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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Townsville, AU, Australia - MEL to TSV Last modified: 24/05/2016 7:21 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Townsville Last modified: 24/05/2016 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
15/08/2016 24/08/2016 $327
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14/07/2016 28/07/2016 $443
11/08/2016 22/08/2016 $443
15/08/2016 24/08/2016 $443
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15/08/2016 24/08/2016 $518
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15/07/2016 20/07/2016 $416
11/08/2016 22/08/2016 $416

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Townsville (MEL to TSV)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Townsville, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $420.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Townsville (MEL to TSV)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $515
7-14 days $418 $456
14-21 days $418 $456
21-30 days $465 $450
30-60 days $376 $400
60-90 days $327 $381
90+ days $351 $398

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Townsville

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$327 $418 $447 $376 $416 $463 $490

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Townsville

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Townsville Jetstar 31/05/16 5/06/16 0 $515
June Melbourne Townsville Jetstar 7/06/16 25/06/16 0 $418
July Melbourne Townsville Jetstar 14/07/16 28/07/16 0 $376
August Melbourne Townsville Jetstar 15/08/16 24/08/16 0 $327
September Melbourne Townsville Jetstar 9/09/16 18/09/16 0 $352
October Melbourne Townsville Jetstar 20/10/16 24/10/16 0 $351
November Melbourne Townsville Virgin Australia 11/11/16 14/11/16 1 $416
December Melbourne Townsville Virgin Australia 3/12/16 7/12/16 1 $463

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Townsville (MEL to TSV)

Your Melbourne to Townsville 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 Townsville is $512.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Townsville is $516.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Townsville
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:15 17:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Townsville (MEL to TSV)

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 Townsville. 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 Townsville is $269.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Townsville is $512.

Melbourne to Townsville Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Townsville?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Townsville flight time is 3 hours.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Townsville?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Townsville is 2055 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Townsville?
Answer: There are 6 direct flights from Melbourne to Townsville.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Townsville?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Townsville.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Townsville?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Townsville (MEL to TSV) Number of flights searched: 25Last modified: 24/05/2016 7:21 AM

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

Melbourne to Townsville
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X
Qantas BNE X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Townsville, 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 Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $243
Melbourne to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $326
Melbourne to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $423
Melbourne to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $398
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $116
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $160
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $166
Melbourne to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $402
Melbourne to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $362
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $235
Melbourne to Emerald Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $537
Melbourne to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $417
Melbourne to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $403
Melbourne to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $439
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $247
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100

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 $1,493
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $788
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $646
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $574
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $767
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes $1,868
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $646
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $399
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $427
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $667
Melbourne to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $697
Melbourne to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $649
Melbourne to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Eastar Jet $945

Cheap Domestic Flights to Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $589
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Townsville, AU, Australia, from $237 Round trip from MEL to TSV