Fly from Melbourne to Daylesford in just 35 minutes from $2800

Daylesford, located 112 kilometres from Melbourne in Victoria, is celebrated for its natural mineral springs, rejuvenating spas, and charming rural landscape.

Major airlines don't operate flights from Melbourne to Daylesford, so a private helicopter flight is the best alternative to travelling by road.

Popular destinations we regularly bring our guests to in Daylesford include the Lake House, Lake House Restaurant & Spa, and Dairy Flat Lodge & Farm Daylesford.

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How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Daylesford?

Traveling from Melbourne to Daylesford by car is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you charter a helicopter flight, you will reach Daylesford in 35 minutes. Taking a helicopter flight to Daylesford allows you to land at any local destination - subject to landing and safety approvals. If you book a private plane charter, it will take 30 minutes to fly to nearby Kyneton Airfield or Ballarat Airport, and you would then require a 30 - 40 minute transfer by car or taxi to Daylesford.

How much does a flight to Daylesford cost?

Helicopter flights to Daylesford costs roughly $2800. A plane charter flight to Daylesford will cost an estimated $1600.

Due to the nature of helicopter and plane charter flights, a one-way journey to Daylesford from Melbourne is likely to be similar in price to a return journey as the aircraft will need to return to Melbourne.

Can you fly from Melbourne to Daylesford?

Yes, you can fly from Melbourne to Daylesford by helicopter. A helicopter charter is ideal if you are travelling to a specific location such as the Lake House including Lake House Restaurant, Lake House Spa and Dairy Flat Lodge & Farm Daylesford.

If you chose to take a charter plane, you cannot land directly in Daylesford and would have to land at either Kyneton Airfield or Ballarat Airport.

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    "Our pilot Ed was a consummate professional, communication with the company was great and our day trip couldn’t have been better. We'll be back.”

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    "Steve our pilot was extremely friendly, caring and chatty. Ensured safety and allowed time for pictures to be taken of my partner and I. It's a BIG YES FROM US!”

  • Liz R.

    "What a beautiful day we had. Thank you so much to Ed, our knowledgeable and kind pilot. You made this day one that we'll never forget. The day trip of a lifetime.”

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Rotor One - Melbourne Helicopter Rides

We're proud to be Melbourne's #1 rated helicopter company with an exclusive selection of helicopter rides, wine tours and charter destinations in Melbourne.

Experience Melbourne's iconic sights on a spectacular flight over Melbourne CBD, indulge in one of Yarra Valley's famed vineyards, or witness the breathtaking 12 Apostles from the sky.

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We believe a helicopter ride is more than a flight — it's a breathtaking adventure that you'll remember for a lifetime.

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