When to find the cheapest air tickets to Sydney

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  • July 2017
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  • December 2017
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  • March 2018
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  • May 2018
  • June 2018
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  • price
  • departure city
outbound: 19/10/2017
direct (1h10m)
Qantas Airways
return: 26/10/2017
direct (1h15m)
Qantas Airways
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  • Brisbane
  • Perth
  • Cairns
  • Adelaide
  • Canberra
  • Gold Coast
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Travel guide: flights to Sydney and travel tips

Distance from Sydney city centre
5 km
9 km
21 km

Flights to Sydney: practical information

Cheap airfares to Sydney

Cheap domestic flights are easy to come by if you search at least three months in advance. From Melbourne, catch flights onboard low cost carriers like JetStar Air, Tiger Airways and V Australia. Qantas Airways also operates this route but flights will likely be more expensive.

When to book the cheapest flights to Sydney

You’ll find that flights to Sydney never really dip or dive in price but if you book far enough in advance then you're likely to find a good price. Three months before your travel dates is ideal. Summer tends to be the most popular time to visit, around the Christmas holidays.

  • Peak season: Summer, December to February.
  • Low season: Winter, June to August.
  • Flight duration

    Direct flights to Sydney from Melbourne take 1 hour 35 minutes.

    Experience Sydney: what to see and do

    Sydney is a world-class city. It's so big, grand and pretty that most people from outside of Australia think is the capital! Sydney is all those things, and more! Wander the harbour, pass through parks, hit the beach, climb the bridge, catch a show at the Opera House and more!

    Sydney essentials

    Harbour Bridge: There’s a lot of way to see this bridge, you can: drive across it, rollerblade along it, climb over it, sail under it… It’s a major point in the city and so many ways to experience it. We definitely recommend the climbing one though, unless you’re afraid of heights.

    Royal Botanic Garden: Established in 1816, the Royal Botanic Garden started out as a mere vegetable garden. Today it’s a reminder of the country’s colony days, but a nice one. Stop and smell the roses!

    Bondi Beach: You can’t get much more “Sydney” than this. Bondi is one of the most famous beaches in the world, where ocean and land collide, creating foaming swells that attract surfers from every corner of the globe.

    Find more information on www.sydney.com.

    Accommodation in Sydney

    Sydney has it all when it comes to hotels and accommodation. Booking early is the key to finding a good deal. If you’re on a budget, consider staying at a place a bit further away from the Harbour and on the outskirts of the city centre.

    All flight tickets to Sydney (Australia)

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    • July 2017
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    • price
    • departure city
    outbound: 04/08/2017
    direct (1h35m)
    Jetstar Airways
    return: 06/08/2017
    direct (1h30m)
    Jetstar Airways
    outbound: 19/10/2017
    direct (1h10m)
    Qantas Airways
    return: 26/10/2017
    direct (1h15m)
    Qantas Airways
    outbound: 20/10/2017
    direct (25m)
    Jetstar Airways
    return: 27/10/2017
    direct (2h15m)
    Jetstar Airways
    outbound: 18/11/2017
    direct (1h15m)
    Qantas Airways
    return: 25/11/2017
    direct (1h)
    Qantas Airways
    outbound: 19/11/2017
    direct (4h20m)
    Qantas Airways
    return: 26/11/2017
    direct (4h30m)
    Qantas Airways
    outbound: 19/10/2017
    direct (1h40m)
    Qantas Airways
    return: 26/10/2017
    direct (1h40m)
    Qantas Airways
    outbound: 18/09/2017
    direct (7h45m)
    Tiger Airways
    return: 25/09/2017
    direct (8h35m)
    Tiger Airways
    outbound: 20/11/2017
    direct (2h35m)
    Jetstar Airways
    return: 27/11/2017
    direct (2h40m)
    Jetstar Airways
    outbound: 19/09/2017
    direct (1h40m)
    Jetstar Airways
    return: 26/09/2017
    direct (1h35m)
    Jetstar Airways
    outbound: 19/09/2017
    1 stop (3h15m)
    Qantas Airways
    return: 26/09/2017
    1 stop (3h)
    Qantas Airways
    outbound: 19/10/2017
    direct (1h20m)
    Qantas Airways
    return: 26/10/2017
    direct (1h20m)
    Qantas Airways
    outbound: 14/08/2017
    1 stop (26h05m)
    Qatar Airways
    return: 12/10/2017
    1 stop (33h05m)
    Qatar Airways
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    • arrival city
    outbound: 26/07/2017
    direct (1h35m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    return: 02/08/2017
    direct (1h25m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    outbound: 23/12/2017
    direct (1h30m)
    Jetstar Airways
    return: 02/01/2018
    direct (1h35m)
    Jetstar Airways
    outbound: 11/04/2018
    1 stop (34h)
    Air China
    return: 16/05/2018
    1 stop (31h10m)
    Air China
    outbound: 16/11/2017
    direct (5h)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    return: 24/11/2017
    direct (4h15m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    outbound: 18/10/2017
    direct (1h20m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    return: 25/10/2017
    direct (1h30m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    outbound: 19/09/2017
    direct (3h10m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    return: 26/09/2017
    direct (2h55m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    outbound: 20/11/2017
    direct (2h10m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    return: 27/11/2017
    direct (1h50m)
    Tiger Airways Australia
    outbound: 20/11/2017
    1 stop (40h30m)
    Asiana Airlines
    return: 27/11/2017
    1 stop (27h20m)
    Asiana Airlines
    outbound: 19/11/2017
    direct (3h10m)
    Jetstar Airways
    return: 26/11/2017
    direct (3h40m)
    Jetstar Airways
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