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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Great Barrier Reef

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CNS flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Great Barrier Reef.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef?

Find a great deal and save up to 23% 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 Airport to Great Barrier Reef within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $394.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $333 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $194. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to Great Barrier Reef flights in September, October
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$173pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$177pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Oct - 11 Oct
$183pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne found for this year
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$173pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$177pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Oct - 11 Oct
$183pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef direct flight deals
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$173pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$177pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Oct - 11 Oct
$183pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

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
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$527pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
23 Sep - 28 Sep
$575pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$586pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Great Barrier Reef from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef
14:15 - 03:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
14h 25m
MEL - CNS
Virgin Australia
$287
Wotif
02:20 - 06:25
Qantas Airways
1 stop
5h 05m
MEL - CNS
Qantas Airways
01:30 - 03:45
Jetstar
Direct
3h 15m
MEL - CNS
Jetstar
$300
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Great Barrier Reef</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

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, Tigerair Australia, 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 Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $173, but on average you can expect to pay $299.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 13 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef is less than $307.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef for under $600?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Friday.

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?

2 flight departures from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

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

Airlines like Jetstar and Virgin Australia 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. The distance from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef is about 2326 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Great Barrier Reef one-way?

$91 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 Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $201 and $240, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination information for Great Barrier Reef

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef.
Flight duration from Melbourne to Great Barrier Reef
3h 22m
Average temperature for September in Great Barrier Reef
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Great Barrier Reef
8.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing

Lizard Island (LZR)
Hayman Island (HIS)
Hamilton Island (HTI)

Top 4 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$144 $239 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$150 $296 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$209 $393 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$206 $413 No cancel fee 80%
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