Cheap flights from Launceston to Melbourne

Flight information Launceston to Melbourne

Cheapest return price last month


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Average flight time, total distance 466 kilometres

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Most popular airline last month


Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon

3 airports

Which airlines fly from Launceston to Melbourne?

  • Jetstar, Qantas, and Virgin Australia offer direct flights to Melbourne, and these depart Launceston daily.
  • Try checking out our whole month search guide, which can give you guidance on how to look for flights across a larger time frame, so you can find cheaper rates.

How easy is it to depart from Launceston?

Launceston Airport is one of Tasmania’s major hubs, and it has one easy-to-navigate terminal building.

  • Main Terminal – all flights to Melbourne will depart from this terminal.

This airport premier lounges, ATMs, free WiFi, a newsagency, cafes, charging outlets, and showers.

Arrive at this airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart.

What do I need before I depart from Launceston?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware, that if you are not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Melbourne?

Whilst Melbourne has 3 airports, only the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport sees incoming flights from Launceston.

  • Terminals 1, 3, and 4 – function as the domestic terminals.

This airport offers access to shops, restaurants, bars, lounges, free WiFi, information desks, and ATMs.

What is the weather like in Melbourne?

  • Summers in Melbourne are around 25°C usually, but these temps can soar to 40°C occasionally. Winters are cool, typically between 10-20°C.

Is there a time difference between Launceston and Melbourne?

  • There is no time difference between Launceston and Melbourne.

Is Melbourne cheaper than Launceston? 

Melbourne is more expensive than Launceston, but when it comes to dining, it is actually a lot cheaper. So saving money in Melbourne might just be a matter of choosing the right place to stay. Read our accommodation guide to Melbourne here.

  Launceston Melbourne
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $100 $80
Average cost of a coffee $4.50 $4.00
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $35 $60

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.