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

MEL - PER
Price
$340 - $550
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

$340

From Melbourne to Perth

One-way from

$189

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 16% 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 $525 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $575.

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 $283.

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 19% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Perth in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MEL to PER flights in January, February
27 Feb - 19 Mar
$446pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Feb - 8 Mar
$449pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$451pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Perth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Perth from Melbourne found for this year
8 May - 11 May
$297pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
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MEL
Melbourne
8 May - 12 May
$332pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
8 May - 12 May
$335pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
Direct
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Melbourne

Direct flights to Perth from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Perth direct flight deals
8 May - 11 May
$297pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
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PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
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Melbourne
8 May - 12 May
$335pp
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Melbourne
Multiple airlines
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PER
Perth
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Virgin Australia
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Melbourne
6 May - 6 May
$362pp
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Melbourne
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Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Perth

Late deals on return flights to Perth from Melbourne, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 7 Feb
$526pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
 
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Perth
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Melbourne
29 Jan - 7 Feb
$539pp
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Melbourne
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28 Jan - 5 Feb
$543pp
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One-way flights to Perth from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Perth
18:00 - 19:05
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
MEL - PER
Jetstar
$189
JQ
18:50 - 20:55
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
MEL - PER
Jetstar
$204
mytrip.com
01:15 - 02:20
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
MEL - PER
Jetstar
$205
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Perth

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $297, but on average you can expect to pay $391.

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 $388 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Perth under $388. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Perth is less than $411.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Perth for under $647?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Melbourne to Perth within the next 7 days for less than $647.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Perth?

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

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) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Perth?

The rainfall in Melbourne is generally less than the rainfall in Perth. This will continue over the next 11 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 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, Jetstar ($298), and Virgin Australia ($363) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Perth. Jetstar is priced at 26% 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 $189. Users have also found tickets on Virgin Australia for as little as $238.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Perth

Destination information for Perth

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Perth
Flight duration
3h 52m
Average temperature for January in Perth
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Perth
13.0 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

Morning 6 AM to midday 67% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 23% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Perth
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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