Cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne

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Flight information for Sydney to Melbourne
(SYD to MEL)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Sydney to Melbourne
Best price found$74The best flight deal from Sydney to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $74
Fastest flight time1h 35mThe fastest flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 1h 35m
Direct flightsMon, Thu and SunDirect flights go from Sydney to Melbourne on Monday, Thursday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is Virgin Australia.
Airports in Melbourne3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL), Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Melbourne

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Melbourne?

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from Sydney is February. The most expensive is June.

What is the cheapest day to depart Sydney for Melbourne?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Melbourne?

in the evening

Sydney to Melbourne flights are approximately 20% more expensive at midday than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Melbourne from Sydney?

Jetstar

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Rex are the most popular carriers operating from Sydney to Melbourne

What is the cheapest Sydney to Melbourne flight route?

Sydney Kingsford Smith - Melbourne

Fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Melbourne for the best Sydney - Melbourne flight prices

How far in advance should you book Sydney to Melbourne flights?

32 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Sydney to Melbourne is approximately 32 days to departure


Sydney to Melbourne flight comparison made easy

Below you can see the best fares for your route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Sydney to Melbourne by changing tabs
Jetstar
25 May
SYD16:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 30m
MEL18:00Melbourne
26 May
MEL12:10Melbourne
1h 25m
SYD13:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
24 May
SYD12:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 35m
MEL14:05Melbourne
26 May
MEL13:15Melbourne
1h 25m
SYD14:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
5 Jun.
SYD10:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 35m
MEL12:10Melbourne
16 Jun.
MEL02:00Melbourne
1h 25m
SYD03:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
10 Jun.
SYD03:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 35m
MEL04:35Melbourne
13 Jun.
MEL02:00Melbourne
1h 25m
SYD03:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
21 May
SYD02:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 35m
MEL04:05Melbourne
23 May
MEL03:00Melbourne
1h 25m
SYD04:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
21 May
SYD12:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 35m
MEL13:35Melbourne
23 May
MEL03:00Melbourne
1h 25m
SYD04:25Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from Sydney to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar, Rex and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
5 Jul.
SYD17:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 30m
MEL19:25Melbourne
Jetstar
5 Jul.
SYD17:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 30m
MEL19:25Melbourne
Jetstar
22 May
SYD12:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
1h 35m
MEL14:05Melbourne

Best airlines flying from Sydney to Melbourne

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Sydney to Melbourne with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Jetstar
PriceFrom $100
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $120
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $174
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $176
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4

  • Are airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Melbourne offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Melbourne are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia.


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