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Are you looking to travel from Melbourne to Gold Coast? Then, Alternative Airlines is the site for you. The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the state of Queensland, Australia. It's a popular sunny tourist destination, with beautiful beaches to surf, skyline buildings, great theme parks and nightlife. On this page you can find more about flight from Melbourne to the Gold Coast.

Queensland, Australia

Melbourne to Gold Coast Flight Information

Melbourne Airport (MEL) ➡ Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
The Gold Coast is a fun place to travel, with lots to do. Over 10 million tourists visit the Gold Coast ever year - many tourists will spend their time in the Gold Coast learning to surf. Popular surfing beaches include South Stradbroke Island, The Spit, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Mermaid Beach. The city is full of entertainment, with lots of waterparks to visit and great nightlife to top of the day.

Route Frequency: 80+ weekly flights between Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ticket Price: $150+ USD single, $300+ USD return
Flight Time: 2 hours 5 minutes+ (direct)
Airlines: Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Rex and Qantas

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What Airlines Fly Between Melbourne and Gold Coast?

Direct Flights:
 For a faster and efficient travel, take a look at the following airlines that operate direct flights between Melbourne to Gold Coast.


Jetstar Airways, also known as Jetstar is an Australian low-cost airline, based in Melbourne, Australia. It's headquarters is based in Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Jetstar flies to over 30 destinations across Australia, New Zealand, United States, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam and more.

Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia, or formerly known as Virgin Blue Airlines, is an Australian airline based at Sydney Airport. It's headquarters is based in South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Virgin Australia travels to ver 30 destinations across Australia, The US, New Zealand and more.


Rex Regional Express also known as Rex is a domestic Australian airline which is based in Mascot, New South Wales. REX is Australia's largest regional airline outside from the Qantas group. REX Regional Express flies domestically to over 30 destinations around Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Gold Coast and Adelaide.


Qantas is the flag carrier of Australia and is Australia's largest airline with its hub airport located at Sydney Airport. Qantas flies to over 80 different destinations across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Airport Information

Departure Airport Information

Melbourne Airport (MEL) also known as Tullamarine Airport serves the city of Melbourne. It's the second busiest airport in Australia - in 2017, Melbourne Airport exceeded over 10 million passengers. This airport is a hub for JetstarVirgin AustraliaQantas and and REX airlines.

Arrival Airport Information

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) also formerly known as Coolangatta Airport is an international Australian airport located in Bilinga, Queensland, Tweed Heads West, New South Wales. This airport is a hub for Jetstar and Virgin Australia. The Gold Coast Airport serves around 6 million passengers annually.

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How far is it from Melbourne to Gold Coast?

Although you can travel from Melbourne to the Gold Coast by car, it's a lot faster and more efficient to catch a flight. The flight from Melbourne to the Gold Coast is only 2 hours 5+ minutes.

Which airlines fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast?

There are many airlines that fly directly from Melbourne to Gold Coast - such as Jetstar, Virgin Australia, REX and Qantas. The plane journey is only 2 hours and 5+ minutes - so enjoy the quick and relaxing journey to the sunny destination.

Why should I book flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast with Alternative Airlines?

With Alternative Airlines you can secure your flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast using one of our 40+ different payment methods - such as Cryptocurrency and Fly Now, Pay Later. You can choose from over 600+ airlines and pay in over 160 currencies.

By using Alternative Airlines you can add Baggage Protection and Cancellation Protection to your booking for extra protection. Baggage Protection also known as 'Blue Ribbon Bags' allows you too claim lost baggage compensation if the baggage cannot be tracked within 96 hours. Cancellation Protection lets you receive a full refundable flight ticket if you cannot make your flight due to any emergency circumstance. We advise you to add Baggage Protection and Cancellation Protection to your booking.

How many miles is it from Melbourne to Gold Coast?

From Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Gold Coast Airport (OOL) it's 1076 miles (1733 km). You can take a quick plane journey from Melbourne to the Gold Coast.