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Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Nashville (BNA)

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply.

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Visiting from Melbourne to Nashville

Nashville travel information

Nashville in Tennessee is on a roll that just won't stop. From country-music stars, boutique hotels, a lively party scene and acclaimed chefs are going beyond, though hot chicken are doing just fine. There are many vibrant neighbourhoods with unique stores, cool coffeehouses, bakeries and new breweries - each offering a distinct personality and Southern hospitality. It’s time to plan a visit to this US city to experience the great outdoors and attractions on offer.

When to visit

Best time to visit Nashville

The best time to visit Nashville is from  April through October, when the warm weather brings this music city to life. Temperatures are around 22°C. It’s the best time for sightseeing as the weather is mild. Be sure to check out the top attractions including the Country Music Hall of Fame, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Cumberland Park. Although December is charming with Christmas decorations at the Opryland Hotel and the Belle Meade Historic Site, winter is low season.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Nashville International Airport Opens external site in a new window(BNA), is a public and military airport in the southeastern section of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The airport code is BNA, which stands for Berry Field Nashville in honor of Col. Harry S. Berry, administrator of the original airport project in the 1930s. The Nashville International Airport is located at One Terminal Drive, Nashville, 12km east of downtown Nashville.

Arriving in Nashville

The helpful staff at Nashville Airport will be greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Nashville from Nashville International Airport

There are various transport options available for passengers at Nashville airport to get to town, making the commute simple. There are several taxi services located on level 1 of the terminal Garage 2. Rental car companies are located on the arrivals level. It’s a good idea to pre-book these in advance. Other transportation options include ride share services from companies such as Uber and Lyft. Buses, shuttle services, limos and courtesy cars are also available. 

Getting around Nashville 

There are many ways to get around Nashville, the music city. The best ways to get around it by taxi with many companies to take you where you need to go. Ride share options such as Lyft and Uber can take you to a Titans game, Grand Ole Orypy House and Warner Parks.  To take a scenic view, it’s possible to take a monarch helicopter to experience the beautiful Nashville Skiylines, take a coach to the Skyline Shores or join one of the many tours to explore the south. Get expert advice, maps, tickets, special offers, and unique Music City gifts. Head to the Nashville Visitor Centre for more information and be greeted by one of the rockstar experts.

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.

Baggage allowance

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.

Checking in

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.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly from with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down. 

Seamless check-in

Get your trip to off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at the airport 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 baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

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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