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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sydney & Flight Information

Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Destination Airport IATA Code SYD
Number Of Flight Options 1
Average Flight Time 1 hours 20 minutes

Helpful Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) Flight Information

Traveling FromMelbourne
Origin Airport IATA CodeMEL
Traveling ToSydney
Destination Airport IATA CodeSYD
Number of Airlines Serving17
Available AirlinesEtihad Airways, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Qantas Airways, Finnair
Distance704 km
Direct Flight Time1 20
Flight Price£682

FAQs about flights from Melbourne to Sydney

Is there a direct flight between Melbourne and Sydney?

You'll find a couple of ways to fly from Melbourne to Sydney. The first possibility is between Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) and Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.). This route is serviced by 3 airlines, including Qantas. Your other choice is to jet from Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) with an airline like Jetstar.

How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Sydney?

The total flight distance of 441 miles can take a minimum of 1 hour and 25 minutes, but usually takes around 1 hour and 25 minutes. Whether you're taking a well-deserved break from work or a romantic escape, Qantas and Jetstar can fly you direct from Melbourne to Sydney.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Sydney due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Sydney booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Melbourne to Sydney flights?

If you're thinking of travelling from Melbourne to Sydney, the most popular flight routes are:

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 381 flights per week
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 37 flights per week
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) - 2 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney?

Whether it's quality food or friendly service, we all have certain things we look for when picking an airline. Consider these reputable carriers to see which one has exactly what you're searching for:

  • Qantas with 1,255 flights every month.
  • Jetstar with 747 flights every month.
  • Virgin Australia with 744 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 630 flights every month.
  • Air New Zealand with 630 flights every month.
  • Singapore Airlines with 460 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Melbourne to Sydney?

Planning a trip from Melbourne to Sydney is simple. With 54 daily flights to pick from, you can embark on your dream getaway any day of the year.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Save on Sundays. We found that tickets booked on a Sunday resulted in the best deal on average in 2019. However, Saturdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2019.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2019, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

199 George St., Sydney, NSW
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.6 out of 5 (5 reviews)

    This family-friendly Sydney hotel is located in the historical district, just steps away from Circular Quay and Museum of Contemporary Art. The Rocks Markets ...

    Four Seasons Hotel Sydney£150

    Four Seasons Hotel Sydney£150
    Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

    Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

    176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
      5.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.5 out of 5 (10 reviews)

      Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Contemporary Art and Circular Quay. The Rocks Markets and ...

      Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney£133

      Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney£133
      The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney

      The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney

      80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW
        5.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        3.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

        Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is steps away from Star Casino and Sydney Lyric Theatre. International Convention Centre Sydney and SEA LIFE Sydney ...

        The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney£116

        The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney£116
        Hilton Sydney

        Hilton Sydney

        488 George Street, Sydney, NSW
          5.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.8 out of 5 (5 reviews)

          Located in Sydney Central Business District, this luxury hotel is steps away from Queen Victoria Building, The Galeries and Sydney Town Hall. Westfield Shopping ...

          Hilton Sydney£126

          Hilton Sydney£126
          Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

          Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

          12 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW
            5.0 out of 5.0
             
             
            4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

            Located in Darling Harbour, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Harbourside and Australian National Maritime Museum. International Convention Centre ...

            Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour£165

            Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour£165
            Rydges Sydney Harbour

            Rydges Sydney Harbour

            55 George Street, The Rocks, NSW
              4.0 out of 5.0
               
               
              4.4 out of 5 (7 reviews)

              Located in Sydney Central Business District, this hotel is steps away from The Rocks Markets, Circular Quay and Overseas Passenger Terminal. Sydney Harbour Bridge ...

              Rydges Sydney Harbour£89

              Rydges Sydney Harbour£89

              ^Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on ebookers.ie from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

              Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

              Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

              Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.