Cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne
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The best prices from Sydney to Melbourne are usually found in February or March, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday
How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)
SYD - MEL
$152 - $261
22 - 32 °C
26 - 170 mm
High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
From Sydney to Melbourne
One-way flight from Sydney to Melbourne
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Melbourne?
Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 51% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Melbourne?
To save up to 20% 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 Sydney to Melbourne from $198 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $231 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Melbourne?
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Melbourne in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $107.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Melbourne (SYD - MEL)?
Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Sydney to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the evening.
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Top 5 airlines from Sydney to Melbourne
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Melbourne
|Morning 6 AM to midday||74% of flight departures|
|Afternoon Midday to 6 PM||19% of flight departures|
|Evening 6 PM to midnight||6% of flight departures|
|Early morning Midnight to 6 AM||1% of flight departures|