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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide, AU, Australia - MEL to ADL

Popular flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 May 30, 2016 AUD144
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 27, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 AUD215
Regional Express
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 23, 2016 AUD583
May 12, 2016 May 15, 2016 AUD583
May 19, 2016 May 22, 2016 AUD583
May 24, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 AUD583
May 28, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD583
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 AUD99
May 26, 2016 May 30, 2016 AUD99
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 12, 2016 AUD162
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 AUD162
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 AUD162
Jul 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 AUD162
Jul 3, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 AUD162

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 AUD146.

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 AUD228 AUD346
7-14 days AUD162 AUD277
14-21 days AUD99 AUD316
21-30 days AUD99 AUD277
30-60 days AUD131 AUD277
60-90 days AUD162 AUD277
90+ days AUD157 AUD275

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
AUD131 AUD162 AUD158 AUD99 AUD158 AUD162 AUD162

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
May Melbourne Adelaide Tigerair 5/19/16 5/23/16 0 AUD99
June Melbourne Adelaide Tigerair 6/27/16 7/7/16 0 AUD131
July Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 7/1/16 7/2/16 0 AUD162
August Melbourne Adelaide Jetstar 8/19/16 8/28/16 0 AUD157
September Melbourne Adelaide Jetstar 9/23/16 10/5/16 0 AUD158
October Melbourne Adelaide Jetstar 10/16/16 10/21/16 0 AUD157
November Melbourne Adelaide Virgin Australia 11/3/16 11/7/16 0 AUD162
December Melbourne Adelaide Jetstar 12/16/16 1/4/17 0 AUD162

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD232
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD232 AUD219
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD219 AUD99
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD99 AUD99
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD99 AUD191
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD191

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 AUD429.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Adelaide is AUD208.

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 3 3 4 3 6 5 4 08:30 20:40
Qantas 10 10 9 9 11 7 10 07:00 20:15
Tigerair 1 2 2 3 3 2 3 08:20 17:20
Virgin Australia 10 8 8 10 11 7 9 07:05 20:05

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 AUD183.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Adelaide is AUD302.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD448
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,413
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD118
Melbourne to Kingscote Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Mildura Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD181
Melbourne to Port Lincoln Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD507
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD670
Melbourne to Whyalla Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD650
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD446
Melbourne to Mount Gambier Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD340
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD235
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD799
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD79
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD228
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,401
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD127
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD386
Melbourne to Broken Hill Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD650
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD394
Albury to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD435
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD171
Melbourne to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD391
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD181
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD331
Albury to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD1,039
Melbourne to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD379
Melbourne to Devonport Qantas AUD628

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 22 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Adelaide?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Adelaide is 632 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Answer: There are 170 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 38% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Adelaide.
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