Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sydney

Choose between Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, or Qantas to find the best price

Why travel with Kiwi.com?
Best price

100+ million searches a day to find you the best available price.

Unique content

Explore unique options you won’t find anywhere else.

Travel hacks

Discover flight options and prices the airlines don’t want you to see.

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, Qantas, and Regional Express. Melbourne and Sydney have 200 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Sydney, consider visiting Blue Mountains, and Sydney Opera House.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights29292729-2525
Fly direct with

Jetstar Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Regional Express on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Sydney

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
QantasQFAQFYesNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

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 Qantas, Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Regional Express.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu, Proserpine.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Auckland, Denpasar, Singapore, Brisbane, Bangkok, Gold Coast, London, Kathmandu, Manila, Perth, Adelaide, Kuala Lumpur, Darwin, Christchurch, Ho Chi Minh City, Tokyo, Ballina, Phuket City, New Delhi, Cairns.
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, Newcastle, Orange, Bathurst, Illawarra Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Sydney?
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Which airlines fly between Melbourne and Sydney?
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Sydney?
What flights operate between Melbourne and Sydney?
How many airports are there near Melbourne?
How many airports are there near Sydney?
Is it possible to reach Melbourne by bus or train?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Sydney depart?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Sydney arrive?
What time do flights between Melbourne and Sydney depart?
What time do flights between Melbourne and Sydney arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Explore alternative trips

Flights from Melbourne

Flights to Sydney

Popular routes

Find the best connection from Melbourne to Sydney

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses