Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to BNE flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Brisbane flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Brisbane.
MEL - BNE
Price
$145 - $247
BNE
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
BNE
Precipitation
30 - 170 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$196

From Melbourne to Brisbane

One-way from

$173

One-way flight from Melbourne to Brisbane

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane (MEL - BNE)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 Brisbane.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 21% by booking at least 38 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $271.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Brisbane from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $255 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $176. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to BNE flights in October, November
29 Nov - 8 Dec
$190pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 Nov - 30 Nov
$205pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$211pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Brisbane 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from Melbourne found for this year
29 Nov - 8 Dec
$190pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
8 Dec - 11 Dec
$200pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 Nov - 30 Nov
$205pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Brisbane direct flight deals
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$181pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jan - 27 Jan
$182pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
3 Feb - 6 Feb
$184pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Late deals on return flights to Brisbane from Melbourne, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$234pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
24 Oct - 12 Nov
$247pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 Oct - 27 Oct
$284pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
08:55 - 17:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
9h 50m
MEL - BNE
Multiple Airlines
$173
Kiwi.com
15:50 - 13:40
Jetstar
1 stop
22h 50m
MEL - BNE
Jetstar
$177
Kiwi.com
01:50 - 07:20
Virgin Australia
1 stop
6h 30m
MEL - BNE
Virgin Australia
$178
Virgin Australia

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Brisbane

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

Brisbane (BNE), located 12.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Brisbane. 4 airlines have flights to Brisbane from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Brisbane should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 3 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Brisbane that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, 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 Airport to Brisbane for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $205.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane is less than $205.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane for under $300?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Brisbane flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Brisbane was viewed by 32,694 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane from $181 return. Jetstar is currently priced 29% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

On average you can expect to pay $622 for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane. The cheapest flight overall is $90 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Brisbane) is currently priced at $181.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane are Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Tigerair Australia. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane consider choosing Etihad Airways(80%), Virgin Australia(80%) or Singapore Airlines(80%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Brisbane

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

Destination information for Brisbane

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Brisbane.
Flight duration from Melbourne to BNE
2h 14m
Average temperature for October in Brisbane
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Brisbane
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Brisbane

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Brisbane

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Brisbane 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
$168 $236 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
$178 $272 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$206 $385 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$233 $348 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Brisbane

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Brisbane.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 44% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 37% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Brisbane
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Brisbane.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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