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The best prices from Townsville International to Melbourne are usually found in April or August, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Townsville International (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL)

TSV - MEL
Price
$285 - $411
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$285

From Townsville International to Melbourne

One-way from

$256

One-way flight from Townsville International 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 Townsville International to Melbourne?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 days in advance to save up to 20% 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 33 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 Townsville International to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $188, or $219 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Townsville International to Melbourne?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Townsville International. Users have commonly found prices around $183 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $101. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Townsville International to Melbourne (TSV - MEL)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 21% on flights from Townsville International to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Townsville International to Melbourne in January, February 2021

The best prices found for TSV to MEL flights in January, February
27 Feb - 29 Mar
$356pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
27 Feb - 29 Mar
$461pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
23 Jan - 30 Jan
$483pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville

Townsville International to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Townsville International found for this year
21 Jan - 28 Jan
$342pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Townsville
27 Feb - 29 Mar
$356pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
 
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Townsville
27 Mar - 29 Mar
$369pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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TSV
Townsville

Direct flights to Melbourne from Townsville International

Save time with Townsville International to Melbourne direct flight deals
10 Apr - 24 Apr
$387pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
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MEL
Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Townsville
10 Apr - 24 Apr
$388pp
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Townsville
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$483pp
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Last-minute flights from Townsville International to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Townsville International, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$483pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Townsville
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$505pp
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Townsville
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$540pp
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Virgin Australia
 
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Townsville International

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville International to Melbourne
16:40 - 10:15
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
16h 35m
TSV - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$257
Gotogate
03:05 - 14:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 20m
TSV - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$526
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Townsville International to Melbourne flights.

Flight FAQs

From Townsville International to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Townsville International to Melbourne for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville International to Melbourne for under $388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $356, but on average you can expect to pay $463.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Townsville International to Melbourne for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Townsville International to Melbourne under $388. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville International to Melbourne is less than $440.

Are there last-minute flights available from Townsville International to Melbourne for under $518?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Townsville International to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $518.

What days are direct flights available from Townsville to Melbourne?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,482 users have taken a look at flights from Townsville to Melbourne.

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

Travellers can expect 1 flight from Townsville to Melbourne on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Townsville or Melbourne?

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

Is Townsville weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Expect the weather to be around 32 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Melbourne is generally colder than in Townsville.

How long does is the flight from Townsville International to Melbourne?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways can get you from Townsville International to Melbourne in just under 3h. Your travel time can differ by up to 9h 45m. Townsville International and Melbourne are separated by a distance of 2068 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 to flying from Townsville International to Melbourne return?

Our cheapest airline available from Townsville International to Melbourne is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $356 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, starting at $499 and $993 round-trip.

Alternative routes for Townsville International to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Townsville International to Melbourne
Flight duration
3h 01m
Average temperature for January in Melbourne
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Melbourne
28.0 mm

Airports servicing Townsville

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 3 airlines flying from Townsville International to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Townsville International 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
Jetstar
$158 $247 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$185 $320 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$196 $372 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Townsville International to Melbourne

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Weekly flight availability
from Townsville International to Melbourne
Sunday
1 daily flight
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2 daily flights
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2 daily flights
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0 flights
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2 daily flights
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2 daily flights
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