Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

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16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Brisbane to Melbourne are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane (BNE) 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 - MEL

Price

$113 - $204

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
Round-trip from$161From Brisbane to Melbourne
One-way from$130One-way flight from Brisbane to Melbourne

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne at least 61 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for as little as $258 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $295 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from Brisbane in January are about $242 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $132.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 19% on flights from Brisbane to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for BNE to Melbourne flights in August, September
31 Aug. - 5 Oct.
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Deal found 8/8/22

31 Aug. - 5 Oct.
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Deal found 10/8/22

24 Aug. - 30 Aug.
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$209

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Deal found 9/8/22

Brisbane to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Brisbane found for this year
1 Nov. - 9 Nov.
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Melbourne

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2h 20m
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2h 10m
$169

Jetstar

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Deal found 11/8/22

27 Oct. - 1 Nov.
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2h 25m
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2h 10m
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Deal found 9/8/22

1 Nov. - 9 Nov.
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2h 20m
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Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

1 Nov. - 9 Nov.
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2h 20m
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2h 10m
$169

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Deal found 11/8/22

16 Jan. - 23 Jan.
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Jetstar

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Deal found 8/8/22

27 Oct. - 1 Nov.
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2h 25m
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2h 10m
$184

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Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Rex flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

30 Aug. - 31 Aug.
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2h 25m
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2h 10m
$211

Rex

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Deal found 9/8/22

24 Aug. - 27 Aug.
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2h 10m
$221

Rex

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Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 18 Aug.
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Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

Save time with Brisbane to Melbourne direct flight deals
1 Nov. - 9 Nov.
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2h 20m
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Deal found 11/8/22

16 Jan. - 23 Jan.
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Deal found 8/8/22

27 Oct. - 1 Nov.
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2h 25m
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Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Brisbane, departing today and this week
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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2h 25m
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Deal found 9/8/22

16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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2h 25m
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Deal found 9/8/22

16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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2h 25m
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2h 05m
$239

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Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
10 Nov.
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Brisbane

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Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
$84

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

10 Nov.
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Brisbane

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Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 20m
$87

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/8/22

15 Oct.
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Brisbane

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Melbourne

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2h 25m
$91

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Deal found 9/8/22

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 85 flights from Brisbane to Melbourne per day from 6 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. Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, 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 Jetstar 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 $169, but on average you can expect to pay $198.

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 $198.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne?

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

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 1 flight from Brisbane to Melbourne on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Airlines like Jetstar and Rex 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 $169, 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 Rex for as low as $211. Jetstar is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $84. Users have also found prices from $103 and $124 on Rex and Virgin Australia, respectively.

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: Rex (84%), Cathay Pacific (63%), China Southern( 61%).

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $307, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $87. The most popular route (Brisbane - Melbourne), is priced around $172.

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Cairns to Mildurafrom $725 pp
Mackay to Mildurafrom $1,608 pp

Top 6 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
JetstarCheapest$81Average$218FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$111Average$214FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$111Average$227FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$120Average$245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$224Average$477FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Link AirwaysCheapest$768Average$874FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Brisbane to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Brisbane to Melbourne
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
37%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
14%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday88daily flights
Monday87daily flights
Tuesday88daily flights
Wednesday87daily flights
Thursday90daily flights
Friday93daily flights
Saturday63daily flights