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Sydney Melbourne
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Sat., 20 Jul. SYD - AVV
Mon., 22 Jul. AVV - SYD
$178 $170
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Sydney Melbourne
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Mon., 21 Oct. SYD - AVV
$46 $44
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Sydney Melbourne
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Mon., 22 Jul. SYD - AVV
Tue., 23 Jul. AVV - SYD
$97 $94
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Sydney Melbourne
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Sat., 27 Jul. SYD - AVV
Sat., 27 Jul. AVV - SYD
$139 $132
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Sydney Melbourne
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Thu., 01 Aug. SYD - AVV
Sat., 03 Aug. AVV - SYD
$134 $126
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Sydney Melbourne
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Fri., 09 Aug. SYD - AVV
Sat., 10 Aug. AVV - SYD
$140 $136
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
10% Trains are 10% more expensive in Melbourne than in Sydney.
Sydney $5
Melbourne $5.3
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
0% A meal in Melbourne costs roughly the same as in Sydney.
Sydney $24
Melbourne $23
Distance: 713 kms
Sydney airports
Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) How far from city centre: 8 kms
Bankstown (BWU) How far from city centre: 21 kms
Palm Beach Spb (LBH) How far from city centre: 12 kms
Rose Bay Spb (RSE) How far from city centre: 8 kms
Melbourne airports
Melbourne Airport (MEL) How far from city centre: 11 kms
Avalon Airport (AVV) How far from city centre: 50 kms
Essendon (MEB) How far from city centre: 15 kms
Moorabbin (MBW) How far from city centre: 15 kms

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Sydney to Melbourne

How long does the flight take to go from Sydney to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Sydney and Melbourne is of around 01:35 hours on average, considering an average distance of 719 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sydney to Melbourne is $44. 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 Melbourne expensive to visit compared to Sydney?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 5.50 AUD, 20% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 6.90 AUD, while train tickets costs 6% more in Melbourne: 5.30 AUD against 5.00 AUD in Sydney. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 23.00 AUD in Melbourne, 4% less than the 24.00 AUD in Sydney. The price of the coffee is around 4% more expensive in Melbourne, with an average of 5.22 AUD , while in Sydney the coffee costs 5.02 AUD.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Sydney to Melbourne?
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 Sydney. 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 is the weather in Melbourne compared to Sydney?
While in Sydney the temperatures can reach an average of 36.63 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the 2.8 ºC average degrees reported in Sydney. During the winter period, Sydney can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Sydney and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between Sydney and Melbourne is: Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Jetstar.
  • Alternatively, you can find Sydney - Melbourne flights between Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) to Avalon Airport (AVV) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Jetstar.
  • Qantas Airways.
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