Townsville to Melbourne Flights

Townsville to Melbourne Flight Info

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Townsville(TSV) ⇒ Melbourne(MEL)

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Townsville(TSV) ⇒ Melbourne(MEL)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Townsville to Melbourne based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL) cost?

    According to's data, the lowest price is around AU$497.
  • How long does it take to fly from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL)?

    It takes about 3 hours 2 minutes to fly from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Melbourne?

    • The distance from Melbourne Airport to downtown is about 18km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
    • The distance from Avalon Airport to downtown is about 50km, by taxi about 1 hour 10 minutes.
    • The distance from Essendon Airport to downtown is about 10km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • What time does the latest flight from Townsville to Melbourne depart?

    The latest flight departs from Townsville (TSV) at 19:45 and arrives in Melbourne (MEL) at 23:45.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL)?

    Airlines with flights from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL): Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL)?

    Jetstar Airways operates 67 non-stop flights from Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL).
  • How many airports are there in Melbourne (MEL)?

    There are 4 airport(s) near Melbourne (MEL): Avalon Airport, Moorabbin, Essendon Airport and Melbourne Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Melbourne during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Melbourne, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Townsville (TSV) to Melbourne (MEL) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Townsville to Melbourne

Considered as one among the best cities to live in the world, Melbourne offers an insight into the rich Australian culture and has been recognized as the UNESCO City of Literature. The city is an infusion of cultures from all over the world and is widely recognized as a global centre for street art, live music and theatre. The city is located along the Phillip and stretches on to the hinterlands of the Dandenong and Macedon ranges.

Tip: Melbourne frequently hosts Australia’s sporting events. You can catch a game of cricket or rugby if you’re a huge sports fan.

Getting to Melbourne

Melbourne Airport is known to the locals as Tullamarine Airport. It is the second busiest airport in Australia. Several public buses, shuttles and taxis ply between the airport and the city. Air North and Virgin Australia offer cheap flights from Townsville to Melbourne. Jetstar operates 100% of the direct flights to Melbourne.

Tip: Melbourne has an extensive array of public transport options. You can even pick up a free guide at the information centre once you get down from the plane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne hosts several events, festivals and live music venues throughout the year and has something new and unique to offer each time you visit. The cobbled laneways studded by the many coffee shops, bistros and boutiques that tell the story of the city, make Melbourne a unique soul centre.   

The most popular places to see in Melbourne are Federation Square, the central business district, and the Southbank Promenade. Each venue acts as a cultural ground that offers a variety of food and live entertainment experiences.

Tip: Melbourne is known for its beautiful street art. Walking around the city helps you catch glimpses of the unique street art and graffiti that the city encourages.

Shopping and dining in Melbourne:

Melbourne is the ultimate shoppers' paradise. From handmade jewellery markets to the most bespoke contemporary fashion, Melbourne boasts of it all. A visit to the Rose St. Artists’ Market gets you hands-on experience with emerging Australian designers. For those who love street shopping, you cannot miss the Queen Victoria Markets, which is the largest open-air market in the southern hemisphere.

Melbourne gets the best of local produce and encourages the wildest most talented chefs to integrate the local cuisine. For local street food, the South Melbourne Market hosts a variety of stalls that brings together people from all over the world. For a wonderful date night, get a glimpse of the beautiful skyline at the many rooftop cocktail bars that the city harbours. 

Tip: Head over to Bourke Street to enjoy some of the tastiest baked goods. This area also hosts an adventure park and is home to a colony of penguins, making it a one of kind one-day trip.

Townsville to Melbourne flights are available on a daily basis. If you are travelling on a budget, Melbourne CBD offers hotels for all requirements. Combine your Townsville-Melbourne flight booking with hotel reservations for great deals.

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