Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sydney

MEL — SYD
23 May — 30 May1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in February or March, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Sydney

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to SYD flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.

MEL - SYD

Price

$105 - $195

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

SYD

Rainfall

50 - 130 mm

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Round-trip from$150From Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way from$94One-way flight from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 30% 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 Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Find a great deal and save up to 29% 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 Melbourne Airport to Sydney within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $195.

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

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $111.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney (MEL - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 8% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sydney in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MEL to SYD flights in May, June
9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$120

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$121

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$123

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

Melbourne to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Melbourne found for this year
21 Jul. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$114

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$120

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$121

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16.5.22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Sydney

21 Jul. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$114

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15.5.22

6 Sep. - 26 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 40m
$115

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$120

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

Direct flights to Sydney from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Sydney direct flight deals
21 Jul. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$114

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15.5.22

6 Sep. - 26 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 40m
$115

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15.5.22

9 Jun. - 20 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$120

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sydney

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

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$121

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16.5.22

25 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$123

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

24 May - 31 May
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 35m
$125

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17.5.22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Sydney
2 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$56

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15.5.22

28 May
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$57

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18.5.22

7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 25m
$60

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16.5.22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from Melbourne?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), located 7.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Sydney. 5 airlines have flights to Kingsford Smith from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 228 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $114, but on average you can expect to pay $130.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney is less than $130.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

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

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Sydney flight route?

The Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 63,019 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 Melbourne Airport to Sydney on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 33 flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 45% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 6% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Jetstar can get you from Melbourne Airport to Sydney in just under 1h 30m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 708 km between Melbourne Airport and Sydney. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne Airport to Sydney is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $114 on this airline. Jetstar is currently priced 41% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$56 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Virgin Australia and Rex, with prices starting from $96 and $105, respectively.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Consider Delta (83%), China Airlines (80%) or China Southern (69%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Sydney.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney? While on average our users pay $273, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $42. The most popular route (Melbourne - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $71.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$60Average$115FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$76Average$145FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$80Average$150FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$111Average$225FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$131Average$201FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Sydney
14%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
42%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
8%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Sydney
Sunday144daily flights
Monday286daily flights
Tuesday258daily flights
Wednesday260daily flights
Thursday260daily flights
Friday262daily flights
Saturday132daily flights