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Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Perth (PER) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best PER to MEL flight in 2021: compare Perth to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
PER - MEL
Price
$349 - $524
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

$349

From Perth to Melbourne

One-way from

$237

One-way flight from Perth 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 Perth to Melbourne?

Users have found that flying from Perth 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 Perth to Melbourne?

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 33 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Perth to Melbourne from $187 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $218 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Perth. Prices for February average $183 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $101. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 24% on flights from Perth to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PER to MEL flights in May, June
1 Jun - 9 Jun
$344pp
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Perth
Jetstar
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Perth
1 Jun - 9 Jun
$345pp
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Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
9 Jun - 17 Jun
$353pp
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Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth

Perth to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Perth found for this year
18 Nov - 1 Dec
$220pp
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Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Perth
17 Nov - 2 Dec
$260pp
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Perth
Jetstar
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Melbourne
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1 STOP
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Perth
1 Jun - 9 Jun
$344pp
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Perth
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Melbourne
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Jetstar
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Perth

Direct flights to Melbourne from Perth

Save time with Perth to Melbourne direct flight deals
27 Oct - 4 Nov
$220pp
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Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Perth
1 Jun - 9 Jun
$344pp
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Perth
Jetstar
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Perth
1 Jun - 9 Jun
$345pp
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Perth
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Last-minute flights from Perth to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Perth, departing today and this week
11 May - 15 May
$380pp
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
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Perth
11 May - 16 May
$384pp
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Perth
Jetstar
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Perth
11 May - 14 May
$398pp
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Perth
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Perth

The cheapest one-way flights from Perth to Melbourne
13:55 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
11h 55m
PER - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$237
Gotogate
14:15 - 11:55
Qantas Airways
1 stop
19h 40m
PER - MEL
Qantas Airways
$247
StudentUniverse
06:05 - 11:40
Jetstar
Direct
3h 35m
PER - MEL
Jetstar
$254
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Flight FAQs

From Perth to Melbourne

What airports do I use to fly from Perth to Melbourne?

Melbourne is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from Perth. Booking flights from Perth (PER) to Melbourne (MEL) should be relatively easy as there are 23 daily flights to Melbourne from 5 different airlines. 3h 35m is how long a flight from Perth to Melbourne will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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 $259 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Perth to Melbourne for under $259. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $220, but on average you can expect to pay $355.

Are there direct flights from Perth to Melbourne for under $259 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Perth to Melbourne under $259. A good price for a direct flight from Perth to Melbourne is less than $359.

Are there last-minute flights available from Perth to Melbourne for under $388?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Perth to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $388.

What days are direct flights available from Perth to Melbourne?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 27,824 users have taken a look at flights from Perth to Melbourne.

How many flights depart from Perth to Melbourne on average per day?

Per day, 3 flights depart from Perth to Melbourne on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Perth or Melbourne?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Perth is roughly greater than that of Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Perth weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

With an average temperature of 32 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Melbourne are colder than in Perth.

How long does is the flight from Perth to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Perth to Melbourne can take about 3h 30m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $220. Airlines will cover a distance of 2715 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Jetstar, at $220, was found to be the cheapest airline from Perth to Melbourne.. Users have found that Jetstar is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $170 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Virgin Australia from $211 and Qantas Airways from $236 one-way.

Alternative routes for Perth to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Perth to Melbourne.
Flight duration
3h 48m
Average temperature for May in Melbourne
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Melbourne
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Perth

Airports servicing Melbourne

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$175 $279 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$176 $318 No cancel fee 74%
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Malindo Air
$304 $357 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Australia
$243 $389 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$240 $459 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Perth to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Perth towards Melbourne.
Morning 6 AM to midday 46% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Perth to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Perth to Melbourne.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
30 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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