Australia Low Cost No Frills Airlines

The Australia low cost airlines guide is a resource
for independent travellers looking for
low cost, no-frills or cheap flights to Australia...

This resource last updated: June 27th, 2008

Which airlines have cheap flights to Australia?

The following airlines provide low fare flights to and from and across Australia.
You can go straight to the website of each low cost or low fare airline - highlighted airlines have the largest number of routes.
Or click on each airline description for a quick reference summary showing routes and cheapest fares.

Low cost flights to other Oceanian Destinations
Airports in Australia served by budget airlines

Air Asia X

Malaysian Low Cost Airline

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The routes Air Asia X operates to and from Australia

Air Asia X - Cheap flights from Malaysia to Australia

Malaysia : Direct International Flights

Flies from the Gold Coast just south of Brisbane and from Perth in Western Australia to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

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Freedom Air

New Zealand Low Cost Airline

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The routes Freedom Air operates to and from Australia

Freedom Air - Cheap flights across the Tasman Sea

New Zealand - North Island : Direct Flights

Freedom Air has budget flights to Auckland & Wellington from the Gold Coast; to Palmerston North from Brisbane & Sydney; to Hamilton from Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney.

New Zealand - South Island : Direct Flights

Offers low fare flights from Christchurch to Gold Coast and from Dunedin to Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne.

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JetStar Airlines

Australia Low Cost Airline

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The routes JetStar Airlines operates across Australia

JetStar Airlines - Cheap flights connecting Australian cities

New South Wales : Direct Domestic Flights

JetStar flies from Sydney to 14 destinations across Australia; from Gold Coast to Adelaide, Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne Tullamarine & Hobart; from Ballina Byron to Melbourne Tullamarine & Sydney; and from Newcastle to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne Tullamarine & Sydney.

Northern Territory : Direct Domestic Flights

Darwin to Adelaide, Brisbane & Melbourne Tullamarine.

Queensland : Direct Domestic Flights

JetStar has low fare routes connecting Cairns, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Proserpine on the Whitsunday Coast, Mackay, Rockhampton, Fraser Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane to destinations across Australia including Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney & Darwin.

South Australia : Direct Domestic Flights

Connects Adelaide to Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Melbourne Avalon, Sunshine Coast and Sydney.

Tasmania : Direct Domestic Flights

JetStar links Hobart to the Gold Coast and both Hobart and Launceston to Melbourne Tullamarine, Brisbane and Sydney.

Victoria : Direct Domestic Flights

Flights from Melbourne Avalon to Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth & Sydney. And from Melbourne Tullamarine to Ballina Byron, Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Newcastle, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Townsville and to Hobart & Launceston on Tasmania.

Western Australia : Direct Domestic Flights

Budget flights from Perth to Melbourne Avalon.

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Jetstar Asia

Singapore Low Cost Airline

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The routes Jetstar Asia operates to and from Australia

Jetstar Asia - Cheap flights from Singapore to Australia

Singapore : Direct International Flights

Low fare flights from Cairns & Darwin to Singapore.

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The routes Jetstar International operates to and from Australia

Jetstar International - Cheap flights across Asia and Oceania

Bali, Indonesia : International Budget Flights

Flies from Denpasar to Sydney & Melbourne Tullamarine and from those cities on to Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Launceston, Melbourne Avalon, Perth & Hobart.

Hawaii : International Low Fare Flights

Flights from Sydney & Melbourne Tullamarine to Honolulu. Also offers combined flights via Adelaide, Brisbane & Perth.

Japan : International Low Fare Flights

Flies from Osaka Kansai International direct to Cairns, Sydney & Brisbane and flies via those Australian cities onward to Adelaide, Melbourne Avalon & Tullamarine and to Hobart on Tasmania. Also links Nagoya to Cairns & Sydney.

Malaysia : International Low Fare Flights

Direct low fare flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney. Also flies via Sydney to Brisbane & Melbourne Tullamarine.

New Zealand : International Low Fare Flights

Connects Christchurch to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Tullamarine. Combined flights via these cities, onward to Cairns & Hobart are also available.

Thailand : International Low Fare Flights

Direct flights from Bangkok to Melbourne with onward flights to Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and to Launceston & Hobart on Tasmania. Also flies direct from Phuket to Sydney with onward flights to Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth and to Hobart on Tasmania.

Vietnam : Direct International Flights

Flies from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney and then onwards to Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne & Hobart.

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Pacific Blue

New Zealand Low Cost Airline

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The routes Pacific Blue operates to and from Australia

Pacific Blue - Cheap flights across the Tasman Sea

Cook Islands : Indirect Flights (via Auckland)

Flies, via Auckland in New Zealand, to Rarotonga on the Cook Islands from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

New Zealand - North Island : Direct Flights

Pacific Blue flies across the Tasman Sea from Wellington & Auckland to Brisbane and from Auckland to the Gold Coast.

New Zealand - North Island : Indirect Flights

Pacific Blue also flies from Auckland and Wellington, via Brisbane, to Cairns, Hamilton Island, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth. And, additionally, from Auckland, via Brisbane, to Townsville and Mackay in northeast Australia.

New Zealand - South Island : Direct Flights

Flies to Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne from Christchurch.

New Zealand - South Island : Indirect Flights

Pacific Blue also flies from Christchurch, via either Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Cairns, Townsville, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Mackay, Ballina Byron, Adelaide, & Perth, and, via Melbourne, to Launceston & Hobart on Tasmania.

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Polynesian Blue

Samoan Low Cost Airline

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The routes Polynesian Blue operates to and from Australia

Polynesian Blue - Cheap flights from Samoa to Australia

Samoa : Direct International Flights

Flies from Sydney to Apia on the island state of Samoa.

Samoa : Combined Flights (via Sydney)

Offers low fare flights from Townsville, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide, via Sydney, to Apia on Samoa.

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Regional Express

Australia Low Fare Airline

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The routes Regional Express operates across Australia

Regional Express - Cheap flights connecting Australian cities

New South Wales : Direct Domestic Flights

REX connects Sydney to Ballina, Lismore, Grafton & Taree; to Moruya, Snowy Mountains, Merimbula & Albury; to Wagga Wagga, Narandera Leeton, Griffith & West Wyalong; to Broken Hill, Parkes, Orange & Dubbo. Also flies from Sydney to Mildura in Victoria via Narrandera Leeton.

South Australia : Direct Domestic Flights

REX flies from Adelaide to Mount Gambier, to Kingscote on Kangaroo Island, to Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Ceduna & Coober Pedy and also to Broken Hill in New South Wales.

Tasmania : Direct Domestic Flights

Flies to Melbourne in Victoria from Burnie.

Victoria : Direct Domestic Flights

REX flies from Melbourne to Mildura, to King Island, to Burnie on Tasmania and to Merimbula, Albury, Wagga Wagga & Griffith in New South Wales. The airline also connects Melbourne to Mount Gambier in South Australia.

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Skywest

Australia Low Fare Airline

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The routes Skywest operates across Australia

Skywest - Cheap flights connecting Australian cities

Northern Territory : Direct Domestic Flights

Connects Darwin to Broome and Perth in Western Australia.

Western Australia : Direct Domestic Flights

Skywest operates flights linking the towns of Kununurra, Broome, Port Hedland, Newman, Exmouth / Learmonth, Carnarvon, Monkey Mia, Kalbarrie, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Perth, Albany and Esperance.

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Tiger Airways

Singapore & Australian Low Cost Airline

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The domestic routes Tiger Airways operates across Australia

Tiger Airways - Cheap flights to and from Melbourne

New South Wales : Direct Domestic Flights

Flies from Melbourne to Canberra (ACT) & Newcastle.

Northern Territory : Direct Domestic Flights

Flies low cost from Melbourne to Darwin & Alice Springs.

Queensland : Direct Domestic Flights

Flies no-frills from Melbourne to Mackay, Rockhampton, the Sunshine Coast & the Gold Coast.

South Australia : Direct Domestic Flights

Cheap domestic flights between Melbourne and Adelaide.

Tasmania : Direct Domestic Flights

Budget routes from Melbourne to Launceston & Hobart.

Victoria : Direct Domestic Flights

No-frills flights across Australia from Melbourne.

Western Australia : Direct Domestic Flights

Operates cheap flights from Melbourne direct to Perth.

The international routes Tiger Airways operates to and from Australia

Tiger Airways - Cheap flights across Asia from Australia

China : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

Budget routes from Darwin, via Singapore, to Haikou in Hainan Province and to Shenzhen in Guangdong Province.

India : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

Links Perth & Darwin, via Singapore, to Chennai & Kochi.

Indonesia : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

Cheap flights from Perth, via Singapore, to Padang.

Macau : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

No-frills flights from Perth in Western Australia to Macau.

Philippines : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

Connects Perth & Darwin to Clark Field near Manila.

Singapore : Direct & Combined Flights

Budget flights direct to Singapore from both Darwin & Perth. And to the Lion City from Melbourne via Darwin.

Thailand : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

Tiger Airways links Perth to Udon Thani, Chiang Mai & Hat Yai and Perth & Darwin to Bangkok, Krabi & Phuket.

Vietnam : Combined Flights (via Singapore)

Tiger Airways has budget flights to Hanoi from Perth and to Ho Chi Minh City from both Perth and Darwin.

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Virgin Blue

Australia Low Cost Airline

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The routes Virgin Blue operates across Australia

Virgin Blue - Cheap flights connecting Australian cities

Australia : Domestic Low Fare Flights

Virgin Blue offers low fare flights connecting 22 destinations across Australia: Cairns, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Mackay, Rockhampton, Fraser Coast, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ballina Byron, Coffs Coast, Newcastle, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Albury, Adelaide, Perth, Broome, Darwin and Launceston & Hobart on Tasmania.

Fiji : International Low Fare Flights

Flies direct to Nadi from Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne. Also offers indirect flights from Townsville, Darwin & Perth.

Tonga : International Low Fare Flights

Direct flights from Sydney to Nuku'alofa. Indirect flights to Tonga via Sydney from Brisbane, Melbourne & Adelaide.

Vanuatu : International Low Fare Flights

Flies direct from Brisbane to Port Vila and also offers flights via Brisbane from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth & Mackay.

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Viva Macau Australia

Australia Low Cost Airline

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The routes Viva Macau Australia operates to and from Australia

Viva Macau Australia - Cheap flights from Australia to Macau

Macau : Direct International Flights

Low fare flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Macau.

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