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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula by plane 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.

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Fly to Weipa, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Weipa (WEI)
  2. Drive from Weipa to Cape York Peninsula

Cheapest option

Fly to Coen, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coen (CUQ)
  2. Drive from Coen to Cape York Peninsula

5 alternative options

Fly to Iron Range, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Iron Range (IRG)
  2. Drive from Iron Range to Cape York Peninsula

Fly to Bamaga, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Bamaga (ABM)
  2. Drive from Bamaga to Cape York Peninsula

Fly to Aurukun, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Aurukun (AUU)
  2. Drive from Aurukun to Cape York Peninsula

Fly to Emerald, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Emerald (EDR)
  2. Drive from Emerald to Cape York Peninsula

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula

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The cost-effective way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula is to fly and drive, which costs $210 - $600 and takes 12h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula is to fly and drive which costs $220 - $650 and takes 11h 46m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Cape York Peninsula is 2864 km. The road distance is 3582.6 km.

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It takes approximately 14h 31m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Weipa Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 30m and has one stopover.

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Cape York Peninsula is 1h behind Melbourne Airport (MEL). It is currently 3:13 AM in Melbourne Airport (MEL) and 2:13 AM in Cape York Peninsula.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula is 3583 km. It takes approximately 2 days 2h to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula.

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Regional Express, Alliance Airlines, Virgin Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Weipa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula.
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  • Distance: 2863.9 km
  • Duration: 14h 31m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Cape York Peninsula, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape York Peninsula. However, you can fly to Weipa then take the drive to Cape York Peninsula. Alternatively, you can fly to Iron Range then take the drive to Cape York Peninsula.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Cairns, Aurukun
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Aurukun via Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Aurukun via Cairns, Iron Range
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Proserpine, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Iron Range via Cairns, Aurukun
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Aurukun via Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Aurukun via Cairns, Iron Range
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Proserpine, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Hinterland Aviation
Website
hinterlandaviation.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coen via Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Coen via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Coen via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Coen via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Coen via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Weipa via Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Weipa via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Weipa via Adelaide, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Weipa via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Weipa via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Bamaga via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Alliance Airlines
Website
allianceairlines.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Weipa via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $500

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