Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne

WLG — MEL
15 Aug — 22 Aug1
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The best prices from Wellington to Melbourne are usually found in August or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington (WLG) 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 - MEL

Price

$436 - $764

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$694From Wellington to Melbourne
One-way from$314One-way flight from Wellington to Melbourne

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

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 20% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 92% on flights from Wellington to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,149. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,574.

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

Flights from Wellington to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to Melbourne in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $570.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wellington to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 21% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for WLG to Melbourne flights in August, September
14 Aug - 17 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
$689

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

22 Aug - 26 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

19h 05m
$738

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

14 Aug - 17 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
$748

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Wellington to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington found for this year
16 Nov - 20 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

15h 25m
$654

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

11 Nov - 12 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

11h 15m
$656

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

11 Nov - 12 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

11h 15m
$667

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Wellington to Melbourne

16 Nov - 20 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

15h 25m
$654

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

11 Nov - 12 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

11h 15m
$656

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

21 Nov - 28 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 50m
$672

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Emirates flights from Wellington to Melbourne

11 Nov - 17 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$743

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

19 Aug - 26 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$877

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

19 Aug - 22 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$1,022

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Melbourne direct flight deals
4 Nov - 10 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$702

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

17 Nov - 20 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$715

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

16 Nov - 20 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$718

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Wellington, departing today and this week
17 Aug - 20 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

13h 15m
$718

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

20 Aug - 27 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

13h 15m
$722

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

19 Aug - 26 Aug
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

15h 35m
$732

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne
24 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 15m
$263

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

26 Nov
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 15m
$280

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

7 Sep
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$285

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

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 6 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.

Can I find flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $654, but on average you can expect to pay $683.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne under $800. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne is less than $781.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Melbourne for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wellington to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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 cheapest airlines flying from Wellington to Melbourne round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Melbourne round-trip from $654. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Qantas Airways. Users have found that Jetstar is 21% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $263. Users have also found prices from $293 and $307 on Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, respectively.

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 most reliable airlines from Wellington to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight to Melbourne from Wellington, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Etihad Airways (88%), Turkish Airlines (88%), Air New Zealand( 88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $221. While the most popular route (Wellington - Melbourne) can be booked for $672 on average our data indicates $873 when flying from Wellington to Melbourne.

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
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$221Average$472FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$319Average$521FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$495Average$620FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$593Average$798FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$630Average$772FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$720Average$782FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington to Melbourne
59%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
41%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Wellington to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wellington to Melbourne
Sunday11daily flights
Monday11daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday11daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday11daily flights
Saturday4daily flights