Sitting atop the Great Dividing Range is one of Australia’s largest and oldest inland cities in southern Queensland. Toowoomba is affectionately known as ‘the garden city’ but dig a little deeper to explore the cafes, tree-lined streets and colonial architecture of the regional town. It’s known for Cobb & Co Museum, with its horse-drawn carriages, so be sure to visit this attraction when in town.View our Toowoomba travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Toowoomba (Wellcamp) (WTB)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Toowoomba (Brisbane West Wellcamp)
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The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
When to visit
The best time to visit Toowoomba is during the month of September to join the festivities as the city blooms to life to celebrate spring with the Carnival of Flowers. The weather is warm and has little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Toowoomba is 29°C in January and the lowest is 17°C in June.
What is the main airport called?
Toowoomba (Brisbane West Wellcamp) - (WTB)Opens external site in a new window airport is located 17 km (11 miles) west of Toowoomba on Toowoomba-Cecil Plains Rd, Wellcamp, Queensland.
Arriving in Toowoomba
The helpful staff at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport will greet you when you land. From there is easy to make the 25 minute trip to Toowoomba’s town centre.
Getting into Toowoomba from Toowoomba Airport
It’s easy to head to Toowoomba town centre from the airport with several transport options available at the airport. Use the taxi services at the terminal, pre-book a Darling Downs transfer or alternatively rent a car from the car hire services available at the airport.
Getting around Toowoomba
To get around Toowoomba, Bus Queensland runs a public bus service or hire a car to explore the wider Darling Downs region. The inner city is easily discovered on foot, by bicycle or you may wish to take a train journey from Toowoomba Railway station. Joining a sightseeing tour through the beautiful garden city is another scenic option.
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.
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