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Good to know

Low season

May Best time to beat the crowds with an average 11% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 18% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$186 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$172 or less

When to book flights from Brisbane to Melbourne

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $121 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Brisbane to Melbourne was found 45 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 3 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.
  • Non-stop flights from Brisbane to Melbourne are generally quick and affordable, but if you’re booking last minute, you may end up touching down in Sydney after the first leg of the flight. Routes from Brisbane to Melbourne touch down at Melbourne Airport, which lies around 10 miles northeast of the city centre.
  • Once you’ve touched down, you can get to Melbourne city centre using either Melbourne’s public bus system or private shuttle buses. Public Transport Victoria operates lines 478, 479, 482 and 901, which can take you all over the city. Fares for Public Transport Victoria buses start at around $5.
  • If you need to leave your car in Brisbane, Brisbane Airport offers four airport parking options: ParkShort, ParkLong, ParkValet and ParkPremium. For travellers who are only staying in Melbourne for the weekend before returning to Brisbane, there is a weekend budget long-term parking rate, which costs approximately $40 for the whole weekend.
  • Looking for a bite to eat before your flight departs? Brisbane Airport offers travellers several airport dining options to choose from. The airport’s domestic terminal offers the most options, which is convenient for your flight to Melbourne. Brisbane Airport’s domestic terminal features over 30 different airport restaurant options for filling up before your flight.
  • If you’d prefer to wait for your flight outside of the often-hectic boarding area, Brisbane Airport features offers travellers access to the Plaza Premium Lounge. This lounge area comes complete with dedicated workstations, shower facilities and more. Access is free for members and can be accessed by non-members for a fee of around $58.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 3 airlines serving Brisbane to Melbourne

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.0
Qantas Airways
Overall score based on 4,855 reviews
8.2
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.6
Food
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