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Flights to Melbourne from Perth

Destination Overview

Melbourne, Australia has something for everyone, including art, music, and nature. The vinyl capital of the world, Melbourne hosts festivals for every season and has designated spaces for street art. The city also offers plenty of nature spots – stroll through one of the city’s many gardens or the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Its no wonder Melbourne was deemed the world’s most livable city in 2017. For a different view of Melbourne, why not catch a hot air balloon ride and watch the sun rise over the city?

Flying to Melbourne

1. Which airports serve Perth to Melbourne?

Melbourne Airport is conveniently located 23 km from the city’s center. Avalon Airport is another option serving flights from Perth to Melbourne but is located 50 km from the city, and the routes generally involve multiple layovers.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Perth to Melbourne?

There are many options to consider for your flight from Perth to Melbourne. Some of the major airlines include Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair and Virgin Australia. Most airlines offer daily departures

3. How long is the flight?

A non-stop flight from Perth to Melbourne is around three and a half hours long. Melbourne is two hours ahead of Perth, so take this into consideration when planning your trip.

4. Climate changes between Perth and Melbourne

Perth and Melbourne share similar climates. April through to November in Melbourne is relatively warm with cooler average temperatures throughout the remaining months of the year. The highs and lows throughout the year are extreme. Melbournians like to say that the city can experience four seasons in a single day, so bring layers just in case.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Both Perth and Melbourne use the Australian dollar, which can be acquired at banks, hotels and international airports. You can also use credit cards such as MasterCard, Visa, and American Express.

If you are visiting Australia, you will need to apply for one of five visas, depending on the type of travel you are doing. You should not leave it until the last day before your departure to apply for your visa according to The Australian Visa Authority.

City Information

Melbourne is Victoria’s state capital and has been named the world’s “most livable city” seven years in a row. It rates highly in health care, tourism, sport, education, and entertainment.

Melbourne’s top attractions include the Eureka Skydeck, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Werribee Open Range Zoo, the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, and the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The city is also known for its walkable laneways, street art and variety of festivals held throughout the year.

Boasting a thriving bar scene, Melbourne also considers itself a hotspot for many types of world cuisines. Eat and drink like a Melbournian by indulging in some food truck meals, followed by gelato and a drink from one of the city’s cafes. The thriving coffee culture in Melbourne is something that you don’t want to miss.

Serving as Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne is a cosmopolitan city which ensures you’ll never be short of something to do.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia?

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $490 $605
7-14 days $654 $829
14-21 days $567 $589
21-30 days $652 $815
30-60 days $457 $519
60-90 days $454 $514
90+ days $451 $514

Compare Flight Prices from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia 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 Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Tigerair 29/02/20 4/03/20 0 $426
March Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Tigerair 1/03/20 13/03/20 0 $391
April Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Virgin Australia 27/04/20 13/05/20 0 $432
May Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Virgin Australia 1/05/20 15/05/20 0 $432
June Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Virgin Australia 1/06/20 7/06/20 0 $432
July Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Virgin Australia 29/07/20 30/07/20 0 $432
August Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Virgin Australia 1/08/20 7/08/20 0 $432
September Perth, Australia Melbourne, Australia Virgin Australia 2/09/20 7/09/20 0 $432

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia

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

Next 30 Days

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia

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 Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is $547.

The average price for direct flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is $485.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:05 20:40
Qantas 8 7 8 8 9 7 6 00:25 18:50
Virgin Australia 4 4 4 5 6 3 5 01:00 18:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia

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 Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia. 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 Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is $298.

The average price for round trip flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is $485.

Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: The average Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia flight time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Melbourne, Australia from Perth, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is 2,698 kilometers (1,677 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: There are 92 direct flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Perth, Australia airlines for direct flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Perth, Australia and Melbourne, Australia.

Airlines in Perth, Australia flying to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: Aug 3, 2020 5:21 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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

Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia Airports

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

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