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Flights from Melbourne to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Jan 23, 2017 2:17 -05:00

Melbourne to Sydney Last modified: Jan 23, 2017 2:17 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 25,137,953,039 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney. Jetstar & Tigerair frequently offer the best deals to Sydney flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
MELSYD
Tue 14/02
nonstop
SYDMEL
Tue 21/02
nonstop
$125
Tigerair
MELSYD
Tue 14/02
nonstop
SYDMEL
Tue 21/02
nonstop
$130
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Fri 19/05
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sat 20/05
nonstop
$191
Qantas
MELSYD
Sat 8/04
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 16/04
nonstop
$210
Regional Express
MELSYD
Sat 4/02
1 stop
SYDMEL
Mon 6/02
1 stop
$587

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Sydney? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $146.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne to Sydney? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne to Sydney.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $196 $278
7-14 days $149 $265
14-21 days $149 $256
21-30 days $125 $255
30-60 days $134 $253
60-90 days $145 $253
90+ days $125 $252

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 25,145,730,671 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Sydney is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$149 $125 $149 $145 $158 $149 $145

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Sydney by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne to Sydney flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 31/01/17 4/02/17 0 $182
February Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 14/02/17 21/02/17 0 $125
March Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 23/03/17 23/03/17 0 $145
April Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 16/04/17 18/04/17 0 $145
May Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 2/05/17 5/05/17 0 $149
June Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 23/06/17 11/07/17 0 $134
July Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 20/07/17 24/07/17 0 $125
August Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 16/08/17 19/08/17 0 $149

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne to Sydney. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$196
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$196 $175
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$175 $149
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$149 $149
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$149 $149
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$149

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $267.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $165.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne to Sydney - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 06:00 20:45
Qantas 39 35 40 42 40 20 28 05:30 21:00
Tigerair 7 7 7 8 9 6 8 06:45 21:05
Virgin Australia 26 26 29 29 31 15 24 06:00 21:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $97.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $153.

Melbourne to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Sydney flight time is an hour and 24 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney from Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Sydney is 704 kilometers (438 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: There are 595 direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne airlines for direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Sydney?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Sydney Last modified: Jan 23, 2017 2:17 -05:00Number of routes searched: 84Number of itineraries searched: 3,214,046

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Sydney? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Sydney. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Melbourne to Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Qantas -
Tigerair -
Virgin Australia -
AirAsia X KUL
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar HBA
Jetstar OOL
Jetstar AYQ
Qantas ADL
Qantas BNE
Qantas CBR
Qantas CNS
Tigerair BNE
Tigerair CFS
Tigerair OOL
Virgin Australia ADL
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia CBR
Virgin Australia CNS
Regional Express ABX
Regional Express MIM
Regional Express MQL
Regional Express WGA

Melbourne to Sydney Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Sydney. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sydney