Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne

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The best prices from Wellington to Melbourne are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington to Melbourne

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

WLG - ME1

Price

$260 - $512

ME1

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

ME1

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$552

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$389

From Wellington to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to Melbourne?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to Melbourne, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $635 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $736.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Melbourne from Wellington average $503. You can even find prices in May for less than $503, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as $322. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from Wellington. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 52%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Melbourne (WLG - ME1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Wellington to Melbourne at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne in January, February 2022

The best prices found for WLG to Melbourne flights in January, February
28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$971

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$1,039

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

11h 35m
$1,119

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Wellington to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington found for this year
28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$971

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

12h 45m
$1,039

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

11h 35m
$1,119

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne
15 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 50m
$371

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

10h 50m
$380

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

3 Feb
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 20m
$392

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

Wellington (WLG) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Wellington to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from Wellington; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights from the Wellington airport to Melbourne. It is only a 5.3 km journey to Wellington (WLG) from Wellington’s city centre.

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

Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways 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.

How popular is this Wellington to Melbourne flight route?

Within the past month, 6,378 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to Melbourne.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $213. While the most popular route (Wellington - Melbourne Avalon) can be booked for $732 on average our data indicates $353 when flying from Wellington to Melbourne.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Wellington right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Melbourne

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington 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 Wellington from Melbourne?

Returning to Wellington from Melbourne

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Wellington to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington 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$194
Average$511
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$208
Average$444
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$240
Average$594
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$247
Average$529
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$300
Average$490
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$319
Average$578
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety