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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $165 or less one-way and $312 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Brisbane to Melbourne was found, on average, 89 days before departure.
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Brisbane Airport (BNE) has a lot to offer if you have some time before boarding your flight to Melbourne. You may come across the airport mascot Bluey, as he flies around the airport with an abundance of assistance and selfies to offer. Brisbane Airport also hosts its own exhibition of local art and interior design, with original pieces of art throughout the airport, and offers an Artist-in-Residence program.
Those needing a quiet place to pray, reflect or simply relax will find a non-denominational prayer room on Level 4 of Brisbane Airport, down the corridor from Flight Centre.
If you need to top up and hydrate before getting on your flight to Melbourne, you will find filtered drinking water stations throughout Brisbane Airport in the car parks, transit zones and terminals.
If you need a quick moment to relax and unwind once you land in Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL), you will find massage chairs in Terminal 3. The massage chairs cost approximately A$ 2 for 5min.
FAQs for booking Brisbane to Melbourne flights
There are numerous parenting rooms across Brisbane Airport, equipped with changing facilities, feeding chairs and microwaves. There are also a couple of play areas with interactive screens to get the kids occupied or burning some energy before boarding your flight to Melbourne.
All the access around Brisbane Airport and between terminals caters to travellers with disabilities or impaired mobility. There are lifts, travelators and wheelchair accessible transport available. Wheelchair accessible toilets and drinking water dispensers are available throughout the airport, and Airport Ambassadors are always available to assist. There is also a hidden disability program within Brisbane, so if you need to discreetly indicate that you or one of your party may need additional support, time or quiet, you can pick up a lanyard from Airport Ambassadors or Information Desks.
There are 2,036 (direct) flights between Brisbane and Melbourne per week, averaging 290 per day.
Brisbane and Melbourne are connected by different airlines. The airlines that fly that route the most regularly are Virgin Australia (38 flights per day, Singapore Airlines (31 flights per day), and Qatar Airways (29 flights per day).
The earliest flight leaves Brisbane at 05:00 and lands in Melbourne at 08:25.
The last flight leaves Brisbane at 20:55 and lands in Melbourne at 23:20.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Brisbane and Melbourne: American Airlines, Air Canada, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Virgin Australia, and Rex.
The Boeing 737-800 Passenger/BBJ2 (winglets) is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Brisbane to Melbourne flight route.
oneworld, Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Brisbane and Melbourne, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from Brisbane to Melbourne on a daily basis.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Brisbane to Melbourne.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Melbourne from Brisbane is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Melbourne with an airline and back to Brisbane with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Melbourne from Brisbane up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.