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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane, AU, Australia - MEL to BNE Last modified: 27/05/2016 7:23 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Brisbane Last modified: 27/05/2016 7:23 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26/06/2016 08/07/2016 $264
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19/09/2016 02/10/2016 $393
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26/06/2016 08/07/2016 $171
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12/07/2016 14/07/2016 $217
25/07/2016 28/07/2016 $217
03/08/2016 10/08/2016 $217
04/08/2016 09/08/2016 $217
19/08/2016 20/08/2016 $217

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL to BNE)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Brisbane, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $214.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL to BNE)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Brisbane based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $272 $299
7-14 days $263 $315
14-21 days $254 $303
21-30 days $171 $303
30-60 days $171 $257
60-90 days $217 $257
90+ days $199 $239

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Brisbane

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$217 $217 $217 $217 $217 $242 $171

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Brisbane

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 30/05/16 2/06/16 0 $272
June Melbourne Brisbane Tigerair 26/06/16 8/07/16 0 $171
July Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 12/07/16 14/07/16 0 $217
August Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 3/08/16 10/08/16 0 $217
September Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 1/09/16 6/09/16 0 $218
October Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 14/10/16 17/10/16 0 $200
November Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 13/11/16 17/11/16 0 $199
December Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 2/12/16 11/12/16 0 $200

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Melbourne to Brisbane

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$263
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$263 $270
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$270 $270
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$270 $254
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$254 $254
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$254

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL to BNE)

Your Melbourne to Brisbane flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is $386.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is $446.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Brisbane
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 07:30 18:15
Qantas 15 14 14 15 16 10 14 06:10 20:10
Tigerair 5 3 3 4 5 4 5 07:00 18:30
Virgin Australia 14 11 12 13 15 12 14 06:00 21:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL to BNE)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Brisbane. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is $102.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is $358.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $326
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $182
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $220
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $242
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $106
Albury to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $379
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,525
Albury to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $551
Melbourne to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $465
Melbourne to Lismore Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $752
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $346
Melbourne to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $361
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $695
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $389
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $174
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $325
Albury to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $471
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $457
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $181
Melbourne to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $404
Melbourne to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $486
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,687
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $392
Melbourne to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Albury to Hervey Bay Qantas, Virgin Australia $573
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $227
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $611
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $317

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL to BNE) Number of flights searched: 28Last modified: 27/05/2016 7:23 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Brisbane with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Melbourne to Brisbane
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Brisbane, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Melbourne to Brisbane Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Brisbane flight time is 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Brisbane?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Brisbane is 1379 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Answer: There are 241 direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Brisbane.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Answer: Sydney, AU
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