Jetstar launches flights between Sydney and Margaret River


Jetstar has announced that it wiil commence flights between Sydney and one of the west’s top tourist regions – Busselton Margaret River. The new service will begin on 26 March 2024, in time for the Easter holidays.

Jetstar will operate its Airbus A320 aircraft on the three flights per week service. As such, it will carry more than 50,000 customers between Sydney and the world-renowned wine and surf region each year.

Initially, the service will operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. However, this will switch to Monday, Thursday and Saturday in April.

The new service will be in addition to the existing service between Melbourne and Busselton that commenced in 2022.

Jetstar Group CEO, Stephanie Tully, says:

Jetstar will be the only commercial airline offering direct flights between the east coast and Busselton Margaret River.

“Holidaymakers from Sydney will be able to fly direct to Margaret River in about five hours for as low as $109 one way, making the region far more accessible for domestic and international tourists from the harbour city.

“Our flights from Melbourne have already been incredibly popular, and once our Sydney flights launch, we’ll be carrying well over 100 thousand customers to and from this captivating region annually.

Flight Schedule

Sydney to Busselton Margaret River from 26 March 2024

Flight # Frequency From To Depart Arrive
JQ898 Tuesday*, Thursday, Saturday Sydney Busselton 11:10 13:10
JQ899 Busselton Sydney 13:55 21:00

*Tuesday switches to Monday from 1 April.

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