Funeral Costs & Prices
This information on funeral prices is brought to you by Caskets Direct to Public. Our Melbourne funeral products shop is located in 6km west of the Melbourne CBD.
Below is a conservative guide to the costs involved with organising a funeral. Funeral prices vary from funeral director to funeral director so it pays to shop around.
Please note that the below funeral prices are not an average on today's funeral costs. The below prices are a guide only and a good starting point for planning a funeral and understanding what is involved. You may find you are quoted more or (hopefully) less on any of the below funeral costs.
Please note that these prices are a guide only. Prices vary from state to state.
Cremation fee $820- $990
Burial fee Starting from $3500+
Choice of burial or cremation plus some or all of the below expenses
Funeral Coffin/ Casket Costs
Paper veneer chip board
or MDF coffin with cheap plastic handles $780- $2200
Solid timber coffins
Pine wood starting from $2700
Solid Oak timber coffin $4150.00
Funeral caskets $5,000- $11,800.00
A coffin has a tapered end and a casket is rectangular with a large hinged lid.
After a cremation takes place the ashes will usually be returned to the family in an ugly plastic box. This box is usualy about the size of a shoe box. A cremation urn can then be bought to place the ashes in. The ashes will be ready about two to three days after the cremation has occurred. If you buy an urn online you can take the cremation urn to the crematorium and they can decant the ashes for you before you collect them. Click here to see our range of cremation urns for ashes.
Other funeral costs
Doctors Certificate $60
Death Certificate $25-$49
Flowers Nominated $200+
News Paper Funeral Notice $200-$300+
3 coaches or 10 seat limo $600
Service fee $1600
Service Fee includes:
Rosary Viewing night before
Memorial book (you may be charged extra for this)
To speak with us to discuss how you can save on the costs of a funeral call Mob 0424 279 950.
ATT: FUNERAL DIRECTORS. We are always working on this website to make sure we can provide accurate information to families. If you have up to date information that we can add and or edit to this page or any other section of our website please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org . We look forward to hearing from you.