Cheap flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

MEL — ADL
28 May — 4 Jun1
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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

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Adelaide

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to ADL flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

10 - 60 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from$142From Melbourne to Adelaide
One-way from$85One-way flight from Melbourne to Adelaide

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

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne 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 to Adelaide?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne 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 $196 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $240.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Adelaide from Melbourne. Prices for May average $181 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $102. 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 December

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Adelaide in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to ADL flights in May, June
22 Jun. - 29 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$98

Jetstar

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Deal found 23.5.22

2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$102

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

24 May - 25 May
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20.5.22

Melbourne to Adelaide 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Adelaide from Melbourne found for this year
22 Jun. - 29 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$98

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23.5.22

2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$102

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

24 May - 25 May
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20.5.22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

22 Jun. - 29 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$98

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23.5.22

2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$102

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

31 May - 2 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$139

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 21.5.22

2 Jul. - 3 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$174

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 23.5.22

15 Jul. - 17 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$179

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 23.5.22

Direct flights to Adelaide from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Adelaide direct flight deals
3 Oct. - 12 Oct.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 20m
ADL

Adelaide

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 15m
$92

Jetstar

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Deal found 23.5.22

18 Jun. - 19 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$94

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20.5.22

2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$102

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Adelaide

Late deals on return flights to Adelaide from Melbourne, departing today and this week
2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$102

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

2 Jun. - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

2 Jun. - 6 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$111

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

One-way flights to Adelaide from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
4 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
$44

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20.5.22

1 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
$48

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

19 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
$52

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Adelaide flights.

What airports serve Melbourne to Adelaide flights?

There are three airports within Melbourne, and they include Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon. Tullamarine is the closest to the city’s CBD and takes roughly half of an hour to reach via taxi at a rate of approximately AUD $60. The typical trip from Avalon to the CBD is almost an hour’s time and there are no rail links from either of the city’s domestic airports. Tullamarine has a Skybus service costing roughly AUD $38 while the SITA offers transfers for travelers to and from Avalon. SITA from Avalon is a premium coach and averages roughly AUD$20 for the trip (must be booked in advance). Adelaide is the fifth largest airport in Australia and it handles both domestic and international flights. It is a short journey of 20 minutes to the CBD from the airport. Travel options include Metro Bus with fares varying on destination (but averaging AUD $3.5-5.40), shuttle bus service at AUD $10 per person (one way), or by taxi with average fares of AUD $25-30.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to Adelaide?

It is possible to fly direct from Melbourne to Adelaide aboard one of eight different non-stop carriers. They make almost 200 flights of this type per week, and the total travel time rarely exceeds an hour and a half in total. They include Jetstar, Tigerair, Qantas, Rex, and Virgin Australia, among others.

What are the stopover options on flights from Melbourne to Adelaide?

There are no stopover options for this route.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide?

If you are the owner of an Australian passport you will not need a passport to for the domestic flight between Melbourne and Adelaide. However, in this current area most travelers are advised to carry their e-ticket or paper ticket, identification such as a driver's license, passport or social security card, an airline booking reference and the credit card used for the ticket purchase; in the event of some sort of glitch or difficulty.

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

Adelaide (ADL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Adelaide. You should not have trouble finding flights to Adelaide from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 68 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights to the Adelaide airport from Melbourne. It is only a 6.6 km journey from Adelaide (ADL) to Adelaide’s city centre.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Tigerair 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Adelaide for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Adelaide under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Adelaide is less than $121.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Adelaide within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Adelaide?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Melbourne to Adelaide flight route?

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

How many flights depart from Melbourne to Adelaide on average per day?

11 flight departures from Melbourne to Adelaide per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 73% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 9% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Adelaide?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Adelaide can take about 1h 25m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $98. Airlines will cover a distance of 644 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide round-trip?

Jetstar, at $98, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to Adelaide.. This flight start at 46% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $44. Users have also found prices from $85 and $99 on Rex and Virgin Australia, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Adelaide are Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Tigerair Australia. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Adelaide?

Before booking your flight to Adelaide from Melbourne, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Finnair (75%), Jetstar (70%), Alaska Airlines( 68%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Adelaide?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Adelaide is generally $114, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $46. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Adelaide), you can expect to pay $111 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Adelaide

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$43Average$129FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$57Average$160FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$65Average$104FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$106Average$186FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$141Average$284FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Adelaide

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Adelaide
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
48%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
17%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday80daily flights
Monday67daily flights
Tuesday60daily flights
Wednesday62daily flights
Thursday74daily flights
Friday79daily flights
Saturday56daily flights