Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne

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The best prices from Perth to Melbourne are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Perth to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best PER to ME1 flight in 2021: compare Perth to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

PER - ME1

Price

$270 - $405

ME1

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

ME1

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$360

From Perth to Melbourne

One-way from

$328

One-way flight from Perth to Melbourne

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

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 13%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 17% 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 61 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 Perth to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $463, or $512 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Perth to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Perth to Melbourne in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $271.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Perth to Melbourne (PER - ME1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Perth to Melbourne in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PER to Melbourne flights in October, November
25 Nov. - 30 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

11h 40m
$405

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/10/21

21 Oct. - 1 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
$432

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 10m
$440

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

Perth to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Perth found for this year
25 Nov. - 30 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

11h 40m
$405

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

10 Dec. - 1 Feb.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$425

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

21 Oct. - 1 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
$432

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

Direct flights to Melbourne from Perth

Save time with Perth to Melbourne direct flight deals
21 Jan. - 28 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$359

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 21/10/21

17 Jan. - 28 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$413

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 20/10/21

9 Dec. - 15 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$448

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 20/10/21

Last-minute flights from Perth to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Perth, departing today and this week
26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 10m
$440

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 25m
$452

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

29 Oct. - 31 Oct.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$469

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 21/10/21

One-way flights to Melbourne from Perth

The cheapest one-way flights from Perth to Melbourne
30 Jan.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
$179

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 19/10/21

17 Feb.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
$180

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 20/10/21

30 Nov.
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 50m
$192

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/10/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

Located just 10.2 km from the city centre, Perth is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from Perth. Booking flights from Perth (PER) to Melbourne should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Perth to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Perth to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar 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 Perth to Melbourne for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Perth to Melbourne for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $359, but on average you can expect to pay $449.

Are there direct flights from Perth to Melbourne for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Perth to Melbourne under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Perth to Melbourne is less than $509.

Are there last-minute flights available from Perth to Melbourne for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Perth to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are direct flights available from Perth to Melbourne?

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

How popular is this Perth to Melbourne flight route?

This flight path from Perth to Melbourne was viewed by 27,824 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 Perth to Melbourne on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 4 flights from Perth to Melbourne a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Perth to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from Perth to Melbourne in 3h 35m. Fly via Virgin Australia or Jetstar to get the fastest option. Perth and Melbourne are separated by a distance of 2715 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Virgin Australia ($359), and Jetstar ($471) offers the cheapest pricing from Perth to Melbourne. Virgin Australia is 14% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Perth to Melbourne are Jetstar, Malindo Air and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Perth to Melbourne?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Perth to Melbourne are China Eastern (100%), Delta (83%) and Virgin Australia (74%).

What are the cheapest flights from Perth to Melbourne?

The cheapest flight price from Perth to Melbourne is $133. On average you can expect to pay $1,139. The most popular route, (Perth - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $355.

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Alternative routes for Perth to Melbourne

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Top 5 airlines flying from Perth to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Perth 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$233
Average$368
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$234
Average$502
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$320
Average$612
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$324
Average$539
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$406
Average$476
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Perth to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Perth to Melbourne
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
71%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
28%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Perth to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Perth to Melbourne
Sunday2daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday7daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday2daily flights