Orange is a picturesque country town in Central NSW, decorated with rolling green hills and rows of lush colourful vineyards the circle the town centre. The emerging town Is famous for it’s award -wining produce, cool climate wineries and fruit orchards. Orange is the perfect destination for a getaway for a foodie weekend or stay longer and hike in the scenic national parks to explore Mount Canobolas and Orange Botanic Gardens. It’s stunning in autumn when the leaves change colour and winter with snow fall to cosy by the fire.View our Orange travel guide
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Orange (OAG)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Orange
Melbourne to Orange flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Melbourne to Orange is 1 hour and 35 minutes.
When to visit
Orange has a temperate climate, which makes for vibrant springs, warm summers, spectacular autumns and cool winters with the chance of experiencing snowfalls. Winter temperatures range from 2 to 10°C. Orange is known as ‘Australia’s Colour City’ due its vibrant autumn colours, making late March and April amongst the best time to visit Orange to see the impressive autumn colours. Temperatures in autumn range from 14 to 24°C.
What is the main airport called?
Orange Airport (OAG)Opens in a new tab or window is located 15km from the city centre with a short 15 minute drive to the centre of town. Once you touch down in Orange, you’ll be greeted by the friendly airport staff.
Arriving in Orange
Once you touch down in Orange, you’ll be greeted by the friendly airport staff.
Getting into Orange from Orange Airport
Once you arrive at Orange Airport there are a few transport options to get you to the town centre. Make the short trip into the city using the taxi services at the terminal or ride-sharing Uber. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.
Getting around Orange
It’s pretty easy to make your way around Orange. You can hire a car and drive around the vineyards, rent a bike for a bit of exercise or book a vineyard tour with Vine Venture.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens in a new tab or window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
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