Cheap flights from Melbourne to Perth
Fly from Melbourne to Perth
Feel like a dose of sun on the West Coast? Fly direct from Melbourne with Jetstar.
|Average direct flight time||4 hours and 10 minutes|
|Average distance by plane||2700km|
|Departure airport||Melbourne Airport (MEL)
*Also indirect from Avalon Airport (AVV)
|Arrival airport||Perth Airport (PER)|
Need to know
Flight time from Melbourne to Perth
The average flight time for direct flights from Melbourne to Perth is 4 hours and 10 minutes.
Distance from Melbourne to Perth by plane
The average distance by plane from Melbourne to Perth is 2700 kilometres.
Time difference between Melbourne and Perth
From March to September, Melbourne (AEST: UTC +10) is 2 hours ahead of Perth (AWST: UTC +8). During Daylight Savings (October–April) it's 3 hours ahead.
Number of airports in Perth
There’s one airport: Perth Airport opens in new window (PER).
Distance from Perth Airport to the city centre
The airport is 18 kilometres from Perth city centre.
Transport from Perth Airport to the city centre
Taxi and rideshare are the quickest options. The bus is the cheapest.
City skyline and central business district, Perth.
Perth travel tips
Where are the best bars in Perth?
Perth boasts some lush watering holes, from rooftop bars to basement speakeasies. Kick off happy hour at one of these best bars opens in new window.
Any suggestions for a family-friendly holiday in Perth?
Perth is a great family destination, but if you want to add a mega-dose of cuteness to your trip, head to Rottnest Island opens in new window and introduce the kids to the quokkas!
Is it easy to do Perth on a budget?
If you know where to look, it’s easy to hit the West Coast and keep the bank balance intact. Check out our top 5 things to do in Perth on a budget opens in new window.
Where can I find Perth’s latest hotspots?
Perth is constantly transforming, with happening new enclaves sprouting across the city. Get clued into Perth’s hottest new bars, restaurants, hotels and precincts opens in new window.
While the Margaret River area is famous for its cellar doors, Fremantle has an incredible food scene opens in new window too, so start at South Terrace and eat and drink your way down!
Boathouse on the Swan River, Perth
How much is a...
|Swan River Cruise||AUD $30–45|
|Fish and Chips||AUD $15–18|
|Room at a 3-star hotel||AUD $90–150|
|Taxi from the airport||AUD $40–50|
Things to do in Perth
Perth is the capital of Western Australia. Situated on the banks of the beautiful Swan River, this vibrant city is quite literally built on the great outdoors and offers plenty of activities to keep you busy.