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Cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne

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The best prices from Auckland 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 (AKL) to Melbourne (MEL)

AKL - MEL
Price
$316 - $616
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

$316

From Auckland to Melbourne

One-way from

$276

One-way flight from Auckland 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 Auckland to Melbourne?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 7%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Auckland to Melbourne 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 Auckland to Melbourne for as little as $481 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 $577 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Auckland to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Auckland to Melbourne in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $241.

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

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

Cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne in January, February 2021

The best prices found for AKL to MEL flights in January, February
6 Feb - 14 Feb
$1,104pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,112pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,140pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Auckland found for this year
9 May - 22 May
$418pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 May - 14 May
$450pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Apr - 11 Apr
$461pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
LATAM Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Melbourne from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Melbourne direct flight deals
9 May - 22 May
$507pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
15 May - 23 May
$519pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
15 Jun - 16 Jun
$576pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Auckland, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 4 Feb
$1,268pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Jan - 30 Jan
$1,277pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Jan - 4 Feb
$1,436pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Melbourne
03:30 - 03:55
LATAM Airlines
2 stops
26h 25m
AKL - MEL
LATAM Airlines
$276
Lan
03:45 - 06:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
4h 20m
AKL - MEL
Air New Zealand
$709
Kiwi.com
05:00 - 10:05
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
7h 05m
AKL - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$713
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Auckland to Melbourne for under $418 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Melbourne for under $418. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $418, but on average you can expect to pay $535.

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.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne for under $558 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 19 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne under $558. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne is less than $906.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Melbourne for under $1,394?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Auckland to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,394.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Melbourne?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday.

How popular is this 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 on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from Auckland Intl to Melbourne on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Melbourne?

The rainfall in Auckland is generally same as the rainfall in Melbourne. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Melbourne is generally hotter than Auckland's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Melbourne?

Airlines like Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways fly from Auckland to Melbourne in about 4h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Auckland to Melbourne is about 2651 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Auckland to Melbourne return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Melbourne from $451 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Australia, from $576, and Air New Zealand, from $617.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is LATAM Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $193. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Jetstar, as they are both options that can get you from Auckland to Melbourne for a low price.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 52m
Average temperature for January in Melbourne
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Melbourne
28.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Melbourne

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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$186 $292 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$218 $340 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$198 $344 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$157 $365 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$213 $370 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

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Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Melbourne
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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