Flights to Melbourne: practical information
Cheap airfares to Melbourne
Planning to jet off to Melbourne? Low cost airline are the way to go from Sydney. Catch flights onboard Tiger Airways, JetStar Air or V Australia for your trip. Bag the best cheap domestic flights quickly so you have more time to enjoy a cuppa.
When to book the cheapest flights to Melbourne
There’s nothing sweeter than summer in Melbourne with hot, dry days. If you’re looking for a real flight deal however, you might consider a trip to Melbourne in the autumn, winter or spring. Book your air tickets to Melbourne at least 3 months in advance.Peak season: Summers, when the days are hot and dry.Low season: Spring is the wettest time of the year, winter is the coldest.
Direct flights to Melbourne take 1 hour 30 minutes.
Experience Melbourne: what to see and do
Melbourne is one of Australia’s most popular capitals and no wonder! It’s edgy, modern, slick and chic. Victorian-era architecture shoulder up against contemporary squares while locals soak up art, culture and relish in their cycling culture.
Melbourne Museum: If you haven’t visited this museum yet, take a sickie and get down there! The museum’s collection is a fine and broad exhibition of Victoria’s natural and culture landscapes.
Queen Victoria Market: With more than 600 traders, this is the biggest market in the southern hemisphere and attractions 1,000s of shoppers every week. Shop for fresh produce, fine foods and more.
Royal Botanic Gardens: Melbourne’s botanic gardens is one of the finest in the world, situated on the banks of the Yarra River with a global section as well as an Australian one. It’s a good place to spot wildlife too, from cockatoos to possums.
Find more information on www.visitmelbourne.com.
Accommodation in Melbourne
Melbourne has a host of accommodation available in just about every price range. Budget digs can be found in the city centre and St Kilda. For classy hotels in Melbourne, stick to the city centre, with all sorts of fashion, dining and cultural attractions right at your doorstep.