Find Cheap Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) from £75

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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Sydney to Melbourne were £52 for one-way flights and £75 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights from Sydney to Melbourne & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeSYD
Destination Airport IATA codeAVV
Flight Price£74

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Melbourne MEL Flight Information

Traveling From Sydney
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To Melbourne
Destination Airport IATA Code MEL
Number of Airlines Serving 20
Available Airlines Virgin Australia, Jetstar
Distance 704 km
Direct Flight Time 1 30
Flight Price £75

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Sydney to Melbourne right now?
Stay informed about present health advisories and flying restrictions by checking our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for all the most recent developments for your Sydney to Melbourne flight.
Is there a direct flight between Sydney and Melbourne?
How do you want to get from Sydney to Melbourne? You can choose to travel with Rex Regional Express or 2 other carriers on the Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Tullamarine Airport route. Alternatively, pick Jetstar and journey from Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Avalon Airport (AVV) instead. Decisions, decisions.
How long is a direct flight from Sydney to Melbourne?
Expect to be in your seat for a minimum of 1 hour and 30 minutes when flying between Sydney and Melbourne. But this trip of 440 miles usually takes roughly 1 hour and 35 minutes. In any case, you won’t need to stop anywhere, so you’ll have more time to enjoy your break.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Melbourne due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Melbourne 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 Sydney to Melbourne flights?
Compare the different ways to fly from Sydney to Melbourne and walk away with the best deal. The most frequently flown routes are:

  • Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) to MEL - 76 flights per week
  • SYD to AVV - 7 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Melbourne?
There are so many airlines to compare when heading to Melbourne from Sydney. If you’d like to book your seat with one of the finest, check out these quality air carriers:

  • Rex Regional Express with 160 flights every month.
  • Jetstar with 143 flights every month.
  • The Flying Kangaroo with 30 flights every month.
  • Virgin Australia with 26 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Sydney to Melbourne?
You’ve got plenty of flexibility when it comes to flying from Sydney to Melbourne. With 11 flights operating daily, the time to escape is up to you.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Jetstar, Virgin Australia or The Flying Kangaroo. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Sydney to Melbourne, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Sydney to Melbourne is September. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £75 and can rise to £100 for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Sydney to Melbourne  

Every day between Sydney and Melbourne, 303 flights from 20 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, China Eastern Airlines, Virgin Australia, United Airlines, Air New Zealand, Rex Regional Express, Etihad Airways, LATAM Airlines, Qantas, SriLankan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, ANA, Singapore Airlines, British Airways, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 704 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Sydney to Melbourne — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Sydney to Melbourne to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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