Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

MEL — BNE
21 May — 28 May1
Return
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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 Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Brisbane

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to BNE flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

30 - 170 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from$209From Melbourne to Brisbane
One-way from$120One-way flight from Melbourne to Brisbane

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

Flights from Melbourne 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 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 to Brisbane within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $290.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Brisbane from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $272 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $187. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Melbourne to Brisbane by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to BNE flights in May, June
4 Jun. - 5 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$156

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

8 Jun. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$169

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

4 Jun. - 6 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$171

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

Melbourne to Brisbane 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from Melbourne found for this year
4 Jun. - 5 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$156

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

22 Oct. - 5 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
$158

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/14/22

6 Jul. - 5 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$160

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

4 Jun. - 5 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$156

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

22 Oct. - 5 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
$158

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/14/22

6 Jul. - 5 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$160

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

25 May - 26 May
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$239

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 5/15/22

23 May - 27 May
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 00m
$287

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 5/15/22

Direct flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Brisbane direct flight deals
4 Jun. - 5 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$156

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

22 Oct. - 5 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
$158

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/14/22

6 Jul. - 5 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$160

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Late deals on return flights to Brisbane from Melbourne, departing today and this week
24 May - 29 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$173

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/13/22

24 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$176

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/16/22

24 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
$180

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/13/22

One-way flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
1 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$78

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

17 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$79

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/15/22

22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$82

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/14/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Brisbane flights.

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

Brisbane (BNE) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane. You should not have trouble finding flights to Brisbane from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 98 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights to the Brisbane airport from Melbourne. It is only a 12.3 km journey from Brisbane (BNE) to Brisbane’s city centre.

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 Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, 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 Brisbane for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $176.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Brisbane is less than $176.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Brisbane?

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

How popular is this Melbourne to Brisbane flight route?

The Melbourne to Brisbane flight path 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?

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

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Brisbane?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Brisbane in 2h 05m. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1382 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane round-trip?

Currently priced at $156, Jetstar will fly you from Melbourne to Brisbane and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane for 42% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

$78 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 $107 and $134, respectively.

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

Consider Link Airways, Jetstar or Qantas Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Brisbane.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Brisbane?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne to Brisbane are American Airlines (96%), Air Niugini (93%) and China Southern (70%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

On average you can expect to pay $305 for a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane. The cheapest flight overall is $82 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Brisbane) is currently priced at $158.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Brisbane

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Mildura to Cairnsfrom $669 pp

Top 5 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$103Average$271FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$104Average$237FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$105Average$226FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$164Average$481FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$179Average$261FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Brisbane

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Brisbane
14%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
34%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
42%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
10%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Brisbane

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Brisbane
Sunday96daily flights
Monday113daily flights
Tuesday92daily flights
Wednesday91daily flights
Thursday106daily flights
Friday110daily flights
Saturday79daily flights