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Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney

MEL — SYD
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

The best prices from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in August or July, booked 86 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Sydney

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Average price

₹ 13,465

Round-trip from

₹ 67,870
High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney. 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 Sydney.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 53% by booking at least 58 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 ₹ 12,210.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about ₹ 12,162. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as ₹ 5,771. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport to Sydney is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to Sydney. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 86 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to Sydney. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne Airport to Sydney flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Sydney by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to Sydney by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Sydney is currently ₹ 0 while a return flight costs ₹ 0. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney (average of ₹ 812). Flying from Melbourne Airport to Sydney in January is currently the most expensive (average of ₹ 1,157). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

₹ 96,764

February

₹ 75,353

March

₹ 67,910

April

₹ 69,165

May

₹ 73,932

June

₹ 82,964

July

₹ 89,404

August

₹ 74,266

September

₹ 74,852

October

₹ 79,201

November

₹ 76,775

December

₹ 77,361

Temperature and rainfall in Sydney by month

Plan your trip to Sydney by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to Sydney. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from Melbourne?

    Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Sydney. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kingsford Smith from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 242 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Sydney airport from Melbourne. It is only a 7.5 km journey from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Sydney’s city centre.

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

    Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from Melbourne Airport to Sydney on average per day?

    On average, you can expect to see 49 flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney a day.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 31% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 49% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 12% of flight departures

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

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

    No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney consider choosing Bangkok Airways(83%), Rex(81%) or SriLankan Airlines(80%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

  • What does MEL to SYD mean?

    Melbourne Airport is MEL and Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is SYD. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Sydney that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Melbourne to Sydney flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Melbourne to Sydney flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Sydney that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Melbourne to Sydney flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Melbourne to Sydney by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Sydney that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Melbourne to Sydney flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne to Sydney. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
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JetstarCheapest₹ 6,222Average₹ 8,994FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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RexCheapest₹ 10,273Average₹ 18,526FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest₹ 11,209Average₹ 16,155FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest₹ 16,636Average₹ 21,679FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Search flights from Melbourne to Sydney by cabin class

Find flights from Melbourne to Sydney, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney

Find hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
17%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
34%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
42%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney

Explore weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Monday277daily flights
Tuesday237daily flights
Wednesday245daily flights
Thursday260daily flights
Friday298daily flights
Saturday170daily flights
Sunday207daily flights

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