Fly into Bundaberg in Queensland to experience turtle hatching season, swim with manta rays or head west to discover the sandstone wilderness or sit back and lap up the Southern Great Barrier Reef. It’s the ideal family or romantic holiday destination to soak in the sun or relax in under the Bunya Pine trees, while taking in the ambience of the majestic Southern Pacific Ocean. This country-meets-coast destination really has it all: abundant produce, great restaurants, stunning accommodation, heritage architecture and a reef teeming with marine life just 50 metres from the shore. One thing is for sure, you’ll never run out of activities.View our Bundaberg travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Bundaberg (BDB)
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Melbourne (MEL) to Bundaberg (BDB)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Bundaberg
Melbourne to Bundaberg flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg is around 2 hours and 10 minutes.
When to visit
Between November and March at Mon Repos Regional Park, you can join a nightly tour to see green, flatback and the endangered loggerhead turtles nest and hatch on the small beach there. Mid-November to February is the best time to visit Bundaberg to see female turtles laying eggs, while hatchlings usually begin to leave their nests from mid-January. In January you may see both nesting adults and their newly-hatched babies crawling to shore for their first swim.
What is the main airport called?
Bundaberg Airport (BDB). Is a regional airport serving Bundaberg and located 10km from the town centre. The airport is an easy shuttle bus or taxi ride to town.
Arriving at Bundaberg Airport
The friendly staff at Bundaberg Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your baggage, there are several transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Bundaberg
The easiest way to reach the centre of Bundaberg is via taxi or rideshare, which can be accessed from the terminal. For a more affordable alternative, the Tilt connects the airport to Southern Cross station and takes approximately 30 minutes.
Getting around Bundaberg
Bundaberg is best discovered by car hire, rideshare or shuttle services to visit Mon Repos, reef departure points and the rest Bundaberg has to offer. Alternatively, Duffy’s City Buses offer services throughout the city.
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 external site in a new 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.
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