Melbourne to Wollongong Flights


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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Melbourne (MEL) to Wollongong (WOL) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Wollongong?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Melbourne to Wollongong are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Melbourne to Wollongong?

    Airlines flying from Melbourne to Wollongong include Hahn Air System,VivaColombia,JETGO Australia.

  • How many airports are there in Wollongong?

    There are 1 airports in Wollongong - Illawarra Airport.

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  • Flight route:

    MEL ✈ WOL

Melbourne (MEL) to Wollongong (WOL) Flight Schedule

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Flights from Melbourne to Illawarra Airport (WOL)

31 Aug, 13:50 - 4 Sep, 10:25
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24 Sep, 13:50 - 25 Sep, 10:25
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from Melbourne to Wollongong

Wollongong is known as “seas of the South” in aboriginal language. Wollongong is a coastal city with splendid beaches and vibrant culture. 

Wollongong is situated in the Illawarra area of New South Wales, and it is at the distance of about 80 kilometers from southern Sydney. Wollongong can be adventurous or calming, depending on your needs. Wollongong is placed between the mountains and the sea; it is a unique place for enjoying the sea and the mountains at the same time. You can swim by the sea and go hiking in the same area. Wollongong has something for everybody, be it a party animal, a person who seeks a calm place to chill at, a family, a bunch of adventurous friends, there are activities in area for every person. 

Tip: It is often said that February to November is the best time to visit Wollongong. The winter months can get a bit chilly so bring plenty of winter clothes, and these months are not appropriate for days at the beach.

Getting to Wollongong

The city is serviced by Illawarra Regional Airport (WOL), an airport that serves a lot of travellers each year. The passenger terminals offer a variety of services, and the airport itself is well-connected to the rest of the city via rail, bus or taxi.

Several flights operate the route. For a direct flight from Melbourne, glance through flights offered by Fly Corporate. There are cheap flights, and they provide a comfortable experience.

Tip: If you are an adrenaline-junkie, pack your best pair of yoga pants as Wollongong is an excellent destination for those who are seeking a thrill.

Take in the sights of the city

The number of things to see in Wollongong is very likely to leave a traveller spoilt for choice. Visit the second oldest national park in the world- the Royal National Park and the Bald Hill for a spectacular view. For a vacation through the city’s stunning beaches, explore the Jervis Bay. You may spot some dolphins while you are there. Be awestruck by Sublime Point; it has one of those rare places which link the coastal foothills and the plateau, or Jamberoo Action Park, which is the home of the Funnel Web- the world’s longest and biggest and thrilling water ride.

Wollongong is a quaint coastal city; the nightlife here is not as happening as other cities, but there are individual bars which will provide you with a fantastic experience. There is the Howlin Wolf which is a little tricky to find, but once you find it, you will not want to leave. This bar houses over 300 whiskies.

The city is also a perfect street market destination. There are beautiful night markets, there are eat street market set up on Thursday nights to offer you the best of street food, there are other markets too, but this eats street market steals the show.

Tip: Take a trip down Crown street to find the best cafes and coffee shops, for a quiet, relaxed evening.

The best areas for accommodation

No matter your budget, in Wollongong there’s accommodation for everyone. You will not find a lot of hotels, but you will find good hotels. There are four-star accommodations, and there are serviced apartments for those looking for an inexpensive option. Everything is located within the city, so it’s easier to explore the city.

Melbourne to Wollongong flights are many and frequent, so customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne-Wollongong flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

To experience the juxtaposition of the mighty sea and the calming hills, visit Wollongong with

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Wollongong (WOL)

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