What are the cheapest flights for Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)?
When booking travel, keep in mind that the cheapest days to book your flight from MEL to SYD fall between Tuesdays and Thursdays. Weekend (Friday- Sunday) flights tend to be the more expensive option, however LastMinute.com.au provides our users with the most affordable routes to Sydney with flexible departure dates and times. If you do have flexibility with your schedule, look for weekday flights first.
Above we have provided a huge range of cheap flight options and airlines for you to choose from, but we get that sometimes it can be hard to narrow down that list. That’s why we’ve provided you with the top three airlines that currently offer the cheapest flights from MEL to SYD:
- Virgin Australia has a flight on 2/11 leaving at 10:15 am and returning on 4/11 at 9:05 pm for only AU$ 238* per person.
*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current flight availability results. Deals displayed here are based on flight pricing and availability as of 09/21/2018 and may change as you get closer to the actual flight date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.
What airlines fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)?
Picking the right airline makes ALL the difference when planning an awesome trip, and picking an airline with proven experience flying from Melbourne to Sydney can help guarantee a safe and easy flight. We've listed the top airlines frequently flying to Sydney multiple times per month:
- Qantas (QF) - 1063 flights from Melbourne to Sydney every month.
- Air New Zealand (NZ) - 861 flights from Melbourne to Sydney every month.
- V Australia Airlines (VA) - 710 flights from Melbourne to Sydney every month.
- Singapore Airlines (SQ) - 605 flights from Melbourne to Sydney every month.
What information will I need to provide in order to check-in for my domestic flight from MEL to SYD?
For domestic flights, such as a route from MEL to SYD, we suggest arriving at MEL roughly two hours before your scheduled boarding time. In fact, the earlier the better. Make sure you have your boarding pass and a photo I.D. ready before entering the line for security. Keep in mind that most flights close their gates 10 minutes before the flight is scheduled to depart. Although most airlines require the same documentation for boarding, policies do change from airline to airline. Contact your airline before arrival at the airport with any questions or concerns you may have about policies.
How long is the flight from Melbourne (MEL) - Sydney (SYD)?
Flight times are dependent on whether the flight is direct or multi-leg, weather, traffic (even in the sky!), and stacks of other factors. The shortest flight time for a flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) ranges from 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes. The average flight time to your destination is 1 hour 25 minutes.
How many flights are flown between MEL and SYD?
There are 12 airlines flying from MEL to SYD, with approximately 1060 flights per week.