Cheap flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) from $53

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/26. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — SYD
Jun 22 — Jun 291

The best prices from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in August or May, booked 79 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Sydney

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 17, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$1,095

One-way from

$94
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
From Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way flight from Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 52% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney, book at least 34 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 47% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $124 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $184.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $130 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $68. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MEL to SYD?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Sydney, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 24% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Melbourne to Sydney flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to Sydney specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Prices were last updated on June 17, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 7/23:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Tue 7/26:20 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$105
Tue 6/186:45 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Thu 6/206:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$108
Wed 6/265:40 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Thu 6/276:55 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$110
Wed 6/192:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Wed 6/267:55 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$111
Wed 7/32:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Sun 7/76:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$112
Tue 6/257:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Wed 6/266:30 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/15$115
Thu 6/208:50 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Sat 6/224:05 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$117
Sun 7/146:00 amMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Sun 7/216:55 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$118
Mon 7/18:50 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Fri 7/56:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$120

Melbourne to Sydney 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and Sydney in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 7/23:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Tue 7/26:20 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$105
Tue 6/186:45 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Thu 6/206:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$108
Wed 6/265:40 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Thu 6/276:55 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$110
Wed 6/192:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Wed 6/267:55 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$111
Wed 7/32:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Sun 7/76:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$112
Tue 6/257:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Wed 6/266:30 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/15$115
Thu 8/18:50 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Sun 8/46:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$116
Thu 6/208:50 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Sat 6/224:05 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$117
Sun 7/146:00 amMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Sun 7/216:55 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$118

Melbourne to Sydney flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to Sydney for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Wed 6/192:25 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Wed 6/267:55 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$111
Sat 6/227:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Mon 6/246:20 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$112
Tue 6/257:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Wed 6/266:30 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/15$115
Thu 6/208:50 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Sat 6/224:05 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$117
Mon 7/18:50 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Fri 7/56:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$120
Mon 7/18:00 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 7/205:40 pmSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$121
Wed 6/196:45 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Fri 6/216:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$122
Fri 6/217:30 amMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mVirgin Australia
Fri 6/286:00 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 6/15$126
Tue 6/256:45 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Fri 6/286:25 amSYD - MEL
Nonstop1h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$129

One-way flights to Sydney from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to Sydney. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Melbourne to Sydney, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Melbourne to Sydney instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Wed 6/267:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$53
Wed 8/74:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$55
Thu 7/48:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$56
Wed 12/111:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$58
Fri 8/168:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$60
Thu 12/127:00 amMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 30mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$61
Tue 12/101:15 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$62
Sat 7/136:00 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 6/15$63
Mon 7/16:00 pmMEL - SYD
Nonstop1h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 6/16$64

Find flights from Melbourne to Sydney within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to Sydney that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.

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Any airport

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Budget

$105 - $161

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MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Tue 7/2

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 7/2

Nonstop1h 35m

$105

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Fri 9/6

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 9/8

Nonstop1h 40m

$108

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Wed 7/3

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 7/7

Nonstop1h 40m

$112

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Tue 7/16

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 7/23

Nonstop1h 35m

$115

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Mon 7/1

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sat 7/20

Nonstop1h 35m

$121

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Mon 7/1

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 7/5

Nonstop1h 35m

$126

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Thu 11/21

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sat 11/23

Nonstop1h 35m

$127

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Thu 7/4

Nonstop1h 25m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 7/4

Nonstop1h 35m

$132

MelbourneSydney Kingsford Smith

MEL - SYD

MELSYD

Melbourne

Thu 7/11

Nonstop1h 30m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 7/15

Nonstop1h 35m

$161

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Deals found on 6/17

How far ahead should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Melbourne to Sydney. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney is 79 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Melbourne to Sydney. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne Airport to Sydney flight should consider departing on Tuesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Sydney

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Sydney from Melbourne with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Sydney by month

Plan your trip to Sydney by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SYD

Temperature

51.8 - 71.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Sydney, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 71.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Sydney

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Sydney. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Sydney. Reviews last updated June 17, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Rex, Jetstar and Qantas Airways from Melbourne to Sydney to help guide your decision. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews

Crew

9.3

Boarding

8.9

Food

7.5

Entertainment

6.4

Overall

9.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews
9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews

Crew

9.3

Boarding

8.9

Food

7.5

Entertainment

6.4

Overall

9.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

8.2
Very good
590 reviews
9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews

Crew

9.3

Boarding

8.9

Food

7.5

Entertainment

6.4

Overall

9.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

7.7
Good
588 reviews
9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews

Crew

9.3

Boarding

8.9

Food

7.5

Entertainment

6.4

Overall

9.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

7.6
Good
926 reviews
9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews

Crew

9.3

Boarding

8.9

Food

7.5

Entertainment

6.4

Overall

9.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

6.8
Okay
611 reviews
9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews

Crew

9.3

Boarding

8.9

Food

7.5

Entertainment

6.4

Overall

9.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to Sydney. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from Melbourne?

    For a flight from Melbourne to Sydney, you will be flying into Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 4.6 mi from the center of the city. Kingsford Smith is the only Sydney airport and it handles 242 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 5 airlines have flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Melbourne on a regular basis.

  • Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $105, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney is less than $123.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Sydney for under $200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $200.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

    Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from Melbourne Airport to Sydney on average per day?

    Travelers can expect 46 flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney on average per day.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 15% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

    There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne Airport to Sydney in 1h 25m. Fly via Jetstar, Virgin Australia, or Rex to get the fastest option. There are 440 mi between Melbourne Airport and Sydney. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Sydney round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne Airport to Sydney is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $105 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Australia and Rex, starting at $126 and $161 round-trip. Jetstar is priced at 18% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney one-way?

    The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney are Jetstar ($53), Virgin Australia ($63), and Rex ($81).

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

    Before booking your flight to Sydney from Melbourne Airport, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Bangkok Airways (84%), Air Canada (84%), Rex( 83%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

    On average you can expect to pay $583 for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $56 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $64.

  • What does MEL to SYD mean?

    Melbourne Airport is MEL and Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is SYD. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Sydney that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Melbourne to Sydney flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Melbourne to Sydney flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Sydney that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Melbourne to Sydney flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Melbourne to Sydney.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Melbourne to Sydney by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Sydney that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sydney?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Melbourne to Sydney flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Melbourne Airport to Sydney flight deals updated?

    The Melbourne Airport to Sydney flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/17.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney (average of $1,095). Flying from Melbourne Airport to Sydney in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,370). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Sydney

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne to Sydney. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$74Average$123FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$97Average$182FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
RexCheapest$114Average$206FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%
Qantas AirwaysCheapest$185Average$238FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$186Average$207FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%

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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney

Find hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
15%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
36%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney

Explore weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Sydney. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
Sunday207daily flights
Monday277daily flights
Tuesday237daily flights
Wednesday245daily flights
Thursday260daily flights
Friday298daily flights
Saturday170daily flights
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