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C$ 175 Find cheap flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Brisbane (MEL-BNE)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Melbourne to Brisbane that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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6:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.MEL-BNE
2h 10mdirect
9:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.BNE-MEL
2h 25mdirect
C$ 175Jetstar
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Tue, 6 Aug - Tue, 13 Aug
6:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.MEL-BNE
2h 10mdirect
9:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.BNE-MEL
2h 25mdirect
C$ 179Jetstar
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Thu, 8 Aug - Tue, 13 Aug
6:40 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.MEL-BNE
2h 10mdirect
6:55 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.BNE-MEL
2h 25mdirect
C$ 218Virgin Australia
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Sat, 7 Sep - Wed, 11 Sep
8:40 p.m. - 10:50 p.m.MEL-BNE
2h 10mdirect
9:25 p.m. - 11:50 p.m.BNE-MEL
2h 25mdirect
C$ 219Virgin Australia
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Tue, 3 Sep - Sun, 8 Sep
4:05 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.MEL-BNE
2h 10mdirect
7:00 p.m. - 9:25 p.m.BNE-MEL
2h 25mdirect
C$ 260Rex
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Wed, 21 Aug - Mon, 26 Aug
4:05 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.MEL-BNE
2h 10mdirect
7:00 p.m. - 9:25 p.m.BNE-MEL
2h 25mdirect
C$ 267Rex
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Wed, 7 Aug - Wed, 2 Oct
6:10 a.m. - 7:25 a.m.MEL-BNE
2h 15mdirect
9:20 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.BNE-MEL
2h 20mdirect
C$ 339
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Sun, 5 Jan - Fri, 14 Feb
7:05 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.MEL-BNE
2h 15mdirect
1:20 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.BNE-MEL
2h 20mdirect
C$ 340
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Sun, 5 Jan - Fri, 14 Feb
1:40 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.MEL-BNE
4h 05m1 stop
11:00 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.BNE-MEL
4h 25m1 stop
C$ 1,056Link Airways
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Fri, 16 Aug - Mon, 19 Aug
1:40 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.MEL-BNE
4h 05m1 stop
9:45 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.BNE-MEL
4h 25m1 stop
C$ 1,062Link Airways
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Fri, 20 Sep - Sun, 29 Sep

Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Melbourne to Brisbane to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane is May, where tickets cost C$ 211 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and September, where the average cost of tickets is C$ 326 and C$ 325 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a layover from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

The average price for all non-stop flights, flights with one layover, and flights with two layovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
No, with an average price for the route of C$ 782, prices are generally cheapest when you fly direct.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane, you should book around 2 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 104 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The cheapest return flight ticket from Melbourne to Brisbane found by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours was for C$ 175 on Jetstar, followed by Virgin Australia (C$ 218). One-way flight deals have also been found from as low as C$ 369 on Rex and from C$ 406 on Virgin Australia.

Which airlines fly most frequently between Melbourne and Brisbane?

Melbourne and Brisbane are connected by different airlines. The airlines that fly that route the most regularly are Virgin Australia (91 flights per week), Qantas Airways (90 flights per week), and Jetstar (24 flights per week).

Which airlines fly direct between Melbourne Airport and Brisbane?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane.
There are 4 airlines that fly direct from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane. They are: Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Rex and Virgin Australia. The cheapest price of all airlines flying this route was found with Rex at C$ 145. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Jetstar.

How many flights are there between Melbourne Airport and Brisbane per day?

Each day, there are between 24 and 33 nonstop flights that take off from Melbourne Airport and land in Brisbane, with an average flight time of 2h 09m. The most common departure time is 6:00 a.m. and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 218 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Monday, when 15% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Saturday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Melbourne Airport and Brisbane?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 3 cabin class options for the route. These are Business, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane take?

Direct flights cover the 2,219 km separating Melbourne to Brisbane in about 2h 05m.

What’s the earliest departure time from Melbourne to Brisbane?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Melbourne Airport at 6:00 am and will be landing in Brisbane at 8:10 am.

What’s the latest departure time from Melbourne to Brisbane?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane jets off at 9:40 pm and lands at 11:50 pm.

Good to know

Low season

February

High season

September

Cheapest flight

C$ 175
Best time to beat the crowds (7% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (28% more expensive on average)
Flight from Melbourne to Brisbane

When to book flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Melbourne to Brisbane based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated round-trip price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or round-trips with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking Melbourne to Brisbane flights

  • Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Brisbane offer in-flight meal service?

    Qantas offers passengers a complimentary in-flight meal or snack served with a choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Jetstar and Virgin both offer meals and snacks for purchase by customers but do not include meals in the price of the ticket. Passengers are permitted to board flights with food and drink purchased at the airport.

  • Which terminals offer flights to Brisbane at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)?

    You can fly to Brisbane from all of the domestic terminals, and each terminal hosts a different major airline. Terminal 4 is the newest terminal and caters to budget airlines, primarily Jetstar. Terminal 1 is the oldest terminal and hosts Qantas flights. Terminal 3 is home to Virgin Airlines. All of the terminals have good services with shopping and dining options, but the more comfortable departure lounges are to be found in Terminals 1 and 2.

  • What cities are closest to Brisbane Airport?

    Brisbane Airport is just 13 km away from Brisbane, but it also serves as a convenient airport for travellers to Logan City (28 km away) and the Gold Coast (76 km away). Airtrain, which departs directly from the airport, has an express service to Surfers Paradise.

  • What is the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane was C$ 268 for a one-way ticket and C$ 127 for a round-trip.

  • Which airlines offer Wi-Fi service onboard planes from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    Japan Airlines, and Asiana Airlines offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the Melbourne to Brisbane flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    The Boeing 737-800 Passenger/BBJ2 (winglets) is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Melbourne to Brisbane flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    oneworld, Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Melbourne and Brisbane, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    There are direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane on a daily basis.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Melbourne to Brisbane, Rex or Jetstar?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Melbourne to Brisbane are Rex and Jetstar. With an average price for the route of C$ 247 and an overall rating of 9.4, Rex is the most popular choice. Jetstar is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of C$ 204 and an overall rating of 6.6.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    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 Melbourne to Brisbane.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Brisbane from Melbourne is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Brisbane with an airline and back to Melbourne with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane?

    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 Brisbane from Melbourne up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 80 or less one-way and C$ 830 or less round-trip.
  • Passengers taking a taxi from Brisbane Airport (BNE) into the city should be aware that there is an airport toll, which will add around A$ 4 to your cab fare.
  • If you would like to hire a car at Brisbane Airport, there are counters for car hire agencies near the baggage claim areas at both the Qantas and Virgin ends of the domestic terminal. If your preferred hire company does not operate directly from the airport, check with them before your arrival, as many companies will pick you up and take you to the agency.
  • As an alternative to taking a taxi from Brisbane Airport, you might like to consider Uber or Ola instead. Rideshare apps are usually cheaper than a taxi travelling the same distance, sometimes significantly so.
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Prefer to fly non-stop from Melbourne to Brisbane?

Find which airlines fly direct from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane Airport, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Nonstop departures

Melbourne to Brisbane

Monday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Tuesday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Wednesday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Thursday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Friday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Saturday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Sunday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

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Nonstop returns

Brisbane to Melbourne

Monday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Tuesday

Air New Zealand,Air Niugini,American Airlines, +15 more

Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Wednesday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Thursday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Friday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Saturday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

Sunday

Air Canada,Air New Zealand,Air Niugini, +16 more

Air Canada,Air New Zealand, +17 more

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Top airlines flying from Melbourne to Brisbane

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Melbourne to Brisbane. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Melbourne to Brisbane? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
9.4
RexOverall score based on 26 reviews
9.6Crew
6.8Entertainment
7.8Food
8.6Comfort
9.2Boarding
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Fantastic staff and plane Only issue was flying out from terminal 2 at Perth nothing was open to get food or drink, we were there 3 hours early with 2 kids and not prepared to not be able to purchase food or drinks. Having self check in and bag drop would be wonderful too, as we had to wait for staff to arrive to check in despite checking in online the day before . Nothing major but would have made a great trip fantastic!

10.0 ExcellentBec, Jul. 2024PER - ADL
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Fantastic staff and plane Only issue was flying out from terminal 2 at Perth nothing was open to get food or drink, we were there 3 hours early with 2 kids and not prepared to not be able to purchase food or drinks. Having self check in and bag drop would be wonderful too, as we had to wait for staff to arrive to check in despite checking in online the day before . Nothing major but would have made a great trip fantastic!

Enjoyed the comfort of the seats, slight delay to departure time but prompt takeoff and landing.

It asks about entertainment tho it’s not applicable. 10/10 for Rex 👌🏻

Not sure how to answer on the entertainment as there wasn’t any.. Comfort, I wasn’t comfortable as I was on the window side and a morbidly obese man sat in the middle and eased out into my space. I had sciatica so I wasn’t able to move much to get comfortable. Food wise I have a wheat allergy and asked if there was a gluten free option and was given a Byron bay cookie which was lovely tho it wasn’t wheat free. Not to worry. I wasn’t expecting there to be any appropriate snacks for me anyhow. The staff were very generous with the snacks and their concern for the passengers. The staff were amazing tho. Truly amazing ! One of the staff must have noticed my discomfort and helped me out to stand in the back of the plane to stretch which I really appreciated. I would fly with REX again without hesitation. Thank you very much. It was my first flight with you and I look forward to my return flight home on Tuesday. Best wishes to your company 👌🏻

All good, was a one hour flight so no food or entertainment which was expected

Rex is an underrated airline. Its my first time flying them and they were fantastic. the only things that annoyed me about my flight were things other passengers did so it was nothing i or REX could change

Really enjoyed flying with Rex the boarding and booking baggage on was easier than most. I will beat using Rex next time.

On time and a quick flight and staff vert good

This was the most horrific experience we have ever had. I would advise people to steer clear of this airline at all costs.

Online checkin was a nightmare. They kept popping me into Chinese language site which I can't understand.

a constant reminder that you need to work harder so you can avoid this airline

Note that food has to be purchased in flight. No free food. And no entertainment in flight. So I’ve treated these two items as okay which, in this case, means neutral/not applicable.

My Dad needed assistance to board the plane. The Jetstar staff were excellent with him and made the experience a lot easier😁

No food taken so can't rate also no entertainment so can't rate.

Would be better if can provide small free snacks on a long flight

Boarding was easy and unstressful, though the early "final call" was a bit off-putting. The crew were pleasant, and the seats were comfortable. The prices for food and drink were reasonable, apart from tea and coffee, where simple percolated coffee was charged at espresso prices. Deboarding was OK, though some Jetstar passengers appear to have a bad habit of pushing forward from their assigned rows, making it more difficult to get out for passengers that have paid a premium to sit up-front. Jetstar might want to look to address this to stop it from spreading.

I was allocated an exit row seat and was told to move so it could be given away to someone who had purchased two extra legroom seats and one regular seat but wanted the three to sit together. I was also charged for entertainment after booking but before checking in, and the ground crew couldn't do anything about refunding it. When the whole plane was given access to the entertainment as an apology for the flight being four hours late, I was told they couldn't do anything about that either, so I was charged for something I didn't want even though it would have been free anyway

I got to the airport earlier than I expected, and they let me change to an earlier flight with no trouble.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Melbourne to Brisbane found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
3/8Sat
2 stopsRex
9h 40mMEL-BNE
C$ 369
26/8Mon
directRex
2h 10mMEL-BNE
C$ 395
26/11Tue
directRex
2h 10mMEL-BNE
C$ 398
27/8Tue
2 stopsVirgin Australia
5h 45mMEL-BNE
C$ 406
20/8Tue
2 stopsRex
6h 45mMEL-BNE
C$ 409
8/8Thu
1 stopLink Airways
4h 05mMEL-BNE
C$ 530
8/9Sun
1 stopLink Airways
4h 05mMEL-BNE
C$ 533
20/8Tue
2 stopsVirgin Australia
5h 45mMEL-BNE
C$ 547
20/10Sun
2 stopsQatar Airways
42h 00mMEL-BNE
C$ 2,152
5/9Thu
2 stopsQatar Airways
48h 20mMEL-BNE
C$ 2,704

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Last minute flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Melbourne to Brisbane that are departing in the next 10 days.
29/7Mon
directVirgin Australia
2h 10mMEL-BNE
5/8Mon
directVirgin Australia
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 255
27/7Sat
directJetstar
2h 10mMEL-BNE
28/7Sun
directJetstar
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 291
26/7Fri
directJetstar
2h 10mMEL-BNE
30/7Tue
directJetstar
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 292
29/7Mon
directRex
2h 10mMEL-BNE
31/7Wed
directRex
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 295
25/7Thu
directJetstar
2h 10mMEL-BNE
29/7Mon
directJetstar
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 310
27/7Sat
directVirgin Australia
2h 10mMEL-BNE
28/7Sun
directVirgin Australia
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 318
26/7Fri
directRex
2h 10mMEL-BNE
10/8Sat
directRex
2h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 332
27/7Sat
multi-stopQantas Airways
5h 05mMEL-BNE
29/7Mon
multi-stopQantas Airways
3h 50mBNE-MEL
C$ 730
26/7Fri
multi-stopLink Airways
4h 05mMEL-BNE
29/7Mon
multi-stopLink Airways
4h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 1,245
25/7Thu
multi-stopLink Airways
4h 05mMEL-BNE
28/7Sun
multi-stopLink Airways
4h 25mBNE-MEL
C$ 1,283

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Melbourne - Brisbane Flights

Departure:

Melbourne (MEL)Australia

Destination:

Brisbane (BNE)Australia

Return flight deals:

Brisbane - Melbourne

Cabin classes:

C$ 5,211
C$ 194

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