Flights from Sydney to Melbourne

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Top Experiences For Visitors To Melbourne

Melbourne has a world-class arts and culture scene. Visitors flock to this dynamic city to take part in a plethora of events throughout the year. When you book cheap flights to Melbourne from Sydney with Webjet, you can use the savings to experience more of the excitement across the city. Peruse the stalls at the Queen Victoria Market to find the best local fruits and veggies, as well as smallgoods. Not only can you snap up great deals on clothing and accessories, you will be privy to the vibrant culture in this bustling open-air market. Booking flights from Sydney to Melbourne in March through September will land you smack in the middle of the AFL season. Catch a game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) or head to a pub to enjoy a hot jam doughnut and beer while cheering on the team. If you’ve booked flights from Sydney to Melbourne for an upcoming music concert in the famed Palais theatre, you won’t be disappointed. Bring your camera along to snap a postcard-worthy photo of Flinders Street Station and Federation Square. The short travel time on flights from Sydney to Melbourne mean you don’t have to wait long to be enjoying the sights.

Cafes and Restaurants

Melbourne’s food scene is one to be reckoned with. A variety of cuisines from different cultures around the world can be found and enjoyed throughout the city. In fact, many flights from Sydney to Melbourne are booked simply to revel in the culinary delights across the city. Before booking tickets to Melbourne from Sydney, take a moment to review the array of restaurants. Lygon Street is home to many Italian eateries. The buzzing atmosphere, reasonable prices, and great food create the quintessential Italian vibe that attracts many locals and tourists. Cafes on Degraves Street will greet you with a warm cup of Melbournian coffee in the morning. Head over to the quaint shops for lunch to enjoy organic, vegan, and dietary-friendly foods. If you’ve booked flights from Sydney to Melbourne with children and you want a family-friendly environment, Fitzroy is a wonderful neighborhood. You can enjoy the fresh air as you stroll along between the cafes. Menu selections vary making it easy to find foods for every palate. Book cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne from November through March to enjoy the food extravaganza at the Queen Victoria Markets. The Wednesday Night Markets include a range of budget-friendly street foods from almost every part of the world. Head to Little Bourke Street in the CBD to fill up on the Chinatown cuisine. Grab a plate of handmade dumplings or simply sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Major Events and Festivals in Melbourne

From cricket, rugby and AFL matches, to food, wine, and music events there is always something happening in Melbourne. If you’re hoping to attend the Australian Open in January, look for cheap flights to Melbourne from Sydney well in advance. Book flights from Sydney to Melbourne for March to witness the excitement of the International Air Show or the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix. Or, relax among the verdant landscape during the Food and Wine Festival taking place throughout the month of March. Surfers and beach-goers should book Sydney to Melbourne flights for Easter weekend to watch the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach. The Spring Racing Carnival runs from the end of August to November. Travellers hoping to see prized stallions should book tickets to Melbourne to Sydney early.

The Cost of Visiting

A weekend holiday or business trip to Melbourne can be relatively cheap, especially when you snap up budget-friendly Sydney to Melbourne return flights. These tickets to Melbourne from Sydney have a travel time of only 90 minutes. When you land in Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport (MEL) you can hop a cab or use Uber to get to your hotel. Fares for taxis and Uber range from $65 to $95 depending on where your Melbourne accommodation is located from Tullamarine Airport. Luxury hotels, budget-friendly stays and self-contained apartments are available across the city. Melbourne is known for its abundance of eating and drinking options, so you may want to make a little more room in your budget for food by booking cheap flights from Sydney to Melbourne on Webjet. Getting around the city on the tram, taxi or bus can be upwards of $57 per day. But you can save money by using a Myki for all public transport. There is also a free tram that operates throughout the Melbourne CBD. When you book Sydney to Melbourne flights for specific sporting events, concerts or festivals, expect ticket prices to vary greatly. Cheaper seats at these events can be as little as $13 while premium seats closer to the action can run much higher. In a city with so much to offer every month of the year, planning a holiday that meets your needs and budget is easy in Melbourne - especially when your trip is starting on a high note thanks to cheap Sydney to Melbourne return flights booked with Webjet.

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