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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Launceston, AU, Australia - MEL to LST Last modified: 28/05/2016 1:26 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Launceston Last modified: 28/05/2016 1:26 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
30/08/2016 04/09/2016 $176
02/09/2016 03/09/2016 $176
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02/09/2016 03/09/2016 $471
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05/08/2016 09/08/2016 $127
04/09/2016 11/09/2016 $127

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Launceston (MEL to LST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Launceston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $140.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Launceston (MEL to LST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Launceston 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 Launceston

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $183 $345
7-14 days $181 $308
14-21 days $171 $326
21-30 days $153 $261
30-60 days $140 $254
60-90 days $127 $226
90+ days $127 $221

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Launceston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$153 $142 $140 $140 $127 $140 $140

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Launceston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 30/05/16 3/06/16 0 $284
June Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 29/06/16 6/07/16 0 $142
July Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 1/07/16 4/07/16 0 $140
August Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 5/08/16 9/08/16 0 $127
September Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 4/09/16 11/09/16 0 $127
October Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 20/10/16 23/10/16 0 $127
November Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 9/11/16 16/11/16 0 $127
December Melbourne Launceston Virgin Australia 15/12/16 18/12/16 0 $165

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

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 Launceston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$181
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$181 $201
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$201 $201
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$201 $153
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$153 $140
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$140

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Launceston (MEL to LST)

Your Melbourne to Launceston 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 Launceston is $325.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Launceston is $279.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Launceston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 07:05 19:05
Qantas 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:55 19:10
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:35 19:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Launceston (MEL to LST)

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 Launceston. 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 Launceston is $138.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Launceston is $268.

Melbourne to Launceston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Launceston?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Launceston flight time is an hour and 6 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Launceston?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Launceston is 474 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston?
Answer: There are 73 direct flights from Melbourne to Launceston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Launceston?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 36% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Launceston.

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Launceston (MEL to LST) Number of flights searched: 21Last modified: 28/05/2016 1:26 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Launceston 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 Launceston.

Melbourne to Launceston
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 Launceston, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Devonport Qantas $543
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $79
Melbourne to Burnie Regional Express $405
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $228
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $132
Melbourne to Merimbula Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $401
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $330
Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $201
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $163
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $178
Melbourne to Mount Gambier Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $392
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $415
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $736

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
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 $1,534
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $867
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $469
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,804
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $676
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $397
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $248
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $351
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $343

Cheap Domestic Flights to Launceston - LST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $535
Albury to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $201
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Launceston, AU, Australia, from $91 Round trip from MEL to LST