Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef, book at least 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $420 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $446.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne Airport. Prices for February average $398 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $234. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a February flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in September

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef (MEL - YJV)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef in August, September 2022

The best prices found for MEL to Great Barrier Reef flights in August, September
2 Sep. - 7 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
$255

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

1 Sep. - 7 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
$261

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/8/22

29 Aug. - 10 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$276

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne found for this year
2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$221

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$228

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

10 Dec. - 16 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$229

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$221

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$228

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

10 Dec. - 16 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$229

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

23 Aug. - 31 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BDB

Bundaberg

1 stop

14h 20m
BDB

Bundaberg

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

4h 15m
$671

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

4 Sep. - 21 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

BDB

Bundaberg

1 stop

4h 05m
BDB

Bundaberg

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 15m
$721

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

15 Sep. - 22 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

GLT

Gladstone

2 stops

6h 10m
GLT

Gladstone

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

6h 20m
$746

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Direct flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef direct flight deals
2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$221

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$228

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

10 Dec. - 16 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$229

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

Late deals on return flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne, departing today and this week
13 Aug. - 26 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 55m
$299

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

9 Aug. - 10 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 15m
CNS

Cairns

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$351

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

13 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 55m
HTI

Hamilton Island

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 55m
$352

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

One-way flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef
14 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
$101

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

19 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
$108

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

10 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 20m
$111

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef flights.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $221, but on average you can expect to pay $248.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef is less than $248.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef have been viewed 15,071 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

Airlines like Jetstar fly from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef in about 3h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Melbourne Airport and Great Barrier Reef are separated by a distance of 2326 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

Most travellers choose Melbourne - Cairns, Melbourne - Hamilton Island or Melbourne - Townsville when deciding on the best route from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef consider choosing Singapore Airlines(68%), China Southern(58%) or Air New Zealand(58%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $108. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Cairns) can be booked for $226 on average our data indicates $792 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination points for flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

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Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$133Average$459FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$168Average$348FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$208Average$345FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$237Average$635FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,362Average$1,662FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
62%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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