Flights to Melbourne from Perth
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.
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.
Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:19 -04:00
We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Melbourne, Australia. Jetstar & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Melbourne, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia?
The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.
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.
|Advanced Purchase||Non Stop||Connecting|
|< 7 days||$561||$651|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia
We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
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|
|September||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||18/09/23||6/10/23||0||$561|
|October||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||6/10/23||11/10/23||0||$479|
|November||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||6/11/23||6/11/23||0||$477|
|December||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||2/12/23||6/12/23||0||$479|
|January||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||15/01/24||18/01/24||0||$479|
|February||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||5/02/24||14/02/24||0||$479|
|March||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||4/03/24||13/03/24||0||$482|
|April||Perth, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Jetstar||24/04/24||8/05/24||0||$482|
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
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 $560.
The average price for direct flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is $501.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia.
|Carrier||Mon||Tue||Wed||Thu||Fri||Sat||Sun||Earliest Flight||Latest Flight|
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 $246.
The average price for round trip flights from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia is $501.
Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia Flight Questions
Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:
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.
Farecompare Research Tools
FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.