Located on the Eyre Peninsula, Port Lincoln is a spectacular coastal gem that lives and breathes the sea. You’ll discover dramatic coastlines, fantastic wildlife experiences like cage diving with Great White Sharks, and some of Australia’s finest seafood.View our Port Lincoln travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Port Lincoln (PLO)
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Melbourne (MEL) to Port Lincoln (PLO)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Port Lincoln
Melbourne to Port Hedland flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Port Lincoln is 4 hours and 25 minutes.
When to visit
Port Lincoln has a mild, semi-arid climate. This means you’ll enjoy warm, dry summers and cool winters. March to April is one of the best times to go due to perfect weather conditions. Average maximum temperatures range from 25-32°C in summer and 12-18°C in winter.
What is the main airport called?
Port Lincoln Airport (PLO). It is an airport serving Port Lincoln, a city in the Australian state of South Australia. It is located 7 nautical miles north of Port Lincoln, at North Shields. The airport is owned and operated by the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.
Arriving in Port Lincoln
After the friendly staff at Port Lincoln Airport greet you on arrival, there are a few easy options to get into the city.
Getting into Port Lincoln from Port Lincoln Airport
Port Lincoln is a quick 15-minute drive from the airport. You can take a shuttle bus, catch a taxi or hire a rental car from the terminal on arrival. Qantas customers are given priority on the Port Lincoln Passenger Service shuttle.
Getting around Port Lincoln
Discover Port Lincoln on a Dial-a-Ride or Town Bus, which run from Monday to Friday. It’s also a great spot for cycling, so you can rent a bike to get around. Car hire and taxis are also good ways to see the sights.
Fly from Melbourne
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.Opens external site in a new 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.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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