Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

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The best prices from Brisbane to Melbourne are usually found in February or March, booked 57 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
Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to MEL flight in 2021: compare Brisbane to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
BNE - MEL
Price
$150 - $248
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

$270

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$204

From Brisbane to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (BNE - MEL)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 19% on flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne Airport. Flights to Melbourne Airport from Brisbane in February are about $254 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $178.

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport at least 44 days early can save you up to 24% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport for as little as $269 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 $315 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for BNE to MEL flights in October, November
18 Oct - 21 Oct
$205pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$228pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$236pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Brisbane to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Brisbane found for this year
18 Oct - 21 Oct
$205pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$211pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$226pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Direct flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

Save time with Brisbane to Melbourne direct flight deals
21 Jan - 1 Feb
$197pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
11 Jan - 15 Jan
$205pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$211pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Brisbane, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 24 Oct
$250pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
21 Oct - 24 Oct
$283pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
19 Oct - 22 Oct
$311pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
08:20 - 14:05
Jetstar
1 stop
4h 45m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$262
TravelFusion
10:10 - 14:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 05m
BNE - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$280
Gotogate
06:05 - 14:15
Virgin Australia
2 stops
7h 10m
BNE - MEL
Virgin Australia
$303
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Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to Melbourne

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

For a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne, you will be flying from Brisbane. Brisbane (BNE) is just 12.3 km from the centre of the city. Brisbane is the only Brisbane airport and it handles 4 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 4 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Brisbane on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Brisbane to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Tigerair Australia with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $197, but on average you can expect to pay $249.

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

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport is less than $247.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport for under $300?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Brisbane to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Brisbane to Melbourne was viewed by 31,309 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 Brisbane to Melbourne Airport return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($197), and Virgin Australia ($273) offers the cheapest pricing from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport. Jetstar is 22% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

Before booking your flight to Melbourne Airport from Brisbane, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air Niugini (67%), SriLankan Airlines (67%), China Eastern( 35%).

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport?

On average you can expect to pay $806 for a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport. The cheapest flight overall is $90 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Melbourne) is currently priced at $211.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport are Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Tigerair Australia. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Melbourne

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

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Brisbane to Melbourne.
Flight duration from BNE to Melbourne
2h 15m
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines flying from Brisbane to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane to Melbourne 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
Tigerair Australia
$169 $231 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$179 $263 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$222 $382 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$233 $337 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Brisbane to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Brisbane towards Melbourne.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 53% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 46% 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 Brisbane to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Brisbane to Melbourne.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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