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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Perth, AU, Australia - MEL to PER Last modified: 26/05/2016 7:21 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Perth Last modified: 26/05/2016 7:21 AM

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
16/06/2016 20/06/2016 $408
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20/06/2016 27/06/2016 $510
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16/06/2016 20/06/2016 $295
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19/07/2016 26/07/2016 $345
25/07/2016 05/08/2016 $345
02/08/2016 07/08/2016 $345
05/08/2016 09/08/2016 $345
05/08/2016 10/08/2016 $345

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Perth (MEL to PER)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Perth, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $354.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Perth (MEL to PER)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $463 $540
7-14 days $410 $471
14-21 days $295 $471
21-30 days $295 $457
30-60 days $345 $388
60-90 days $345 $382
90+ days $182 $232

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Perth

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$345 $345 $345 $295 $345 $417 $388

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Perth

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 27/05/16 31/05/16 0 $467
June Melbourne Perth Tigerair 16/06/16 20/06/16 0 $295
July Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 19/07/16 26/07/16 0 $345
August Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 2/08/16 7/08/16 0 $345
September Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 2/09/16 4/09/16 0 $345
October Melbourne Perth Tigerair 20/10/16 28/10/16 0 $214
November Melbourne Perth Tigerair 18/11/16 30/11/16 0 $182
December Melbourne Perth Tigerair 5/12/16 13/12/16 0 $229

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

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 Perth.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$415
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$415 $421
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$421 $295
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$295 $395
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$395 $469
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$469

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Perth (MEL to PER)

Your Melbourne to Perth 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 Perth is $603.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Perth is $540.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Perth
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:00 22:50
Qantas 7 7 7 7 7 4 6 06:30 20:30
Tigerair 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 07:00 21:45
Virgin Australia 5 4 4 4 5 3 4 07:15 21:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Perth (MEL to PER)

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 Perth. 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 Perth is $256.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Perth is $501.

Melbourne to Perth Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Perth?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Perth flight time is 4 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Perth?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Perth is 2697 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Perth?
Answer: There are 99 direct flights from Melbourne to Perth.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Perth?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Perth.

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Perth (MEL to PER) Number of flights searched: 22Last modified: 26/05/2016 7:21 AM

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

Melbourne to Perth
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 Perth, 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 Kalgoorlie-Boulder Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $729
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $95
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100
Melbourne to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $386
Melbourne to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $463
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $161
Melbourne to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $757
Melbourne to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $363
Melbourne to Karratha Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $859

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 $1,474
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $479
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $571
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $651
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $869
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 $363
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $651
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,778
Melbourne to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $328
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia $780
Melbourne to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $653
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,374
Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $927
Melbourne to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Eastar Jet $866
Melbourne to Istanbul Jetstar, Atlasjet, Qantas, Turkish, Virgin Australia $1,624
Melbourne to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $666
Melbourne to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, Jetstar, Qantas $1,560
Melbourne to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,027
Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $703

Cheap Domestic Flights to Perth - PER

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Perth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $519
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Perth, AU, Australia, from $212 Round trip from MEL to PER