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Cheap flights from Adelaide to Melbourne

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

All the information you need to plan the best ADL to MEL flight in 2021: compare Adelaide to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
ADL - MEL
Price
$133 - $207
MEL
Temperature
13 - 26 °C
MEL
Precipitation
31 - 48 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Round-trip from

$133

From Adelaide to Melbourne

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Adelaide to Melbourne

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 Adelaide to Melbourne Airport?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 33% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 60 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $187.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne Airport. Flights to Melbourne Airport from Adelaide in May are about $170 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $95.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Adelaide to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ADL to MEL flights in September, October
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$75pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$107pp
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$110pp
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide

Adelaide to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Adelaide found for this year
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$75pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$99pp
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$107pp
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Adelaide
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide

Direct flights to Melbourne from Adelaide

Save time with Adelaide to Melbourne direct flight deals
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$75pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$99pp
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$107pp
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Adelaide
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Melbourne
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Last-minute flights from Adelaide to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Adelaide, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$130pp
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Virgin Australia
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Adelaide
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$132pp
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Adelaide
Virgin Australia
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Adelaide
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$180pp
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Jetstar
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Adelaide

The cheapest one-way flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
02:00 - 03:50
Rex
Direct
1h 20m
ADL - MEL
Rex
$38
CheersTravel
11:20 - 12:10
Virgin Australia
2 stops
24h 20m
ADL - MEL
Virgin Australia
$276
CheersTravel
03:15 - 09:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
29h 45m
ADL - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$584
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Adelaide to Melbourne

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

Located just 6.6 km from the city centre, Adelaide is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from Adelaide. Booking flights from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne should be relatively easy as there are 9 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 5 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia flying from Adelaide to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Rex for just $75, but on average you can expect to pay $214.

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

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport is less than $130.

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

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

How popular is this Adelaide to Melbourne Airport flight route?

The Adelaide to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 22,457 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $75, Rex will fly you from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport and back. In addition to Rex, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Jetstar and Virgin Australia - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $128 and $132, respectively. Users have found that Rex is 55% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Rex, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $38. However, be on the lookout for offers from Virgin Australia and Jetstar, as they are both options that can get you from Adelaide to Melbourne Airport for a low price.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Adelaide to Melbourne.
Flight duration from ADL to Melbourne
1h 21m
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
41.0 mm

Airports servicing Adelaide

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 5 airlines flying from Adelaide to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Adelaide to Melbourne 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
$74 $124 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
$74 $129 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$127 $197 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$98 $229 No cancel fee 74%
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Rex
$480 $593 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 Adelaide to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Adelaide towards Melbourne.
Morning 6 AM to midday 51% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 35% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Adelaide to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Adelaide to Melbourne.
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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