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Fly to Melbourne with Qantas

Australia’s national carrier Qantas now connects Newcastle, the Hunter Region, Central Coast and northern NSW to Melbourne.

The flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes, with two return flights, morning and evening, scheduled on weekdays, and one return flight on weekends. This service is ideal for business travellers and those wanting to fly to Melbourne and back in one day. 

Qantas also offers convenient connections onto Perth, Adelaide and Alice Springs with a short 55 minute stopover at Melbourne Airport and your bags checked through to your final destination. All airfares include checked baggage and food and drinks. 

Flight schedule

Depart Arrive Days
Newcastle 7:00AM Melbourne 8:40AM Monday to Saturday
Newcastle 4:50PM Melbourne 6:30PM Sunday to Friday
Melbourne 7:05AM Newcastle 8:35AM Monday to Saturday
Melbourne 7:10PM Newcastle 8:40PM Sunday to Friday

*Schedule subject to change. Terms and conditions apply.

Book with confidence:

  • Fly Flexible
    Change travel dates as often as you need. Qantas’s Fly Flexible program means you can enjoy unlimited free date changes and plan your next trip with confidence when you book an eligible flight by 30 April for travel until 28 February 2022. A fare difference may apply, terms and conditions apply*.
  • Fly Well
    Qantas has introduced a range of wellbeing measures to give you peace-of-mind at each point of your journey. Learn more
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