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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sydney, AU, Australia - MEL to SYD Last modified: 30/06/2016 1:27 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Sydney Last modified: 30/06/2016 1:27 PM

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
Fri 21/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$91
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Tigerair
MELSYD
Sat 30/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 31/07
nonstop
$98
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Thu 4/08
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 10/08
nonstop
$98
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Fri 21/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$98
Select
Tigerair
MELSYD
Fri 21/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 24/10
nonstop
$98
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Tue 19/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Fri 22/07
nonstop
$162
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Thu 21/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sat 23/07
nonstop
$162
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Thu 21/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 27/07
nonstop
$162
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Fri 22/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 24/07
nonstop
$162
Select
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Fri 22/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 25/07
nonstop
$162
Select
Qantas
MELSYD
Fri 21/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Fri 21/10
nonstop
$199
Select
Qantas
MELSYD
Fri 21/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$199
Select
Qantas
MELSYD
Fri 21/10
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 24/10
nonstop
$199
Select
Regional Express
MELSYD
Fri 21/10
1 stop
SYDMEL
Mon 24/10
1 stop
$502
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 $119.

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 $304
7-14 days $133 $273
14-21 days $99 $227
21-30 days $98 $200
30-60 days $98 $200
60-90 days $149 $200
90+ days $91 $214

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 $119 $99 $98 $123 $98 $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 Tigerair 30/07/16 31/07/16 0 $98
August Melbourne Sydney Tigerair 4/08/16 10/08/16 0 $98
September Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 3/09/16 4/09/16 0 $149
October Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 21/10/16 23/10/16 0 $91
November Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 14/11/16 16/11/16 0 $149
December Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 5/12/16 12/12/16 0 $149
January Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 4/01/17 5/01/17 0 $149
February Melbourne Sydney Jetstar 14/02/17 15/02/17 0 $150

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
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$149
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$149 $149
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$149 $100
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$100 $98
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$98 $149
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$149

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 $390.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $143.

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 14 15 15 15 14 14 05:45 20:45
Qantas 35 33 35 39 38 19 26 06:00 21:00
Tigerair 8 6 6 7 8 8 8 06:45 21:05
Virgin Australia 27 28 30 31 32 15 27 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 $193.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Sydney is $218.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $177
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $130
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $197
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,425
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $118
Albury to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Orange Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $346
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $118
Melbourne to Merimbula Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $295
Melbourne to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $496
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $740
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $334
Melbourne to Taree Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $527
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $183
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $404
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $339
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $536
Albury to Canberra Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $867
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $276
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $112
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $98
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $99
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $1,074
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,394
Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $173
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $532

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 568 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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