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Cheap Flights to Port Lincoln
|Popular in||May||High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||July||Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop|
|Average price||$532||Average for round-trip flights in September 2020|
|Round-trip from||$831||From Melbourne to Port Lincoln|
Cheapest prices for Port Lincoln flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Port Lincoln?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
MEL - PLO
$252 - $686
15 - 22 °C
9 - 65 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Port Lincoln?
The best time to book flights to Port Lincoln is 42 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Port Lincoln?
The cheapest flights to Port Lincoln are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Tuesday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Port Lincoln?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Port Lincoln. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.
When to fly
The summer month of January also offers some great events and excuses to book flights to Port Lincoln. As Port Lincoln is known as the Seafood Capital of Australia, it’s no surprise they host the annual Tunarama Festival, during this time. This family event celebrates the local tuna fishing industry with a street procession, fireworks, delicious seafood and of course the famous tuna toss.
If you manage to book cheap flights to Port Lincoln during the cooler month of March, be sure to attend the Port Lincoln Cup Carnival. This event is centred on thoroughbred horse racing and sees the whole town join in the carnival spirit with a number of events and popular functions.
Port Lincoln, the self-proclaimed ‘Seafood Capital of Australia’ offers so much more than casual culinary delights and golden beaches, and attracts many to book flights. Situated on the lower Eyre Peninsula in the south of Australia, this bright and beautiful port is in a prime location for those who want to explore the unforgettable stretch of coastline and beyond.
With such great links to the open ocean, it’s no wonder that Port Lincoln is famed for its incredible sea excursions. One of the most exciting by far is the shark cage diving experience, giving you the opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia’s most infamous natives. If you’d prefer something a little tamer, also has various swimming experiences with giant tuna fish and sea lions. True to its claim, this destination also offers fishing excursions that let you experience first-hand why Port Lincoln is the seafood capital.
Once you’ve retreated back to the shore, head inland to the Glen Forest Animal Park where you can interact and feed some of the local wildlife before getting in a quick round of mini-golf with the family. The nearby Lincoln National Park is also an ideal spot if you’re looking for a bit of tranquillity and relaxation. A breathtakingly beautiful location, you can experience everything from woodland trails to dolphins skimming along the shore. Finally, what better way to end your trip than by visiting Whalers Way to give you the best panoramic view of the city.
As a coastal town offering plenty of maritime activities, Port Lincoln is at its best when the weather is warm. Therefore, this is an ideal destination to take a flight to during the spring (September to November), when temperatures are around 18 to 22 degrees Celsius and summer (December to February), with temperatures reaching up to 25 degrees. During this time, visitors will be able to make the most out of the beautiful beaches and national parks. The rest of the year, however, still sees very pleasant temperatures, ranging from 24 to 16 degrees.
Getting around the city is also fairly straightforward as most of the scenic routes are best enjoyed on foot. If you would like to travel further out however, there is a regular bus service that accommodates travel within the city itself, whilst a car rental is ideal for longer excursions.
Getting to the city from the airport
Getting to the city once your flight has landed at Port Lincoln Airport (PLO) is relatively simple. Whilst it is one of Australia’s smaller airports, it’s still incredibly busy with a few transport links to be aware of. There is a taxi rank located just outside of the terminal offering a direct route into the city, just remember to agree a fare with your driver before departing. There are also several car rental offices in the airport that are ideal if you’d prefer to see the region at your own comfort and convenience, ideal to book when you book your flights to Port Lincoln making sure a car is available.