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Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Jun 30, 2022 3:51 -04:00

We've scanned 17,715 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia. !! & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals to Sydney, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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MELSYD
Thu 30/06
nonstop
SYDMEL
Mon 4/07
nonstop
Jetstar
MELSYD
Mon 15/08
nonstop
SYDMEL
Wed 17/08
nonstop
$159
Virgin Australia
MELSYD
Fri 15/07
nonstop
SYDMEL
Sat 16/07
nonstop
$262
Regional Express
MELSYD
Sat 16/07
1 stop
SYDMEL
Sat 16/07
1 stop
$400
Qantas
MELSYD
Fri 1/07
1 stop
SYDMEL
Fri 1/07
1 stop
$613

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $268.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $59 $613
7-14 days $645 $636
14-21 days $262 $400
21-30 days $1,156 $330
30-60 days $159 $240
60-90 days $130 $215
90+ days $416 $238

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

We've examined 35,430 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$159$47$619$59$447$331$209

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia !! 30/06/22 4/07/22 0 $59
July Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 23/07/22 23/07/22 1 $331
August Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 15/08/22 17/08/22 0 $159
August Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 23/08/22 25/08/22 0 $102
March Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 21/03/22 28/03/22 0 $147
November Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Qantas 10/11/22 12/11/22 0 $416
December Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Qantas 30/12/22 31/12/22 0 $143
November Melbourne, Australia Sydney, Australia Jetstar 16/11/22 28/11/22 0 $61

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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$57
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$57
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29 30 31 1 2 3 4
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26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$59
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$59 $638
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$344
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$344 $331

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $331.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $186.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia.

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Virgin Australia 26 26 29 29 30 13 23 01:00 16:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $109.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is $182.

Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The average Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney, Australia from Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia is 704 kilometers (438 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: There are 176 direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne, Australia airlines for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne, Australia and Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne, Australia and Sydney, Australia. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia