Cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Melbourne are usually found in June or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to MEL flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
AKL - MEL
Price
$320 - $622
MEL
Temperature
13 - 26 °C
MEL
Precipitation
31 - 48 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$320

From Auckland Intl to Melbourne

One-way from

$260

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Users have found that flying from Auckland to Melbourne Airport on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $486 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $583.

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

June can be a great time to fly to Melbourne Airport from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $401. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $244. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport (AKL - MEL)?

When flying from Auckland to Melbourne Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to MEL flights in September, October
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$600pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$605pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Oct - 7 Oct
$625pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Auckland found for this year
24 Dec - 9 Jan
$448pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 8 Jan
$474pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Dec - 9 Jan
$494pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Melbourne from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Melbourne direct flight deals
24 Dec - 9 Jan
$448pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 8 Jan
$474pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 11 Jan
$573pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Auckland, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$684pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$814pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$869pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Melbourne
01:00 - 03:05
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
AKL - MEL
Jetstar
$260
mytrip.com
05:30 - 15:35
Qantas Airways
2 stops
12h 05m
AKL - MEL
Qantas Airways
$376
mytrip.com
15:55 - 04:00
Air New Zealand
1 stop
14h 05m
AKL - MEL
Air New Zealand
$384
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

Located just 17.9 km from the city centre, Auckland Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from Auckland. Booking flights from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Melbourne should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $448, but on average you can expect to pay $601.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport is less than $649.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $700?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this Auckland to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 36,414 users have taken a look at flights from Auckland Intl to Melbourne.

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

Travellers can expect 1 flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Departing from Auckland to Melbourne Airport will take you 3h 50m. There are 2651 km between Auckland and Melbourne Airport. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Auckland to Melbourne Airport return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport from $448 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air New Zealand, from $600, and Qantas Airways, from $714.

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

$148 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $255 and $313, respectively.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Auckland?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

Most visitors from Auckland Intl will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Auckland from Melbourne?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Auckland Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

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Alternative routes for Auckland to Melbourne

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.97
Flight duration from AKL to Melbourne
3h 44m
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
41.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$186 $292 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$218 $340 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$198 $344 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$157 $365 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$213 $370 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

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