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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Perth, AU, Australia - MEL to PER

Popular flights from Melbourne to Perth

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
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AUD324
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AUD399
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AUD268
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 AUD268
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 AUD355
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 AUD355
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 AUD355
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 AUD355
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 17, 2016 AUD355

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 AUD318.

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 AUD390 AUD494
7-14 days AUD307 AUD461
14-21 days AUD405 AUD461
21-30 days AUD268 AUD405
30-60 days AUD268 AUD391
60-90 days AUD355 AUD386
90+ days AUD326 AUD386

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
AUD268 AUD326 AUD355 AUD355 AUD268 AUD355 AUD307

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 Tigerair 5/13/16 5/22/16 0 AUD307
June Melbourne Perth Tigerair 6/3/16 6/7/16 0 AUD268
July Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 7/4/16 7/6/16 0 AUD355
August Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 8/2/16 8/5/16 0 AUD355
September Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 9/1/16 9/5/16 0 AUD355
October Melbourne Perth Tigerair 10/21/16 10/29/16 0 AUD346
November Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 11/1/16 11/4/16 0 AUD351
December Melbourne Perth Virgin Australia 12/1/16 12/6/16 0 AUD355

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD475
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD475 AUD443
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD443 AUD408
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD408 AUD447
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD447 AUD268
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD268

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 AUD591.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Perth is AUD621.

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 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 15:10 22:50
Qantas 7 5 6 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 20:45

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 AUD193.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Perth is AUD561.

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 95 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 43% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Perth.

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Perth (MEL to PER)

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 AUD670
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD109
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD109
Melbourne to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD343
Melbourne to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD429
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD156
Melbourne to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD758
Melbourne to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD355
Melbourne to Karratha Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD715

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
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 AUD1,385
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD377
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD505
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD639
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD709
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD488
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD488
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD643
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,399
Melbourne to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD326
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD736
Melbourne to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD757
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,413
Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD992
Melbourne to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD1,035
Melbourne to Istanbul Jetstar, Atlasjet, Qantas, Turkish, Virgin Australia AUD1,481
Melbourne to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD702
Melbourne to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, Jetstar, Qantas AUD1,650
Melbourne to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD984
Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Vietnam AUD521

Cheap Domestic Flights to Perth - PER

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Perth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD661
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Perth, AU, Australia, from AUD206 Round trip from MEL to PER