Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane

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Travel Restrictions for Melbourne to Brisbane

Travelling domestically has changed due to the evolving situation with COVID-19. Before you take off on a flight from Melbourne to Brisbane, it's important to understand if there are any potential restrictions, airline regulations or additional quarantine requirements set by the Queensland Government on travel. To find more information regarding domestic travel restrictions, visit our COVID-19 Travel Hub.

Melbourne To Brisbane Airport Information

Departing Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Melbourne Tullamarine is Australia’s second busiest airport and the country’s busiest 24/7 airport. There are more than 35 million Melbourne Tullamarine Airport arrivals in an average year. This number includes domestic passengers as well as international travellers arriving on flights to Melbourne. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is easy accessible from the city. It’s about 20 kilometres northwest of Melbourne’s CBD and is only a 20-minute drive away without traffic.

How many airports are there in Melbourne? Melbourne has two airports, with Tullamarine being the main gateway to the Victorian capital city. Melbourne Avalon Airport is a smaller airport located near Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.

Catch the SkyBus for a quick connection from the city centre to Melbourne Tiullamarine airport. 

There are three different types of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking available. Visitors can reserve a spot online in advance for the best rates.

Terminal Car Park: This is the most convenient of the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking options. There’s a shared Terminal Car Park for Terminals 1, 2, and 3 and a separate car park for Terminal 4. Each car park is about 100 metres away from the terminals, just a couple minutes' walk. The Terminal Car Parks have covered parking and also have designated pick-up and drop-offs zones. These zones are free for the first 15 minutes, and cars can remain parked for up to three hours. Drive-up rates for longer stays are $147 AUD for three days and $343 AUD for a week.
Premium Car Park: Premium parking spaces are located within each of the Terminal Car Parks. These covered spots offer the quickest access to the airport terminals. Drive-up rates for premium parking start from $237 AUD for three days and $553 AUD for a week. Guests can park themselves, or use valet parking for an additional fee. You can even book a hand car wash so your car will be sparkling clean when you get back from your trip.
Value Car Park: This open-air car park is the most affordable of the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking options. It is located further awayfrom the terminals, but a free bus connects it to each of the terminals every 15 minutes between 5am and midnight. Drive-up rates for the Value Car Park are $36 AUD for three days and $84 AUD for a week

Arriving At Brisbane Airport (BNE)

Brisbane Airport welcomes tens of thousands of visitors to Queensland each year. It is Australia's third busiest airport and is the country's largest in terms of land area. The airport is located on the Moreton Bay waterfront and is only about 15 kilometres northeast of Brisbane's CBD – a 25-minute drive without traffic.

Travel between central Brisbane and the airport in just 20 minutes by catching the Airtrain. The airport has a stop on Level 3 of the International Terminal and is accessible by crossing the skywalk from the Domestic Terminal. Stops within central Brisbane include Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Central, Roma Street, and South Brisbane. The Airtrain departs from both the city and Brisbane Airport arrivals every 15 minutes during peak times and every half hour off-peak. You can even catch the Airtrain between the airport and Varsity Lakes in the Gold Coast. Single-ride tickets to and from the CBD cost $19.50 AUD.

Are you looking for door-to-door service between Brisbane Airport arrivals and your hotel? Book a spot on the shuttle service Con-x-ion, which has pick-up points outside both terminals.

Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty all offer car hire from Brisbane Airport. Head to Level 1 if your flight arrives into the Domestic Terminal. Kiosks for the car hire companies are located near baggage claim at both the Qantas and Virgin Australia ends of the terminal. Travellers arriving into the International Terminal will find the rental car desks on Level 2 of Brisbane Airport arrivals, just behind Spoon Cafe.

Top Experiences for Visitors

Streets Beach

While the ocean is situated about 25 kilometres (15.5 miles) from Brisbane, visitors with flights Melbourne to Brisbane can enjoy a beach without even leaving the city centre. Located on the South Bank, Streets Beach is a man-made beach complete with a swimming lagoon, tropical plants and soft white sand. Streets Beach is free to visit and is a favourite among families with Melbourne to Brisbane return flights.

Queensland Museum

If you’re interested in learning more about Queensland, pay a visit to the museum dedicated to the history and culture of the state. The Queensland Museum and Science Centre is free to visit when you book Melbourne to Brisbane flights and features a wide range of exhibits. Museum-goers can learn about prehistoric Queensland and the dinosaurs that once roamed the land, current plants and animals that can be seen across the state, and the Aboriginal people of Queensland.

Mount Coot-tha

There are plenty of gorgeous hikes within easy reach of Brisbane. One of the most popular is Mount Coot-tha, which is a short distance west of the city centre. The Mount Coot-tha Summit circuit is about 5 kilometres (3 miles) long and provides scenic views along the way. After reaching the Mount Coot-tha summit, visitors with Melbourne to Brisbane flights are treated to a panoramic view over the Brisbane cityscape.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is known as the largest koala sanctuary in the world. It’s home to about 130 koalas, many of whom were rescued after being injured in the wild. When you visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary after your flights Melbourne to Brisbane, you can observe koalas in a beautiful setting, feed them, and even have a cuddle with one.

Moreton Island

Moreton Island is a large sand island that makes a great day trip from Brisbane. When you book cheap flights Melbourne to Brisbane, you can head to the island to experience unspoiled nature at its finest. In addition to beautiful sprawling beaches, Moreton Island has scenic forests, views of mainland Queensland and the Glass House Mountains, and an abundance of water activities to enjoy.

The Best Time to Visit

In order to experience weather that’s not too hot or cold, plan your cheap flights to Brisbane from Melbourne in the spring or autumn months. During these times, daytime temperatures range between 24° and 27°C with low levels of rainfall. Winter is another popular time to book tickets to Brisbane from Melbourne as the weather is mild and sunny due to the city’s subtropical location. Both winter and spring can experience a high amount of tourism in Brisbane due to the nice weather along with the many festivals. If you’ll be booking flights Melbourne to Brisbane during these seasons, book your hotel well in advance to get the best rates. The summer season experiences smaller crowds due to the hot and humid weather. Temperatures hit about 30°C during the day, and rain is much more common than in the other seasons. If you are looking for deals on airfare and a hotel, look into cheap flights to Brisbane from Melbourne during the summer months.

How Much Time to Spend in Brisbane

When you book Melbourne to Brisbane flights, plan to spend about three days in the city. This will give you enough time to experience the main highlights around central Brisbane. If you have extra time, plan to spend about a week in the Brisbane area exploring the gorgeous rainforests, mountains, and beaches of Queensland.

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