The cheapest times to fly from GNV to MLB are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from GNV to MLB is early December. Prices can be as high as $887 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $358 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Gainesville, FL (GNV) to Melbourne, FL (MLB) will usually cost between $422 to $685 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $463. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $632. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $169 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GNV to MLB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the GNV to MLB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

GNV to MLB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GNV to MLB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Gainesville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.28, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $192 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $471. Return trip prices are from the MLB to GNV flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GNV to MLB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from GNV to MLB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 25.32% less expensive than MLB
  • 1-layover flights available

See GNV to TPA flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 22.00% less expensive than MLB
  • 1-layover flights available

See GNV to MCO flights


Flight Hacking GNV to MLB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from GNV to MLB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (GNV > ATL > MLB)

  • Price for both tickets: $420
  • Average savings: $121 (22.37%)

See GNV to ATL flights

Hack #2: Greensboro/High Point, NC (GNV > GSO > MLB)

  • Price for both tickets: $445
  • Average savings: $96 (17.74%)

See GNV to GSO flights

Hack #3: Chattanooga, TN (GNV > CHA > MLB)

  • Price for both tickets: $455
  • Average savings: $87 (15.99%)

See GNV to CHA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GNV to MLB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Melbourne International Airport to Gainesville Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 147 miles or 237 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GNV to MLB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GNV to MLB flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Gainesville, FL and Melbourne, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from GNV to MLB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GNV
Origination airport name Gainesville Regional Airport
City Gainesville, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 29.7
Longitude -82.3

Return Airport

Destination code MLB
Destination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.1
Longitude -80.6


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