Sydney to Melbourne flight duration

What is the flight duration from Sydney to Melbourne?

On average there are 94 flights flying direct each day from Sydney to Melbourne. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
SYD
Arrive
AVV

Average direct flight time is 1 hours 35 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Sydney to Melbourne is 1 hours 35 minutes.

A distance of 443 miles / 714 km

Related: Return journey Melbourne to Sydney flight duration

Sydney to Melbourne flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 1 hours 35 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 1 hours 35 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 1 hours 35 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 94

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Sydney to Melbourne is 1 hours 35 minutes
  • Distance from Sydney to Melbourne is 443 miles / 714 km
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • Melbourne is served by 2 airports Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Airport (MEL)
  • The currency in Melbourne, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Airlines

Jetstar
Jetstar
Tigerair Australia
Tigerair Australia
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia

DIRECT FLIGHTS

Sydney to Melbourne Tullamarine
Flying with Tigerair Australia
1 hours 35 minutes
Sydney to Melbourne Tullamarine
Flying with Jetstar
1 hours 35 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)

Sydney to Melbourne flight time via Canberra | to via CBR
Sydney to Canberra
1 hours
Wait for connecting flight
40 minutes
Canberra to Melbourne
1 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
2 hours 50 minutes
Sydney to Melbourne flight time via Launceston | to via LST
Sydney to Launceston
1 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
40 minutes
Launceston to Melbourne
1 hours
Total journey time
3 hours 30 minutes
Sydney to Melbourne flight time via Gold Coast | to via OOL
Sydney to Gold Coast
1 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours
Gold Coast to Melbourne
2 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
4 hours 45 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.


Sydney & Melbourne local time and timezones

Melbourne, Australia and Sydney, Australia have the same time

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
08:30 Wed, 8 Jul, 2020,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Date and time in Melbourne, Australia:
08:30 Wed, 8 Jul, 2020,
Melbourne Timezone: AEST (+10:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Sydney, Australia and Melbourne, 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 35 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.