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Flight information for Melbourne to Townsville

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Melbourne to Townsville

Best price found

$123

Fastest flight time

3h 00m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri

Airports in Townsville

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Townsville from Melbourne in the past 72 hours is $123. The best return flight deal from Melbourne to Townsville found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $433.
The fastest flight from Melbourne to Townsville takes 3h 00m
Direct flights go from Melbourne to Townsville on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The only airline offering direct flights is Jetstar.
There is 1 airport near Townsville: Townsville (TSV)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Townsville

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Townsville?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Townsville from Melbourne is January. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest day to depart Melbourne for Townsville?

Wednesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Wednesday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Townsville?

in the afternoon

Melbourne to Townsville flights are approximately 27% more expensive at midday than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Townsville from Melbourne?

Virgin Australia

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are the most popular carriers operating from Melbourne to Townsville

What is the cheapest Melbourne to Townsville flight route?

Melbourne - Townsville

Fly from Melbourne to Townsville for the best Melbourne - Townsville flight prices

How far in advance should you book Melbourne to Townsville flights?

37 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Melbourne to Townsville is approximately 37 days to departure

When you’re planning your trip from Melbourne to Townsville, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Melbourne Airport to Townsville Airport. You may be looking for an airport near Melbourne Airport to depart from when travelling to Townsville and Melbourne Avalon Airport, located in Melbourne is a great option. The cheapest route from Melbourne to Townsville is MEL — TSV with an average price of $274 RT during the month of June.

Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Townsville Airport (TSV)$274
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Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV) to Townsville Airport (TSV)$479
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Easily compare return flights from Melbourne to Townsville

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Melbourne to Townsville by changing tabs
Jetstar
26 Jul.
MEL12:40Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:40Townsville
4 Aug.
TSV16:30Townsville
3h 05m
MEL19:35Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
26 Jul.
MEL12:40Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:40Townsville
2 Aug.
TSV15:10Townsville
3h 05m
MEL18:15Melbourne
Virgin Australia
5 Dec.
MEL12:10Melbourne
6h 15m
1 stop
TSV18:25Townsville
11 Dec.
TSV13:40Townsville
3h 05m
MEL16:45Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
5 Dec.
MEL12:05Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:05Townsville
11 Dec.
TSV13:40Townsville
3h 05m
MEL16:45Melbourne
Jetstar
5 Dec.
MEL12:05Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:05Townsville
11 Dec.
TSV14:45Townsville
3h 00m
MEL17:45Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
26 Jul.
MEL11:20Melbourne
3h 10m
TSV14:30Townsville
30 Jul.
TSV16:30Townsville
3h 05m
MEL19:35Melbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Townsville

If you're looking for one-way flights from Melbourne to Townsville, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
13 Sep.
MEL11:40Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV14:40Townsville
Virgin Australia
14 Sep.
MEL11:20Melbourne
3h 10m
TSV14:30Townsville
Jetstar
12 Sep.
MEL11:40Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV14:40Townsville

Search last-minute flights to Townsville from Melbourne

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Melbourne to Townsville
Multiple Airlines
7 Jul.
MEL13:00Melbourne
16h 10m
1 stop
TSV05:10Townsville
13 Jul.
TSV16:30Townsville
3h 05m
MEL19:35Melbourne
Jetstar
8 Jul.
MEL02:00Melbourne
27h 10m
1 stop
TSV05:10Townsville
18 Jul.
TSV16:30Townsville
3h 05m
MEL19:35Melbourne
Virgin Australia
9 Jul.
MEL11:20Melbourne
3h 10m
TSV14:30Townsville
16 Jul.
TSV15:40Townsville
3h 05m
MEL18:45Melbourne
Qantas Airways
8 Jul.
MEL02:00Melbourne
15h 55m
1 stop
TSV17:55Townsville
18 Jul.
TSV01:55Townsville
4h 45m
1 stop
MEL06:40Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
4 Jul.
MEL14:30Melbourne
13h 30m
1 stop
TSV04:00Townsville
27 Jul.
TSV10:20Townsville
7h 15m
1 stop
MEL17:35Melbourne
Jetstar
4 Jul.
AVV02:00Melbourne Avalon
27h 10m
1 stop
TSV05:10Townsville
7 Jul.
TSV05:55Townsville
22h 40m
1 stop
AVV04:35Melbourne Avalon

Best airlines flying from Melbourne to Townsville

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $108Free cancellationRating
7.7
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JetstarPriceFrom $169Free cancellationRating
6.9
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $391Free cancellationRating
6.5
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Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Townsville

Our best Jetstar deals on Melbourne to Townsville flight tickets
Jetstar
26 Jul.
MEL12:40Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:40Townsville
4 Aug.
TSV16:30Townsville
3h 05m
MEL19:35Melbourne
Jetstar
5 Dec.
MEL12:05Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:05Townsville
11 Dec.
TSV14:45Townsville
3h 00m
MEL17:45Melbourne
Jetstar
28 Aug.
MEL12:40Melbourne
3h 00m
TSV15:40Townsville
23 Sep.
TSV15:25Townsville
3h 05m
MEL18:30Melbourne

Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Townsville

Our best Qantas Airways deals on Melbourne to Townsville flight tickets
Qantas Airways
8 Jul.
MEL02:00Melbourne
15h 55m
1 stop
TSV17:55Townsville
18 Jul.
TSV01:55Townsville
4h 45m
1 stop
MEL06:40Melbourne
Qantas Airways
4 Jul.
MEL15:20Melbourne
12h 40m
1 stop
TSV04:00Townsville
7 Jul.
TSV04:00Townsville
3h 05m
MEL07:05Melbourne
Qantas Airways
8 Jul.
MEL11:20Melbourne
6h 35m
1 stop
TSV17:55Townsville
18 Jul.
TSV01:55Townsville
6h 10m
2 stops
MEL08:05Melbourne

  • Are airlines flying from Melbourne to Townsville offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Melbourne to Townsville, such as Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Melbourne to Townsville by plane?

    Melbourne and Townsville are 2068.3 km apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 3h 00m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


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