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Flights from Ballina (Byron) (BNK) to Melbourne (MEL)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or POLi. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. We will do our best to get you where you want to be on time, but we don’t guarantee flight times or schedules and they aren’t part of our contract with you.

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Visiting Melbourne

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Byron Bay to Melbourne travel information

Shop for local produce at the South Melbourne Market, watch a game at the MCG,  or visit the Yarra Valley for rolling hills and vineyards. During the evening, dine in some of Australia’s best restaurants in the CBD or discover little-known wine bars in the suburbs. Whatever you decide, Melbourne has something for everyone.

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When to visit

Best time to visit Melbourne

Australia’s capital of sport and cullture, there’s plenty to discover in Melbourne no matter the season. In summer, warm temperatures and sunshine make it easy to explore the coast and nearby Great Ocean Road, while autumn sees the city’s lively footy season kick off and continue until spring. For cheap flights from Byron Bay to Melbourne, plan your visit in winter, when locals head inside to indulge in the city’s famed food and wine scene away from the cold.

Flight information

Byron Bay to Melbourne flight information

The flight time from Byron Bay to Melbourne starts from 2 hours and 20 minutes. A baggage allowance is included for every passenger.

How many flights go to Melbourne from Byron Bay on a daily basis?

On average there are 30 flights per day from Byron Bay to Melbourne.

Departure information

Fly Byron Bay to Melbourne

We want your journey from Byron Bay to Melbourne to be as smooth as possible and the below information will help make that happen.

What is the main airport called?

Ballina Byron Gateway AirportOpens external site in a new window Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is located just five minutes from Ballina CBD and less than 30 minutes to Byron Bay and Lismore. Taxis, rideshare vehicles, hire cars and hire cars are available at the airport for your convenience.

Baggage allowance

All passengers flying from Byron Bay to Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure. 

Checking in

All passengers flying from Byron Bay to Melbourne can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance or check-in at the airport.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic AirportOpens external site in a new window (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international. 

Arriving in Melbourne

Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Melbourne from Melbourne Airport

The most convenient way to reach Melbourne city centre is via taxi or rideshare, which can be accessed from beyond the terminal building. For a more affordable alternative, the SkyBus connects the airport to Southern Cross station, with travel times starting from approximately 30 minutes with multiple stops through Melbourne.

Getting around Melbourne

Melbourne’s city centre is easy to navigate on foot, but for faster trips around the CBD, free trams are available. For longer journeys, purchase a reloadable myki card and enjoy unlimited access to Melbourne’s network of trains, buses and trams for the duration of your stay.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

When you fly from Byron Bay to Melbourne with Qantas, we work hard to ensure you enjoy every moment of your journey, from take-off to touch down.

Seamless check-in

With a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Melbourne off to the right start. Visit a kiosk or desk at Melbourne Airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.

Included baggage

Baggage is included on your flight from Byron Bay to Melbourne. Use our baggage calculator to find out more.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Byron Bay to Melbourne due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.