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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
Price
$358 - $578
PER
Temperature
18 - 32 °C
PER
Precipitation
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

$358

From Melbourne to Perth

One-way from

$302

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 $552 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $605.

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 $298.

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 July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to PER flights in July, August
15 Aug - 22 Aug
$345pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
13 Aug - 16 Aug
$371pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$372pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Perth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Perth from Melbourne found for this year
15 Aug - 22 Aug
$345pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
13 Aug - 16 Aug
$371pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$372pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Perth from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Perth direct flight deals
16 Aug - 20 Aug
$377pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$386pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 Aug - 22 Aug
$387pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Perth

Late deals on return flights to Perth from Melbourne, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$394pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$435pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$436pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Perth from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Perth
06:00 - 19:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
15h 20m
MEL - PER
Multiple Airlines
$302
Kiwi.com
12:15 - 17:05
Jetstar
1 stop
7h 50m
MEL - PER
Jetstar
$309
Jettzy
13:10 - 10:10
Virgin Australia
2 stops
47h 00m
MEL - PER
Virgin Australia
$315
Wotif

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 airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Perth?

If you book a flight from Melbourne to Perth, you will be flying from Melbourne to Perth. Flights to Perth (PER) from Melbourne (MEL) take 4h 00m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Melbourne to Perth per day from 5 airlines.

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 to Perth for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $408. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $345, but on average you can expect to pay $385.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Perth under $408. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Perth is less than $405.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Perth for under $408?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Perth within the next 7 days for less than $408.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Perth?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 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?

16 flight departures from Melbourne to Perth per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Perth?

The rainfall in Melbourne is generally more than the rainfall in Perth. This will continue over the next 15 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. Fly via Qantas Airways, Jetstar, or Virgin Australia to get the fastest option. The distance between Melbourne and Perth is about 2715 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($345), Virgin Australia ($372), and Jetstar ($386) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Perth. Qantas Airways is priced at 18% 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 Virgin Australia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $189. Users have also found prices from $193 and $325 on Virgin Australia and Jetstar, respectively.

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
3h 47m
Average temperature for July in Perth
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Perth
142.0 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
$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%
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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 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 31% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% 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
5 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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