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
$123 - $192
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

$123

From Adelaide to Melbourne

One-way from

$137

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?

Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 Melbourne.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 33 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 within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $185.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Adelaide with a flight ticket averaging about $180. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $99. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Adelaide to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Adelaide to Melbourne in May, June 2021

The best prices found for ADL to MEL flights in May, June
11 May - 13 May
$83pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
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Adelaide
18 May - 19 May
$84pp
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Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
19 Jun - 22 Jun
$85pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide

Adelaide to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Adelaide found for this year
11 May - 13 May
$83pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
18 May - 19 May
$84pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
19 Jun - 22 Jun
$85pp
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Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide

Direct flights to Melbourne from Adelaide

Save time with Adelaide to Melbourne direct flight deals
18 May - 19 May
$84pp
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Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
19 Jun - 22 Jun
$85pp
ADL
Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
12 Jun - 15 Jun
$88pp
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Adelaide
Rex
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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
18 May - 19 May
$84pp
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Adelaide
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
20 May - 23 May
$97pp
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Adelaide
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
17 May - 20 May
$99pp
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Adelaide
Rex
Direct
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Melbourne
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Adelaide

The cheapest one-way flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
09:30 - 11:20
Rex
Direct
1h 20m
ADL - MEL
Rex
$138
mytrip.com
02:20 - 04:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
25h 45m
ADL - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$156
Gotogate
02:00 - 07:35
Virgin Australia
1 stop
5h 05m
ADL - MEL
Virgin Australia
$162
Virgin Australia

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Adelaide to Melbourne

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

If you book a flight from Adelaide to Melbourne, you will be flying from Adelaide to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne (MEL) from Adelaide (ADL) take 1h 15m for a nonstop flight. There are 44 flights from Adelaide to Melbourne per day from 5 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 for under $127 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Adelaide to Melbourne for under $127. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Rex for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

Are there direct flights from Adelaide to Melbourne for under $127 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Adelaide to Melbourne under $127. A good price for a direct flight from Adelaide to Melbourne is less than $102.

Are there last-minute flights available from Adelaide to Melbourne for under $127?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Adelaide to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $127.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 22,457 users have taken a look at flights from Adelaide to Melbourne.

Does it rain more in Adelaide or Melbourne?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Adelaide is roughly greater than that of Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Adelaide weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

With an average temperature of 28 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Melbourne are colder than in Adelaide.

How long does is the flight from Adelaide to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Adelaide to Melbourne can take about 1h 15m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $91. All flights are typically direct.

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

According to our current data, Rex ($83), Jetstar ($91), and Virgin Australia ($115) offers the cheapest pricing from Adelaide to Melbourne. You may be able to fly from Adelaide to Melbourne for 47% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$35 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Rex. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, with prices starting from $49 and $59, respectively.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Adelaide to Melbourne.
Flight duration
1h 22m
Average temperature for May in Melbourne
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Melbourne
52.0 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%

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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 39% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 39% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% 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
32 daily flights
Monday
52 daily flights
Tuesday
47 daily flights
Wednesday
47 daily flights
Thursday
50 daily flights
Friday
51 daily flights
Saturday
35 daily flights
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