Melbourne to Newcastle Flights

Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Newcastle?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Melbourne to Newcastle are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Melbourne to Newcastle?

    Airlines flying from Melbourne to Newcastle include Hong Kong Airlines,Etihad Airways,Qantas Airways,Emirates,Jetstar Airways,Virgin Australia,Air New Zealand,Singapore Airlines.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Newcastle?

    Jetstar Airways provides 53 of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Newcastle.

  • How many airports are there in Newcastle?

    There are 2 airports in Newcastle - Newcastle Aeropelican Apt,Williamtown Airport.

  • Average duration of direct flights:


  • Airports at destination:

    BEO ,NTL

  • Flight route:

    MEL ✈ NTL

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$140

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Flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)

Located in the South of Wales, the harbour city of Newcastle is the seventh-largest city in Australia. The city is known for its amazing beaches and wineries. It has been called by many to be the perfect getaway as Newcastle is known to be laid back. The beaches of this city are ideal for surfing and for those who love art, look no further as Newcastle is well renowned for its art scene.

Tip: You can visit Newcastle throughout the year. The city lies in the temperate zone, which means that it does not face extreme weather fluctuations.  But do note that they have their winters between June to August and summers from December to February.

Getting to Newcastle

Newcastle Airport (NLT) services the city, is the international airport that services the city of Newcastle and it serves thousands of foreign travellers each year. The airport well connected to the rest of the city via car, train, bike, bus or taxi.

Several flights operate the route. A direct flight from Melbourne via Melbourne Airport (MEL) or also known as Tullamarine Airport (MEL), are offered by Jetstar Airways. The direct flights are also cheap flights to Newcastle from Melbourne. It is best to take direct flights from Melbourne as you will reach Newcastle usually within 2 hours. Some of the other airlines that service the route are Virgin Airlines and Qantas Airlines.

Tip: There is no time difference between Newcastle and Melbourne.

Take in the sights of the city

There is no shortage of beaches in Newcastle whether it is to sit back and relax or to enjoy good surf on the waves. The Newcastle Beach ranks on top of the list. Some of the other beaches that you can also pay a visit are Merewether Beach, Bar Beach and Nobby's Beach. Nobby’s beach is known to be perfect for kite surfing as well. Head to Newcastle Art Gallery and The Lock-Up to check out the art scene at Newcastle. You should not miss city attractions like Blackbutt Reserve, Glen Rock State Reservation Area, and the Kooragang Wetlands. While you are there, don’t miss the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins, it has been described as an experience of a lifetime.

Newcastle has been to know to have a lively nightlife. The city is sprinkled with pubs and bars. Some of the bars have been known to be quirky or even to host live music. Take a walk around and opt for the one that suits you the best.

The city is also an excellent shopping destination. But the real gems of the town is its markets. If you are in the city during the 3rd Saturday of any month, don’t miss out on the Hunt and Gather Market which is a monthly event.

Tip: Hop on-board Newcastle’s famous tram to visit the historical city of Newcastle on the weekdays and the weekends, it is the Hunter Valley Vineyards.

The best areas for accommodation

Newcastle has no shortage in the variety of accommodations that it offers its visitors. Whether it budget-friendly hotels to high-end resorts, Newcastle has it all. For those on a budget, then the Newcastle Beach is an ideal location. Darby Street is for those looking to stay close to waterfront restaurants and bars while staying close to coastal walks.

Melbourne to Newcastle flights are many and frequent but to get the best prices for your travel dates, do customise your search. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne-Newcastle flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

To experience the spectacular beaches and natural splendour of the city, visit Newcastle with

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Melbourne(MEL) to Newcastle(NTL). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Travel from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)

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A Trip to Remember (MEL - NTL)

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