Melbourne is a popular holiday destination throughout Australia, however due to its close proximity and cheap Sydney to Melbourne flights, it is a particular favourite with Sydneysiders. The capital of Victoria, Melbourne is enjoys a relaxed bohemian vibe that is synonymous with the city and is also known for its fantastic shopping, iconic foodie scene and some of the country's most significant sporting events. A must-see holiday destination in Australia, Melbourne is home to two airports including a large international airport that services both flights from all over the world as well as the popular Sydney to Melbourne flights.
Jetstar operates cheap Sydney to Melbourne flights daily except Sundays while Qantas operates Sydney to Melbourne flights every single day. Tigerair offers daily flights from Sydney to Melbourne while Virgin Australia also offers flights from Sydney to Melbourne daily. Flights take approximately 1.5 hours to 2 hours. As these flights are short, domestic flights fares do not include any in-flight entertainment or refreshments, however drinks and snacks are available for purchase on board the flight. Depending on the airline you are flying with and the fare type that you purchase, baggage allowances also vary however most flights will include 7kg-10kg of carry-on baggage and an additional 23kg allocation for checked baggage. However you should confirm this with your airline of choice at the time of purchasing your flight.
There are two airports that service the city of Melbourne including Avalon Airport, which is located a lot further outside the city and Tullamarine Airport, the primary airport where cheap Sydney to Melbourne flights arrive. The Tullamarine or 'Melbourne Airport' as it is more commonly known, offers easy access to the CBD as well as a range of major attractions including Federation Square, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Crown Casino Entertainment Complex and much more.