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Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane, Australia Last modified: 27/09/2016 2:01 AM

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Melbourne to Brisbane Last modified: 27/09/2016 2:01 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Brisbane. Tigerair & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Brisbane flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tigerair
MELBNE
Thu 6/10
nonstop
BNEMEL
Thu 13/10
nonstop
$172
Select
Jetstar
MELBNE
Thu 6/10
nonstop
BNEMEL
Thu 13/10
nonstop
$254
Select
Virgin Australia
MELBNE
Sun 4/12
nonstop
BNEMEL
Tue 6/12
nonstop
$254
Select
Virgin Australia
MELBNE
Tue 3/01
nonstop
BNEMEL
Sat 7/01
nonstop
$254
Select
Virgin Australia
MELBNE
Wed 4/01
nonstop
BNEMEL
Mon 9/01
nonstop
$254
Select
Virgin Australia
MELBNE
Fri 6/01
nonstop
BNEMEL
Sun 8/01
nonstop
$254
Select
Qantas
MELBNE
Fri 16/12
nonstop
BNEMEL
Sun 18/12
nonstop
$300
Select

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Brisbane?

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 $241.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne to Brisbane?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne to Brisbane.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $296 $377
7-14 days $172 $316
14-21 days $182 $297
21-30 days $182 $297
30-60 days $267 $314
60-90 days $254 $316
90+ days $245 $292

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Brisbane

We've examined 23,133,250,742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Brisbane is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$268 $182 $268 $172 $268 $270 $254

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Brisbane by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne to Brisbane flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 30/09/16 16/10/16 0 $338
October Melbourne Brisbane Tigerair 6/10/16 13/10/16 0 $172
November Melbourne Brisbane Jetstar 6/11/16 8/11/16 0 $267
December Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 4/12/16 6/12/16 0 $254
January Melbourne Brisbane Tigerair 26/01/17 4/02/17 0 $245
February Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 3/02/17 5/02/17 0 $254
March Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 10/03/17 24/03/17 0 $254
April Melbourne Brisbane Virgin Australia 5/04/17 12/04/17 0 $254

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne to Brisbane. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$314
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$314 $270
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$270 $296
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$296 $270
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$270 $323
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$323

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $338.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is $266.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 07:30 18:15
Qantas 15 14 14 15 16 11 14 06:10 20:10
Tigerair 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 07:00 18:30
Virgin Australia 13 13 13 14 15 11 13 06:00 20:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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 $133.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Brisbane is $266.

Melbourne to Brisbane Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Brisbane flight time is 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is Brisbane from Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Brisbane is 1,379 kilometers (857 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Answer: There are 247 direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne airlines for direct 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

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Brisbane Last modified: 27/09/2016 2:01 AMNumber of routes searched: 89Number of itineraries searched: 1,170,464

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Brisbane? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Brisbane. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Melbourne to Brisbane
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Jetstar NTL
Qantas CBR
Jetstar SYD
Jetstar LST
Jetstar TSV
Air New Zealand ZQN
Qantas PER
Qantas HTI
Fiji Airways NAN
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand CHC
Qantas ASP
Qantas DRW

Melbourne to Brisbane Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Brisbane. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

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FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Albury to Brisbane Qantas, Virgin Australia $365
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $178
Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $279
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $245
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $132
Flights from Albury to Gold Coast Virgin Australia $356
Flights from Melbourne to London American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $994
Flights from Albury to Sunshine Coast Qantas, Virgin Australia $498
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $460
Flights from Melbourne to LismoreCheck Dates
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $342
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $455
Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $805
Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $549
Flights from Melbourne to Gladstone Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $440
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $182
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie Qantas $440
Flights from Albury to Ballina Virgin Australia $484
Flights from Melbourne to Bangkok Royal Brunei, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Malaysia, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $503
Flights from Albury to Sydney Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $192
Flights from Melbourne to Rockhampton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $400
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale Qantas, Regional Express $880
Flights from Melbourne to New York American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $1,182
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth Qantas, Virgin Australia $340
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $360
Flights from Albury to Hervey Bay Qantas $1,450
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $229
Flights from Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Bangkok, Qantas, Virgin Australia $741
Flights from Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $491
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $438
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