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Melbourne to Wollongong 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 from Melbourne to Wollongong 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 are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

How frequent are direct flights from Melbourne to Wollongong?

There are 1 direct flights from Melbourne to Wollongong.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Wollongong?

provides 1000 of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Wollongong.

Airlines flying this route:
Airports in Melbourne:
Airports in Wollongong:
Average duration of direct flights: 1h35m

Melbourne to Wollongong Flight Schedule

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09:00 AVV 10:20 WOL
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17:30 AVV 18:50 WOL
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16:55 MEB 18:30 WOL
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07:00 MEB 08:35 WOL
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06:15 MEB 07:50 WOL
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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 Trip.com.

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne to Wollongong

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Melbourne to Wollongong. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Travel from Melbourne to Wollongong

Wollongong attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Melbourne to Wollongong is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

Make your journey from Melbourne to Wollongong a trip to remember when you use Trip.com to review city attractions before you arrive. With a preview of what's available at your destination, you can make any necessary reservations in advance for the best travel experience possible.

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