Fly from Melbourne to Lorne in just 40 minutes from $2600

Lorne, positioned 142 kilometers from Melbourne along Victoria's picturesque Great Ocean Road, is renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant arts community, and scenic ocean views.

For Melbourne residents, the journey to Lorne by car takes approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Opting for a helicopter or charter plane significantly reduces travel time, offering a convenient and swift alternative to navigating road traffic.

Popular destinations for our guests in Lorne include Lorne Country Club, Lorne Beach Pavilion, and Mantra Lorne.

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

Traveling from Melbourne to Lorne by car takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes. Chartering a helicopter flight significantly reduces this time, allowing you to reach Lorne in 40 minutes. Helicopter flights to Lorne offer the convenience of landing at specific local destinations, pending landing and safety approvals.

A private plane charter takes about 30 minutes from Melbourne and would need to land at either Apollo Bay Airfield or Torquay Airport, followed by a 50-minute or 55-minute car or taxi transfer to Lorne, respectively.

How much does a flight to Lorne cost?

Helicopter flights to Lorne costs roughly $2600. A plane charter flight to Lorne will cost an estimated $1900.

Due to the nature of helicopter and plane charter flights, a one-way journey to Lorne 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 Lorne?

Yes, you can fly from Melbourne to Lorne by helicopter and this is perfect for direct travel to specific venues like Lorne Country Club, Lorne Beach Pavilion, and Mantra Lorne. If you opt for a charter plane, landing directly in Lorne isn't possible, and the alternative would be either Apollo Bay Airfield or Torquay 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.

Mark your anniversary with our Couples Only Experience, or surprise your children with our Kid's Co-Pilot Experience — the best birthday gift they'll ever receive.

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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