Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport

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13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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The best prices from Townsville to Melbourne are usually found in January or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best TSV to MEL flight in 2022: compare Townsville to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

TSV - MEL

Price

$202 - $374

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$292From Townsville to Melbourne
One-way from$275One-way flight from Townsville to Melbourne

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 45% 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 Townsville to Melbourne Airport from $451 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $515 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Townsville to Melbourne Airport in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $192.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Townsville to Melbourne Airport (TSV - MEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Townsville to Melbourne Airport in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 46% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for TSV to MEL flights in August, September
4 Sep. - 5 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$273

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

13 Aug. - 16 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$347

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

13 Aug. - 16 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

12h 55m
$389

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Townsville to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Townsville found for this year
4 Sep. - 5 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$273

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

13 Aug. - 16 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$347

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

13 Aug. - 16 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

12h 55m
$389

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Townsville to Melbourne

14 Oct. - 24 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$337

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

13 Oct. - 24 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$385

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

13 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

25h 40m
$409

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Townsville to Melbourne

14 Oct. - 24 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

6h 35m
$599

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Aug. - 25 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

4h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

7h 25m
$890

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

13 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

10h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

7h 40m
$927

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Melbourne direct flight deals
17 Sep. - 21 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$422

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

19 Aug. - 25 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$489

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Melbourne
28 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 00m
$120

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

27 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 00m
$149

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

28 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 55m
$207

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Melbourne from Townsville, you will be flying from Townsville, which is the city’s only airport. Townsville (TSV) is located 4.5 km from the centre of Townsville. There are 3 flights from Townsville to Melbourne per day from 3 different airlines.

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

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $337, but on average you can expect to pay $522.

Are there direct flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne Airport is less than $456.

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

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

How popular is this Townsville to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Flights from Townsville to Melbourne have been viewed 1,482 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Townsville to Melbourne Airport on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Townsville to Melbourne Airport?

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand can get you from Townsville to Melbourne Airport in just under 3h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 23h. Airlines will cover a distance of 2068 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $337, Jetstar will fly you from Townsville to Melbourne Airport and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $599 and $2,177, respectively. Jetstar is 16% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

Consider Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Townsville to Melbourne Airport.

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

Consider Alliance Airlines (71%), Qantas Airways (65%) or Jetstar (60%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Townsville to Melbourne Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $194. While the most popular route (Townsville - Melbourne) can be booked for $224 on average our data indicates $460 when flying from Townsville to Melbourne Airport.

Alternative routes for Townsville to Melbourne

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Townsville to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Townsville to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$144Average$305FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$186Average$330FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$387Average$640FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Townsville to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Townsville to Melbourne
0%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
25%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
75%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Townsville to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Townsville to Melbourne
Sunday3daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday4daily flights