Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne

TSV — MEL
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Townsville to Melbourne are usually found in January or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best TSV to ME1 flight in 2022: compare Townsville to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

TSV - MEL

Price

$202 - $374

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$288From Townsville to Melbourne
One-way from$265One-way flight from Townsville to Melbourne

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, 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?

To save up to 45% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Townsville to Melbourne from $444 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $507 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Townsville to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Townsville to Melbourne in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $189.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Townsville to Melbourne in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 46% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for TSV to Melbourne flights in August, September
5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$252

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$369

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

11h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

12h 55m
$464

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Townsville to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Townsville found for this year
5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$252

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$369

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

14 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

26h 50m
$404

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Townsville to Melbourne

5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$252

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$369

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

14 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

26h 50m
$404

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Townsville to Melbourne

14 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

6h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

6h 50m
$671

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

14 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

6h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

6h 45m
$748

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Melbourne direct flight deals
5 Sep. - 8 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$252

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

14 Oct. - 23 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$424

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Townsville to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Townsville, departing today and this week
19 Aug. - 21 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

27h 10m
$528

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug. - 21 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

3h 00m
$555

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug. - 21 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

23h 55m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

27h 10m
$637

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Melbourne
23 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 00m
$125

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

23 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

10h 10m
$184

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

23 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 45m
$209

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Townsville (TSV), located 4.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Townsville to Melbourne. 3 airlines have flights from Townsville to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Townsville to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 3 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

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

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia 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.

Can I find flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $252, but on average you can expect to pay $632.

Are there direct flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Townsville to Melbourne under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne is less than $338.

Are there last-minute flights available from Townsville to Melbourne for under $600?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Townsville to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are direct flights available from Townsville to Melbourne?

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

How popular is this Townsville to Melbourne flight route?

This flight path from Townsville to Melbourne was viewed by 1,482 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 Townsville to Melbourne on average per day?

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Townsville to Melbourne on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Townsville to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from Townsville to Melbourne in 3h 05m. Fly via Jetstar, Qantas Airways, or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover 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 flying from Townsville to Melbourne round-trip?

Jetstar, at $252, was found to be the cheapest airline from Townsville to Melbourne.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand. These flights start at 36% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Townsville to Melbourne are Jetstar ($125), Virgin Australia ($209), and Qantas Airways ($338).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Townsville to Melbourne are Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Townsville to Melbourne?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Townsville to Melbourne consider choosing Alliance Airlines(71%), Qantas Airways(65%) or Jetstar(60%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $191. While the most popular route (Townsville - Melbourne) can be booked for $252 on average our data indicates $280 when flying from Townsville to Melbourne.

Alternative routes for Townsville to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Cairns to Mildurafrom $725 pp
Mackay to Mildurafrom $1,608 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from Townsville to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Townsville to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$142Average$301FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$183Average$358FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$381Average$630FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Townsville to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Townsville to Melbourne
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25%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
75%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Townsville to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Townsville to Melbourne
Sunday3daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday4daily flights