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Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Karratha (KTA)

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Melbourne to Karratha travel information

Located in northern Western Australia in the Pilbara region, you’ll find Karratha. Originally established as a mining town in the late 60s, and whilst it’s still a mining town, Karratha and its surroundings offers so much more. Walk the Yaburara Heritage Trail and experience the rich indigenous history, hire a mountain bike and explore the 15km bike track that runs behind the hills of Karratha, or snorkel through the captivating Montebello Islands and discover the enchanting coral reefs and wildlife. The great outdoors awaits for you in Karratha.

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Melbourne to Karratha flight time

The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Karratha is 7 hours.

When to visit

Best time to visit Karratha

With a bustling town centre, Karratha will surprise you with its trendy restaurants and scenic walking trails but best of all Karratha is surrounded by iconic natural attractions. Head to Karratha in WA, located just off the North West Coastal Highway, 1535 kilometres north of Perth and 240 kilometres south of Port Hedland and take advantage of one of the many tours on offer. Why not join a Pilbara dive tour, 4WD to the Kimberly and Pilbara National Parks or hike the Yaburara heritage trail. There’s loads to see and do in the city of Karratha, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Arriving in Karratha

The friendly staff at Karratha AirportOpens external site in a new window will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you into town.

Getting into Karratha from Karratha Airport

Karratha AirportOpens external site in a new window (KTA) is 14 km from Karratha town centre and 9.3 km south of Dampier. There are car hire companies that service Karratha Airport located outside the terminal, along with transfer services and Karratha taxis.  The airport is approximately a 20-minute drive from the town centre.

Getting around Karratha

A quick, easy and scenic way to travel around Australia’s North West and Karratha is by air. Scenic flight tours operate around the area and is a great option to see the major attractions including the Bungle Bungle Ranges and Mitchell Falls. You may wish to get off the beaten track and onto one of the region’s great four-wheel drive routes. Guided tours are one of the easiest and safest ways to travel or why not enjoy a cruise, travel by coach, or hire a car to get around at your own pace.

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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.

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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.

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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, 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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