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MEL - BNE

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Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds (16% less expensive on average)

High season

December Most popular time to fly (24% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$189 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$175 or less

When to book flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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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 $191 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Brisbane was found, on average, 47 days before departure.
  • 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 February.
  • Morning departure is around 5% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane can be carried out on a range of different budget and standard airlines, with flights arriving at Brisbane Airport. Brisbane Airport serves the metropolitan area of Brisbane, as well as the region of southeast Queensland. The airport lies approximately 20-40 minutes away from the city centre via public transport.
  • Getting into Brisbane city centre from the airport is quick and easy with the train. Brisbane’s AirTrain system can take you from Brisbane Airport to the city centre in approximately 20-25 minutes. Fares for the AirTrain can vary depending on tourist passes and other promotions, but a single ticket will cost you around $15.
  • For a more private transfer to your hotel after your flight from Melbourne to Brisbane, you can hire a taxi. Taxis are operated by Black and White Cabs and Yellow Cabs, and both will have cars waiting in the taxi rank located outside the arrivals area. A fare from the airport to the centre will cost around $45-55.
  • As far as dining options, Melbourne Airport has you covered. Travellers can choose from a diverse selection of airport restaurant options located at several points throughout the airport. Options include bistros, noodle restaurants, cafes, juice shops and many others to get a quick bite in before boarding begins.
  • If you’re connecting to somewhere else in the Brisbane or south-eastern Queensland areas after your flight, you can connect to the Queensland Rail suburban train network via a transfer from the AirTrain. This transfer departs directly from the airport to minimise hassle. Fares for the regional train transfer via AirTrain start at approximately $15.
*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 Melbourne to Brisbane

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Qantas Airways
Overall score based on 4,856 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.6
Food
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