Cheap flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport at least 58 days early can save you up to 40% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 58 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport for as little as $513 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $616 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport?

Flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $257.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport (NZ - MEL)?

When flying from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Melbourne in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to MEL flights in January, February
5 Feb - 8 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$693

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$697

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$724

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

New Zealand to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

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

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$385

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$388

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand 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
$385

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$388

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from New Zealand, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$697

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$724

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

29 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$736

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Melbourne
13 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$103

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

29 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$122

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

6 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$123

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Melbourne flights.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from New Zealand to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $385, but on average you can expect to pay $618.

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

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport is less than $577.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this New Zealand to Melbourne Airport flight route?

The New Zealand to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 36,414 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $103. Users have also found prices from $265 and $278 on Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport?

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Melbourne, Rotorua - Melbourne or Hamilton - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New Zealand to Melbourne Airport? While on average our users pay $328, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $130. The most popular route (Auckland Intl - Melbourne), is priced around $318.

Can I fly to Melbourne from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Melbourne

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Melbourne?

Returning to New Zealand from Melbourne

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

Select to see more specific information for flights to Melbourne from all departure points in New Zealand

Top 6 airlines flying from New Zealand to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$193
Average$531
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$207
Average$548
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$233
Average$609
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$244
Average$489
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$252
Average$571
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$317
Average$631
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Melbourne

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