The cheapest times to fly from MLB to SYD are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • July 30th to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MLB to SYD is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $3660 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1358 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Melbourne, FL (MLB) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $1425 to $2414 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1401. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1702 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1667 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLB to SYD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MLB to SYD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MLB to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLB to SYD flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sydney, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Melbourne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $220 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1640. Return trip prices are from the SYD to MLB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MLB to SYD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MLB to SYD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MLB to SYD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MLB > LAX > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1305
  • Average savings: $363 (21.75%)

See MLB to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (MLB > SFO > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1366
  • Average savings: $301 (18.06%)

See MLB to SFO flights

Hack #3: Beijing (MLB > PEK > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1368
  • Average savings: $300 (17.97%)

See MLB to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MLB to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Melbourne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9372 miles or 15083 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MLB to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLB to SYD flight is about 17 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Melbourne, FL and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from MLB to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMLB
Origination airport nameMelbourne International Airport
CityMelbourne, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSYD
Destination airport nameSydney International Airport


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