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 to Melbourne

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

WLG - MEL

Price

$260 - $512

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Precipitation

30 - 60 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

Round-trip from

$389

From Wellington to Melbourne

One-way from

$371

One-way flight from Wellington to Melbourne

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 $635. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $736.

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 $322.

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for WLG to MEL flights in January, February
28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$971

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$1,039

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

11h 35m
$1,119

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Wellington to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington found for this year
28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$971

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$1,039

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

11h 35m
$1,119

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne
15 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 50m
$371

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

10h 50m
$380

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 20m
$392

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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.

How popular is this Wellington to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to Melbourne was viewed by 6,378 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Wellington to Melbourne Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Wellington to Melbourne Airport is $213. On average you can expect to pay $353. The most popular route, (Wellington - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $971.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Wellington right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Melbourne

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

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 Wellington from Melbourne?

Returning to Wellington from Melbourne

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

Alternative routes for Wellington to Melbourne

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$194
Average$511
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$208
Average$444
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$240
Average$594
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$247
Average$529
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$300
Average$490
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$319
Average$578
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety