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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sydney, AU, Australia - MEL to SYD Last modified: 30/08/2016 1:26 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Sydney Last modified: 30/08/2016 1:26 AM

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
MELSYD
Sat 15/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$103
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Tigerair
MELSYD
Sat 15/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$134
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Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Tue 27/12
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 11/01
nonstop
$179
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Wed 28/12
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 11/01
nonstop
$179
Select
Qantas
MELSYD
Thu 24/11
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 28/11
nonstop
$243
Select
Regional Express
MELSYD
Thu 24/11
1 stop
SYDMEL
Mon 28/11
1 stop
$517
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Sydney (MEL to SYD)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Sydney, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $134.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Sydney (MEL to SYD)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Sydney 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 Sydney

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $150 $281
7-14 days $150 $276
14-21 days $150 $280
21-30 days $142 $273
30-60 days $103 $244
60-90 days $122 $240
90+ days $118 $222

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Sydney

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$142 $150 $150 $122 $122 $103 $150

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Sydney

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 31/08/16 4/09/16 0 $154
September Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 26/09/16 28/09/16 0 $142
October Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 15/10/16 17/10/16 0 $103
November Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 24/11/16 28/11/16 0 $122
December Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 12/12/16 16/12/16 0 $133
January Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 5/01/17 9/01/17 0 $150
February Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 7/02/17 19/02/17 0 $150
March Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 10/03/17 12/03/17 0 $118

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

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 Sydney.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$150
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$150 $150
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$150 $150
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$150 $159
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$159 $150
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$150

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Sydney (MEL to SYD)

Your Melbourne to Sydney 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 Sydney is $353.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $179.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Sydney
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 17 16 16 17 17 16 15 05:00 20:45
Qantas 35 34 37 39 38 19 29 06:00 21:00
Tigerair 8 5 6 7 8 9 8 06:45 21:05
Virgin Australia 27 27 30 31 31 19 26 06:00 21:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Sydney (MEL to SYD)

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 Sydney. 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 Sydney is $130.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $247.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Sydney Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $220
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $165
Melbourne to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia $212
Melbourne to London Jet Airways, Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Air Serbia, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, Air Mauritius, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $1,001
Melbourne to Brisbane Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $183
Albury to Newcastle Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $496
Melbourne to Orange Regional Express $1,074
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia $362
Melbourne to Gold Coast AirAsia X, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $198
Melbourne to Merimbula Regional Express $366
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $212
Melbourne to Dubbo Qantas, Regional Express $960
Melbourne to Tokyo Sichuan, AirAsia, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Aircalin, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $675
Melbourne to Tamworth Qantas, Virgin Australia $342
Melbourne to Taree Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $524
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $255
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Qantas, Regional Express $413
Melbourne to Albury Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $366
Melbourne to Bangkok Sichuan, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $406
Albury to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia $492
Melbourne to Armidale Qantas, Regional Express $468
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $273
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $110
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $117
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $117
Melbourne to Griffith Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to New York American, Air Berlin, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Air Serbia, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Air Tahiti Nui, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $1,080
Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $182
Melbourne to Jakarta Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, SkyStar $642

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Sydney (MEL to SYD) Number of flights searched: 28Last modified: 30/08/2016 1:26 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Sydney 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 Sydney.

Melbourne to Sydney
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 Sydney, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Melbourne to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Sydney flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Sydney?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Sydney is 704 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: There are 583 direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 39% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Sydney.
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