Cheap flights from New Plymouth to Melbourne

The best prices from New Plymouth to Melbourne are usually found in May or September, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from New Plymouth to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best NPL to ME1 flight in 2022: compare New Plymouth to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

NPL - ME1

Price

$357 - $531

ME1

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

ME1

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

$671

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$531

From New Plymouth to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from New Plymouth to Melbourne?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 33% on the overall cost on flights from New Plymouth to Melbourne.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Plymouth to Melbourne from $755 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $879 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Plymouth to Melbourne?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from New Plymouth. Prices for May average $651 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $526. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 21% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Plymouth to Melbourne (NPL - ME1)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New Plymouth to Melbourne in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 33% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Plymouth to Melbourne flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from New Plymouth to Melbourne?

Located just 10.5 km from the city centre, New Plymouth is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from New Plymouth. Booking flights from New Plymouth (NPL) to Melbourne should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 4 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New Plymouth to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this New Plymouth to Melbourne flight route?

This flight path from New Plymouth to Melbourne was viewed by 290 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 New Plymouth to Melbourne?

The most popular airlines flying from New Plymouth to Melbourne are Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Can I fly to Melbourne from New Plymouth right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Plymouth to Melbourne

Most visitors from New Plymouth need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Plymouth 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 New Plymouth from Melbourne?

Returning to New Plymouth from Melbourne

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

Top 3 airlines flying from New Plymouth to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Plymouth to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$395
Average$645
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$397
Average$536
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$512
Average$772
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety