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Cheap Flights to Melbourne from Sydney

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Sydney to Melbourne route information

Origin Airport Kingsford Smith Intl.
Destination Airport Avalon
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Regional Express, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$81
Distance 749 km

Wollongong

AU$553.28

Melbourne

AU$75.75

Cheap SYD to MEL Flights

  • Can I change the date of my flight?

    Yes, you can change your departure or arrival date. If you wish to save a little cash in doing so, the cheapest day to fly in December is Tuesday. You may be thinking you're missing out taking off a day early, but we think of it as you just adding saving towards a future getaway. A dollar saved is a holiday earned.
  • How much is a plane ticket to Melbourne (MEL) from Sydney (SYD)?

    They can vary anywhere from $182 to $1,304. Booking in advance can usually help you get the cheapest rate. The further out you book your ticket, the more likely you are to save on your trip.
  • How much time do people spend in Melbourne?

    The average time spent hanging out in Melbourne by travellers from Sydney is four days. However long you decide to stay, give yourself plenty of time to see what makes Melbourne fantastic.
  • What is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Sydney to Melbourne?

    The cheapest day to fly to Melbourne from Sydney is on Tuesday. If you are trying to save some money on your next holiday look for flights on Tuesday.
  • What is the cheapest date to fly to Melbourne?

    As of Dec 2nd, the best day for deals to Melbourne (MEL) is Dec 4th. A ticket will run you $207, which is 43% below the average price to book the same route.
  • Which airline has the least delays from Sydney to Melbourne?

    Booking with Cathay Pacific means you will arrive to Melbourne pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this airline has a 100% on-time average. 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.
  • Is there a day of the week that has more departure times to choose from than other days?

    The day with the most departure times for this route is Thursday with 126 options. However, with only 60 flight times, Saturday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.

SYD to MEL Flights

Sydney and Melbourne Airports

Trade the ocean views at Bondi Beach for the shops at Queen Victoria Market when you book Sydney to Melbourne flights. To kick start your adventure in the south, from New South Wales to Victoria, head to Sydney Airport (SYD), one of the world’s oldest commercial international airports. Located roughly 8 km south of city centre, the airport offers a number of options to accommodate your arrival. Driving yourself? Head to the P1, P2, or P3 car parks, located next to the Domestic Terminals, or make your way to the Blu Emu Car Park, which provides shuttle service. Alternatively, if your mate is giving you a ride, cruise over to the drop-off zone on the departures level.

Flights from Sydney to Melbourne arrive at Tullamarine Airport (MEL). Also called Melbourne Airport, it provides a number of parking options. There’s a long-term car park, along with a lot that serves T1, T2, and T3, and another that provides spaces for T4. There’s a pick-up zone on Arrivals Drive for T1, T2, and T3, and a separate area for T4 on level two of the Transport Hub. As for the drop-off zone, departures level one is designated for T1, T2, and T3, and the Transport Hub level one is designed for T4.

Route Information

In just 1 ½ hours on the airplane, you’ll begin seeing the Victoria coastline. Grab a window seat and see if you can pinpoint the Yarra Valley below. Flights to Melbourne cover just over 700 km, so grab something to sip on, flip through a magazine, and you’ll be landing in no time.

Booking Your Flight Today

Don’t spend a fortune on your airfare. Here at Expedia.com.au, we offer cheap flights to Melbourne from Sydney, so you can keep your wallet happy. When you browse through our travel arrangements, you’ll also come across cheap deals on car rentals in Melbourne. Hire a car with us and have it waiting for you as soon as you land at MEL. Once you’ve had your fair share of the Royal Botanic Gardens and the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, pack up your bags, book Sydney plane tickets, and head back to NSW.