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Flights From Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL) from AU$69

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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Williamtown for one-way flights were as low as AU$69 and round trip flights were AU$179 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle: Customer Reviews

16 Sep. 2018

It was a pleasant change to be on a Jetstarr flight that basically ran to time.

A verified traveller
Melbourne to Williamtown · Jetstar
8 Apr. 2018

Newcastle flight was delayed 2 hours would have been better to fly to Sydney if regular fog at Williamtown

A verified traveller
Melbourne to Williamtown · Jetstar

Best Day to Book Flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)

Melbourne to Newcastle Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Newcastle flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to NTL routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Newcastle Information

Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport Melbourne
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Williamtown
Destination Airport Newcastle
Destination Airport IATA Code NTL
Number of Airlines Serving 6
Average Flight Time 1 hours 30 mins
Direct Flight Time 1 hours 30 mins
Flight Price AU$179

FAQs about flights from Tullamarine (MEL) to Williamtown (NTL)

Can I take a flight from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Newcastle, NSW Airport (NTL-Williamtown) right now?

The initial step in planning a flight from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Newcastle, NSW Airport (NTL-Williamtown) is to check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Here, you'll find everything you need to know about flying restrictions, quarantine and many other policies.

How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Newcastle, NSW Airport (NTL-Williamtown)?

The average flying time from Melbourne to Newcastle is a cruisy 1 hour and 28 minutes. Grab a seat, get comfy and leave the real world wondering where on earth you've disappeared to.

What airlines fly direct from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to NTL?

All that’s standing between you and Newcastle is just one, seamless flight (and perhaps a few cold ones from the drinks cart). You can travel nonstop from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Williamtown Airport (NTL) with a few airlines, including Jetstar and Qantas.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Newcastle, NSW Airport (NTL-Williamtown) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Newcastle, NSW Airport (NTL-Williamtown) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Newcastle, NSW Airport (NTL-Williamtown) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Newcastle Airport?

If you'd like to head to Newcastle in a jiffy, it's as good as done. Just choose one of the 5 flights operating between MEL and NTL daily.

If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?

There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia. Now you can take that long overdue holiday with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Melbourne to Newcastle Flight Deals from AU$179

Considering a quick trip to Newcastle, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to NTL. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Newcastle from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Newcastle in just 1 hour(s) and 30 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Newcastle from Melbourne 

Choose from 6 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$179 and rising to AU$228 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Newcastle today!  

Find cheap airfares to Newcastle from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Newcastle
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in August)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Newcastle

Ducati's Bed and Breakfast
Ducati's Bed and Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
127 Richardson Rd, Raymond Terrace, NSW
The price is AU$125 per night from 27 Jul. to 27 Jul.
Located in Raymond Terrace, this bed & breakfast is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Nargoon Reserve and within 6 miles (10 km) of Tilligerry State Conservation Area and ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
"We liked everything about ducattis .. it was our second visit & wont be our last Peter & Glenys are great hosts & the meal they offered was substantial & top quality."

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Ducati's Bed and Breakfast
Mercure Newcastle Airport
Mercure Newcastle Airport
3.5 out of 5
2 Williamtown Drive, Williamtown, NSW
The price is AU$179 per night from 2 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Tilligerry State Conservation Area and within 3 miles (5 km) of Hunter Wetlands Centre ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (170 reviews)
"I was disappointed that there were no cups other than disposable for tea or coffee for a cuppa we have been to other accommodation during the covid period and have always been provided with them as well as milk we travelled 5hrs and was keen for a cuppa and rest before venturing out Staff were very ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jan. 2021

Mercure Newcastle Airport
Bull 'n' Bush Hotel Motel
Bull 'n' Bush Hotel Motel
2.5 out of 5
37 Ferodale Road, Medowie, NSW
The price is AU$194 per night from 27 Jul. to 27 Jul.
Situated in Medowie, this motel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Moffats Swamp Nature Reserve, Medowie State Conservation Area and Tilligerry State Conservation Area. ...
4/5Very Good! (12 reviews)
"a nice quiet place, very clean"

Reviewed on 15 May 2021

Bull 'n' Bush Hotel Motel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.