SYD - MEL
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|May||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 16% drop in price.|
|April||Most popular time to fly with an average 15% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$144||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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When to book flights from Sydney to Melbourne
Top tips for finding a cheap flight
- Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $74 or less.
- The cheapest flight from Sydney to Melbourne was found 88 days before departure, on average.
- Book at least 2 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 May.
- The City of Melbourne is served by four airports but only two of them handle the bulk of domestic and international flights: Melbourne International Airport (MEL), otherwise known as Melbourne Airport and Avalon International Airport (AVV) or Avalon Airport, and Jetstar Airways provides flights from Sydney to Melbourne to both.
- Parents travelling with children on flights from Sydney to Melbourne should know that Sydney Airport has parents rooms and nursing facilities located near the baggage reclaim areas of the airport and there are also four children’s play areas in the International terminal including at Gates 32, 50 and 59.
- International travellers connecting at Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD), otherwise known as Sydney Airport, should be aware that the international terminal (T1) is separated from the domestic terminals (T2 & T3), with a shuttle service provided between them by T-Bus, so factor sufficient transfer time when planning your flights.
- Need a bite to eat while at Sydney Airport? If so, the airport offers a wide variety of choices, such as Chur Burger and Coopers Alehouse at Terminal 2 or Bar Roma and Bar Corretto located at Terminal 3, as well as Taste of Thai and Heineken House at International terminal 1.
- Passengers looking to enjoy a refreshing shower before their flight from Sydney to Melbourne can enjoy one of several locations on the Sydney Airport premises. The Departures hall has shower facilities near check-in counters A and K and there are also showers near Gate 31, Gate 51 and Gate 24 which is a men-only facility.
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