Cheap flights from Perth to Melbourne
Fly from Perth to Melbourne
Feel like an East Coast break? Book a direct flight to Melbourne with Jetstar!
|Average direct flight time||3 hours and 35 minutes|
|Average distance by plane||2700km|
|Departure airport||Perth Airport (PER)|
|Arrival airport||Melbourne Airport (MEL)|
|Aircraft||Airbus A320-200, Airbus A321|
Need to know
Flight time from Perth to Melbourne
The average flight time for direct flights from Perth to Melbourne is 3 hours and 35 minutes.
Distance from Perth to Melbourne by plane
The average distance by plane from Perth to Melbourne is 2700 kilometres.
Time difference between Perth and Melbourne
From March to September, Perth (AWST: UTC +8) is 2 hours behind Melbourne (AEST: UTC +10). During Daylight Savings (October – April) it's 3 hours behind.
Number of airports in Melbourne
There are two airports: Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Avalon Airport (AVV).
Distance from Melbourne Airport to the city centre
The airport is 22 kilometres from Melbourne city centre. (Avalon Airport is 58 kilometres from Melbourne city centre.)
Transport from Melbourne Airport to the city centre
Transport options include taxi, rideshare and SkyBus.
Flinders Street Station and City Circle Tram, Melbourne.
Melbourne travel tips
Where are the best laneway bars?
Melbourne’s CBD is a labyrinth of laneways and alleys hiding some pretty wild bars, boutiques and pint-sized galleries – here’s where to find the best bars.
Where should I start with Melbourne’s cafe scene?
With a high tolerance for caffeine and this guide to Melbourne’s coolest cafes.
Where should I get my culture fix in Melbourne?
What’s your poison? Art? Film? Theatre? Find your fix with our Melbourne culture guide.
Where can I find Melbourne’s shopping hotspots?
Head to the CBD for gleaming malls and designer boutiques or inner-city suburbs for more eclectic options. Here’s where to go for the best shopping depending on your style.
Any suggestions for a budget-friendly family trip to Melbourne?
Heaps! Check out this guide to free things to do with the kids in Melbourne.
Centre Place, Melbourne.
How much is a...
|Hidden bars walking tour||AUD $45–90|
|Brunch at a cafe||AUD $20–30|
|Room at a 3-star hotel||AUD $100–150|
|Taxi from the airport||AUD $55–65|
Things to do in Melbourne
Straddling the Yarra River, Melbourne is packed with sports arenas and arts precincts, incredible dining, a thriving bar scene, and endless high-design haunts selling the city's lifeblood: coffee.
Weather and when to go
Melbourne has a temperate climate, known for its unpredictability – 'four seasons in one day', according to the cliché. Winter can be on the chilly side, with average minimum temperatures of 6–7°C from June–October, while summer sees temperatures rise to over 30°C (usually with a couple of days over 40°C thrown in for good measure).