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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast

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Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL)

MEL - OOL
Price
$172 - $261
OOL
Temperature
21 - 29 °C
OOL
Rainfall
28 - 143 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$172

From Melbourne to Gold Coast

One-way from

$104

One-way flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast

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 Gold Coast?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 24% 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 35 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 Gold Coast 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $187, or $220 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Gold Coast from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $171 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $88. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast (MEL - OOL)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast in March, April 2021

19 Apr - 4 May
$66pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
19 Apr - 24 Apr
$114pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
9 Apr - 13 Apr
$126pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Gold Coast 2021 flight deals

19 Apr - 4 May
$66pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
5 May - 12 May
$94pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jul - 28 Jul
$108pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Gold Coast from Melbourne

19 Apr - 4 May
$66pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 May - 12 May
$94pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$108pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast

16 Mar - 22 Mar
$155pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 Mar - 24 Mar
$179pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$191pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Gold Coast from Melbourne

10:15 - 11:20
Rex
Direct
2h 05m
MEL - OOL
Rex
$104
Gotogate
08:00 - 11:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
4h 40m
MEL - OOL
Virgin Australia
$154
StudentUniverse
02:05 - 05:35
Jetstar
1 stop
4h 30m
MEL - OOL
Jetstar
$155
JQ

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Gold Coast

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast for under $130. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $66, but on average you can expect to pay $125.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Coolangatta Gold Coast have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Coolangatta Gold Coast have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Tigerair Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast under $130. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast is less than $129.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Gold Coast for under $260?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast within the next 7 days for less than $260.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Gold Coast?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Coolangatta Gold Coast 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.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Gold Coast?

Melbourne will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Gold Coast over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Gold Coast?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Gold Coast is typically hotter than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast can take about 2h. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $67. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Gold Coast return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($67), and Virgin Australia ($151) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Gold Coast. Users have found that Jetstar is 68% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $67. Users have also found prices from $77 and $104 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Gold Coast

Destination information for Gold Coast

Flight duration
2h 13m
Average temperature for March in Gold Coast
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Gold Coast
86.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Coolangatta

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Gold Coast

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$103 $156 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
$106 $181 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$145 $228 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$139 $273 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Gold Coast

Morning 6 AM to midday 60% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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