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Cheap flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport from $160

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Melbourne Airport departing on 6/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BNK — MEL
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

The best prices from Ballina Byron to Melbourne are usually found in August or May, booked 63 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Ballina to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Ballina (BNK) to Melbourne (MEL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$313

One-way from

$160
High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
From Ballina Byron to Melbourne
One-way flight from Ballina Byron to Melbourne

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 43%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Ballina to Melbourne Airport, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 85% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $300 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $343.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ballina to Melbourne Airport?

Flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Ballina to Melbourne Airport in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $161.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ballina to Melbourne Airport (BNK - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Ballina to Melbourne Airport at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 44% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Ballina to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Virgin Australia for the route between Ballina and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Virgin Australia flights we've come across from Ballina to Melbourne. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Tue 23/412:45BNK - MEL
1 stop5h 50mVirgin Australia
Sun 28/408:00MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$327
Fri 8/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop3h 45mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/310:45MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$349
Thu 7/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 15mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/312:00MEL - BNK
1 stop3h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$374
Wed 29/512:45BNK - MEL
1 stop7h 50mVirgin Australia
Sat 1/608:00MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$394
Fri 8/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 15mVirgin Australia
Sun 10/306:00MEL - BNK
1 stop6h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$438
Wed 29/512:45BNK - MEL
2 stops11h 05mVirgin Australia
Sat 1/608:30MEL - BNK
1 stop3h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$663
Wed 29/512:45BNK - MEL
2 stops11h 05mVirgin Australia
Sat 1/608:30MEL - BNK
1 stop3h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$667
Wed 8/512:45BNK - MEL
1 stop5h 50mVirgin Australia
Thu 9/506:40MEL - BNK
2 stops5h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$719
Sat 9/312:45BNK - MEL
2 stops8h 30mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/310:45MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$730

Cheap Jetstar flights from Ballina to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Ballina and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Jetstar flights we've found at this time heading from Ballina to Melbourne. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Tue 23/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sun 28/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$198
Thu 18/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 22/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$215
Mon 22/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 29/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$218
Fri 29/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$220
Tue 23/408:40BNK - MEL
1 stop5h 30mJetstar
Sun 28/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$244
Fri 29/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/408:45MEL - BNK
1 stop7h 20mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$263
Mon 22/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 29/420:50MEL - BNK
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$264
Thu 18/412:40BNK - MEL
1 stop5h 25mJetstar
Mon 22/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$272
Wed 8/516:40BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 50mJetstar
Thu 9/513:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$277

Cheap Ballina to Melbourne flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Ballina to Melbourne specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Ballina to Melbourne in February and March 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Fri 29/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$220
Fri 29/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/408:45MEL - BNK
1 stop7h 20mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$263
Sat 9/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/311:00MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$311
Fri 29/316:35BNK - MEL
1 stop6h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 10/407:45MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$320
Fri 8/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 11/320:50MEL - BNK
1 stop11h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$340
Fri 8/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop3h 45mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/310:45MEL - BNK
1 stop4h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$349
Thu 7/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 15mVirgin Australia
Mon 11/312:00MEL - BNK
1 stop3h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$374
Thu 7/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/312:00MEL - BNK
1 stop3h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$378
Sat 9/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 11/313:00MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$381

Ballina to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Ballina and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Ballina to Melbourne in February and March 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 23/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sun 28/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$198
Mon 22/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 29/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$218
Fri 29/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$220
Tue 23/408:40BNK - MEL
1 stop5h 30mJetstar
Sun 28/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$244
Fri 29/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/408:45MEL - BNK
1 stop7h 20mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$263
Mon 22/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 29/420:50MEL - BNK
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$264
Wed 2/1016:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 7/1013:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$274
Sat 1/616:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sun 9/606:00MEL - BNK
1 stop10h 05mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$275
Wed 8/516:40BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 50mJetstar
Thu 9/513:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$277

Direct flights to Melbourne from Ballina

Discover direct flight options from Ballina to Melbourne. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from Ballina to Melbourne. Users seeking other options on flights from Ballina to Melbourne should update the search form at the top of the page.
Tue 23/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sun 28/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$198
Mon 22/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 6/513:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$209
Thu 18/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 22/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$215
Mon 22/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Mon 29/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$218
Thu 11/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Thu 18/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$304
Tue 9/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 17/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$346
Fri 12/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sat 20/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$366
Wed 3/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Wed 10/413:25MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$386
Sat 23/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sat 30/313:00MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$406

Ballina to Melbourne flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Ballina to Melbourne for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Ballina to Melbourne departing last-minute. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Fri 8/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Sun 10/313:00MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$326
Fri 8/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop26h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/313:00MEL - BNK
Nonstop2h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$369
Fri 8/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 15mVirgin Australia
Sun 10/306:00MEL - BNK
1 stop6h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$438
Fri 8/316:20BNK - MEL
1 stop3h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/321:15MEL - BNK
2 stops14h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$649
Fri 8/309:10BNK - MEL
2 stops22h 45mQantas Airways
Sun 10/307:00MEL - BNK
2 stops7h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 29/2$2,380

One-way flights to Melbourne from Ballina

Search for one-way flight options from Ballina to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Users travelling one-way from Ballina to Melbourne can select one of these great deals. Users needing a return flight from Ballina to Melbourne should utilise the search form above.
Wed 6/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$160
Thu 21/312:45BNK - MEL
1 stop4h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$181
Wed 13/309:10BNK - MEL
1 stop9h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$195
Wed 13/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$197
Thu 21/315:40BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$228
Wed 6/312:45BNK - MEL
1 stop3h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$251
Tue 2/416:00BNK - MEL
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$277
Thu 21/309:10BNK - MEL
2 stops13h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$289
Tue 2/412:40BNK - MEL
1 stop7h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$335

Find flights from Ballina to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Ballina to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$198 - $598

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Tue 23/4

Nonstop2h 15m

Melbourne

Sun 28/4

Nonstop2h 00m

$198

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Thu 18/4

Nonstop2h 15m

Melbourne

Mon 22/4

Nonstop2h 00m

$215

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Mon 22/4

Nonstop2h 15m

Melbourne

Mon 29/4

Nonstop2h 00m

$218

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Fri 29/3

Nonstop2h 15m

Melbourne

Wed 10/4

Nonstop2h 00m

$220

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Tue 23/4

1 stop5h 30m

Melbourne

Sun 28/4

Nonstop2h 00m

$244

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Wed 8/5

1 stop4h 50m

Melbourne

Thu 9/5

1 stop3h 50m

$306

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Sat 9/3

Nonstop2h 15m

Melbourne

Mon 11/3

1 stop4h 40m

$311

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Tue 23/4

1 stop5h 50m

Melbourne

Sun 28/4

1 stop4h 05m

$327

Ballina ByronMelbourne

BNK - MEL

BNKMEL

Ballina Byron

Thu 18/4

1 stop4h 45m

Melbourne

Mon 22/4

1 stop3h 40m

$598

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 29/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Ballina to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Ballina to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Ballina to Melbourne Airport may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 63 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Ballina to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Ballina to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Ballina to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Friday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Melbourne by month

Plan your trip from Ballina to Melbourne by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Ballina to Melbourne is currently $235 while a return flight costs $293. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Ballina to Melbourne Airport (average of $133). Flying from Ballina to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $176). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$240

February

$208

March

$258

April

$235

May

$204

June

$214

July

$234

August

$204

September

$231

October

$226

November

$244

December

$271

Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas Airways from Ballina to Melbourne have to say. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Food

6.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

7.9
Good
774 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Food

6.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

7.8
Good
1,107 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Food

6.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

6.9
Okay
789 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Food

6.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

Related info for your journey

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What airport do you fly from for flights from Ballina to Melbourne?

Located just 3.1 km from the city centre, Ballina Byron is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from Ballina. Booking flights from Ballina Byron (BNK) to Melbourne should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 3 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $298.

Are there direct flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Ballina to Melbourne Airport is less than $470.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ballina to Melbourne Airport for under $400?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Ballina to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Ballina to Melbourne Airport is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $198 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, starting at $327 and $598 round-trip. These flights start at 33% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

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

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 Ballina to Melbourne Airport on time: Qantas Airways (54%), Emirates (54%), Jetstar (54%).

What are the cheapest flights from Ballina to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Ballina to Melbourne Airport is $96. On average you can expect to pay $228. The most popular route, (Ballina Byron - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $192.

What does BNK to MEL mean?

BNK and MEL are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. BNK to MEL refers to a flight route from Ballina Byron Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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