Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

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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
$200 - $330
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

Round-trip from

$200

From Brisbane to Melbourne

One-way from

$142

One-way flight from Brisbane 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 Brisbane to Melbourne?

Users have found that flying from Brisbane to Melbourne on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Brisbane to Melbourne, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $193 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $225.

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

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. Flights to Melbourne from Brisbane in February are about $189 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $104.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne (BNE - MEL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne in June, July 2021

The best prices found for BNE to MEL flights in June, July
17 Jul - 19 Jul
$156pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
29 Jul - 3 Aug
$169pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
30 Jul - 3 Aug
$174pp
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
17 Jul - 19 Jul
$156pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
7 Aug - 11 Aug
$157pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
29 Jul - 3 Aug
$169pp
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
17 Jul - 19 Jul
$156pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
7 Aug - 11 Aug
$157pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
29 Jul - 3 Aug
$169pp
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
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$202pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
1 Jul - 6 Jul
$213pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
29 Jun - 29 Jun
$214pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
10:55 - 15:05
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
4h 10m
BNE - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$143
Kiwi.com
02:35 - 07:35
Virgin Australia
1 stop
5h 00m
BNE - MEL
Virgin Australia
$148
Virgin Australia
02:00 - 07:10
Jetstar
1 stop
5h 10m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$159
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to Melbourne

What airports do I use to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne?

If you wish to fly to Melbourne from Brisbane, then you need to book flights from Brisbane to Melbourne. There are 62 flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) per day to choose from. Flights to Melbourne from Brisbane are available from 4 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 2h 20m is how long a nonstop flight from Brisbane to Melbourne typically takes.

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 for under $266 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $266. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $189.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $266 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne under $266. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Melbourne is less than $192.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $266?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $266.

What days are direct flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Brisbane to Melbourne flight path 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.

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

Travellers can expect 8 flights from Brisbane to Melbourne on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Brisbane or Melbourne?

The rainfall in Brisbane is generally less than the rainfall in Melbourne. This will continue over the next 9 days.

Is Brisbane weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Melbourne is typically colder than in Brisbane. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Airlines like Jetstar fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in about 2h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Brisbane and Melbourne are separated by a distance of 1382 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($156), offers the cheapest pricing from Brisbane to Melbourne. This flight start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $79 on Jetstar. Another option is Virgin Australia, who have fights from $148.

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
2h 16m
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
167.0 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
$124 $170 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
$132 $194 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$172 $248 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$164 $281 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Brisbane to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Brisbane towards Melbourne.
Morning 6 AM to midday 46% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 39% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% 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
56 daily flights
Monday
69 daily flights
Tuesday
52 daily flights
Wednesday
56 daily flights
Thursday
75 daily flights
Friday
72 daily flights
Saturday
54 daily flights
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