Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne

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The best prices from Townsville to Melbourne are usually found in April or August, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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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 2021: compare Townsville to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
TSV - MEL
Price
$220 - $318
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$314

From Townsville to Melbourne

One-way from

$239

One-way flight from Townsville to Melbourne

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 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 28% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 58 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 $417 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $464 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 May. Prices are generally better when you fly from Townsville to Melbourne Airport in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $243.

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 45% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne in December, January 2022

The best prices found for TSV to MEL flights in December, January
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$307pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$334pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$410pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville

Townsville to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Townsville found for this year
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$307pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$334pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$410pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville

Direct flights to Melbourne from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Melbourne direct flight deals
21 Dec - 27 Dec
$307pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
20 Dec - 3 Jan
$2,334pp
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
TSV
Townsville
31 May - 14 Jun
$2,345pp
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
TSV
Townsville

One-way flights to Melbourne from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Melbourne
17:05 - 04:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
10h 20m
TSV - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$239
Kiwi.com
04:20 - 14:05
Jetstar
1 stop
8h 45m
TSV - MEL
Jetstar
$249
TravelFusion
11:20 - 08:35
Qantas Airways
3 stops
20h 15m
TSV - MEL
Qantas Airways
$593
StudentUniverse

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Townsville</span> to <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Townsville to Melbourne

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 0 flights from Townsville to Melbourne per day from 4 different airlines.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways 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 $307, but on average you can expect to pay $2,119.

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

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne Airport is less than $1,832.

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.

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

Currently priced at $307, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on Qantas Airways for as low as $2,334. Jetstar is 17% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Melbourne Airport?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $118. While the most popular route (Townsville - Melbourne) can be booked for $373 on average our data indicates $225 when flying from Townsville to Melbourne Airport.

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

Consider Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Airnorth when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines 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.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Townsville to Melbourne.
Flight duration from TSV to Melbourne
3h 01m
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Townsville

Airports servicing Melbourne

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$225 $353 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$264 $457 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$280 $531 No cancel fee 74%
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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.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
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