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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 - ME1
Price
$369 - $727
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

Round-trip from

$369

From Wellington to Melbourne

One-way from

$348

One-way flight 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?

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 $602 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $698.

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 $477. You can even find prices in May for less than $477, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as $305. 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.

Direct flights to Melbourne from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Melbourne direct flight deals
11 Jan - 25 Jan
$720pp
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11 Jan - 25 Jan
$721pp
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne
08:20 - 10:40
Jetstar
1 stop
28h 20m
WLG - AVV
Jetstar
$348
Tickets.ru
07:15 - 16:05
Qantas Airways
2 stops
10h 50m
WLG - MEL
Qantas Airways
$368
Travel2Be
06:45 - 18:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
13h 20m
WLG - AVV
Multiple Airlines
$515
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Melbourne

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.

Can I find flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $720, but on average you can expect to pay $837.

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

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne under $800. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne is less than $720.

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 is the cheapest airline to fly from Wellington to Melbourne return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Melbourne from $720 return.

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: Qantas Airways (43%), Etihad Airways (25%), Turkish Airlines( 25%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $113. While the most popular route (Wellington - Melbourne) can be booked for $721 on average our data indicates $670 when flying from Wellington to Melbourne

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Wellington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Melbourne

Most visitors from Wellington will not be allowed 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Wellington from Melbourne?

Returning to Wellington from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Wellington.

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

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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 = $0.97
Flight duration from WLG to Melbourne
3h 52m
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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
Emirates
$184 $484 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$197 $421 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$228 $563 No cancel fee 74%
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Jetstar
$234 $502 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$284 $465 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$303 $548 No cancel fee 78%
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