Cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne

AKL — MEL
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Melbourne are usually found in August or July, 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 ME1 flight in 2022: compare Auckland to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

AKL - MEL

Price

$316 - $693

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from$503From Auckland Intl to Melbourne
One-way from$139One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Melbourne?

Users have found that flying from Auckland to Melbourne 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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to Melbourne, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 103% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,040 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,348.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $696. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $362. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

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

When flying from Auckland to Melbourne, 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 June, July 2022

The best prices found for AKL to Melbourne flights in June, July
30 Jul - 14 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
$492

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

26 Jul - 2 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

15h 15m
$515

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

26 Jul - 2 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$562

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

Auckland to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Auckland found for this year
13 Nov - 16 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$403

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

31 Oct - 6 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$406

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

31 Oct - 6 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
$427

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Auckland to Melbourne

13 Nov - 16 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$403

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

31 Oct - 6 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$406

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

31 Oct - 6 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
$427

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

Cheap Major Airline flights from Auckland to Melbourne

3 Jul - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 35m
$953

Major Airline

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Deal found 21/6/22

3 Jul - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

10h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 05m
$1,008

Major Airline

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Deal found 21/6/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Melbourne direct flight deals
13 Nov - 16 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$403

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

31 Oct - 6 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$406

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

21 Nov - 28 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$433

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Auckland, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 26 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$709

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

2 Jul - 16 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$828

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

28 Jun - 26 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 10m
$838

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Melbourne
29 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$139

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

12 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$143

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

10 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$145

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

Related info for your journey

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

Why visit Melbourne from Auckland?

Melbourne is the stylish state capital of Victoria. It tempts in over 2 million travellers a year – and New Zealanders are one the city’s top customers. Why? For starters, there’s a great choice of cheap, direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne. And the journey only lasts around 4 hours.Then there’s Melbourne itself. The city is an intriguing mix of architecture, hipster haunts and elegant Victorian neighbourhoods. Its pop-up restaurants, street art, mind-bending art galleries and achingly cool coffee shops tick all the travel trends boxes.It’s not without old-world charm, either. Some of the stateliest architecture dates back to the 19th century, when the city made a fortune on the back of the Victorian gold rush. The State Library of Victoria and Collins Street are prime examples of its heyday as a boomtown. Best of all? A cheap flight from Auckland to Melbourne will deliver you to this cutting-edge city in around 4 hours.

How long is the flight from Auckland to Melbourne?

Direct Auckland to Melbourne flights last just over 4 hours. Stopovers can add several hours to the journey time.

Which airlines operate flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

Lots of companies fly direct, including Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Emirates and Jetstar. Other carriers such as China Airlines offer flights from Auckland to Melbourne via Sydney.

How frequent are flights between Auckland and Melbourne?

There are usually at least 10 direct flights a day.

Which airports serve Auckland and Melbourne?

Most flights from Auckland to Melbourne land in Melbourne Tullamarine, but there’s a chance you’ll end up in another local airport called Avalon. All flights start off from Auckland Airport.

Which direct flight route between Auckland and Melbourne is cheapest?

The cheapest route is usually the direct Auckland to Melbourne flight. The best prices often come from budget airlines like Jetstar.

How frequent are flights between Auckland and Melbourne?

There are usually at least 10 direct flights a day.

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 21 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 6 different airlines.

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

Jetstar, 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 Auckland to Melbourne for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Melbourne for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $403, but on average you can expect to pay $459.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne is less than $495.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Melbourne for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Melbourne?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

How popular is this Auckland to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from Auckland Intl to Melbourne have been viewed 36,414 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 3 flights from Auckland to Melbourne a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from Auckland to Melbourne in 4h 05m. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 2651 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Auckland to Melbourne round-trip?

Jetstar, at $403, was found to be the cheapest airline from Auckland to Melbourne.. You may be able to fly from Auckland to Melbourne for 42% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

Consider Emirates, Fiji Airways or Jetstar when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Auckland to Melbourne.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Melbourne?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Auckland to Melbourne consider choosing Virgin Atlantic(96%), Alaska Airlines(89%) or Air Canada(71%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

The cheapest flight price from Auckland to Melbourne is $141. On average you can expect to pay $1,268. The most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $327.

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
JetstarCheapest$134Average$527FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$421Average$708FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$512Average$813FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$546Average$759FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$713Average$1,295FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland to Melbourne
33%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
42%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
13%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
Sunday22daily flights
Monday21daily flights
Tuesday22daily flights
Wednesday22daily flights
Thursday22daily flights
Friday21daily flights
Saturday23daily flights