Cheap flights from Melbourne to Launceston

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to LST flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Launceston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Launceston.
MEL - LST
Price
$101 - $158
LST
Temperature
6 - 16 °C
LST
Precipitation
30 - 80 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$136

From Melbourne to Launceston

One-way from

$47

One-way flight from Melbourne to Launceston

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 Airport to Launceston?

February can be a great time to fly to Launceston from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $163. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $104. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Launceston at least 34 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 34 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Launceston for as little as $178 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $203 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Launceston?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Melbourne Airport to Launceston. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Launceston.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Launceston (MEL - LST)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport to Launceston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Launceston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to LST flights in October, November
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$90pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$93pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Nov - 28 Nov
$96pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Launceston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Launceston from Melbourne found for this year
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$90pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$93pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Nov - 28 Nov
$96pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Launceston from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Launceston direct flight deals
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$90pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$93pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Nov - 28 Nov
$96pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Launceston from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Launceston
01:00 - 02:05
Jetstar
Direct
1h 05m
MEL - LST
Jetstar
$47
FlightNetwork
03:45 - 13:20
Virgin Australia
2 stops
9h 35m
MEL - LST
Virgin Australia
$270
Agoda.com
07:00 - 14:20
Qantas Airways
2 stops
7h 20m
MEL - LST
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Launceston

What airport do you fly into for flights to Launceston from Melbourne?

Most people fly into Launceston (LST) if they book a flight to Launceston from Melbourne. On average, Launceston has 2 inbound flights from Melbourne per day from 3 airlines. Launceston is conveniently located just 13.2 km from Launceston’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Launceston that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Launceston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Launceston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $96, but on average you can expect to pay $137.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Launceston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Launceston under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Launceston is less than $132.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Launceston flight route?

The Melbourne to Launceston flight path was viewed by 5,975 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Launceston return?

Virgin Australia, at $96, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne Airport to Launceston. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Jetstar. You may be able to fly from Melbourne Airport to Launceston for 41% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Launceston one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $47. Users have also found prices from $120 and $167 on Jetstar and Qantas Airways, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Launceston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Launceston are Virgin Australia (92%), Singapore Airlines (92%) and Etihad Airways (90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Launceston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $51. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Launceston) can be booked for $96 on average our data indicates $139 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Launceston

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

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Launceston.

Destination information for Launceston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Launceston.
Flight duration from Melbourne to LST
1h 05m
Average temperature for October in Launceston
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Launceston
50.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Launceston

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Launceston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Launceston 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
Jetstar
$102 $178 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$127 $278 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$134 $221 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Launceston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Launceston.
Morning 6 AM to midday 78% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 21% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Launceston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Launceston.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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