Cheap Broome flights to book in 2021

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Only a couple of airlines fly to the remote Broome International Airport (BME). Because there's little competition, fares to Broome tend to be a bit more expensive. However, if you've got a few minutes spare to compare and do a little bit of research, we can help you find the best priced tickets for your trip to Broome.

Today's Broome flight deals:

KayakKayak

Domestic flights from $21 each way

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Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia

Up to 50% off domestic flights

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Flight Centre - DomesticFlight Centre - Domestic

Up to 50% off Australia-wide flights

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Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia

Up to 35% off domestic flights

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TL;DR: Broome flights

Broome's airport:
Broome International Airport (BME)

Get the best price:
July to September

Best airline (price):
Virgin Australia

Frequently asked questions about flights to Broome

How much does it cost to fly to Broome?

Unless you're flying from either Perth or Darwin, you can expect to pay at least $500-$600 for flights to Broome. That's because direct flights from eastern cities including Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane operate seasonally.

Flying from Perth to Broome, you can expect to pay at least $200 with Virgin Australia or around $300 with Qantas. You may find cheaper prices if you book during a flight sale. Fares from Darwin to Broome start from around $150 with Airnorth or around $350 with Qantas.

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When is the cheapest time to fly to Broome?

Due to less competition from airlines, prices for flights to Broome don't fluctuate too much throughout the year – but that's not to say they don't fluctuate at all.

Unlike most places, airfares to Broome may drop slightly during peak season in Broome, which runs from April to October, with the cheapest flights in July (from Darwin) and October (from Perth). The high season brings seasonal service from more cities. More flights mean less competition for available seats.

Cheapest months to fly:

July to October

Priciest months to fly:

April to June

How long does it take to fly to Broome?

For cities without direct flights, the quickest options we could find are listed below, but depending on the travel date and availability, travel times may change.

Direct service is available year-round from Perth and Darwin, and seasonally from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

  • Darwin: 2 hours direct
  • Perth: 2.5 hours direct
  • Melbourne: 4.5 hours direct
  • Sydney: 5 hours direct
  • Brisbane: 5 hours direct
  • Adelaide: 6.5 hours with a stopover

Which airlines fly direct to Broome?

These airlines fly to Broome with direct services from the following cities.

  • Qantas and QantasLink: Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin
  • Virgin Australia: Perth
  • Airnorth: Darwin
  • Skippers Aviation: Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek

What's the best airline to fly to Broome?

  • Best for price: Virgin Australia usually has cheaper flights.
  • Best for extra inclusions: Qantas is the only full-service carrier with food and checked luggage included in your airfare.
  • Best for frequent flyer rewards: Earn frequent flyer points with both Virgin (Velocity) and Qantas (Qantas Frequent Flyer).

How many points do I need to fly to Broome?

Departure cityPoints required for a return Qantas flightPoints required for a one-way Virgin flightPoints required for a return Virgin flight
Adelaide36,000Not availableNot available
Alice Springs36,000Not availableNot available
Brisbane40,600Not availableNot available
Cairns40,600Not availableNot available
Darwin50,40011,80023,600
Gold Coast40,600Not availableNot available
Melbourne36,000Not availableNot available
Perth24,00011,80023,600
Sydney36,000Not availableNot available
*These points were calculated in June 2020 and are subject to change and increases based on demand on your preferred travel dates.

Want to earn a free flight to Broome?

These frequent flyer credit card offers can give you more than enough bonus points for a complimentary flight (minus applicable taxes) to Broome International Airport (BME) from major cities across Australia.

NAB Qantas Rewards Signature Card

Up to 110,000 bonus Qantas Points
Discounted $295 first year annual fee

Offer may be withdrawn at any time

Eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, fees and charges apply

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American Express Velocity Platinum Card

Receive 120,000 bonus Velocity Points

Offer ends 13 December 2021

Eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, fees and charges apply

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How far in advance should I book my flights to Broome?

Like flights to most destinations, try to avoid booking at the last minute. KAYAK suggests booking flights to Broome at least 6 weeks prior to departure to get a cheaper-than-average price.

That said, as prices to Broome are generally pretty steep due to limited availability, if fares to the city are included in a Qantas sale, we would recommend booking them at the discounted price.

Where is the airport in Broome?

Broome International Airport is located in downtown Broome by the water. If you're travelling light you might be able to walk to your accommodation from the airport.

Cable Beach is about 3km from the airport and if you're staying in this area, you should be able to reach your accommodation in less than 10 minutes by car.

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