Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast

Flight information Newcastle Williamtown to Gold Coast

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Average flight time, total distance 537 kilometres

1h 5min

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Gold Coast

1 airport

Which airlines fly from Melbourne to the Gold Coast?

How easy is it to depart on flights from Melbourne to the Gold Coast?

The city of Melbourne has 3 airports in total, and if you’re booking cheap flights to the Gold Coast, you’ll find that the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and the Avalon Airport both run routes between these cities.

  • Melbourne Tullamarine Airport – flights to the Gold Coast depart from terminals 1, 3 and 4.
  • Avalon Airport – all flights to the Gold Coast depart from this terminal. 

Both airports in Melbourne provide access to free WiFi, dining outlets, shops, free WiFi, and lounges. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is a larger facility, and as such, offers more choice when it comes to restaurants and shops.

Arrive at Avalon Airport or Melbourne Tullamarine Airport at least 1 hour before your flight to the Gold Coast is due to depart.

What do I need before I fly from Melbourne to the Gold Coast? 

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

What is the Gold Coast Airport like? 

The Gold Coast Airport is the main airport for the entire Gold Coast region, with modern facilities, and 1 main terminal.

  • Main Terminal – all flights from Melbourne are directed to this terminal. 

There are VIP lounges, bars, restaurants, shops, free WiFi and information desks all available here.

What is the weather like in the Gold Coast?

  • The Gold Coast warm throughout the year, with the winter months averaging 12-20°C, and the summer ones falling between the 22-30°C range.

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?

Yes, the Gold Coast is cheaper than Melbourne, especially when it comes to dining, where it trends 9% lower. Save money by booking Gold Coast hotels with Skyscanner’s search tool, where you can price compare all the accommodation available. Then use the savings to help pay for entry to all the fun theme parks of the Gold Coast!

  Melbourne The Gold Coast
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $85 $70
Average cost of a coffee $4.15 $4.40
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $60/$120 $25-30

What about return flights from the Gold Coast to Melbourne?

For return flights from the Gold Coast to Melbourne, simply click the Return button when searching for your outbound flights. Alternatively, go to our dedicated Gold Coast to Melbourne flights page.

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Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2018

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