Cheap flights from Melbourne to Launceston

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The best prices from Melbourne to Launceston are usually found in February or July, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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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.
ME1 - 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

Average price

$175

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$137

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 to Launceston?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Launceston from Melbourne average $165. You can even find prices in February for less than $165, as users have found deals to Launceston from as low as $105. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Launceston from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 30%.

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

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne 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.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 34 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 to Launceston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $179.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Launceston (ME1 - LST)?

When flying from Melbourne to Launceston, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 10% versus a flight in the evening.

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
$91pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$94pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 Nov - 29 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
$91pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$94pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 Nov - 29 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
$91pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 19 Nov
$94pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 Nov - 29 Nov
$96pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

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 to Launceston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Launceston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $91, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Launceston is less than $158.

How popular is this Melbourne 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 to Launceston return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Launceston is Virgin Australia. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $91 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $132. Virgin Australia is priced at 44% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

Consider Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Launceston.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Launceston?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Launceston is generally $140, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $51. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Launceston), you can expect to pay $96 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Launceston?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Melbourne to Launceston on time: Virgin Australia (92%), Singapore Airlines (92%), Etihad Airways (90%).

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

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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
$103 $302 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$128 $280 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$135 $223 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
5 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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