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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 Tuesday

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

WLG - MEL
Price
$365 - $720
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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

$519

Average for round-trip flights in January 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 $485 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $582 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 $401 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 in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Wellington to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington found for this year
27 Jul - 28 Jul
$648pp
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Emirates
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27 Jul - 28 Jul
$649pp
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27 Jul - 28 Jul
$652pp
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne
03:45 - 16:20
Jetstar
2 stops
14h 35m
WLG - MEL
Jetstar
04:45 - 05:15
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
26h 30m
WLG - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$1,205
Gotogate
14:10 - 05:55
Air New Zealand
2 stops
41h 45m
WLG - MEL
Air New Zealand
$1,361
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $1,827 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Melbourne for under $1,827. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,813, but on average you can expect to pay $1,939.

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 $1,827 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

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

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 similar to Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 5 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 17h 10m. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,813.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Melbourne from $1,813 return.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $587. Users have also found tickets on Jetstar for as little as $616.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Wellington to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Average temperature for January in Melbourne
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Melbourne
28.0 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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