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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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The best prices from Melbourne to Brisbane are usually found in February or March, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE)

MEL - BNE
Price
$187 - $318
BNE
Temperature
21 - 29 °C
BNE
Rainfall
28 - 143 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

$187

From Melbourne to Brisbane

One-way from

$89

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

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane. 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 to Brisbane?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Brisbane, book at least 34 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 33% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $196 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $249.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Brisbane from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $191. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $119. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL - BNE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane in March, April 2021

22 Apr - 22 Apr
$157pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
17 Apr - 26 Apr
$164pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$175pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Brisbane 2021 flight deals

22 Apr - 22 Apr
$157pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
17 Apr - 26 Apr
$164pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$175pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

22 Apr - 22 Apr
$157pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
17 Apr - 26 Apr
$164pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$175pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

10 Mar - 16 Mar
$190pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$193pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 Mar - 16 Mar
$195pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
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Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
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Melbourne

One-way flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

07:20 - 09:30
Jetstar
Direct
2h 10m
MEL - BNE
Jetstar
$89
Kiwi.com
03:00 - 05:10
Jetstar
Direct
2h 10m
MEL - BNE
Jetstar
$91
Flighttix
02:00 - 03:15
Jetstar
Direct
2h 15m
MEL - BNE
Jetstar

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Brisbane

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $258 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $258. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $188.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $258 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane under $258. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Brisbane is less than $188.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $258?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $258.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Brisbane?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this 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.

How many flights depart from Melbourne to Brisbane on average per day?

Travellers can expect 12 flights from Melbourne to Brisbane on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 75% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Brisbane?

Expected rainfall in Melbourne is more than in Brisbane. You can expect this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Brisbane?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Brisbane is generally hotter than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Brisbane?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Brisbane can take about 2h 05m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $158. There are 1382 km between Melbourne and Brisbane. All flights are typically direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Brisbane from $158 return. Users have found that Jetstar is 35% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found tickets on Virgin Australia for as little as $131.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Brisbane

Destination information for Brisbane

Flight duration
2h 17m
Average temperature for March in Brisbane
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Brisbane
86.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Brisbane

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Brisbane

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$124 $175 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
$131 $201 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$173 $258 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$153 $285 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Brisbane

Morning 6 AM to midday 59% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 31% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Brisbane
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
32 daily flights
Friday
33 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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