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 Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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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.
ME1 - 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

Average price

$249

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$197

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 month to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Brisbane from Melbourne. Prices for February average $257 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane (ME1 - BNE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 38 days in advance to save up to 21% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 38 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $273, or $321 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 19% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to BNE flights in October, November
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$198pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
14 Oct - 16 Oct
$209pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$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
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$193pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$198pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 4 Dec
$204pp
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
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$178pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Jan - 8 Feb
$189pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
18 Jan - 23 Jan
$190pp
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
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$198pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
21 Oct - 31 Dec
$216pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$232pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Brisbane from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
11:15 - 13:40
Jetstar
2 stops
27h 25m
AVV - BNE
Jetstar
$321
mytrip.com
01:00 - 17:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
17h 05m
AVV - BNE
Multiple Airlines
$326
CheersTravel
05:15 - 18:00
Virgin Australia
2 stops
13h 45m
MEL - BNE
Virgin Australia
$368
SmartFares

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) 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 3 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 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 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 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 $178, but on average you can expect to pay $212.

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 $211.

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.

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.

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

Currently priced at $178, 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 30% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

On average you can expect to pay $626 for a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane. The cheapest flight overall is $90 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Brisbane) is currently priced at $178.

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

Consider Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia 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 China Southern (63%), Air Niugini (50%) and Qantas Airways (43%).

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 15m
Average temperature for October in Brisbane
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Brisbane
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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
Virgin Australia
$137 $296 No cancel fee 80%
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Tigerair Australia
$169 $246 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
$179 $333 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$207 $387 No cancel fee 74%
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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 51% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 32% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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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.
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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