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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Coolangatta for one-way flights were as low as AU$74 and round trip flights were AU$148 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


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Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL)

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

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Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from MEL to Coolangatta Airport (OOL) right now?
If you’re flying from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Coolangatta Airport (OOL) and want to avoid getting stuck in a bind, check our Covid-19 Travel Advisor before you book. It’s here you’ll locate important info on your destination’s quarantine and flying restrictions.
How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to OOL?
The flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast is a cruisy 2 hours and 3 minutes. Enough time to order a cold one and have a flick through the in-flight magazine.
What airlines fly direct from MEL to Coolangatta Airport (OOL)?
The journey is more important than the destination; Collect moments not things; cliches yes, but no truer words have ever been spoken. If you’re headed from Melbourne to Gold Coast, these are the only words you need to know — “direct flight.” With a range of airlines offering nonstop services, you can get there pronto. See what you think of Virgin Australia and Jetstar.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Coolangatta Airport (OOL) due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Coolangatta Airport (OOL) 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 OOL 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 Coolangatta Airport (OOL)?
Fasten your seat belt, because your ride to Gold Coast is ready to leave. No fewer than 24 flights operate each day between Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and OOL.
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 Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas. 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 Gold Coast Flight Deals from AU$148

Considering a quick trip to Gold Coast, 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 OOL. 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.

It’s easy to book flights to Gold Coast from Melbourne  

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 Gold Coast from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Gold Coast in just hour(s) and mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Gold Coast from Melbourne 

Choose from flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$148 and rising to AU$158 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 Gold Coast today!  

Find cheap airfares to Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast
  • 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 Gold Coast

Rydges Gold Coast Airport
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Iconic Kirra Beach Resort
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X Kirra Apartments
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4.5 out of 5
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9.4/10 Exceptional! (34 reviews)
"Good quiet location, close to everything that one would want to make a great holiday."

Reviewed on 15 May 2023

X Kirra Apartments
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.