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Cheap Flights to Melbourne from Sydney

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at AU$51 for one-way flights and AU$101 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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$101
Distance 749 km

Shellharbour

AU$415.67

Melbourne

AU$101.00

Cheap SYD to MEL Flights

  • Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?

    Thursday has the greatest variety of flight times for Sydney to Melbourne with 127. Saturday currently offers the fewest number of flight times with 60 options.
  • How long is the flight from SYD to MEL?

    Virgin Australia currently holds the quickest travel time with one hour and 35 minutes. So, you would arrive in Melbourne at 7:35 AM AEDT if you left Sydney at 6:00 AM AEDT.
  • 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.
  • 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 want to save a little money on your next holiday look for flights on that day.
  • How long does it take to fly from Sydney to Melbourne?

    When flying from SYD to MEL, it will take one hour and 35 minutes on average.
  • What is the cheapest date to fly to Melbourne?

    As of Feb 24th, the best day for deals to Melbourne (MEL) is Feb 25th. A ticket will put you out $201, which is 27% below this route's average price.
  • How much time do people spend in Melbourne?

    The average time spent hanging out in Melbourne by passengers from Sydney is four days.

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.