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Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Exmouth (Learmonth) (LEA)

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Visiting Exmouth

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Melbourne to Exmouth travel information

Exmouth is a place where clear turquoise waters host an incredible diversity of fish and colourful coral life on the coast of Western Australia. With the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef only metres from shore Exmouth is the gateway to one of the most pristine marine parks in the world. 

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When to visit

Best time to visit Exmouth

During Winter is the best time to spot Manta Rays (May to November), Humpback Whales (July to November), Dolphins and even the very rare Dugongs. The dry season runs from August to December with sunny weather and the wet season is in May and June. As most visitors plan a vist to the reef to see the famous whale shark, with the season is from March to June.

Flight information

The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Exmouth is 6 hours and 55 minutes.

Departure information

Fly Melbourne to Exmouth

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Melbourne to Exmouth, there are a few things you should know to prepare for your upcoming trip. 

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. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne to Exmouth are allocated checked baggage. If you need extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Melbourne to Exmouth can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a kiosk or desk. 

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Exmouth (Learmouth) Airport. Learmonth (Exmouth) AirportOpens external site in a new window (LEA) is located approximately 36km from Exmouth town centre, in Western Australia. It's a small airport located withiin the RAAF Leamonth base.

Arriving in Exmouth

The friendly staff at Exmouth AirportOpens external site will greet you on arrival. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you into town.

Getting into Exmouth from Exmouth Airport

Learmonth Airport is 36 kms from Exmouth. Exmouth Bus Charters provides a shuttle bus service into Exmouth. If you’re travelling to Coral Bay, transfers can be arranged with Coral Bay Airport Transfers. Car rental and charter services are also available.

Getting around Exmouth

To explore the Exmouth region and the reef you'll need to rent a car or book one of the many tours available. If you’re planning to visit the region beyond Exmouth it’s important to be prepared and let someone know of your plans. 

Why Qantas

The reasons to fly Qantas

When you fly QantasLink from Melbourne to Exmouth in Queensland, we aim to make you enjoy every moment of your journey, so you arrive feeling refreshed and ready to discover the outback town.

Seamless check-in

With a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Exmouth off to the right start. Visit a kiosk 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

Enjoy peace of mind knowing food, drink and baggage is included on your flight from Melbourne to Exmouth. Visit our baggage calculator to find out more.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Melbourne to Exmouth 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.