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Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Nov 11, 2019 2:30 -05:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia. Jetstar & Tigerair frequently offer the best deals to Sydney, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
MELSYD
Sun 2/02
nonstop
SYDMEL
Thu 13/02
nonstop
$133
Tigerair
MELSYD
Sun 2/02
nonstop
SYDMEL
Thu 13/02
nonstop
$146
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Sat 18/01
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sat 1/02
nonstop
$168
Qantas
MELSYD
Sun 2/02
nonstop
SYDMEL
Thu 13/02
nonstop
$211
Regional Express
MELSYD
Sun 2/02
2 stops
SYDMEL
Thu 13/02
2 stops
$561
Air New Zealand
MELSYD
Sun 20/10
1 stop
SYDMEL
Mon 21/10
1 stop
$1,393

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $180.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?

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, Australia to Sydney, Australia 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, Australia to Sydney, Australia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $152 $361
7-14 days $200 $332
14-21 days $200 $351
21-30 days $200 $329
30-60 days $152 $275
60-90 days $133 $250
90+ days $148 $269

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$200$200$200$148$157$148$200

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia by Month

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, Australia to Sydney, Australia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 14/11/19 17/11/19 0 $148
December Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Tigerair 7/12/19 10/12/19 0 $155
January Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Tigerair 18/01/20 1/02/20 0 $148
February Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 1/02/20 1/02/20 0 $200
March Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Tigerair 14/03/20 16/03/20 0 $148
April Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 1/04/20 6/04/20 0 $200
May Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 1/05/20 5/05/20 0 $200
June Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 10/06/20 24/06/20 0 $200

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$148
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$148 $192
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$192 $177
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$177 $155
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$155 $200
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$200

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

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, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $322.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $184.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 18 19 18 19 18 19 18 01:00 15:55
Qantas 39 39 42 45 44 20 29 00:45 16:00
Tigerair 6 6 6 7 5 4 6 01:30 16:05
Virgin Australia 24 25 27 28 28 14 22 01:00 16:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

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, Australia to Sydney, Australia. 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, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $94.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $184.

Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The average Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney, Australia from Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is 704 kilometers (438 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: There are 579 direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne, Australia airlines for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 44% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne, Australia and Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Melbourne, Australia flying to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Nov 11, 2019 2:30 -05:00Number of routes searched: 99Number of itineraries searched: 276,105,276

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne, Australia airlines with flights to Sydney, Australia. 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, Australia to Sydney, Australia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Qantas -
Tigerair -
Virgin Australia -
Fiji Airways NAN
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar OOL
Jetstar AYQ
Jetstar BNE
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas ADL
Qantas ASP
Qantas BNE
Qantas CBR
Virgin Australia ADL
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia CBR
Virgin Australia CNS
Regional Express ABX
Regional Express MIM
Regional Express WGA

Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne, Australia and Sydney, Australia. 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, Australia to Sydney, Australia