Cheap flights from Australia to Melbourne

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13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Melbourne?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 57 days in advance, which can save you up to 43% on flights from Australia to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 57 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $171. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $205.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in October. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from Australia in August are about $169 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $65.

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

When flying from Australia to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Australia to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Australia to Melbourne flights in August, September
30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$75

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$80

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$81

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Australia to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Australia found for this year
30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$75

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$80

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$81

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Australia to Melbourne

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$75

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$80

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

8 Sep. - 21 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$84

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Australia to Melbourne

20 Oct. - 24 Oct.
BNE

Brisbane

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

2h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 10m
$218

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

17 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$240

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

16 Aug. - 16 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

4h 40m
$247

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Australia

Save time with Australia to Melbourne direct flight deals
30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$75

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$80

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

30 Aug. - 27 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$81

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Australia, departing today and this week
16 Aug. - 16 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$93

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

16 Aug. - 17 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$106

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

16 Aug. - 17 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$107

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Melbourne
17 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$38

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

6 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 35m
$39

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

6 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

Nonstop

1h 30m
$42

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Melbourne for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $75, but on average you can expect to pay $94.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to Melbourne under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Melbourne is less than $94.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Australia to Melbourne?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Australia to Melbourne flight route?

This flight path from Australia to Melbourne was viewed by 63,591 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 22 flights depart from Australia to Melbourne on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 23% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Australia to Melbourne?

Departing from Australia to Melbourne will take you 1h 35m. There are 708 km between Australia and Melbourne. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Melbourne?

The most popular route from Australia to Melbourne is Sydney Kingsford Smith - Melbourne. You may also consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - Melbourne Avalon or Perth - Melbourne.

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

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Tigerair Australia are the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to Melbourne.

What are the most reliable airlines from Australia to Melbourne?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Australia to Melbourne consider choosing Rex(91%), British Airways(64%) or China Southern(61%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $59. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Melbourne) can be booked for $85 on average our data indicates $477 when flying from Australia to Melbourne.

Top 7 airlines flying from Australia to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$49Average$229FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$77Average$274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$82Average$236FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$100Average$503FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$107Average$259FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Batik AirCheapest$440Average$517FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Link AirwaysCheapest$780Average$888FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Australia to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Australia to Melbourne
14%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
37%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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