While away an afternoon on gorgeous beaches or set your sights off shore to scuba dive, snorkel and kayak amidst the region’s crystal-clear waters. Back on land, see the city’s iconic Big Banana, or go further afield to discover the World Heritage-listed rainforests and wildlife encounters of the Coffs Harbour hinterland.View our Coffs Harbour travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour is 2 hours.
How many direct flights go to Coffs Harbour from Melbourne on a weekly basis?
On average, there are 2 flights per week from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour.
When to visit
With a subtropical climate from season to season, the best time to visit Coffs Harbour depends on your itinerary. To make the most of the beaches, plan your visit between December and February, when temperatures are at their peak. If you’re hoping to enjoy the town, the spring months provide a calendar of festivals and events, while autumn and winter bring cooler weather, fewer crowds and reduced hotel rates and airfares. Between May and November is the best time to visit to see humpback whales from a cruise or the Eastern Side lookout.
What is the main airport called?
Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS).Opens in a new tab or window It is the busiest regional airport in New South Wales. It's located 4km (2 miles) from the city centre and 7km (4 miles) from the Big Banana Fun Park.
Arriving in Coffs Harbour
Once you land at Coffs Harbour Airport, you’ll be greeted by the friendly staff. From the airport there are several different transport options to get you to the town centre.
Getting into Coffs Harbour from Coffs Harbour Airport
Coffs Harbour Airport is 4km from Coffs Harbour’s town centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal or riding-sharing Uber, to make the short trip into the city. Alternatively, rent a car from the rental services available at the airport and explore the region at your leisure. For fast and affordable access to your accommodation, Action Coach Shuttle Services can connect you to all the city’s major resorts.
Getting around Coffs Harbour
After you’ve arrived in Coffs Harbour, there’s no shortage of ways to explore. The public transport system, serviced by Forest Coach Lines, offers regular bus services throughout the city and beyond. If you’re planning to discover the scenic Coffs Coast during your stay, car hire can be booked in advance or easily organised on arrival. Bus tours, bike hire and walking are other popular ways to get around to see nearby attractions.
Fly from Melbourne
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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.
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