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Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD)

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Pack more into your trip with checked baggage included on every fare.

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Inflight dining

Enjoy refreshments and either a meal or snack every time you fly with us.

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Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more.


Qantas Points

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Points in Australia and around the world.

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Visiting Sydney

Melbourne to Sydney travel information

Hit the golden shores of Palm Beach, spend a day in the hiking through the Blue Mountains or soak in the harbour view from the iconic Opera House – all while enjoying Sydney’s signature blue skies and sunshine. Whether you’re after outdoor adventure or urban exploration, this Harbour City has it all.

View our Sydney travel guide
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When to visit

Best time to visit Sydney

If you’re in search of entertainment, the best time to visit Sydney is between December and January when the world-famous New Year’s Eve celebrations see locals and tourists flock to the city. Alternatively, to take advantage of cheap fights to Melbourne to Sydney, plan your stay between July and August, when cooler temperatures keep peak-season crowds at bay.

Flight information

Melbourne to Sydney flight information

Our flight paths to Sydney start from 1 hours and 25 minutes. A baggage allowance is included for every customer.

Departure information

Melbourne to Sydney

Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne to Sydney, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.  


Customers on Qantas flights from Melbourne to Sydney are a allocated checked baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.

Check in

Customers travelling from Melbourne to Sydney can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance, using the Qantas app or visiting a kiosk at the airport.

Arrival information

Arriving in Sydney

When your flight from Melbourne to Sydney lands you’ll be greeted by the staff at Sydney Airport. From there, it’s easy to make your way to different parts of the city.

Arriving at Sydney airport

Once you collect your baggage from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Sydney

The most convenient way to reach Sydney city centre is via taxi or rideshare, which can be accessed from beyond the terminal building. For a more affordable alternative, the Sydney Airport train line connects the airport to Sydney CBD, Central station, Town Hall or Wynyard. 

Getting around Sydney

Sydney's city centre is easy to navigate on foot. For longer journeys, purchase a reloadable Opal card and enjoy access to Sydney’s network of trains, buses, ferries and light rail during your stay.

Important information

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

+ Meals, beverages, entertainment and service offerings vary between flights and cabins.