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Low season

FebruaryBest time to beat the crowds (24% less expensive on average)

High season

JuneMost popular time to fly (29% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

$196(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

$161or less

Good deal one-way

$74or less

When to book flights from Melbourne to Sydney

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $74 or less one-way and $161 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Sydney was found, on average, 32 days before departure.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be May, June and July. The cheapest month to fly is February.
  • Planning a visit to Sydney? If so, you should know that Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways are three Australian air carriers that offer flights from Melbourne to Sydney and all use Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD), also known as Sydney Airport, as a major operations hub.
  • Bar Pulpo and Nandos are two eateries in domestic terminal 2 at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport in case you plan on having a meal before your flight, but if you are at terminal 3, then Hightide Lounge and Macchinetta are two good choices before the security checkpoint, while Pasta Pomodoro and Oporto are options found in international T1.
  • Passengers looking to enjoy a quiet moment of reflection before their flight from Melbourne to Sydney will be happy to know that they can make use of the multi-faith prayer room located in the forecourt of Melbourne Avalon Airport’s domestic terminal, which welcomes any visitors observing religious obligations.
  • Entrepreneurs and corporate flyers can enjoy the hospitality of the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport hotel, which is connected to both domestic and international terminals at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and has dedicated conference centre and meeting room facilities, making it ideal business accommodation or a great place to host a special event or reception.
  • If you wish to leave your car at Melbourne Avalon Airport while you’re away on business or pleasure, you’ll be happy to know that there is a single car park directly opposite the terminals, which is open for short term or long term parking, avoiding the hassle of shuttles and walking, and is also good for pickups and drop-offs.

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COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney

Airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Melbourne to Sydney

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Melbourne to Sydney

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Melbourne to Sydney

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