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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
$137 - $215
LST
Temperature
11 - 23 °C
LST
Precipitation
26 - 67 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

$137

From Melbourne to Launceston

One-way from

$49

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 day to fly return from Melbourne to Launceston?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 21% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 25% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Launceston from $285 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $313 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Launceston?

Flights from Melbourne to Launceston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Launceston in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $139.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Launceston (MEL - 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 July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to LST flights in July, August
30 Jul - 2 Aug
$98pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$101pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$152pp
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
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$79pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Jul - 2 Aug
$98pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$101pp
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
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$79pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$101pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
18 Dec - 23 Dec
$136pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Launceston

Late deals on return flights to Launceston from Melbourne, departing today and this week
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$101pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$152pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
3 Aug - 9 Aug
$193pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Launceston from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Launceston
06:40 - 07:45
Virgin Australia
Direct
1h 05m
MEL - LST
Virgin Australia
$49
mytrip.com
13:15 - 05:05
Jetstar
1 stop
15h 50m
MEL - LST
Jetstar
$257
CheapFaresNow
07:45 - 05:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 20m
MEL - LST
Multiple Airlines
$342
Gotogate

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 airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Launceston?

You will need to book a flight from Melbourne to Launceston if you want to fly from Melbourne to Launceston. At least 3 different airlines have flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST) on a regular basis. There are 7 flights to Launceston from the Melbourne airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from MEL to LST to be around 1h 05m.

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 $136 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Launceston for under $136. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $79, but on average you can expect to pay $175.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston for under $136 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 13 direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston under $136. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Launceston is less than $145.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Launceston for under $136?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Melbourne to Launceston within the next 7 days for less than $136.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Launceston?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Launceston have been viewed 24,260 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Launceston?

Melbourne will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Launceston over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Launceston?

Expect the weather to be around 26 °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 Launceston is generally colder than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Launceston?

Departing from Melbourne to Launceston will take you 1h 05m. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Jetstar, at $79, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to Launceston. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Virgin Australia. Jetstar is 52% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $49 on Virgin Australia. Another option is Jetstar, who have fights from $257.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Launceston

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

Destination information for Launceston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Launceston.
Flight duration
1h 04m
Average temperature for July in Launceston
11.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Launceston
63.0 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
$76 $132 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$99 $164 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$94 $206 No cancel fee 74%
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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 60% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 28% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 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
7 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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