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Melbourne to Sydney flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Melbourne and Sydney take, on average, 1 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Sydney found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Sydney
Arriving AirportFlights departing Melbourne with Sydney as destination arrives at Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport)

Cheap last minute flights to Sydney

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Departure Tue, 09 Nov Return Sat, 13 Nov
MEL Melbourne
SYD Sydney
return from £41
Departure Fri, 19 Nov Return Fri, 26 Nov
MEL Melbourne
SYD Sydney
return from £38
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.84 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.55 GBP
Last checked on 24 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
0%

A train in Sydney costs roughly the same as in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.44
Sydney
£2.43
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Sydney costs roughly the same as in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£10.85
Sydney
£10.85
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
10%

A taxi fare in Sydney is 10% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.58
Sydney
£2.2
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
5%

Coffee in Sydney is 5% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.38
Sydney
£2.26
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Sydney airports
  • ( Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Rose Bay Spb (RSE)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
K Distance: 443 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Sydney

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Sydney during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Sydney at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Sydney is 38£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Sydney expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sydney costs an average of 2.20 GBP, 15% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.58 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Sydney and Melbourne: 2.43 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.85 GBP in both Sydney and Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 5% cheaper in Sydney, with an average of 2.26 GBP, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.38 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Sydney?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Sydney are October, December and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Sydney?
The best time of the year to go to Sydney when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Sydney from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Sydney.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Sydney?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Sydney is of around 01:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 720 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Sydney compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Sydney's temperatures can go up to 36.63 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.8 ºC in Sydney, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Sydney have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Sydney?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Sydney is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Etihad Airways.
  • Alternatively, you can find Melbourne - Sydney flights between Avalon Airport (AVV) to Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Emirates.
Which are the airlines with flights from Melbourne to Sydney?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Melbourne to Sydney are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.

Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) - Latest customer reviews

4.5 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
King of Blags
Date 2018-12-20 Age 31-50 City

One of the better airports in Australia

4.0 /5
Potty
Date 2018-05-03 Age 51-70 City U.K.

Spacious well signposted.good shops

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