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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Perth

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The best prices from Melbourne to Perth are usually found in May or February, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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Melbourne (MEL) to Perth (PER)

MEL - PER
Price
$345 - $558
PER
Temperature
18 - 32 °C
PER
Rainfall
6 - 142 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

$345

From Melbourne to Perth

One-way from

$194

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 to Perth?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 17% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Perth, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 23% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $533 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $584.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Perth lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Perth in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $287.

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

When flying from Melbourne to Perth, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 22% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Perth in April, May 2021

26 May - 30 May
$333pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
3 May - 7 May
$335pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
13 May - 19 May
$339pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Perth 2021 flight deals

20 Oct - 25 Oct
$226pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Oct - 27 Nov
$243pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
14 Oct - 18 Oct
$306pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
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Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
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Melbourne

Direct flights to Perth from Melbourne

27 May - 31 May
$353pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
4 May - 17 May
$357pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 May - 17 May
$361pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Perth

19 Apr - 19 May
$366pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
17 Apr - 30 Apr
$377pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Apr - 19 May
$387pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
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MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Perth from Melbourne

07:45 - 13:15
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
7h 30m
MEL - PER
Multiple Airlines
$195
Gotogate
06:05 - 04:00
Virgin Australia
1 stop
23h 55m
MEL - PER
Virgin Australia
$210
StudentUniverse
18:50 - 20:55
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
MEL - PER
Jetstar
$213
Supersaver

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Perth

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $394 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $394. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $289, but on average you can expect to pay $333.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $394 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Perth under $394. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Perth is less than $379.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Perth for under $394?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Perth within the next 7 days for less than $394.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Perth?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Perth 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 to Perth on average per day?

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

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Perth?

The rainfall in Melbourne is generally same as the rainfall in Perth. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Perth?

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 Perth is generally hotter than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Perth?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Perth in 4h 05m. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. The distance between Melbourne and Perth is about 2715 km. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Perth return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($289), offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Perth. Jetstar is priced at 29% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $113. Users have also found tickets on Virgin Australia for as little as $193.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Perth

Destination information for Perth

Flight duration
3h 49m
Average temperature for April in Perth
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Perth
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Perth

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Perth

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$174 $278 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$179 $327 No cancel fee 74%
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Malindo Air
$268 $350 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Australia
$238 $387 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$238 $447 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Perth

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 40% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Perth
Sunday
22 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
23 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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