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Cheap Flights to Melbourne from Adelaide

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Adelaide to Melbourne route information

Origin Airport Adelaide
Destination Airport Avalon
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Regional Express, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$89
Distance 628 km



Cheap ADL to MEL Flights

  • Question : How much time do people spend in Melbourne?
    Answer : The average time spent in Melbourne by travellers from Adelaide is seven days.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : You sure can adjust your departure or arrival date and you may save by changing when you take off. The cheapest day to fly in July is Saturday.
  • Question : How long is the flight from ADL to MEL?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Qantas), you will be able to leave ADL at 1:05 PM ACST and get to MEL at 2:50 PM AEST (one hour and 15 minutes). Remember, there is a 30 minutes time difference.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to Melbourne (MEL) from Adelaide (ADL)?
    Answer : Cost can range from $173 to $315, prices for ADL to MEL change less than most routes in Australia. Prices are usually cheaper the further out you book.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Adelaide to Melbourne is on Saturday. So, if you are trying to save some money on your next holiday look for flights on that day.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Adelaide to Melbourne?
    Answer : Booking with Qatar Airways means you will arrive to Melbourne around the time you were supposed to. In fact, this airline has a 100% average for getting there on time. It never hurts to be prepared. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.
  • Question : What is the cheapest date to fly to Melbourne?
    Answer : As of Jul 15th, the best day for deals to Melbourne (MEL) is Jul 20th. It cost $219, which is 19% below this route's average price.

ADL to MEL Flights

Adelaide and Melbourne Airports

Adelaide to Melbourne flights are a quick hop across the sky and you will encounter two easily navigated airports on each end. Adelaide Airport (ADL) is the fourth-largest domestic airport in Australia, while Melbourne Airport (MEL) is the country’s only major airport that’s open 24/7. Fun fact: In 2008, thousands of people watched as the first Qantas A380 did a stopover in Adelaide before flying on to Melbourne.

Before you board one of the flights to Melbourne, plan your approach. There are plenty of parking options at Adelaide Airport, including short and long term, covered and uncovered, and even secure bicycle parking. A convenient set down zone near the entrance to the airport makes drop offs easy. If you are travelling to the airport with public transport, you can take Adelaide Metro’s JetBus from the city or Glenelg.

Once you land in Melbourne, you can get picked up curbside on Level 2; or, taxis are available on the ground level of all three terminals. Alternatively, you can travel from the airport to the city on the popular SkyBus Super Shuttle or choose from several local bus services to Melbourne’s suburbs and surrounding towns. Your other option is to rent a car in Melbourne and explore the city and neighbouring areas on your own schedule.

Route Information

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Adelaide span a distance of 655 km and take 1 hour 20 minutes to reach their destination. Several airlines fly this route daily, so it will be easy to find a flight that suits your schedule.

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