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Melbourne to Townsville flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Melbourne and Townsville take, on average, 3 h and 21 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Townsville found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Townsville
Arriving Airport Flights departing Melbourne with Townsville as destination arrives at Townsville Airport - RAAF Townsville

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Departure Mon, 27 Jun Return Sat, 09 Jul
MEL Melbourne
TSV Townsville
return from £221
Departure Tue, 19 Jul Return Thu, 21 Jul
MEL Melbourne
TSV Townsville
return from £143
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Last checked on 30 June 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Townsville are 34% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Townsville is 13% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Townsville is 42% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 7% more expensive in Townsville than in Melbourne.

Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Townsville airports
  • ( Townsville Airport - RAAF Townsville (TSV)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
K Distance: 1287 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Townsville

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Townsville during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Townsville at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Townsville is 143£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Townsville expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Townsville costs an average of 1.64 GBP, 42% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.83 GBP, while train tickets costs 34% less in Townsville: 1.73 GBP against 2.61 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.92 GBP in Townsville, 13% less than the 11.34 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 7% more expensive in Townsville, with an average of 2.79 GBP , while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.60 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Townsville?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Townsville are July, May and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Townsville?
The best time of the year to go to Townsville when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Townsville from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Townsville.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Townsville?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Townsville is of around 03:21 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,172 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Townsville compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Townsville's temperatures can go up to 35.37 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 10.08 ºC in Townsville, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Townsville have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Townsville?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Townsville is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Townsville Airport - RAAF Townsville (TSV). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
Which are the airlines with flights from Melbourne to Townsville?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Melbourne to Townsville are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Virgin Australia.
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