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Good to know

Low season

September Best time to beat the crowds with an average 12% drop in price.

High season

April Most popular time to fly with an average 13% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$137 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$118 or less

When to book flights from Adelaide to Melbourne

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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 $65 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Adelaide to Melbourne was found 81 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be March, April and May. The cheapest month to fly is September.
  • Non-stop flights from Adelaide to Melbourne operate on a daily basis and land at Melbourne Airport. There are four main carriers that fly on this route – the national carrier, Qantas, Virgin Australia, and the low-cost airlines Tiger Airways Australia and Jetstar. There are also flights into Avalon Airport in Melbourne, but these operate with a stopover.
  • For travellers on flights from Adelaide to Melbourne who want to grab a quick something to eat after arriving at Melbourne Airport, there are a couple of coffee shops in T1 that you can visit on the way out. Gloria Jean’s or Gian Carlo both serve coffee and pastries or snacks that will give you the pick-me-up you need for the next leg of your journey.
  • If you are travelling to Melbourne and would like to explore further afield, why not hire a car and travel under your own steam. There are six car hire companies located opposite T2 at Melbourne Airport. Book your car in advance – there is no cancellation or booking fee – and collect the keys upon arrival from Adelaide. Avis, Budget, Europcar and Thrifty are among the car hire companies represented at the airport.
  • Travellers with children on flights from Adelaide to Melbourne will be happy to know that Adelaide Airport has a play area located right next door to Hudson’s Coffee. The play area is perfectly situated so that parents can relax with a coffee while watching their little ones playing and burning off some energy before their flight to Melbourne.
  • If you only have a short time to stay in Melbourne and would like to explore without carrying your luggage around with you, then you can leave your bags at Smartcarte in T2 arrivals. You will need a photo ID to leave your bags here and costs will vary depending on size of bags and length of time left. There are also baggage storage lockers on the ground floor in the At Terminal T4 car park.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 4 airlines serving Adelaide to Melbourne

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.0
Qantas Airways
Overall score based on 4,855 reviews
8.2
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.6
Food
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