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Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to MEL flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
WLG - MEL
Price
$366 - $722
MEL
Temperature
13 - 26 °C
MEL
Precipitation
31 - 48 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$471

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$366

From Wellington 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 Wellington to Melbourne Airport?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 20% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 40% on flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $598. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $693.

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

Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to Melbourne Airport in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $303.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (WLG - MEL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wellington to Melbourne Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 21% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WLG to MEL flights in September, October
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$628pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$692pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$805pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington found for this year
22 Dec - 16 Jan
$613pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$628pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
22 Dec - 16 Jan
$668pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

Direct flights to Melbourne from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Melbourne direct flight deals
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$628pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
22 Dec - 16 Jan
$669pp
WLG
Wellington
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
WLG
Wellington
11 Jan - 25 Jan
$724pp
WLG
Wellington
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to Melbourne from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne
02:45 - 13:10
Air New Zealand
3 stops
12h 25m
WLG - MEL
Air New Zealand
$644
Gotogate
07:15 - 17:05
Qantas Airways
2 stops
11h 50m
WLG - MEL
Qantas Airways
05:00 - 04:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
26h 35m
WLG - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$2,641
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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Melbourne

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

Wellington (WLG) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Wellington to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from Wellington; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights from the Wellington airport to Melbourne. It is only a 5.3 km journey to Wellington (WLG) from Wellington’s city centre.

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

Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways 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 Wellington to Melbourne Airport for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $613, but on average you can expect to pay $748.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport is less than $674.

How popular is this Wellington to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 6,378 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to Melbourne.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport from $613 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air New Zealand, from $628, and Qantas Airways, from $669.

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COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Melbourne

Most visitors from Wellington will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

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

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


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

Returning to Wellington 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 Wellington.

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

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Alternative routes for Wellington to Melbourne

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

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.98
Flight duration from WLG to Melbourne
3h 52m
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
41.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 6 airlines flying from Wellington to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington 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
Singapore Airlines
$139 $296 No cancel fee 81%
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Virgin Australia
$200 $327 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$130 $341 No cancel fee 75%
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Jetstar
$165 $354 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$213 $386 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$161 $397 No cancel fee 74%
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