Cheap flights from the Gold Coast to Melbourne

Flight information Gold Coast to Melbourne

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1345 kilometres

2h 15min

Most popular airline last month


Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon

3 airports

Which airlines fly from the Gold Coast to Melbourne? 

How easy is it to depart from the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast Airport is the main airport serving the Gold Coast, a popular and well-stocked transit facility with 1 terminal.

  • Main Terminal – flights to Melbourne will leave from the main terminal.

There are VIP lounges, cash machines, free wireless internet, shops, information counters, and restaurants here at this airport.

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

What do I need before I depart from the Gold Coast?

  • 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? 

Melbourne city has 3 airports, and both the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and the Avalon Airport operate direct routes to this city.

  • Melbourne Tullamarine Airport – domestic flights depart from terminals 1, 3 and 4.
  • Avalon Airport – all flights leave from the main terminal.

You will be able to access cash machines, free WiFi, newsagencies, shopping and dining outlets, as well as information desks.

What is the weather like in Melbourne? 

  • Summers in Melbourne are usually between 12-25°C, and winters around 10-20°C.

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

  • During Daylight Savings Time (DST) Melbourne is 1 hour ahead of the Gold Coast. During Standard Time (ST) Melbourne is in the same time zone as the Gold Coast.

Is Melbourne cheaper than the Gold Coast?

Melbourne is around 10% higher in living costs than the Gold Coast, but with our guide you can find out where the best places to stay in Melbourne are if you’re on a budget.

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

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

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