Melbourne to Sydney flight duration

What is the flight duration from Melbourne to Sydney?

On average there are 51 flights flying direct each day from Melbourne to Sydney. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
AVV
Arrive
SYD

Average direct flight time is 1 hours 25 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Melbourne to Sydney is 1 hours 25 minutes.

A distance of 443 miles / 714 km

Related: Return journey Sydney to Melbourne flight duration

Melbourne to Sydney flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 1 hours 25 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 1 hours 25 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 51

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Melbourne to Sydney is 1 hours 25 minutes
  • Distance from Melbourne to Sydney is 443 miles / 714 km
  • Melbourne is served by 2 airports Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Airport (MEL)
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • The currency in Sydney, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Airlines

Jetstar
Jetstar
Tigerair Australia
Tigerair Australia
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia

DIRECT FLIGHTS

Melbourne Tullamarine to Sydney
Flying with Jetstar
1 hours 25 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to Sydney
Flying with Tigerair Australia
1 hours 25 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Melbourne to Sydney flight time via Canberra | to via CBR
Melbourne to Canberra
1 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
30 minutes
Canberra to Sydney
1 hours
Total journey time
2 hours 35 minutes
Melbourne to Sydney flight time via Gold Coast | to via OOL
Melbourne to Gold Coast
2 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
40 minutes
Gold Coast to Sydney
1 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
4 hours 15 minutes
Melbourne to Sydney flight time via Brisbane | to via BNE
Melbourne to Brisbane
2 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
55 minutes
Brisbane to Sydney
1 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
4 hours 40 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Melbourne & Sydney local time and timezones

Sydney, Australia and Melbourne, Australia have the same time

Date and time in Melbourne, Australia:
11:09 Fri, 7 Aug, 2020,
Melbourne Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
11:09 Fri, 7 Aug, 2020,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Melbourne, Australia and Sydney, Australia? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 1 hours 25 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.