Flights From Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) from AU$58

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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Kingsford Smith Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$58 and round trip flights were AU$116 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


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Melbourne to Sydney Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Sydney flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to SYD routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Sydney Information

Traveling From
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code
Traveling To
Kingsford Smith Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time
1 hours 25 mins
Direct Flight Time
1 hours 25 mins
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from MEL to SYD right now?
Your first step in organising a flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Mascot Airport is to have a squiz at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about quarantine, flying restrictions and other policies.
How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport to Sydney Airport?
On average, the flight time from Tullamarine Airport to Sydney Airport is a mere 1 hour and 25 minutes. Book that seat, buckle yourself in and leave the real world far behind you.
What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD)?
All that’s standing between you and Sydney is just one, seamless flight (and perhaps a few cold ones from the drinks cart). You can fly nonstop from Tullamarine Airport to Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) with a few airlines, including Qantas and Virgin Australia.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Sydney Airport due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Sydney Airport flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Mascot Airport?
Fasten your seat belt, because your ride to Sydney is ready to leave. Approximately 78 flights cruise the skies daily between MEL and SYD.
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Melbourne to Sydney Flight Deals from AU$116

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Choose from 291 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$116 and rising to AU$134 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney today!  

Find cheap airfares to Sydney from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Sydney
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in June)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , 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.