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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Zealand to Melbourne (MEL)

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 41% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 39 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Zealand to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $856, or $1,033 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from New Zealand to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to Melbourne in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $345.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for New Zealand to MEL flights in July, August
21 Jul - 24 Jul
$469pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Jul - 30 Jul
$477pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Jul - 24 Jul
$482pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from New Zealand found for this year
1 Nov - 19 Nov
$233pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Nov - 19 Nov
$259pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
11 Aug - 12 Aug
$270pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Melbourne from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Melbourne direct flight deals
1 Nov - 19 Nov
$233pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
11 Aug - 12 Aug
$270pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
11 Aug - 12 Aug
$271pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from New Zealand, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 30 Jun
$546pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Jun - 14 Jul
$577pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Jun - 14 Jul
$720pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
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AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Melbourne
02:30 - 04:40
Virgin Australia
Direct
4h 10m
AKL - MEL
Virgin Australia
$228
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16:40 - 18:45
Jetstar
Direct
4h 05m
AKL - MEL
Jetstar
$297
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14:45 - 17:00
Qantas Airways
Direct
4h 15m
AKL - MEL
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Melbourne

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $233, but on average you can expect to pay $307.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to Melbourne under $300. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Melbourne is less than $327.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Melbourne for under $600?

There are currently 7+ open flights from New Zealand to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are direct flights available from New Zealand to Melbourne?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New Zealand to Melbourne have been viewed 36,610 times in the past calendar month.

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 most popular routes from New Zealand to Melbourne?

Most travellers choose Wellington - Melbourne, Hamilton - Melbourne or Auckland Intl - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New Zealand to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $414, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $177. The most popular route (Wellington - Melbourne), is priced around $502.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Zealand to Melbourne?

Consider Qantas Airways (100%), Alaska Airlines (70%) or United Airlines (69%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New Zealand to Melbourne.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New Zealand to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.94
Flight duration
3h 43m
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

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