Cheap flights from Melbourne to Australia

MEL — SYD
24 May — 31 May1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Australia?

To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 33 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Australia from $196 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $244 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Australia from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $197. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $111. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Australia (MEL - AU)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne to Australia as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Australia in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to Australia flights in May, June
9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$77

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$79

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.5.22

8 Jun. - 15 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$81

Jetstar

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Deal found 18.5.22

Melbourne to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Melbourne found for this year
31 Aug. - 31 Jan.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$60

Jetstar

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Deal found 18.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$77

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$79

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Australia

31 Aug. - 31 Jan.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$60

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$77

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$79

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Australia

5 Jul. - 5 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$136

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 19.5.22

24 May - 26 May
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$137

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 19.5.22

25 May - 27 May
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$139

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 18.5.22

Direct flights to Australia from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Australia direct flight deals
31 Aug. - 31 Jan.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$60

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$77

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$79

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19.5.22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Melbourne, departing today and this week
25 May - 8 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$79

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

25 May - 26 May
MEL

Melbourne

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

1h 25m
ADL

Adelaide

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 20m
$83

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.5.22

24 May - 31 May
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$86

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

One-way flights to Australia from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Australia
15 Sep.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$33

Jetstar

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Deal found 16.5.22

1 Jun.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$34

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18.5.22

31 May
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$37

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Melbourne to Australia?

If you are departing from Melbourne and travelling to other cities in Australia, flights depart from two airports. Flights to Sydney, Brisbane, Hobart and Perth depart from Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Avalon Airport (AVV), while flights to Adelaide, Canberra and Darwin generally leave from Melbourne Airport. Melbourne Airport is the second busiest airport in Australia and located 30min north-west of the city centre, while Avalon Airport is a little further away, around a 50min drive south-west. Flights to Sydney arrive at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD), which is the busiest airport in Australia. From Sydney Airport, a taxi or rideshare to the city centre will take about 20min, while a train to Central Station will take around 10min. Passengers arriving at Perth Airport (PER) can take a taxi to the centre in about 20min or a bus to Elizabeth Quay in around 50min.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to Australia?

Taking a trip to any of Australia’s capital cities? There are plenty of direct flights for passengers travelling to Australia from Melbourne. Rex Airlines serves the popular route from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport without any stops. When you’re travelling directly from Melbourne to Brisbane Airport (BNE), most of the flights are serviced by Jetstar. Virgin Airlines and Qantas operate direct flights along the route from Melbourne to Canberra. Direct flights from Melbourne to the other Australian capitals including Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin are primarily serviced by Virgin Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar and Rex.

What are the layover options between Melbourne to Australia?

Passengers travelling interstate within Australia from Melbourne have access to a few flights with layovers. If you are flying from Melbourne to Brisbane, flights departing from Avalon Airport may stop in Sydney, while flights leaving from Melbourne Airport may have a layover at Newcastle Williamtown Airport (NTL); flight times are extended by about 90min and the airfare generally isn’t much cheaper. Flights from Melbourne to Perth may have a layover at Sydney Kingsford Smith or Adelaide Airport (ADL), which will add an additional travel time of around 3-4h. The price of these flights is generally the same as those without layovers.

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

If you are an Australian citizen and flying from Melbourne to other Australian cities, you do not need to bring a passport or visa with you. However, all passengers need to present some form of photo identification at the airport, which is usually a driver’s licence or passport. Some airlines also accept student IDs, a birth certificate or citizenship (or certified copies of these documents). Other travel documents to bring with you include your boarding pass in paper or electronic form.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Australia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Australia for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $60, but on average you can expect to pay $87.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Australia under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Australia is less than $86.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Australia for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Australia?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Melbourne to Australia flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Australia have been viewed 63,019 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 29 flights depart from Melbourne to Australia on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 62% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 28% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Australia?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Australia can take about 1h 25m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $60. Melbourne and Australia are separated by a distance of 708 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to Australia?

The most popular route from Melbourne to Australia is Melbourne - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider Melbourne - Brisbane or Melbourne - Coolangatta Gold Coast.

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

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Australia, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Australia?

Before booking your flight to Australia from Melbourne, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Delta (88%), LATAM Airlines (72%), China Airlines( 71%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Australia?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Australia is generally $273, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $42. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Sydney Kingsford Smith), you can expect to pay $71 for that flight.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$43Average$220FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$57Average$222FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$66Average$170FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$107Average$259FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$112Average$424FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Australia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Australia
11%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
43%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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