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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Perth

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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to PER flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Perth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Perth.
MEL - PER
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$363 - $586
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Temperature
12 - 24 °C
PER
Precipitation
0 - 170 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Round-trip from

€363

From Melbourne to Perth

One-way from

$210

One-way flight from Melbourne to Perth

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 Melbourne Airport to Perth?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Melbourne Airport to Perth. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Perth.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth at least 49 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 49 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Perth for as little as $473 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 $529 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Perth from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $432 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $272. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to Perth in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 22% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Direct flights to Perth from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Perth direct flight deals
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$352pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$381pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
18 Oct - 25 Oct
$385pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Perth from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Perth
18:50 - 19:55
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
MEL - PER
Jetstar
$210
Jettzy
10:30 - 10:20
Virgin Australia
3 stops
50h 50m
MEL - PER
Virgin Australia
$491
StudentUniverse
09:20 - 17:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
33h 50m
MEL - PER
Multiple Airlines
$942
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Perth</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Perth

What airport do you fly into for flights to Perth from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Perth, you will be flying into Perth. Perth (PER) is just 10.2 km from the centre vof the city. Perth is the only Perth airport and it handles 6 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 5 airlines have flights to Perth from Melbourne on a regular basis.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Perth that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Perth for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $346, but on average you can expect to pay $393.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Perth under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth is less than $409.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne Airport to Perth?

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

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Perth flight route?

The Melbourne to Perth flight path was viewed by 21,565 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 Melbourne Airport to Perth on average per day?

6 flight departures from Melbourne Airport to Perth per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth?

A quick flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth can take about 4h 05m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $352. The distance between Melbourne Airport and Perth is about 2715 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Perth return?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Perth, with prices starting at $352. Another option worth looking into is Virgin Australia, starting at $444 return. Jetstar is priced at 18% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Perth?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth consider choosing Etihad Airways(74%), Emirates(73%) or Qantas Airways(68%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Consider Jetstar, Malindo Air or Qantas Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Perth.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Perth?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth is generally $1,214, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $159. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Perth), you can expect to pay $358 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Perth

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

Destination information for Perth

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Perth.
Flight duration from Melbourne to PER
3h 50m
Average temperature for September in Perth
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Perth
74.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Perth

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Perth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Perth 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
$240 $384 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$247 $451 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$328 $534 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$328 $616 No cancel fee 74%
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Malindo Air
$369 $483 No cancel fee N/A
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Perth

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Perth.
Morning 6 AM to midday 51% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 26% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Perth
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Perth.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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