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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane, AU, Australia - MEL to BNE

Popular flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 AUD222
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 AUD277
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 AUD159
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 AUD199

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 AUD199.

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 AUD272 AUD314
7-14 days AUD238 AUD294
14-21 days AUD159 AUD278
21-30 days AUD202 AUD301
30-60 days AUD199 AUD260
60-90 days AUD182 AUD270
90+ days AUD169 AUD273

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
AUD202 AUD199 AUD229 AUD202 AUD159 AUD202 AUD202

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 Tigerair 5/20/16 5/22/16 0 AUD159
June Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 AUD199
July Melbourne Brisbane Tigerair 7/8/16 7/15/16 0 AUD182
August Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 8/15/16 8/22/16 0 AUD235
September Melbourne Brisbane Tigerair 9/9/16 9/17/16 0 AUD169
October Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 10/3/16 10/5/16 0 AUD235
November Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 11/8/16 11/16/16 0 AUD238
December Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 12/6/16 12/7/16 0 AUD238

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD239
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD239 AUD159
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD159 AUD268
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD268 AUD202
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD202 AUD230
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
AUD230

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 AUD389.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is AUD446.

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 4 3 3 3 4 3 4 07:30 18:15
Qantas 15 14 14 15 16 11 13 06:10 20:10
Tigerair 5 3 3 4 5 3 5 07:00 18:30
Virgin Australia 13 11 13 13 15 10 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 AUD175.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is AUD353.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD320
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD178
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD205
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD302
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD90
Albury to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD321
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,416
Albury to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD428
Melbourne to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD470
Melbourne to Lismore Jetstar, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD982
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD348
Melbourne to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD400
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD931
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD653
Melbourne to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD417
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD179
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD381
Albury to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD409
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD336
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD182
Melbourne to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD369
Melbourne to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD1,163
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,225
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD320
Melbourne to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD360
Albury to Hervey Bay Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD195
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD659
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD653
Melbourne to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD370

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL to BNE)

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
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 232 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.
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