Cheap flights from Melbourne to the Gold Coast

Flight information Melbourne Tullamarine to Gold Coast

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Average flight time, total distance 1328 kilometres

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Gold Coast

1 airport

Which airlines fly from Melbourne to the Gold Coast?

How easy is it to depart from Melbourne?

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is the primary hub for Victoria, and offers direct routes out to the Gold Coast.

  • Terminal 1 – Qantas flights depart from this terminal.
  • Terminal 3 – Virgin Australia flights depart from here.
  • Terminal 4 – Jetstar and Tigerair flights depart from here.

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport has lots of amenities, such as free WiFi, ATMs, restaurants, shops and information desks. Transferring terminals at the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is easy, as all terminals are within walking distance.

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

What do I need before I depart from Melbourne?

  • 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 to the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast Airport is the main airport for the Gold Coast, and is a single terminal facility.

  • Main Terminal – all flights come into this terminal.

The Gold Coast Airport provides its travellers with free WiFi, restaurants, shops, cash machines, bureau de change, information desks, and executive lounges.

What is the weather like on the Gold Coast?

  • The Gold Coast is always warm, with temperate winters of 12-20°C, and hot summers of 22-30°C.

Is there a time difference between Melbourne and the Gold Coast?

  • The Gold Coast and Melbourne are in the same time zone during Standard Time (ST), but during Daylight Savings Time (DST) the Gold Coast is an hour behind Melbourne.

Is the Gold Coast cheaper than Melbourne?

The Gold Coast is generally 10% cheaper than Melbourne across all costs. Saving money on dining, shopping, and accommodation will help you pay for entry to all the fun theme parks of the Gold Coast!

  Melbourne Gold Coast
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 $70
Average cost of a coffee $4 $4.50
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $60 $30-60

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

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