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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

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The best prices from Melbourne to Adelaide are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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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
$136 - $214
ADL
Temperature
15 - 28 °C
ADL
Precipitation
17 - 59 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

$136

From Melbourne to Adelaide

One-way from

$37

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 33%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Adelaide at least 51 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 51 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Adelaide for as little as $265 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $312 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Adelaide from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $248. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $151. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide (MEL - ADL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Adelaide is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Adelaide in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to ADL flights in July, August
13 Aug - 20 Aug
$86pp
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
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ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
17 Aug - 31 Aug
$87pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
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Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$88pp
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Melbourne
Rex
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Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
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Melbourne

Melbourne to Adelaide 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Adelaide from Melbourne found for this year
13 Aug - 20 Aug
$86pp
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
17 Aug - 31 Aug
$87pp
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Melbourne
Multiple airlines
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Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$88pp
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Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Adelaide from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Adelaide direct flight deals
13 Aug - 20 Aug
$86pp
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Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
17 Aug - 31 Aug
$87pp
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Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$88pp
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Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

Late deals on return flights to Adelaide from Melbourne, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$106pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
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ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
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Melbourne
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$108pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
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Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
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Melbourne
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$112pp
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Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Virgin Australia
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One-way flights to Adelaide from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
07:45 - 08:40
Rex
Direct
1h 25m
MEL - ADL
Rex
$37
Gotogate
10:15 - 09:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
23h 40m
MEL - ADL
Multiple Airlines
$197
Gotogate
12:10 - 17:15
Jetstar
2 stops
29h 35m
MEL - ADL
Jetstar
$297
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Adelaide

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide?

Booking a flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) is your only option if you wish to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide. On a typical day, there are 8 flights from Melbourne to Adelaide, all of which are around 1h 20m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from Melbourne to Adelaide.

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 to Adelaide for under $136 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Adelaide for under $136. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Rex for just $86, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Adelaide for under $136 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Adelaide under $136. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Adelaide is less than $118.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Adelaide for under $136?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Adelaide within the next 7 days for less than $136.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 19,204 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Adelaide?

In Melbourne, there will be less rainfall in Melbourne compared to Adelaide over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Adelaide?

Temperatures around the 28 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Adelaide is hotter than in Melbourne. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Adelaide?

Departing from Melbourne to Adelaide will take you 1h 20m. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Adelaide is Rex. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $86 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Jetstar and Virgin Australia, starting at $91 and $112 round-trip. Rex is priced at 50% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $37 on Rex. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Jetstar from $49 and Virgin Australia from $52 one-way.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Adelaide

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Adelaide

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Adelaide.
Flight duration
1h 21m
Average temperature for August in Adelaide
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Adelaide
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Adelaide

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
Jetstar
$77 $130 No cancel fee 74%
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Tigerair Australia
$75 $131 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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Virgin Australia
$132 $200 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$115 $229 No cancel fee 74%
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Rex
$466 $586 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 51% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 34% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% 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
8 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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