Broome in Australia’s North West offers culture, history, Aboriginal tours or indulge in some retail therapy at the pearl and jewellery showrooms. Art galleries and dining at one Broome’s restaurants are other popular things to do. So, whether your holiday involves relaxation, indulgence, or adventure , outdoors and excitement – it’s all there to be discovered in Broome.View our Broome travel guide
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Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Melbourne to Broome
Melbourne to Broome (MEL to BME)
Our flight times from Melbourne to Broome are approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes.
How many direct flights go to Broome from Melbourne on a weekly basis?
On average, there are 3 flights per week from Melbourne to Broome.
When to visit
A town of two seasons, Broome’s tropical climate means you only have to choose between wet and dry. In the dry season, from May to October, Broome is known for its clear blue skies and balmy nights, while the wet season, from November to April, brings with it heavy rains, heat and humidity. Visitors travelling to the Top End on the shoulder of the two seasons can expect slightly lower temperatures than summer and a relaxed, off-peak atmosphere.
What is the main airport called?
Broome Airport.Opens in a new tab or window Broome Airport is located only 1.6km from the township of Broome.
Arriving at Broome Airport
The friendly staff at Broome Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Broome
Once you land in Broome, taxis, hire cars, the town bus service and shuttles are available outside the terminal to get you to your next stop. However, since the town centre is located within easy walking distance of the airport, you may not need a set of wheels to get to your destination. It’s a quick 3-minute drive to town, just 2km.
Getting around Broome
Once you arrive in Broome, there are a number of ways to travel around town. Broome’s compact size makes it an ideal place to explore on foot or by bike, while the town’s quiet streets are easily navigated by car. If you’d prefer to use public transport for the duration of your stay, regular buses operate between Broome and Cable Beach and the main attractions. For a different way to get around, the Broome Visitor Centre can help organise 4WD and scooter hires.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens in a new tab or window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (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.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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