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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to ADL flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Adelaide flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Adelaide.
MEL - ADL
Price
$100 - $157
ADL
Temperature
11 - 21 °C
ADL
Precipitation
10 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$135

From Melbourne to Adelaide

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Melbourne to Adelaide

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide (MEL - ADL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Adelaide from Melbourne Airport. Prices for May average $172 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $97. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 22% on your journey compared to booking in May

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Adelaide.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $186 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $228.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Adelaide in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to ADL flights in October, November
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$93pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$97pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Nov - 12 Nov
$98pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Adelaide 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Adelaide from Melbourne found for this year
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$93pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$97pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Nov - 12 Nov
$98pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Adelaide from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Adelaide direct flight deals
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$93pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$97pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Nov - 12 Nov
$98pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

Late deals on return flights to Adelaide from Melbourne, departing today and this week
24 Oct - 30 Oct
$131pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 Oct - 28 Oct
$237pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
28 Oct - 29 Oct
$246pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Adelaide from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
15:55 - 16:50
Rex
Direct
1h 25m
MEL - ADL
Rex
$38
mytrip.com
01:10 - 06:05
Jetstar
1 stop
5h 25m
MEL - ADL
Jetstar
$199
Jettzy
05:10 - 06:55
Virgin Australia
2 stops
26h 15m
MEL - ADL
Virgin Australia
$281
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Adelaide

What airport do you fly into for flights to Adelaide from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Adelaide, you will be flying into Adelaide. Adelaide (ADL) is just 6.6 km from the centre vof the city. Adelaide is the only Adelaide airport and it handles 2 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 5 airlines have flights to Adelaide from Melbourne on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Adelaide have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $137.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide is less than $128.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide for under $200?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Adelaide flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide have been viewed 19,204 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide return?

Currently priced at $93, Jetstar will fly you from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Virgin Australia for as low as $97. Jetstar is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide one-way?

$38 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Rex. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Virgin Australia and Jetstar, with prices starting from $44 and $54, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide is generally $466, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $53. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Adelaide), you can expect to pay $98 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide are Etihad Airways (99%), Virgin Australia (99%) and Singapore Airlines (99%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide?

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

Destination information for Adelaide

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Adelaide.
Flight duration from Melbourne to ADL
1h 20m
Average temperature for October in Adelaide
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Adelaide
38.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

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Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Adelaide

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Adelaide choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$101 $176 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$103 $175 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$155 $308 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$178 $270 No cancel fee 80%
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Rex
$628 $788 No cancel fee 86%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Rex. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Adelaide

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Adelaide.
Morning 6 AM to midday 78% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 21% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Adelaide
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Adelaide.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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