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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Sydney. The distance between Melbourne and Sydney is 756 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, and Qantas. Melbourne and Sydney have 197 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Sydney, consider visiting Blue Mountains, and Sydney Opera House.

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Number of flights27424045-2617

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Melbourne to Sydney?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Melbourne and Sydney takes around 1.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Melbourne and Sydney?

The flight distance between Melbourne and Sydney is 756 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Sydney?

Several carriers operate flights between Melbourne and Sydney. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas.

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Adelaide, Hobart International, Sunshine Coast, Ballina Byron Gateway, Whitsunday Coast, Launceston, Townsville.

What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Avalon, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Hobart International, Sunshine Coast, Ballina Byron Gateway, Whitsunday Coast, Launceston, Townsville, Newcastle.

Which airports are there in Melbourne?

Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.

What airports are near Melbourne?

The main airport in Melbourne is Melbourne. It is also served by Warrnambool.

What airports are near Sydney?

The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Bathurst, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional.

What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.

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