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Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Nagoya (NGO)

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Visiting from Melbourne to Nagoya

Nagoya travel information

Nagoya is one of Japan's more prosperous cities and the home base for the giant Toyota Motor Corporation. It is located in the Chubu region and the city is home to over 2.3 million people. It is Japan's fourth largest city, and Japan's third most populous urban area. Centrally located, it is one of the nation's most important transportation hubs, historical centers and industrial powerhouses. The best places to visit are Nagoya Castle, Atsuta Jingu (Shrine) and the Museum Meiji-mura. The city is packed with history, nightlife, rooftop beer gardens, unique Japanese cuisine and shopping in the popular Sakae area.

When to visit

Best time to visit Nagoya

The most popular time to visit Nagoya is in Spring (March and April) to view the famous cherry blossoms in full bloom. Temperatures range from 9°C – 19°C. Autumn (October and November) is also a good time to visit to experience the scenery and bight colours of the trees with pleasant temperatures. Summer (June to August) is hot and humid with rainy days, though its a good time to experience the summer festivals. Temperatures range from 23°C to 28°C during summer. If you plan to visit in winter, (December to March) you’ll experience the amazing winter lights, Japanese New Year festivals or visit one of the ski resorts in the Japanese Alps. It a lovely time to enjoy hot ramen, sake and the hot springs.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO).Opens external site in a new window The airport is an international airport on an artificial island in Ise Bay, Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture, 35 km (22 mi) south of Nagoya in central Japan. The airport serves the city of Nagoya and has two terminals. 

Arriving in Nagoya

The helpful staff at Chubu Centrair International Airport will greet you when you arrive. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Nagoya from Chubu Centrair International Airport

To Central Nagoya, there are multiple transportation options from Chubu Centrair International Airport. A couple of bus options lead to Central Nagoya and hotels in the area. The Meitetsu bus runs from the airport, taking approximately 55 minutes to the city centre. There are 24-hour private shuttles to Central Nagoya and other destinations on request. Transfer by train to Central Nagoya within 30 minutes. μ-SKY is the direct train service between Chubu Centrair Airport and Nagoya Station. You can get within 45 minutes to Central Nagoya by taxi.  A high-speed boat gets to Tsu in Mie Prefecture and also to Toba by high-speed boat. It’s possible to rent a car at Chubu Centrair Airport to see the main sites.

Getting around Nagoya

Several types of trains run between central Nagoya. Myu Sky limited express trains carry only reserved seats. All other types of trains, such as express and local trains are distinctly slower than the limited express trains. Meitetsu Bus operates buses to several locations around Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture and surrounding areas. It’s easy to hail taxi or hire a bike to get around the picturesque Japanese city. Travel around to Nagoya City's tourism spots efficently and easily on the Nagoya Sightseeing bus with an unlimited number of rides each day. The Nagoya subway includes six lines and a convenient way to see the sights. A sightseeing taxi will guide you around to Nagoya's and to places off the beaten track.

Departure information

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. 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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Customers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are a allocated checked baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.

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Customers travelling from Melbourne can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance, using the Qantas app or visiting a kiosk at the airport.

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Can I cancel my flight booking 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

 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.

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