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 to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to MEL flight in 2022: compare Auckland to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

AKL - MEL

Price

$227 - $442

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Precipitation

30 - 60 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

$333

From Auckland Intl to Melbourne

One-way from

$261

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

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 $507 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $608.

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 $419. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $254. 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for AKL to MEL flights in January, February
15 Feb - 22 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$602

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

12 Feb - 13 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$637

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

30 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$674

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

Auckland to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Auckland found for this year
26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$383

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$385

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

14 Oct - 16 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$392

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Melbourne direct flight deals
26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$383

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$385

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

14 Apr - 17 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$449

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Auckland, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$695

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

26 Jan - 30 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$698

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

21 Jan - 25 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$715

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Melbourne
3 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$107

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

1 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$122

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

1 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 55m
$198

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Melbourne flights.

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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $383, but on average you can expect to pay $579.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport is less than $602.

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

There are currently 20+ 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?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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?

On average, you can expect to see 5 flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

A quick flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport can take about 3h 55m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $383. Auckland and Melbourne Airport are separated by a distance of 2651 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport round-trip from $383. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand. Jetstar is currently priced 8% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $107 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $253 and Qantas Airways from $307 one-way.

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

Before booking your flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

On average you can expect to pay $324 for a flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport. The cheapest flight overall is $129 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Melbourne) is currently priced at $385.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Auckland Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

Most visitors from Auckland Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Auckland Intl from Melbourne?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Melbourne

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

Alternative routes for Auckland to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Auckland 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$230
Average$536
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$274
Average$429
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$291
Average$505
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$313
Average$544
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$321
Average$500
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland to Melbourne
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0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Melbourne
Sunday1daily flight
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday0daily flights