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Flights From Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) from AU$40

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

Airfares from Kingsford Smith Intl. to Tullamarine for one-way flights were as low as AU$40 and round trip flights were AU$79 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Sydney to Melbourne Flight Information

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

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

Sydney to Melbourne Information

Traveling From Kingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport Sydney
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To Tullamarine
Destination Airport Melbourne
Destination Airport IATA Code MEL
Number of Airlines Serving 7
Average Flight Time 1 hours 35 mins
Direct Flight Time 1 hours 35 mins
Flight Price AU$79

FAQs about flights from Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD) to Tullamarine (MEL)

Can I take a flight from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) right now?

If you're travelling from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) and want to avoid getting caught out, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor before booking. Here, you'll discover important info on your destination's quarantine and flying restrictions.

How long is the flight from Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine)?

The journey from Sydney to Melbourne is a leisurely 1 hour and 35 minutes. Enough time to enjoy a bite to eat and have a quick flick through a good magazine.

What airlines fly direct from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Tullamarine Airport (MEL)?

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing; Not all who wander are lost; cliches yes, but the sentiment is true. If you're headed from Sydney to Melbourne, these are the only words you need to know — "direct flight." With a range of airlines operating nonstop services, you can get there pronto. Have a look at Qantas and Virgin Australia.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) 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 Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) 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 Sydney Airport to Tullamarine Airport?

Approximately 67 flights service the route each day between Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) and Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine). So c'mon — it's time to book that seat and get chummy with Melbourne.

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 holiday 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: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday 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? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June 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 June 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 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Address:
Melbourne VIC,
Australia
IATA Code:
MEL
Longitude:
144.843013
Latitude:
-37.673295
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney
Address:
Sydney NSW,
Australia
IATA Code:
SYD
Longitude:
151.179898
Latitude:
-33.932922
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

Sydney to Melbourne Flight Deals from AU$79

Considering a quick trip to Melbourne, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from SYD to MEL. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Melbourne from Sydney  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Melbourne from Sydney from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Melbourne in just 1 hour(s) and 35 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Melbourne from Sydney 

Choose from 10 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$79 and rising to AU$129 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 Sydney to Melbourne today!  

Find cheap airfares to Melbourne from Sydney 

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 Sydney and Melbourne
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in September)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Melbourne from Sydney with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Melbourne. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!

 

Great places to stay after flight from Sydney to Melbourne

ibis budget Melbourne Airport
ibis budget Melbourne Airport
2.5 out of 5
Caldwell Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC
The price is AU$126 per night from 2 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Located in Melbourne Airport, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from URBNSURF Sports Park, and within 12 mi (20 km) of DFO Essendon and Moonee Valley ...
3.6/5Good! (389 reviews)
"No issues"

Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2021

ibis budget Melbourne Airport
PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
4.5 out of 5
Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC
The price is AU$184 per night from 13 Aug. to 13 Aug.
Located in Melbourne, this family-friendly hotel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from URBNSURF Sports Park, and within 9 mi (15 km) of DFO Essendon and Moonee Valley Racecourse. ...
4.2/5Excellent! (394 reviews)
"EASY ACCESS TO AIRPORT GREAT LOCATION, RESTAURANT MENU GOOD NOT BADLY PRICED"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
10-14 Centre Road, Melbourne Airport, VIC
Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of DFO Essendon, Progress Reserve and Highpoint Shopping Centre. Moonee Valley Racecourse ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (389 reviews)
"Cleanliness, friendly staff, excellent service. Nothing was too much trouble all staff went out of their way for us to enjoy our stay."

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, an IHG Hotel
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 Wotif.com 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.