Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)

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Sydney to Melbourne Avia Schedule

Sydney to Melbourne Avia Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ50106:00 - 07:35$ 86.34
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ60508:10 - 09:40AUD 210.68
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ51311:50 - 14:25€ 373.83
Qantas Airways Economy #QF44713:20 - 14:55$ 493.57
Qantas Airways Economy #QF44914:00 - 15:35AUD 471.07
Qantas Airways Economy #QF46316:15 - 17:40$ 305.19
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ52718:20 - 20:55€ 373.83
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ53521:45 - 23:15$ 202.05
Virgin Australia Airlines Economy #VA89822:00 - 00:35€ 488.58

Transportation from Sydney to Melbourne

How to get from Sydney to Melbourne by Plane

Taking a flight is the fastest and easiest way to get from Sydney to Melbourne. In order to find the best deal, use our online booking service.

There are regular flights departing from Sydney to Melbourne so there are many options to choose from. Keep in mind, however, that a plane is a relatively expensive means of transportation. If you want to secure the best deal, it’s better to book a ticket in advance. It’s also a good idea to plan far ahead if travelling around popular travel seasons.

How far is it from Sydney to Melbourne?

According to Google Maps, the driving distance from Sydney to Melbourne B is 521 miles (838 km). A flying distance is shorter - it is approximately 501 miles.

How long does it take to get from Sydney to Melbourne by Plane?

Traveling by plane guarantees the fastest time to get from Sydney to Melbourne. The estimated Sydney to Melbourne travel time is 1h 30m. Keep in mind, however, that getting to the airport, checking-in, and passing through security checks will take some time - it’s better to come to the airport at least an hour in advance if you are flying domestically and two hours in advance if it is an international flight.

The trip duration from Sydney and Melbourne is more or less the same whichever airline you choose to fly.

How much does it cost to get from Sydney to Melbourne?

There are a few ways to secure the cheapest airline tickets. Here are several hints on how to grab the best deals for flying from Sydney to Melbourne:

  • Getting the cheapest air ticket is possible during the airline’s sale period. Discounts can be quite huge, but you have to monitor good deals constantly.
  • Buy an air ticket with a low-cost airline. There are airlines that position themselves as low-cost carriers. Their tickets can be quite cheap - bear in mind though that the departure time can be inconvenient.
  • Buy a ticket straight at the airport. This is the least convenient way to get a plane ticket. A same day Sydney to Melbourne ticket price is usually higher than the one you get if booking in advance.

Best Rated Companies for This Route

The route from Sydney to Melbourne is operated by the following airlines: Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways, Regional Express, Virgin Australia Airlines. Most travellers who bought air tickets for this route with us, opted for Jetstar Airways. Yet all the carriers we offer enjoy good reputation and provide decent service.

Before booking your flight ticket, always check what is included into the airfare. Remember that checked luggage may or may not be included. Luggage allowance and carry-on luggage dimensions also differ from carrier to carrier. Budget airlines may require online check-in and make you pay for any extras like choosing your seat or onboard meals.