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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$83 and round trip flights were AU$128 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


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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 Williamtown Information

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Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from MEL to Williamtown Airport (NTL) right now?
If you’re flying from Tullamarine Airport to Newcastle Airport and want to avoid getting caught in a bind, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor prior to booking. Here, you’ll locate any and all important info on your destination’s quarantine and flying restrictions.
How long is the flight from MEL to Williamtown Airport (NTL)?
You’ll have barely finished a few chapters of your latest read before your wheels kiss the tarmac at Newcastle Airport. Typically, the flight time from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) is a cruisy 1 hour and 28 minutes.
What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Williamtown Airport (NTL)?
The only thing standing between you and Williamtown is just one, stress-free flight (and perhaps a few cold ones from the drinks cart). You can fly nonstop from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Newcastle Airport with a few airlines, including Jetstar and Qantas.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Newcastle Airport due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to NTL 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 Airport 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 MEL to NTL?
A total of 5 flights operate daily on the route between MEL and NTL. So shake a leg — it’s time to book that seat and get to know Williamtown.
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 Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia. Now you can take that long overdue vacation 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: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday 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? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December 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 December 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 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Melbourne to Newcastle Flight Deals from AU$128

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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.   

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Choose from 13 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$128 and rising to AU$178 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 November)
  • 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

Sleepy Hill Motor Inn
Sleepy Hill Motor Inn
3 out of 5
92 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace, NSW
The price is AU$131 per night from 16 Oct to 17 Oct
per night
16 Oct - 17 Oct
Stay at this 3-star motel in Maitland. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Nargoon Reserve and Hunter Region Botanic Gardens ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (689 reviews)
"Good, clean accommodation with ample parking. The streaming video on the room televisions was a nice touch."

Reviewed on 23 Sep. 2023

Sleepy Hill Motor Inn
Mercure Newcastle Airport
Mercure Newcastle Airport
3.5 out of 5
2 Williamtown Drive, Williamtown, NSW
The price is AU$269 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
per night
29 Sep - 30 Sep
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Williamtown. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and 24-hour room service. Popular attractions Stockton Sand Dunes and ...
9/10 Wonderful! (463 reviews)
"I loved the convenience of how close to the airport Good parking Great service staff Lovely rooms Great food - room service too ♥️ My bed was a bit firm but I slept like a baby - quiet"

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2023

Mercure Newcastle Airport
Fern Bay Motel
Fern Bay Motel
3 out of 5
1024 Nelson Bay Road, Fern Bay, NSW
The price is AU$140 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
per night
2 Oct - 3 Oct
Stay at this 3-star golf motel in Newcastle. Enjoy breakfast, WiFi, and daily housekeeping. Popular attractions Newcastle Golf Club and Worimi Regional Park ...
7.8/10 Good! (305 reviews)
"Got a free room uograde which was extremely nice. However, some of the sheets were unfortunately stained in our new bed. But the rest of the room was amazing"

Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2023

Fern Bay 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.