Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE)

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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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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply.

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Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more

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Visiting Brisbane

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Melbourne to Brisbane travel information

Look beyond “Brissy’s” blue skies and you’ll soon discover the unique character of Queensland’s subtropical capital. Spend your time on the beach, snorkel around the Great Barrier Reef or go shopping in the city, Brisbane has a little something for everyone.

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When to visit

Best time to visit Brisbane

With plenty of events happening all year round, it’s easy to find your ideal time to visit Brisbane. Time your trip to coincide with the Regional Flavours Festival in July or visit in September to enjoy music, dance, theatre and comedy at the Brisbane Festival. Planning to make the most of the city’s subtropical climate? You’ll enjoy warm and dry weather in October and November, providing perfect conditions to explore the Queensland Coast.

Flight information

Melbourne to Brisbane flight information

The approximate flight time for direct flights from Melbourne to Brisbane start from 1 hour and 35 minutes.

Departure information

Fly Melbourne to Brisbane

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Melbourne to Brisbane, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.

What is the main airport called?

Melbourne AirportLocated 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. 

Baggage allowance

Customers on Qantas flights from Melbourne to Brisbane are a allocated checked baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.

Check in

Customers travelling from Melbourne to Brisbane can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance, using the Qantas app or visiting a kiosk at the airport.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Brisbane Airport. Located a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm, Brisbane Airport (BNE)Opens external site in a new window is the main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International (Qantas flights QF1-QF399) and Domestic (Qantas flights QF400 and above). 

Arriving in Brisbane

When your flight from Melbourne to Brisbane touches down, you’ll be greeted by the friendly staff at Brisbane Airport. From there, it’s easy to make your way to different parts of the city.

Getting into Brisbane from Brisbane Airport

For fast and affordable access to Brisbane’s city centre, take the AirtrainOpens external site in a new window and reach the CBD in as little as 20 minutes. There are also taxis, rideshare services and shuttles outside the terminal building.  

Getting around Brisbane

Once in the heart of Brisbane, getting around is easy on the city’s convenient and affordable public transport system. The trains, buses and ferries are all accessible with a reloadable ‘go card’. Alternatively, if you’re planning to visit Brisbane's nearby attractions during your stay, car hires can be booked in advance or organised on arrival.  

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly from bustling Melbourne to Brisbane with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down. 

Seamless check-in

Make the most of several check-in options designed to suit your needs.

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your Melbourne to Brisbane flight. 

Can I cancel my flight booking from Melbourne to Brisbane 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.