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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 (WLG) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to MEL flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
WLG - MEL
Price
$365 - $719
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

$382

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$365

From Wellington to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to Melbourne?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 20%.

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

To save up to 40% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 58 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Wellington to Melbourne from $484 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $581 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Wellington. Prices for June average $400 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $243. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a June flight can save you 55% on your journey compared to booking in June

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wellington to Melbourne at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne in June, July 2021

The best prices found for WLG to MEL flights in June, July
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$567pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$593pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
6 Jul - 16 Jul
$611pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington found for this year
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$567pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
2 Oct - 15 Oct
$588pp
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Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
1 Jul - 7 Jul
$593pp
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Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

Direct flights to Melbourne from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Melbourne direct flight deals
2 Oct - 15 Oct
$588pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
6 Jul - 16 Jul
$611pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
14 Sep - 16 Sep
$612pp
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Wellington
Air New Zealand
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $702 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $702. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $567, but on average you can expect to pay $652.

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.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $702 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne under $702. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne is less than $633.

What days are direct flights available from Wellington to Melbourne?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday.

How popular is this flight route?

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

How many flights depart from Wellington to Melbourne on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 6 flights from Wellington to Melbourne a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Wellington or Melbourne?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Wellington is roughly greater than that of Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Wellington weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 26 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Melbourne is generally hotter than in Wellington. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Wellington to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Wellington to Melbourne can take about 4h. Qantas Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $676. Wellington and Melbourne are separated by a distance of 2602 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Wellington to Melbourne return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Melbourne from $568 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air New Zealand, from $589, and Qantas Airways, from $607.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 52m
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
167.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
$139 $296 No cancel fee 81%
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Virgin Australia
$200 $327 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$130 $341 No cancel fee 75%
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Jetstar
$165 $354 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$213 $386 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$161 $397 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington towards Melbourne.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 53% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 11% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Wellington to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wellington to Melbourne.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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