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

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Perth

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to PER flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Perth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Perth.

ME1 - PER

Price

$263 - $425

PER

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

$352

From Melbourne to Perth

One-way from

$274

One-way flight from Melbourne to Perth

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 17% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 18% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 49 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Perth from $459 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $514 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Perth. Flights to Perth from Melbourne in May are about $419 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $264.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Perth (ME1 - 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 October, November 2021

The best prices found for Melbourne to PER flights in October, November
23 Nov. - 30 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 50m
$386

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/10/21

20 Nov. - 27 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 40m
$394

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

19 Nov. - 23 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 10m
$410

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

Melbourne to Perth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Perth from Melbourne found for this year
23 Nov. - 30 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 50m
$386

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

20 Nov. - 27 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 00m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 40m
$394

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

19 Nov. - 23 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 10m
$410

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

Direct flights to Perth from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Perth direct flight deals
4 Feb. - 8 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
$359

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 24/10/21

4 Feb. - 7 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$363

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

1 Feb. - 12 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 05m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$384

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/10/21

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Perth

Late deals on return flights to Perth from Melbourne, departing today and this week
29 Oct. - 1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

21h 00m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 40m
$414

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/10/21

29 Oct. - 31 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 10m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 45m
$459

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/10/21

30 Oct. - 2 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

7h 10m
PER

Perth

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

5h 10m
$461

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 22/10/21

One-way flights to Perth from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Perth
18 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

Nonstop

4h 15m
$181

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

19 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PER

Perth

1 stop

29h 00m
$198

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/10/21

11 Feb.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

PER

Perth

1 stop

8h 50m
$234

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/10/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Perth from Melbourne, you will be flying to Perth, which is the city’s only airport. Perth (PER) is located 10.2 km from the centre of Perth. There are 2 flights from Melbourne to Perth per day from 5 different 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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Perth for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $359, but on average you can expect to pay $412.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Perth under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Perth is less than $473.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Perth for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Perth within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Perth?

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

How popular is this Melbourne to Perth flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Perth have been viewed 21,565 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Melbourne to Perth on average per day?

On average 3 flights depart from Melbourne to Perth per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Perth?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Perth in 4h 05m. Fly via Virgin Australia or Jetstar to get the fastest option. The distance between Melbourne and Perth is about 2715 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Currently priced at $359, Virgin Australia will fly you from Melbourne to Perth and back. In addition to Virgin Australia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Jetstar for as low as $416. Virgin Australia is currently priced 14% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $181 on Virgin Australia. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Jetstar from $234 and Qantas Airways from $301 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Perth are Jetstar, Malindo Air and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Perth?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne to Perth consider choosing Virgin Australia(94%), Etihad Airways(94%) or Singapore Airlines(91%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Perth?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Perth? While on average our users pay $1,178, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $155. The most popular route (Melbourne - Perth), is priced around $359.

Other flights to Perth

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Perth

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Mildura to Perthfrom $575 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
Cheapest$233
Average$369
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$239
Average$556
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$318
Average$518
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$319
Average$599
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
Cheapest$358
Average$469
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Perth

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Perth
0%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
60%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
40%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Perth

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Perth
Sunday5daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday3daily flights