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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$55 and round trip flights were AU$114 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 Gold Coast Flight Information

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.

Melbourne to Gold Coast Information

Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport Melbourne
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Coolangatta
Destination Airport Gold Coast
Destination Airport IATA Code OOL
Number of Airlines Serving 8
Average Flight Time 2 hours 3 mins
Direct Flight Time 2 hours 0 mins
Flight Price AU$114

FAQs about flights from Tullamarine (MEL) to Coolangatta (OOL)

Can I take a flight from Tullamarine Airport to OOL right now?

If you're flying from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to OOL and wish to avoid getting stuck in a bind, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor before you book. It's here you'll discover any and all important info on your destination's quarantine and flying restrictions.

How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to OOL?

With a general flight time of just 2 hours and 2 minutes from MEL to OOL, you'll have just enough time for a vino and a snack before touchdown.

What airlines fly direct from MEL to OOL?

The very thought of flying from Melbourne to Gold Coast is enough to make you all goosebumpy. But it gets even better. A number of airlines offer direct flights, including Virgin Australia and Jetstar. You'll be ordering your fourth round from your hotel's bar before long.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Gold Coast Airport 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 Gold Coast 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 Tullamarine Airport to Coolangatta Airport (OOL)?

Buckle up, because your ride to Gold Coast is ready for takeoff. At least 18 flights operate on the route 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 Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Rex Regional Express. 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 Gold Coast Flight Deals from AU$114

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Choose from 45 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$114 and rising to AU$126 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 January)
  • 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

Gold Coast Airport Motel
Gold Coast Airport Motel
3 out of 5
95 Golden Four Drive, Bilinga, QLD
The price is AU$144 per night from 18 Jan. to 19 Jan.
Located in Bilinga, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Bilinga Beach and Kirra Beach. Coolangatta Beach and Greenmount Beach are also within 3 miles (5 ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (224 reviews)
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Reviewed on 12 Dec. 2021

Gold Coast Airport Motel
Rydges Gold Coast Airport
Rydges Gold Coast Airport
4 out of 5
Lot 5, Terminal Drive, Bilinga, Bilinga, QLD
The price is AU$225 per night from 18 Jan. to 19 Jan.
Located in Bilinga, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bilinga Beach and Kirra Beach. Coolangatta Beach and Greenmount Beach are also within 3 mi (5 ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (49 reviews)
"Room at first glance was lovely, although not large it has all you need plus a nice bathroom with a heavenly shower…Beds to sleep in were too firm for me but ok…Restaurant on roof had a great view although meals were not the greatest but drinks and staff were great…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2022

Rydges Gold Coast Airport
La Costa Motel
La Costa Motel
4 out of 5
127 Golden Four Drive, Bilinga, QLD
The price is AU$163 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.
Located in Bilinga, this beach motel is within a 15-minute walk of Southern Cross University - Gold Coast and Kirra Beach. Coolangatta Beach and The Strand are ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (264 reviews)
"This is my new favourite home away from home. The very comfortable studio had everything I needed, including beach towels in a handy carry bag and tempting treats in the fridge. Complimentary breakfast in my room was excellent as was the espresso machine. A short walk to the beach, a quick drive ..."

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2021

La Costa 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.