Sydney to Melbourne Flights

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Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) Flight Information

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

    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 Sydney to Melbourne are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Sydney to Melbourne?

    Airlines flying from Sydney to Melbourne include Tigerair Australia,Jetstar Airways.

  • How many airports are there in Melbourne?

    There are 4 airports in Melbourne - Avalon Airport,Moorabbin,Essendon Airport,Melbourne Airport.

  • Average duration of direct flights:

    1h35m

  • Airports at destination:

    AVV ,MBW ,MEB ,MEL

  • Flight route:

    SYD ✈ MEL

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$131

Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) Flight Schedule

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Departure
Arrival
RouteWeekly Schedule

06:00

SYD

07:35

MEL

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06:30

SYD

08:05

MEL

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06:40

SYD

08:15

AVV

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07:00

SYD

08:35

MEL

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07:30

SYD

09:05

MEL

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08:00

SYD

09:35

MEL

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08:05

SYD

09:40

AVV

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08:15

SYD

09:55

MEL

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08:30

SYD

10:05

MEL

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08:45

SYD

10:20

MEL

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09:00

SYD

10:35

MEL

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09:30

SYD

11:05

MEL

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09:40

SYD

11:20

MEL

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10:00

SYD

11:35

MEL

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10:40

SYD

12:15

AVV

Avalon Airport to Kingsford Smith Airport-----F-Search

11:00

SYD

12:35

MEL

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11:30

SYD

13:05

MEL

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12:00

SYD

13:35

MEL

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12:30

SYD

14:05

MEL

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13:00

SYD

14:35

MEL

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13:45

SYD

15:20

MEL

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14:00

SYD

15:35

MEL

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14:30

SYD

16:05

MEL

Melbourne Airport to Kingsford Smith AirportSMTWTFSSearch

15:00

SYD

16:35

MEL

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15:30

SYD

17:05

AVV

Avalon Airport to Kingsford Smith Airport------SSearch

15:40

SYD

17:15

MEL

Melbourne Airport to Kingsford Smith Airport-----F-Search

17:15

SYD

18:50

MEL

Melbourne Airport to Kingsford Smith AirportSMTWTFSSearch

17:25

SYD

19:00

MEL

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18:10

SYD

19:45

AVV

Avalon Airport to Kingsford Smith Airport------SSearch

18:30

SYD

20:05

MEL

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Flights from Sydney to Avalon Airport (AVV)

8 Sep, 21:55 - 9 Sep, 20:30
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 30m
SYD - AVV
Nonstop
AU$110
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14 Sep, 21:55 - 15 Sep, 20:30
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 30m
SYD - AVV
Nonstop
AU$112
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10 Sep, 07:00 - 16 Sep, 17:35
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 35m
SYD - AVV
Nonstop
AU$115
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26 Aug, 08:05 - 2 Sep, 15:45
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 35m
SYD - AVV
Nonstop
AU$120
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7 Sep, 21:55 - 9 Sep, 20:30
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 30m
SYD - AVV
Nonstop
AU$122
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Flights from Sydney to Melbourne Airport (MEL)

22 Aug, 18:25 - 25 Aug, 15:00
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 35m
SYD - MEL
Nonstop
AU$141
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18 Aug, 15:30 - 23 Aug, 13:10
QF | Qantas Airways
1h 35m
SYD - MEL
Nonstop
AU$254
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12 Aug, 13:15 - 19 Aug, 15:55
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 35m
SYD - MEL
Nonstop
AU$152
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15 Aug, 13:15 - 19 Aug, 15:55
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 35m
SYD - MEL
Nonstop
AU$156
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11 Aug, 13:15 - 18 Aug, 11:00
JQ | Jetstar Airways
1h 35m
SYD - MEL
Nonstop
AU$156
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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 Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)

Melbourne is an exciting city which is in the Australian state of Victoria. An appealing mix of sports, fashion, renowned art galleries, dynamic events, vibrant art, rich culture, and a thriving food and wine scene, Melbourne has something to offer to everyone. Discover the hidden laneways, mingle with the local crowds at the famous markets selling local produce and even vintage, sip cocktails at the rooftop bars, taste the famous Melbourne coffee at the baristas, eat signature dishes at top restaurants or munch-on succulent street food, visit the legendary sports venues and explore the exciting art galleries.

Tip: Plan a trip during the spectacular events of Melbourne to witness the cheerful atmosphere of the city.

Getting to Melbourne

Flying-off from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD), the direct flights to Melbourne are operated by Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Qantas, and Tigerair. From Sydney to Melbourne, the total distance is 468 miles, and a nonstop flight takes approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes. The city of Melbourne is serviced by the Melbourne Airport (MEL) which is an international airport and one of the busiest airports in Australia. Sydney to Melbourne flights is operated by many airlines, and Qantas, Air New Zealand and Emirates are the most frequent flyers. Booking outside the holiday period and planning the trip well in advance can get you a cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne.

Tip: Jetstar has the least number of delays and will whoosh you to the destination airport in the scheduled time.

Top sights and scenes

Start exploring the city by visiting the Federation Square which is the central public space, followed by the Flinders Street Railway Station, Princes Bridge, Shrine of Remembrance and Eureka Tower. To witness the lush green parks, wineries, and vineyards, visit the Yarra Valley, Yarra River, and Royal Botanic Gardens. Stroll down Queen Victoria Market, hop-on the Puffing Billy Railway and visit the Werribee Open Range Zoo to experience the African safaris. Other prominent spots are National Gallery of Victoria, St Kilda Beach, Melbourne Cricket Ground, State Library and St Paul’s Cathedral.

Tip: The City Circle Tram offers hop-on and hop-off service between the major tourist attractions of Melbourne.

Accommodation and Dining

With so much the city has to offer, the accommodation options in Melbourne are vast and budget-friendly to suit every pocket and make the holiday more memorable. Choose from a wide range of top-class hotels, premium apartments, luxury resorts, backpacker’s hostels, decent motels, and camping grounds to expect the best standards and warm hospitality. You will have an eclectic dining experience in restaurants, cafes, and bistros of Melbourne that offer a remarkable array of international cuisines where the food is a reflection of varied, vibrant cultures.

Tip: Don’t miss the cheapest and tastiest street foods like tacos and burritos, Vietnamese and Chinese delicacies, which are simple but packed with flavour.

Whether you are looking for a family gateway or enjoying some alone time or on a romantic trip or vacationing with friends, you always get a good travel deal when you make the Sydney – Melbourne flight bookings together with the discount reservations at hotels. Discover the modern and ancient charms of Melbourne with Trip.com.

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)

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 Sydney(SYD) to Melbourne(MEL). 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 Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)

Melbourne attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Sydney to Melbourne 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 (SYD - MEL)

Make your journey from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) 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.