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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Launceston

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Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

MEL - LST
Price
$131 - $205
LST
Temperature
11 - 23 °C
LST
Rainfall
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

$131

From Melbourne to Launceston

One-way from

$122

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 22% 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 $272 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $298 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 $132.

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 12% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Launceston in February, March 2021

29 Mar - 16 Apr
$89pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$99pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Mar - 4 Apr
$100pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Launceston 2021 flight deals

29 Mar - 16 Apr
$89pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$99pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Mar - 4 Apr
$100pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Launceston from Melbourne

29 Mar - 16 Apr
$89pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$99pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Mar - 4 Apr
$100pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Launceston

5 Mar - 12 Mar
$254pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Mar - 9 Mar
$274pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Mar - 9 Mar
$320pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
LST
Launceston
LST
Launceston
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Launceston from Melbourne

09:35 - 10:50
Qantas Airways
Direct
1h 15m
MEL - LST
Qantas Airways
$122
mytrip.com
02:00 - 03:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
25h 55m
MEL - LST
Multiple Airlines
$248
Gotogate
16:55 - 13:05
Jetstar
2 stops
20h 10m
MEL - LST
Jetstar
$286
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Launceston

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Launceston for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Launceston for under $130. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $89, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston under $130. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Launceston is less than $122.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Launceston for under $259?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Launceston within the next 7 days for less than $259.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Launceston?

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

How popular is this flight route?

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

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

8 flight departures from Melbourne to Launceston per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 63% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Launceston?

Melbourne will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Launceston over the next 9 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. The distance between Melbourne and Launceston is about 478 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Jetstar, at $90, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to Launceston. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Virgin Australia. Jetstar is 43% 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 $41 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $122 and Virgin Australia from $130 one-way.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Launceston

Destination information for Launceston

Flight duration
1h 05m
Average temperature for February in Launceston
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Launceston
27.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Launceston

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Launceston

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

Morning 6 AM to midday 53% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 23% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 23% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Launceston
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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