballina Byron) is currently priced at $52.

Destination information for Ballina

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Ballina.
Flight duration from Melbourne to BNK
2h 07m

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Ballina

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Ballina Byron

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
$150 $254 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$186 $362 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$190 $381 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$259 $506 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
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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