Cheap flights from Adelaide to Melbourne

Flight information Adelaide to Melbourne

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 640 kilometres

1h 15min

Most popular airline last month


Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon

3 airports

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Cheap flights from Adelaide to Melbourne

Which airlines fly from Adelaide to Melbourne?

How easy is it to depart from Adelaide Airport?

Adelaide Airport is the busiest airport in South Australia, operating out of one main terminal.

  • Main Terminal – All flight operations depart from this terminal.

The terminal has many facilities, including free WiFi, internet kiosks, public telephones, information desks, ATMs, restaurants, bars, a pharmacy, and a post office.

Arrive at this airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart.

What do I need before I depart from Adelaide Airport?

  • All travellers will need to bring a valid photographic ID.
  • You may need to travel with your passport if you are not an Australian resident or national.

What information do I need to know when arriving in Melbourne?

The city of Melbourne has 3 airports, but all non-stop flights are routed to the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. This facility has 4 terminals:

  • Terminal 1 – Flights through Qantas are directed here.
  • Terminal 2 – International terminal.
  • Terminal 3 – Flights with Virgin Australia flights fly to this terminal.
  • Terminal 4 – Tigerair and Jetstar flights arrive in this terminal.

All domestic terminals offer passengers access to airline lounges, ATMs, payphones, information desks, restaurants, shops, and free WiFi. The terminals are within walking distance of one another, with transfer services available for disabled travellers. A taxi into Melbourne costs $60, and takes 30-40 minutes.

What is the weather like in Melbourne?

  • Melbourne is a little bit cooler than Adelaide, with wet winters between 6-14°C. Summer is dry and warm.

Is there a time difference between Adelaide and Melbourne?

  • Melbourne is 30 minutes ahead of Adelaide.

Is Melbourne cheaper than Adelaide?

Melbourne is more expensive to live in, but generally dining and drinking are cheaper in Melbourne than in Adelaide.

  • Going out for dinner at a mid-range restaurant will cost about $80 for 2 in Melbourne.
  • Buying a cappuccino in Melbourne will cost roughly $3.90.

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of July 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.