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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Melbourne-Southern Cross, or Essendon when they travel from Melbourne to Busan. The most popular airlines for this route are VietJet Air, Jetstar Airways, Korean Air, Scoot, and Jeju Air. Melbourne and Busan have 301 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Busan, consider visiting Yeong Island, and Geoje Island.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Busan

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Korean AirKALKEYesNo
Jeju AirJJA7CYesNo

South Korea COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL can enter South Korea, but there are restrictions.


COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • Quarantine may be required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for South Korea
  • Re-entry permit is required for long-term foreign residents


Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in most places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in South Korea in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Busan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Busan and Hong Kong, Bangkok, Taipei, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Manila, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Kaohsiung, Da Nang, Jeju City, Cairns, Chiang Mai, Angeles, Sydney, Osaka, Kota Kinabalu, Brisbane, Davao.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Busan?
The main airport in Busan is Gimhae International. It is also served by Gimhae International, Gwangju, Daegu International, Cheongju International, Pohang, Yeosu, Sacheon, Gunsan, Ulsan.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Busan?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Busan thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Busan can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Melbourne and Busan?
Currently, you can fly between Melbourne and Busan with VietJet Air, Jetstar Airways, Korean Air, Scoot, Jeju Air.
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Busan?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Melbourne and Busan, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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