Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne

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The best prices from Perth to Melbourne are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Perth to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best PER to MEL flight in 2021: compare Perth to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

PER - MEL

Price

$270 - $405

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$360

From Perth to Melbourne

One-way from

$204

One-way flight from Perth to Melbourne

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

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 13%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Perth to Melbourne Airport, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $463 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $512.

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

Flights from Perth to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Perth to Melbourne Airport in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $271.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Perth to Melbourne Airport (PER - MEL)?

When flying from Perth to Melbourne Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 25% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PER to MEL flights in October, November
25 Nov. - 30 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

11h 40m
$406

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

21 Oct. - 1 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
$432

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 10m
$440

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

Perth to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Perth found for this year
25 Nov. - 30 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

11h 40m
$406

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

10 Dec. - 1 Feb.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$426

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

21 Oct. - 1 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
$432

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

Direct flights to Melbourne from Perth

Save time with Perth to Melbourne direct flight deals
21 Jan. - 28 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$359

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 21/10/21

17 Jan. - 28 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$414

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

9 Dec. - 15 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$448

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

Last-minute flights from Perth to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Perth, departing today and this week
26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 10m
$440

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 25m
$452

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

29 Oct. - 31 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$470

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

One-way flights to Melbourne from Perth

The cheapest one-way flights from Perth to Melbourne
30 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
$179

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

17 Feb.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
$180

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

30 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 50m
$192

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Perth to Melbourne flights.

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

For a flight from Perth to Melbourne, you will be flying from Perth. Perth (PER) is just 10.2 km from the centre of the city. Perth is the only Perth airport and it handles 3 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 5 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Perth on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Perth to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar 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 Perth to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Perth to Melbourne Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $359, but on average you can expect to pay $450.

Are there direct flights from Perth to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Perth to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Perth to Melbourne Airport is less than $510.

Are there last-minute flights available from Perth to Melbourne Airport for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Perth to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are direct flights available from Perth to Melbourne Airport?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday.

How popular is this Perth to Melbourne Airport flight route?

The Perth to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 27,824 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 4 flights depart from Perth to Melbourne Airport on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Perth to Melbourne Airport?

There are many flights that can get you from Perth to Melbourne Airport in 3h 35m. Fly via Virgin Australia or Jetstar to get the fastest option. Perth and Melbourne Airport are separated by a distance of 2715 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Perth to Melbourne Airport return?

Flying on Virgin Australia is currently your cheapest option to Melbourne Airport, with prices starting at $359. Another option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $471 return. You may be able to fly from Perth to Melbourne Airport for 14% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Perth to Melbourne Airport are Jetstar, Malindo Air and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Perth to Melbourne Airport consider choosing China Eastern(100%), Delta(83%) or Virgin Australia(74%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Perth to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Perth to Melbourne Airport is generally $1,140, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $133. When looking at the most popular route, (Perth - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $355 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Perth to Melbourne

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Perth to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Perth to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
Cheapest$233
Average$373
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$235
Average$425
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$321
Average$613
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$324
Average$520
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$406
Average$477
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Perth to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Perth to Melbourne
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
71%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
28%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Perth to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Perth to Melbourne
Sunday2daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday7daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday2daily flights