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The best prices from Townsville to Melbourne are usually found in May or January, booked 60 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 (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL)

TSV - MEL
Price
$284 - $423
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm
Popular in February High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average price $356 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from $284 From Townsville 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 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 to Melbourne?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 35 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Townsville to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $282.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from Townsville in May are about $202 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $125.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Townsville to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. If a flight is in the evening is possible it can save you up to 21% on airfare.

Direct flights to Melbourne from Townsville

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Flight FAQs

From Townsville to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $459.

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

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne is less than $198.

How popular is this flight route?

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

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 similar to Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 4 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 to Melbourne?

Departing from Townsville to Melbourne will take you 3h. 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 to Melbourne return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Townsville to Melbourne from $278 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Australia, from $412, and Qantas Airways, from $454. These flights start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Townsville to Melbourne
Flight duration
3h 00m
Average temperature for August in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Melbourne
170.0 mm

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Hourly flight availability from Townsville to Melbourne

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