Cheap flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand 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 New Zealand to Melbourne for as little as $513 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 $616 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

June can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from New Zealand with a flight ticket averaging about $424. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $257. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Melbourne (NZ - ME1)?

When flying from New Zealand to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Melbourne in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to Melbourne flights in January, February
5 Feb - 8 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$693

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$697

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$724

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

New Zealand to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from New Zealand found for this year
26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$385

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$388

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Melbourne direct flight deals
26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$385

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$388

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from New Zealand, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$697

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$724

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/1/22

29 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$736

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Melbourne
13 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$103

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

29 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$122

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/1/22

6 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$123

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from New Zealand to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $385, but on average you can expect to pay $546.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from New Zealand to Melbourne under $400. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Melbourne is less than $577.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this New Zealand to Melbourne flight route?

Within the past month, 36,414 users have taken a look at flights from New Zealand to Melbourne.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $103 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $265 and Qantas Airways from $287 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Melbourne?

The most popular flight routes from New Zealand to Melbourne are Auckland Intl - Melbourne, Auckland Intl - Melbourne Avalon and Rotorua - Melbourne.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Melbourne?

While on average a flight from New Zealand to Melbourne is generally $328, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $130. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $387 for that flight.

Can I fly to Melbourne from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Melbourne

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 Zealand from Melbourne?

Returning to New Zealand from Melbourne

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

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

Select to see more specific information for flights to Melbourne from all departure points in New Zealand

Top 6 airlines flying from New Zealand to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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$193
Average$531
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$207
Average$548
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$232
Average$507
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$233
Average$609
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$252
Average$571
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$317
Average$631
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Melbourne

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