Flights from Melbourne to Sydney

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Airport Information Between Melbourne (MEL) And Sydney (SYD)

Departing Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Melbourne Tullamarine is Australia’s second busiest airport and the country’s busiest 24/7 airport. There are more than 35 million Melbourne Tullamarine Airport arrivals in an average year. This number includes domestic passengers as well as international travellers arriving on flights to Melbourne. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is easy accessible from the city. It’s about 20 kilometres northwest of Melbourne’s CBD and is only a 20-minute drive away without traffic.

There are three different types of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking available. Visitors can reserve a spot online in advance for the best rates.

Terminal Car Park: This is the most convenient of the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking options. There’s a shared Terminal Car Park for Terminals 1, 2, and 3 and a separate car park for Terminal 4. Each car park is about 100 metres away from the terminals, just a couple minutes' walk. The Terminal Car Parks have covered parking and also have designated pick-up and drop-offs zones. These zones are free for the first 15 minutes, and cars can remain parked for up to three hours. Drive-up rates for longer stays are $147 AUD for three days and $343 AUD for a week.

Premium Car Park: Premium parking spaces are located within each of the Terminal Car Parks. These covered spots offer the quickest access to the airport terminals. Drive-up rates for premium parking start from $237 AUD for three days and $553 AUD for a week. Guests can park themselves, or use valet parking for an additional fee. You can even book a hand car wash so your car will be sparkling clean when you get back from your trip.

Value Car Park: This open-air car park is the most affordable of the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking options. It is located further awayfrom the terminals, but a free bus connects it to each of the terminals every 15 minutes between 5am and midnight. Drive-up rates for the Value Car Park are $36 AUD for three days and $84 AUD for a week

Shuttle/Public Transport:
Catch the SkyBus for a quick connection from Melbourne CBD to Tullumarine Airport. The other easiest ways to get to the airport from the city is to take a taxi, uber, or take the train.

Arriving At Sydney Airport (SYD)

Sydney Airport (SYD) is the busiest airport in Australia, with more than 44 million domestic and international travellers passing through it every year. Conveniently for travellers arriving at Sydney Airport, the CBD is only an eight-kilometre journey from the airport.

The fastest way to get to the CBD is through the train. The trip is only 13 minutes, and trains leave every 10 minutes from 5:00 a.m. to midnight 7-days a week. Alternatively, there are buses, car parks, and ride-sharing services also available. You can read more about each of these on our extensive guide to Sydney Airport.

Car Hire:
Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty, and Enterprise all offer car hire from Sydney Airport.

Reserve your rental car through Webjet before flying, and pick the car up once you arrive in Sydney. Desks for each of the rental car companies are located in the Sydney Airport arrivals hall of T1 International, T2 Domestic, and T3 Domestic.

Shuttle/Public Transport:
Airport Link Train: The Sydney CBD is only 13 minutes from the airport by train. Stations are available in both the international and domestic sections of Sydney Airport arrivals – at the northern end of T1 International and between the domestic terminals T2 and T3. Trains depart every 10 minutes and stop at several stations in Sydney’s CBD, including Central, Wynyard, and Circular Quay. You can change to any of the major Sydney train lines at Central Station to reach your final destination. The Airport Link Train costs $14.90 AUD one-way and can be paid through Opal card or contactless debit and credit cards.

Redy2go Shuttles: Get a ride directly from Sydney Airport arrivals to your accommodation. Travellers can reserve a shuttle online or visit the Redy2go desks which are located in the T1 and T2 arrivals halls.


Which airlines offer flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

Flights from Melbourne to Sydney are offered by Tigerair, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas. You can compare all flights from these airlines using the Webjet deal finder above.


Travel Restrictions Between Melbourne And Sydney

Travelling domestically has changed due to the evolving situation with COVID-19. Before you take off on a flight from Melbourne to Sydney, it's important to understand if there are any potential restrictions, airline regulations or additional quarantine requirements set by the Government on travel.To find more information regarding domestic travel restrictions, visit our COVID-19 Travel Hub.

What’s the best way to get around Sydney when arriving from Melbourne?

Sydney offers an extensive network of public transport options to explore the city after you have arrived at Sydney Airport (SYD). Visitors with flights from Melbourne to Sydney can reach most places around central Sydney and its beaches by catching a train or bus. Sydney also offers a series of ferries between locations dotted around Sydney Harbour. Catching a ferry is a great way to get around when you have Melbourne to Sydney flights as it also provides you with an incredible cityscape view.

Sydney's transport network uses the Opal card to calculate fares. Once your Melbourne to Sydney flight arrives, you can pick up an Opal card from convenience stores and train stations around the city. Opal cards are free when you add the minimum top-up value of $10. Public transport fares vary based on how far you travel and which mode of transport you choose. However, the amount you pay for transport after your flights from Melbourne to Sydney will be capped at $15 each day and $60 each week. If you are planning a day involving lots of travel, plan it for a Sunday when the daily cap is only $2.50!

What is the best time to visit Sydney?

Sydney experiences hot summers and mild winters, making every season a good opportunity to book cheap flights from Melbourne to Sydney. Winter is the only season when you may not want to lounge at the beach; but with average temperatures of about 18°C, you can still enjoy lots of outdoor activities. Summer is the busiest time to book flights from Melbourne to Sydney with hotels increasing their rates. If you're after a bargain, you can find cheap flights to Sydney from Melbourne and lower hotel rates in the winter months.

On any given day, around 80–90 direct flights go from Melbourne to Sydney, with the cheapest day to fly usually being Friday.


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