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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island

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The best prices from Melbourne to Hamilton Island are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to HTI flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Hamilton Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Hamilton Island.
MEL - HTI
Price
$338 - $505
HTI
Temperature
21 - 29 °C
HTI
Rainfall
28 - 143 mm

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December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$381

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

$338

From Melbourne to Hamilton Island

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 Hamilton Island?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $412. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $468.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Hamilton Island?

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Hamilton Island from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $348 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $240. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Hamilton Island (MEL - HTI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Hamilton Island is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to HTI flights in July, August
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$403pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Aug - 3 Sep
$404pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Aug - 3 Sep
$411pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Hamilton Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Hamilton Island from Melbourne found for this year
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$358pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$378pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$398pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Hamilton Island from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Hamilton Island direct flight deals
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$358pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$403pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Aug - 30 Aug
$435pp
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Melbourne
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Hamilton Island
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Hamilton Island
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Melbourne

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Hamilton Island</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Hamilton Island

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Hamilton Island?

Hamilton Island is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Hamilton Island from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Hamilton Island (HTI) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to Hamilton Island from 3 different airlines. 2h 55m is how long a flight from Melbourne to Hamilton Island will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Hamilton Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Jetstar flying from Melbourne to Hamilton Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island for under $407 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island for under $407. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $358, but on average you can expect to pay $435.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island for under $407 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island under $407. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Hamilton Island is less than $492.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island have been viewed 876 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Melbourne to Hamilton Island on average per day?

2 flight departures from Melbourne to Hamilton Island per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Hamilton Island?

In Melbourne, there will be same rainfall in Melbourne compared to Hamilton Island over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Hamilton Island?

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 Hamilton Island is generally hotter than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Hamilton Island?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Hamilton Island can take about 2h 55m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $403. Melbourne and Hamilton Island are separated by a distance of 1978 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Hamilton Island return?

According to our current data, Virgin Australia ($358), Jetstar ($403), and Qantas Airways ($411) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Hamilton Island. These flights start at 11% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Hamilton Island

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

Destination information for Hamilton Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Hamilton Island.
Flight duration
2h 55m
Average temperature for July in Hamilton Island
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Hamilton Island
29.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Hamilton Island

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Hamilton Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Hamilton Island 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
$206 $318 No cancel fee 80%
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Jetstar
$206 $322 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$210 $381 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Hamilton Island

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Hamilton Island.
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Hamilton Island
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Hamilton Island.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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