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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sydney, AU, Australia - MEL to SYD Last modified: 30/07/2016 1:39 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Sydney Last modified: 30/07/2016 1:39 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
Wed 2/11
nonstop
SYDMEL
Thu 10/11
nonstop
$104
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Fri 2/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 4/09
nonstop
$124
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Fri 2/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 5/09
nonstop
$124
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Thu 8/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 12/09
nonstop
$124
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Thu 8/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 11/09
nonstop
$124
Select
Qantas
MELSYD
Sun 7/08
nonstop
SYDMEL
Tue 9/08
nonstop
$164
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Tue 27/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Thu 29/09
nonstop
$180
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Fri 30/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 10/10
nonstop
$180
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Fri 30/09
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 12/10
nonstop
$180
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Sat 1/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Thu 6/10
nonstop
$180
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Sat 1/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 12/10
nonstop
$180
Select
Regional Express
MELSYD
Fri 2/09
1 stop
SYDMEL
Mon 5/09
1 stop
$509
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 $140.

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 $149 $251
7-14 days $149 $253
14-21 days $133 $249
21-30 days $149 $219
30-60 days $124 $211
60-90 days $149 $221
90+ days $104 $218

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
$149 $133 $149 $124 $124 $149 $149

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
July Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 31/07/16 3/08/16 0 $235
August Melbourne Sydney Tigerair 16/08/16 18/08/16 0 $133
September Melbourne Sydney Tigerair 2/09/16 4/09/16 0 $124
October Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 4/10/16 15/10/16 0 $149
November Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 2/11/16 10/11/16 0 $104
December Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 1/12/16 1/12/16 0 $149
January Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 9/01/17 12/01/17 0 $149
February Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 8/02/17 12/02/17 0 $149

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
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$149
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$149 $149
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$149 $149
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$149 $157
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$157 $124
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$124

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 $391.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $181.

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 16 15 15 14 15 15 15 05:45 20:45
Qantas 35 34 36 40 38 19 27 06:00 21:00
Tigerair 8 6 6 7 8 8 8 06:45 21:05
Virgin Australia 27 28 30 30 32 14 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 $133.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $246.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $173
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $161
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $215
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,249
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $119
Albury to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $482
Melbourne to Orange Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $580
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $356
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $157
Melbourne to Merimbula Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $392
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $222
Melbourne to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $878
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, Vanilla, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $698
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $425
Melbourne to Taree Jetstar, Tigerair, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $518
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $243
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $376
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $360
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $523
Albury to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $474
Melbourne to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $895
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $258
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $116
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $157
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $125
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $1,086
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,207
Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $189
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $734

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Sydney (MEL to SYD) Number of flights searched: 28Last modified: 30/07/2016 1:39 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 566 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 40% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Sydney.
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