There are 9 ways to get from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL) by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Brisbane to Melbourne  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL

$75 - $265

8 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Melbourne  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL

$82 - $303

Bus to Toowoomba, fly to Melbourne  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Melbourne (MEL) WTB - MEL

$131 - $348

Train to Maroochydore, fly to Melbourne  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
  2. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Melbourne (MEL) MCY - MEL

$109 - $252

Fly Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) BNE - MEB

$111 - $621

Train  •  26 h

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Broadmeadows 623 / ...

$157 - $308

Train, bus  •  27 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne Fe21

$153 - $204

Bus, train  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  4. Take the train from Cootamundra to Albury 623 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Albury station to Melbourne

$191 - $353

Drive  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL) 1095.8 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is to fly which costs $100 - $360 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $100 - $360.

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The distance between Brisbane and Melbourne Airport (MEL) is 1368 km. The road distance is 1753 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL), including transfers.

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brisbane to Melbourne Airport (MEL) via Central Station, Broadmeadows, and Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd in around 26 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt via Wollongong
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadows
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Train from Cootamundra to Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Bus from Albury station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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