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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide - MEL to ADL

Popular flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 AUD165
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 AUD497
Regional Express
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 AUD472
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 AUD190
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 May 1, 2016 AUD155
Apr 29, 2016 May 1, 2016 AUD155
Apr 29, 2016 May 2, 2016 AUD155
Apr 30, 2016 May 3, 2016 AUD155
May 6, 2016 May 8, 2016 AUD155

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide (MEL to ADL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Adelaide, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AUD160.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Adelaide (MEL to ADL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Adelaide based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Melbourne to Adelaide should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD233 AUD360
7-14 days AUD216 AUD305
14-21 days AUD199 AUD313
21-30 days AUD179 AUD288
30-60 days AUD165 AUD272
60-90 days AUD155 AUD252
90+ days AUD155 AUD252

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AUD170 AUD170 AUD165 AUD155 AUD155 AUD155 AUD155

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Adelaide

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 2/26/16 3/1/16 0 AUD199
March Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 3/9/16 3/16/16 0 AUD179
April Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 4/28/16 5/1/16 0 AUD155
May Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 5/6/16 5/8/16 0 AUD155
June Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 6/2/16 6/5/16 0 AUD155
July Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 7/1/16 7/3/16 0 AUD162
August Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 8/3/16 8/11/16 0 AUD162
September Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 9/9/16 9/18/16 0 AUD163

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Melbourne to Adelaide

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
AUD233
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD233 AUD224
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD224 AUD199
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD199 AUD180
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD180 AUD180
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD180

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide (MEL to ADL)

Your Melbourne to Adelaide flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Adelaide is AUD388.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Adelaide is AUD269.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Adelaide
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 06:30 19:40
Qantas 10 10 9 10 11 7 10 07:00 20:15
Tigerair 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 08:20 17:20
Virgin Australia 10 9 10 10 11 6 10 07:10 20:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide (MEL to ADL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Adelaide. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Adelaide is AUD160.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Adelaide is AUD295.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Adelaide Qantas AUD493
Melbourne to London Thai, Air New Zealand, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Turkish, JAL, Garuda, Vietnam, Air China, Delta, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Qatar, China Southern, Qantas, China Eastern, Cathay, Kenya, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Srilankan, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Egyptair, Singapore, United, American, Air Berlin, Philippine, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates AUD1,395
Melbourne to Sydney Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD118
Melbourne to KingscoteCheck Dates
Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express, Etihad AUD162
Melbourne to Port Lincoln Qantas AUD706
Melbourne to Tokyo China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, United, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD732
Melbourne to WhyallaAUD405
Melbourne to Shanghai China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD677
Melbourne to Bangkok China Southern, Qantas, Thai, Jetstar, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Emirates AUD497
Melbourne to Mount Gambier Regional Express AUD391
Melbourne to Brisbane Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD159
Melbourne to Jakarta Qantas, China Southern, Cathay, Garuda, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD347
Melbourne to Hobart Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD78
Melbourne to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD214
Melbourne to New York Air New Zealand, JAL, Air Tahiti Nui, Air China, Malaysia, Delta, Virgin Australia, Qatar, Fiji Airways, China Southern, Qantas, China Eastern, Cathay, US Airways, Finnair, Etihad, Singapore, United, American, Air Berlin, Emirates AUD1,204
Melbourne to Launceston Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD125
Melbourne to Singapore China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Jetstar, Cathay, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Emirates AUD343
Melbourne to Broken Hill Regional Express AUD552
Melbourne to Beijing China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Jetstar, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD702
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Emirates AUD320
Albury to Melbourne Qantas, Regional Express AUD327
Melbourne to Gold Coast Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD139
Melbourne to Alice Springs Qantas, Emirates AUD426
Albury to Sydney Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express, Etihad AUD162
Melbourne to Albury Qantas, Regional Express AUD218
Albury to MilduraAUD583
Melbourne to GriffithCheck Dates
Melbourne to Ayers Rock Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates AUD387
Melbourne to Devonport Qantas, Emirates AUD269

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Adelaide (MEL to ADL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Adelaide with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Melbourne to Adelaide
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Adelaide, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Melbourne to Adelaide Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Adelaide flight time is an hour and 20 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Adelaide?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Adelaide is 640 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Answer: There are 179 direct flights from Melbourne to Adelaide.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 37% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Adelaide.
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