Best Yarra Valley flights options

Everything you need to know about reaching Yarra Valley by air.

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Melbourne Airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport, and Essendon Airport are the closest commercial airports to Yarra Valley. Melbourne Airport is Melbourne’s primary airport and has direct flights to dozens of international and domestic destinations.

This guide will give you all the information you need about ground transport options and airlines that fly into and out of Melbourne Airport and Essendon Airport.

Looking for information about Yarra Valley scenic flights and hot air balloon rides?


Yarra Valley flight deals

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Australia-wide flights from $39 each way with Jetstar

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Available on select travel dates from November 2021 - June 2022 to destinations including Perth, Sydney, Cairns, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Gold Coast with Rex Airlines.
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Australia-wide flights from $80 each way

Verified 4 days ago Expires 26 Oct 2021
Available on flights from November 2021 - February 2022 to Darwin, Hobart, Canberra, Adelaide, Cairns, Perth and more. Sample fare is Brisbane-Sydney with Jetstar.
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Up to USD$20 off with code

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Available on flight booking fees for all travel dates. Applies for up to 2 passengers. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 50% off Australia-wide flights

Expires 29 Nov 2021
Available on select flights in 2021 to Gold Coast, Launceston, Hobart, Adelaide, Cairns, Darwin, Broome, Perth, Canberra, Alice Springs and more.
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Australia flights from $59 each way

Expires 2 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 - June 2022. Destinations include Adelaide, Melbourne, Launceston, Canberra, Gold Coast, Darwin, Cairns, Perth and more. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney. T&Cs apply.
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Victoria flights from $40 each way

Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 - January 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. Other destinations include Bendigo, Tullamarine, Albury, Mildura, Mount Gambier and more.
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Up to 50% off Qantas flights

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Available on flights from October – November 2021 to destinations including Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Hamilton Island, Cairns, Darwin, Broome and more.
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Up to 50% off domestic flights

Expires 30 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October - November 2021. Destinations include Hamilton Island, Cairns, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 50% off: Flights with Jetstar from $46 each way

Expires 30 Nov 2021
Available on flights until 30 November 2021. Destinations include Launceston, Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Hobart, Townsville, Darwin, Newcastle, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide.
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Australia-wide flights from $60 return

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Available on flights until December 2021 to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Launceston and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar.
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Up to 15% off flights with code

Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on Australia flights until September 2022 when you book 7 days in advance. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.

Yarra Valley flight FAQ

Who flies to Yarra Valley? Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Cathay Pacific fly to Melbourne Airport. Essendon Airport operates regional flights with airlines like Alliance Airlines, JetGo, Free Spirit Airlines and Sharp Airlines.

What are the closest airports to Yarra Valley? Melbourne Airport and Essendon Airport. Both airports are nearly an hour’s drive away.

What airport transfer options are available? The Bus Line 906 and the Melbourne Metro get you from Melbourne Airport to the Yarra Valley in approximately 50 minutes for around $4. The airport shuttle bus service provides door-to-door transfers from $20 one way from Melbourne Airport. Avis, Budget, Europcar,Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty are available at Melbourne and Essendon airports. Alternatively
, you can use Uber which costs $70-$100 and $55–$75 respectively from Melbourne and Essendon airports.

Yarra Valley hot air balloon rides and scenic flights

With picturesque rolling hills and sprawling vineyards, the Yarra Valley is simply stunning from above.

Hot air balloon rides are popular in the area. The rides are usually about an hour long and float atop the rows and rows of grape vines present in the area. Many also offer the option to include breakfast, lunch or dinner at the end of the ride. Most breakfast and dinner options include sunrise and sunset views (pictured).

If you're after something a bit more thrilling, scenic flights are also available over the Yarra. You can depart on these from Lilydale Airport right in the Yarra, do you don't have to worry about commuting back to Melbourne or Essendon for your scenic flight.

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