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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
$323 - $629
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

$323

From Auckland to Melbourne

One-way from

$445

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 8%.

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 $491 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 $589 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 $246.

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 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne in April, May 2021

19 Apr - 1 May
$383pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Apr - 1 May
$384pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 May - 23 May
$390pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

1 Aug - 4 Aug
$354pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Aug - 22 Aug
$375pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
15 Nov - 20 Nov
$377pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Melbourne from Auckland

1 Aug - 4 Aug
$354pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Aug - 22 Aug
$375pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Apr - 1 May
$383pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Melbourne

19 Apr - 1 May
$383pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Apr - 1 May
$384pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Apr - 26 Apr
$400pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Auckland

15:30 - 18:50
Jetstar
2 stops
29h 20m
AKL - MEL
Jetstar
06:20 - 15:35
Qantas Airways
2 stops
11h 15m
AKL - MEL
Qantas Airways
$468
Travelgenio
02:00 - 18:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
18h 35m
AKL - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$485
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Auckland to Melbourne for under $427 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Melbourne for under $427. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $354, but on average you can expect to pay $418.

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 $427 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne under $427. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne is less than $417.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Melbourne for under $427?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $427.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Melbourne?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday.

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, 10 flights depart from Auckland Intl to Melbourne on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 10% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 10% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Melbourne?

The rainfall in Auckland is generally less than 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 Jetstar 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 is the cheapest airline to fly from Auckland to Melbourne return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Melbourne from $355 return. Jetstar is currently priced 12% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $141. Check flights for Qantas Airways, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 47m
Average temperature for April in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Melbourne
26.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 5 airlines flying from Auckland to Melbourne

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

Morning 6 AM to midday 100% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Melbourne
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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