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Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

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Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL)

BNE - MEL
Price
$195 - $322
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

$195

From Brisbane to Melbourne

One-way from

$95

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 $188 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $220.

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 $184 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $101.

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 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne in March, April 2021

7 Apr - 21 Apr
$122pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
16 Mar - 20 Mar
$204pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$208pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Brisbane to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

26 Oct - 2 Nov
$114pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
7 Apr - 21 Apr
$122pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$123pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Direct flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

15 Jun - 18 Jun
$134pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
16 Mar - 20 Mar
$204pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$208pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

16 Mar - 20 Mar
$204pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
17 Mar - 21 Mar
$209pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
18 Mar - 21 Mar
$211pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

03:40 - 07:05
Jetstar
Direct
2h 25m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$95
Jettzy
03:40 - 07:05
Jetstar
Direct
2h 25m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$101
FlightNetwork
03:15 - 05:45
Jetstar
Direct
2h 30m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$102
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Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $130. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $204.

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.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $260 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne under $260. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Melbourne is less than $218.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Melbourne for under $260?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $260.

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.

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 14 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 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. 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 ($123), offers the cheapest pricing from Brisbane to Melbourne. This flight start at 49% 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 $95 on Jetstar. Another option is Virgin Australia, who have fights from $140.

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Flight duration
2h 17m
Average temperature for March in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Melbourne
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines flying from Brisbane to Melbourne

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

Morning 6 AM to midday 48% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 44% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Brisbane to Melbourne
Sunday
39 daily flights
Monday
46 daily flights
Tuesday
37 daily flights
Wednesday
37 daily flights
Thursday
35 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
34 daily flights
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