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

MEL - BNE
Price
$204 - $347
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

$204

From Melbourne to Brisbane

One-way from

$216

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 38 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $282 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $331.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Brisbane from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $265. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $183. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for MEL to BNE flights in October, November
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$201pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Brisbane
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Melbourne
28 Nov - 5 Dec
$213pp
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Melbourne
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Brisbane
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Melbourne
28 Nov - 30 Nov
$215pp
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Melbourne
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Brisbane
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Melbourne

Melbourne to Brisbane 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from Melbourne found for this year
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$201pp
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Melbourne
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Brisbane
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Brisbane
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Melbourne
28 Nov - 5 Dec
$213pp
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
28 Nov - 30 Nov
$215pp
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Direct flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Brisbane direct flight deals
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$201pp
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Melbourne
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Brisbane
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Brisbane
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Melbourne
6 Feb - 14 Feb
$208pp
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
18 Feb - 23 Feb
$211pp
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Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Late deals on return flights to Brisbane from Melbourne, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$226pp
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Melbourne
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Brisbane
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Melbourne
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$310pp
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Melbourne
2 Nov - 2 Nov
$350pp
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One-way flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
01:30 - 01:10
Jetstar
1 stop
24h 40m
MEL - BNE
Jetstar
$217
Kiwi.com
04:30 - 07:30
Qantas Airways
1 stop
4h 00m
MEL - BNE
Qantas Airways
$232
Tripmonster
02:00 - 03:10
Virgin Australia
Direct
2h 10m
MEL - BNE
Virgin Australia
$243
StudentUniverse

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Brisbane

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $281. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $201, but on average you can expect to pay $226.

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 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 $281 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane under $281. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Brisbane is less than $226.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Brisbane for under $281?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $281.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Brisbane?

You can find direct flights on the following days: 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 4 flights from Melbourne to Brisbane on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Brisbane?

Expected rainfall in Melbourne is same as in Brisbane. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 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 $208. There are 1382 km between Melbourne and Brisbane. All flights are typically direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Brisbane from $201 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Virgin Australia. Users have found that Jetstar is 24% 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 $96. Users have also found prices from $161 and $168 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Brisbane

Destination information for Brisbane

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Brisbane
Flight duration
2h 17m
Average temperature for October in Brisbane
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Brisbane
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Brisbane

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Brisbane

Morning 6 AM to midday 48% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 34% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Brisbane
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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