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Cheap flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

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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 - ME1
Price
$207 - $342
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

€207

From Brisbane to Melbourne

One-way from

$81

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?

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 $273, or $320 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 $258 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $181.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for BNE to MEL flights in September, October
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$196pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
1 Oct - 8 Oct
$215pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
30 Sep - 30 Oct
$226pp
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
11 Nov - 21 Nov
$193pp
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Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$196pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
29 Nov - 14 Dec
$199pp
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
11 Nov - 21 Nov
$193pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$196pp
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Brisbane
Jetstar
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Brisbane
29 Nov - 14 Dec
$199pp
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Brisbane
Jetstar
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Brisbane, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 8 Oct
$215pp
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Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Brisbane
30 Sep - 30 Oct
$226pp
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Brisbane
Jetstar
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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BNE
Brisbane
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$252pp
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Brisbane
Jetstar
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Melbourne
MEL
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Jetstar
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Brisbane

One-way flights to Melbourne from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
15:35 - 18:55
Jetstar
Direct
2h 20m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$81
mytrip.com
15:35 - 18:55
Jetstar
Direct
2h 20m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$83
mytrip.com
13:50 - 17:15
Jetstar
Direct
2h 25m
BNE - MEL
Jetstar
$90
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to Melbourne

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 14 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 $193, but on average you can expect to pay $254.

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

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Melbourne is less than $403.

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.

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.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Brisbane to Melbourne return?

Currently priced at $193, 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 $302. Jetstar is priced at 25% 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: SriLankan Airlines (86%), Air Niugini (72%), Emirates( 58%).

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $818, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $92. The most popular route (Brisbane - Melbourne), is priced around $193.

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.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Brisbane to Melbourne.
Flight duration from BNE to Melbourne
2h 16m
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$108 $220 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
$182 $331 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$192 $326 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$226 $444 No cancel fee 74%
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Link Airways
$745 $955 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Link Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Brisbane to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Brisbane towards Melbourne.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 52% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 38% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% 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
13 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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