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

How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to ME1 flight in 2022: compare Brisbane to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

BNE - ME1

Price

$150 - $248

ME1

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

ME1

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

Round-trip from

$208

From Brisbane to Melbourne

One-way from

$141

One-way flight from Brisbane to Melbourne

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

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $275, or $322 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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 $259 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $182.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne (BNE - ME1)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Brisbane to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne in January, February 2022

The best prices found for BNE to Melbourne flights in January, February
4 Feb. - 6 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$130

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/1/22

18 Jan. - 25 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$132

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

8 Feb. - 9 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 15m
$136

Jetstar

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Deal found 17/1/22

Brisbane to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Brisbane found for this year
6 Jun. - 12 Jun.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$119

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

4 Feb. - 6 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$130

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/1/22

18 Jan. - 25 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$132

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

Save time with Brisbane to Melbourne direct flight deals
4 Feb. - 6 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$130

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/1/22

1 Feb. - 6 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$132

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

15 May - 21 May
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$133

Jetstar

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Deal found 17/1/22

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Brisbane, departing today and this week
24 Jan. - 25 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$130

Jetstar

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Deal found 17/1/22

25 Jan. - 25 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$132

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan. - 26 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$143

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
25 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$65

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/1/22

4 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
$67

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

24 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
$69

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 16/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Brisbane to Melbourne flights?

The Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the primary airport serving Brisbane and Queensland in Australia and features a domestic and an international terminal. It services 85 destinations and has 33 airlines operating within its terminals. Only 12 km from Brisbane’s city center, the airport is accessible by taxi, shuttle, or ride-share services. Transfer times from the city to the airport average 35 minutes or less, and are roughly 90 minutes by vehicle along the Gold Coast roadways, and paid transport ranges from AUD $12 (bus fare) to AUD $33+ for taxis and car hire. There are also Airtrain passenger services between the terminals, the CBD, and stops along the Gold Coast at a cost of AUD $15 (one way).There are three airports within Melbourne, and they include Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon. Tullamarine is the closest to the city’s CBD and takes roughly half of an hour to reach via taxi at a rate of approximately AUD $60. The typical trip from Avalon to the CBD is almost an hour’s time and there are no rail links from either of the city’s domestic airports. Tullamarine has a Skybus service costing roughly AUD $38 while the SITA offers transfers for travelers to and from Avalon. SITA from Avalon is a premium coach and averages roughly AUD$20 for the trip (must be booked in advance).

Which airlines fly directly from Brisbane to Melbourne?

There are nine airlines offering non-stop flights from Brisbane to Melbourne, with more than 260 such flights available each week. The airlines making the flights include Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas, Hahn Air, Tigerair, and others. The most popular choice in Brisbane to Melbourne travel is via Qantas.

What are the stopover options on flights from Brisbane to Melbourne?

The flight times between Brisbane and Melbourne are less than 2.5 hours on average, and there are no stopovers for these flights.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Brisbane to Melbourne?

As this is a domestic trip, there is no need for a visa or passport in order to make the journey. However, foreign visitors will want to retain all essential travel documents whenever making their way through an airport as this facilitates easier travel, boarding and departures.

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

If you book a flight to Melbourne from Brisbane, you will be flying from Brisbane, which is the city’s only airport. Brisbane (BNE) is located 12.3 km from the centre of Brisbane. There are 91 flights from Brisbane to Melbourne per day from 5 different airlines.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $146.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Melbourne is less than $148.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Friday.

How popular is this Brisbane to Melbourne 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 3 flights from Brisbane to Melbourne on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Airlines like Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in about 2h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Brisbane and Melbourne are separated by a distance of 1382 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $119, Jetstar will fly you from Brisbane to Melbourne and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Virgin Australia for as low as $143. Jetstar is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight to Melbourne from Brisbane, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Cathay Pacific (98%), SriLankan Airlines (93%), China Southern( 92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $226, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $94. The most popular route (Brisbane - Melbourne), is priced around $119.

Top 5 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
Cheapest$108
Average$221
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$183
Average$333
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$193
Average$327
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$227
Average$447
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Link Airways
Cheapest$749
Average$960
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Brisbane to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Brisbane to Melbourne
6%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
41%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
35%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
18%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Brisbane to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Brisbane to Melbourne
Sunday94daily flights
Monday94daily flights
Tuesday90daily flights
Wednesday88daily flights
Thursday94daily flights
Friday97daily flights
Saturday82daily flights