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Cheap Flights from Townsville to Melbourne & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeTSV
Destination Airport IATA codeMEL
Number Of Flight Options1

Melbourne MEL Flight Information

Traveling From Townsville
Origin Airport IATA Code TSV
Traveling To Melbourne
Destination Airport IATA Code MEL
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Available Airlines
Distance 2055 km
Direct Flight Time 4 55
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Townsville to Melbourne right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will keep you up-to-date on health advisories or flying restrictions if you’re thinking about flying to Melbourne from Townsville sometime soon.
Is there a direct flight between Townsville and Melbourne?
Want to fly directly between Townsville and Melbourne? You’ve got a number of options, with 2 air carriers providing nonstop services. If you don’t know where to start, check out Jetstar and Qantas.
How long is a direct flight from Townsville to Melbourne?
It takes around 3 hours and 5 minutes, depending on type of plane used, weather conditions and any delays. The total distance from Townsville to Melbourne is 1,300 miles.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Melbourne due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Melbourne booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Townsville to Melbourne flights?
Headed to Melbourne from Townsville? These are the most frequently flown routes that’ll get you there:

  • Townsville Airport (TSV) to MEL - 107 flights per week
  • TSV to Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) - 7 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Townsville to Melbourne?
Whether you’re after fantastic service or better in-flight food, you’ll find multiple airlines flying between Townsville and Melbourne to select from. Many travellers book tickets with The Flying Kangaroo, which offers 238 flights every month. Alternatively, Virgin Australia might be exactly what you’re looking for. Also a hit with travellers, it has 134 flights between these cities every month.
How many flights are there from Townsville to Melbourne?
Organising a trip from Townsville to Melbourne is simple. With 15 daily flights to pick from, you can embark on your dream getaway any day of the year.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Jetstar, Virgin Australia or The Flying Kangaroo. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Townsville to Melbourne, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Townsville to Melbourne is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Townsville to Melbourne  

Every day between Townsville and Melbourne, 3 flights from 2 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Qantas, Jetstar, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 4hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 2055 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Townsville to Melbourne — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Townsville to Melbourne to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Pegasus Apart'Hotel

Pegasus Apart'Hotel

4 out of 5
206 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
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Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel

Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel

4.5 out of 5
1-5 Spencer Street, Docklands, VIC, 3008
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
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"Great property, convenient location and good amenities."

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Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands

Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands

4 out of 5
443 Docklands Drive, Docklands, VIC, 3008
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,033 reviews)
"Very clean and comfortable"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2023

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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,391 reviews)
Perfect location
"Perfect location for cafes, restaurants and transport links. Hotel room was clean and the bed was comfortable."

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2023

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Brady Hotels Jones Lane

Brady Hotels Jones Lane

4 out of 5
111 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 4-star hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (512 reviews)
"My regular place to stay while in Melbourne I love the staff, all so friendly and helpful. The rooms are always impeccably clean. They know the area and are always more than happy to support me when I ask questions. I would highly recommend this wonderful place for your next planned stay in ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2023

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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.