Sydney to Melbourne Flights

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September

Cheap weekend flights in September from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 10 Sep Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (AVV) Jetstar £60
Earn £0.60
Return Sun, 13 Sep Melbourne (AVV) Sydney (SYD) Jetstar

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 10 Sep Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (MEL) Tigerair £55
Earn £0.55
Return Tue, 15 Sep Melbourne (MEL) Sydney (SYD) Tigerair

Best one-week trip in September from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 8 Sep Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (AVV) Jetstar £57
Earn £0.57
Return Tue, 15 Sep Melbourne (AVV) Sydney (SYD) Jetstar
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October

Cheap weekend flights in October from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 1 Oct Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (AVV) Jetstar £64
Earn £0.64
Return Mon, 5 Oct Melbourne (AVV) Sydney (SYD) Jetstar

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 3 Oct Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (AVV) Jetstar £57
Earn £0.57
Return Sat, 24 Oct Melbourne (AVV) Sydney (SYD) Jetstar

Best one-week trip in October from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 8 Oct Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (AVV) Jetstar with bag £78
Earn £0.78
Return Thu, 15 Oct Melbourne (AVV) Sydney (SYD) Jetstar with bag
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November

Cheap weekend flights in November from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 14 Nov Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (MEL) Qantas £106
Earn £1.06
Return Sun, 15 Nov Melbourne (MEL) Sydney (SYD) Qantas

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 23 Nov Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (MEL) Qantas £101
Earn £1.01
Return Thu, 26 Nov Melbourne (MEL) Sydney (SYD) Qantas

Best one-week trip in November from Sydney to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 21 Nov Sydney (SYD) Melbourne (MEL) Qantas £103
Earn £1.03
Return Sat, 28 Nov Melbourne (MEL) Sydney (SYD) Qantas
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Interesting facts about flights from Sydney to Melbourne

    • 34 direct flights are operating from Sydney to Melbourne today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 35m.
    • Qantas flight 401 (06:00 GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Sydney to Melbourne.
    • Qantas flight 497 (22:05 GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Sydney to Melbourne.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Sydney to Melbourne (Qantas flight 401, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 1h 35m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Sydney to Melbourne (Qantas flight 401, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 1h 35m.
    • Flights from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Avalon airport (AVV), Melbourne Airport (MEL) are available for this route.

Selected fares from Sydney to Melbourne

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
SYD MEL Sat, 22 Aug - Tue, 25 Aug £55
SYD MEL Thu, 10 Sep - Tue, 15 Sep £55
SYD MEL Tue, 11 Aug - Mon, 17 Aug £71
SYD MEL Thu, 28 Jan - Sat, 30 Jan £84
SYD MEL Sat, 24 Oct - Tue, 27 Oct £135
SYD MEL Tue, 8 Sep - Wed, 9 Sep £232

The Airport in Sydney

Kingsford-Smith Airport, also called Sydney Airport, is one of the oldest airports on the planet. It is located at 1 Link Road, Sydney International Terminal, NSW 2020, just six miles from the centre of Sydney. It is the primary hub for Qantas Airlines but also has gates occupied by Air New Zealand, Air Pacific, Jetstar, Regional Express, and Virgin Australia airlines, among many others. Use ebookers to find deals on flights to and from Kingsford-Smith airport.

Sydney Airport Parking

There are several airport parking options available, including valet parking at both the domestic and international terminals. Each terminal also has a multi-level parking garage for short-term parking at a cost of 22 AUD per day. If you are staying longer, there are options starting at 68 AUD for a long weekend, 95 AUD for up to fifteen days, and 199 AUD for up to a month. You can save a significant amount of money by booking your parking space in advance online through the official Sydney Airport website. If you don't have a parking reservation, try calling (02) 9352 7001 to find out if there are parking spaces available.

Ground Transportation from Sydney

In Sydney, the train is a popular way to get to the airport, with departures from the Museum station, St. James station, Circular Quay station, Central station, and more. The city bus will also get you there if you take Route 400, but it doesn't have many stops, so you may be better off taking the train from most areas. Taxis are also available, but a taxi ride can take up to half an hour from downtown and will cost you the fare plus any toll road fees, whereas the train covers the same distance in about ten minutes and costs less.

Restaurants in Sydney Airport

You'll find the usual fast food options at Sydney Airport, but there are some upscale options as well is you have extra time. The Danks Street Depot features a changing menu of local, seasonal, and sustainable food, while the Montreax Jazz Café offers music with your meal. Bambini is the perfect place to unwind before your flight with a glass of wine, while Prunier has cocktails and a selection of cavier. Use ebookers to book flights out of Sydney, and spend the money you save on a nice meal before you depart.

Melbourne International Airport

Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, is situated at the top of Port Phillip Bay on the continent's south-eastern coastline. Melbourne serves as capital for the state of Victoria and offers visitors extensive shopping, cultural, and sporting activities. If you're searching for discount prices on airfare to Melbourne, ebookers can find you the best deals, as well as help you arrange every detail of your travel itinerary. You'll be flying into the Melbourne International Airport, which is located approximately sixteen miles from the centre of the city. Before you leave the airport, you can check out the many duty-free shops inside or grab a quick coffee at Café Vue.

Transportation from Melbourne International Airport

If you've arranged your car rental with ebookers, you can find counters for Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, and Redspot on the ground floor of the airport's short-term car park. Skybus offers visitors arriving in Melbourne transport to the city for $17 for one person and $38 for families. Metropolitan Melbourne Bus Services and several other shuttle and bus companies offer pickups for passengers outside the main terminal that will get you into the city quickly. You can hail a taxi outside the short-term car park or arrange for a pickup in advance.

Weather in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne's oceanic climate makes weather in the city hard to predict. Cold fronts from the south sometimes bring in unseasonably cold temperatures during the spring and summer, so be sure to pack warm clothing no matter what season you're arriving. Average summer temperatures range between 20°C and 24°C, while winter temperatures average between 13°C and 16°C. Rain is common in every season, so be sure to pack and umbrella and rain gear.

Major Attractions in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is a modern multicultural city with a wide variety of museums, sporting events, places to shop, and more. Many travellers from the UK visit to tour the set of the popular soap opera, Neighbours. Phillip Island offers a unique opportunity to view the penguin parade, while a visit to Grampians National Park allows you to hike and view native wildlife and wildflowers in the Great Dividing Range. Whether you're visiting Melbourne for a quick getaway or planning an exciting family holiday, ebookers can help you find the best rates for airfare, hotel accommodation, and car rentals.

Melbourne hotels near airports

From £96.30

PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport

4 stars
4.3 / 5 13 reviews

Arrival Drive Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine

Free Upgrade to Superior King Runway View

...Guests also receive complimentary in-room flight information.... Perfect for business travelers, the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport is the only hotel connected by walkway to the Melbourne...

From £59.60

Holiday Inn MELBOURNE AIRPORT

4 stars
3.3 / 5 4 reviews

10-14 CENTRE ROAD

...The 8-story Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport is located mere blocks from Melbourne International Airport and about 30 minutes from downtown.... All rooms feature Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet (fees...

From £56.85

Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport

2 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

12 Caldwell Drive Tullamarine

Ibis Budget Airport

From £67.22

Mantra Tullamarine Airport Melbourne

4 stars
4.2 / 5 11 reviews

Cnr of Melrose & Trade Park Drive

Inc FREE Transfers from Tullamarine Airport

...Modern hotel near Melbourne Airport with pool....

From £61.33

Best Western Airport Motel & Convention Centre Melbourne

4 stars
3.7 / 5 20 reviews

33 Ardlie Street

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...Offering a favourable location and relaxing atmosphere, the Best Western Airport Motel and Convention Centre is the right choice of accommodation while visiting the beautiful city of...

Sydney and Melbourne airports and terminals

Airports in SydneyNS, AU

map of airports in Sydney
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    Sydney Airport (SYD)

    Distance from City Center: 5.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SYD to MEL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Singapore Airlines
    Terminal 3 Qantas
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Airports in Melbourne VI, AU

map of airports in Melbourne
  • 1

    Melbourne Airport (MEL)

    Distance from City Center: 12.3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SYD to MEL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Qantas
    Terminal 3 Singapore Airlines
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    Avalon airport (AVV)

    Distance from City Center: 31.1 miles

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Flight schedule for flights from Sydney to Melbourne on Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Jetstar JQ501 SYD 06:00 MEL 07:35 320 1hr 35min
Qantas QF401 SYD 06:00 MEL 07:35 332 1hr 35min
Jetstar JQ603 SYD 07:00 AVV 08:35 320 1hr 35min
Qantas QF409 SYD 07:00 MEL 08:35 73H 1hr 35min
Singapore Airlines SQ6808 SYD 07:00 MEL 08:35 73H 1hr 35min
Virgin Australia VA808 SYD 07:00 MEL 08:35 73H 1hr 35min
Jetstar JQ503 SYD 07:00 MEL 08:40 320 1hr 40min
Jetstar JQ505 SYD 08:00 MEL 09:30 320 1hr 30min
Bangkok Airways PG4580 SYD 08:00 MEL 09:35 737 1hr 35min
Qantas QF415 SYD 08:00 MEL 09:35 73H 1hr 35min
Singapore Airlines SQ6810 SYD 08:00 MEL 09:35 73H 1hr 35min
Virgin Australia VA816 SYD 08:00 MEL 09:35 73H 1hr 35min
Jetstar JQ509 SYD 08:25 MEL 10:00 321 1hr 35min