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Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne

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

All the information you need to plan the best TSV to MEL flight in 2021: compare Townsville to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
TSV - ME1
Price
$220 - $318
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 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

$294

From Townsville to Melbourne

One-way from

$248

One-way flight from Townsville to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Townsville to Melbourne (TSV - ME1)?

When flying from Townsville to Melbourne, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 46% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Townsville. Users have commonly found prices around $349 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $227. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Townsville to Melbourne at least 58 days early can save you up to 28% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 58 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Townsville to Melbourne for as little as $390 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $434 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Travellers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 8% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Townsville to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Townsville found for this year
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$374pp
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$375pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$399pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville

Direct flights to Melbourne from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Melbourne direct flight deals
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$374pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Townsville
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$375pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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TSV
Townsville
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$399pp
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Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
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Direct
TSV
Townsville

One-way flights to Melbourne from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Melbourne
02:00 - 09:15
Virgin Australia
1 stop
6h 15m
TSV - MEL
Virgin Australia
$248
CheersTravel
04:30 - 14:20
Jetstar
1 stop
8h 50m
TSV - MEL
Jetstar
$282
TravelFusion
02:05 - 13:40
Qantas Airways
2 stops
10h 35m
TSV - MEL
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Townsville to Melbourne

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. 4 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 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

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.

Can I find flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Melbourne for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $374, but on average you can expect to pay $789.

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

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Townsville to Melbourne under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne is less than $789.

What days are direct flights available from Townsville to Melbourne?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: 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 2 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 2h 55m. Fly via Jetstar or Qantas Airways 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 return?

Jetstar, at $374, was found to be the cheapest airline from Townsville to Melbourne. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Qantas Airways.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $80. Users have also found prices from $248 and $355 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $126. While the most popular route (Townsville - Melbourne) can be booked for $291 on average our data indicates $273 when flying from Townsville to Melbourne

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 Airnorth. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Townsville to Melbourne.
Flight duration from TSV to Melbourne
2h 58m
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
84.0 mm

Airports servicing Townsville

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$211 $387 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$247 $428 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$262 $496 No cancel fee 74%
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