Cheap Flight Deals From Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL) Starting at $36

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Airfares from $36 One Way, $77 Round Trip from Sydney to Melbourne

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Cheap Flights from Sydney to Melbourne

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport

Booking cheap flights from Sydney, Nova Scotia, is easy with Orbitz.com. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport is located almost six miles northeast of Sydney and is the main airport that serves those flying out of the area. Air Canada Express, Air Saint-Pierre, Westjet and Canadian North are major airlines that have planes flying in and out of this airport. Book your flights on Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals on flights leaving from JA Douglas McCurdy Airport.

Parking and Transportation

Busses, trains and taxis are available throughout the city of Sydney. As of 2012, the city of Sydney has over 300 bus routes and 302 train stations. Both busses and trains provide direct transportation to JA Douglas McCurdy Airport. City Wide Taxi is a large taxi company that provides flat rates to those traveling to the airport. Your rate will depend on where in the city you are located. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport also has a large parking lot, and there are daily, weekly, monthly and yearly rates available to those who choose to drive. Parking costs $6.50 per day, $39 per week and $156 per month. Yearly parking costs $475.

Airport Dining

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport has a reception area where you can grab a cup of coffee or a bite to eat while waiting on your flight. You can also bring your own food to the reception area if you have time to spare before leaving Sydney. Book your flights from Sydney to anywhere in the world on Orbitz.com to find the best travel deals online.

Melbourne International Airport

The Melbourne International Airport is located on Airport Drive in Tullamarine, approximately 12 miles from the center of Melbourne. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, Delta Airlines and Skywest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flight combinations to find cheap flights to Melbourne. This easy-to-use website has all the tools you need to find deals on vacation packages and air tickets that fit within your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Taking a taxicab from the airport to downtown Melbourne costs approximately $56. The Skybus also takes passengers from the airport to the city. Skybus tickets cost $17 peradult or $38 for a family that includes two adults and one to four children. Public buses also run between the airport and various locations in Melbourne. If you'd like access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five rental car companies, so that you can pick up your vehicle as soon as your flight lands.

Climate in Melbourne

Winter temperatures in Melbourne range from the low 20s to the mid-40s, while the summer temperatures range from the mid-50s to the high 70s. Keep in mind that Melbourne's summer runs from December through February, and June through August are the winter months. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the early or late spring, the weather will be nice, and you'll save money because it's not the city's peak travel season.

Highlights and Attractions

The Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the Rippon Lea House & Gardens are some of Melbourne's major attractions. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Melbourne. You can also purchase tickets to local attractions and arrange guided tours.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Sydney to Melbourne now?
If you’re worried about quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from Sydney to Melbourne, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Sydney to Melbourne?
Nonstop flights are offered by no less than 4 airlines from Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), so you could be booking your fun-filled getaway within minutes. Here are some popular carriers to check out:

  • Rex Regional Express
  • Jetstar
  • The Flying Kangaroo
  • Virgin Australia

What is the shortest flight from Sydney to Melbourne?
The trip from Sydney to Melbourne can be as fast as 1 hour and 30 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on an impulsive getaway?
What airlines fly from Sydney to Melbourne most frequently?
With a decent range of airlines traveling between Sydney and Melbourne, you’ll have your choice of exceptional deals. The carriers that operate on this route the most frequently are: Rex Regional Express - (ZL) with 160 flights every month Jetstar - (JQ) with 112 flights every month The Flying Kangaroo - (QF) with 30 flights every month Virgin Australia - (VA) with 26 flights every month
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Melbourne?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Melbourne have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Melbourne with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Melbourne without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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