The cheapest times to fly from MQL to ADL are

  • January 29th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 19th to September 2nd (except the weeks of April 23rd, May 7th, July 2nd, and July 16th)

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 MQL to ADL is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $419 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $293 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Adelaide

Flying from Mildura (MQL) to Adelaide (ADL) will usually cost between $293 to $349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $346. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $49 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $297 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQL to ADL flight.

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

MQL to ADL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQL to ADL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mildura. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.89, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $43 (13%) 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 $295. Return trip prices are from the ADL to MQL 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 MQL to ADL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MQL to ADL

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 MQL to ADL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (MQL > MEL > ADL)

  • Price for both tickets: $267
  • Average savings: $30 (10.12%)

See MQL to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MQL to ADL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, China Eastern, Qantas, Rex, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adelaide International Airport to Mildura Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 208 miles or 335 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MQL to ADL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQL to ADL flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Mildura and Adelaide?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from MQL to ADL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMQL
Origination airport nameMildura Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeADL
Destination airport nameAdelaide International Airport


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