Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland

MEL — AKL
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The best prices from Melbourne to Auckland Intl are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Auckland

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

MEL - AKL

Price

$213 - $481

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Rainfall

70 - 130 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 41% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average price$302Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$302From Melbourne to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Auckland?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Auckland. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 47% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne Airport to Auckland 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $499, or $603 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Auckland?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Auckland from Melbourne Airport average $401. You can even find prices in May for less than $401, as users have found deals to Auckland from as low as $217. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Auckland from Melbourne Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 69%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Auckland (MEL - AKL)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Auckland, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 40% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MEL to AKL flights in May, June
18 Jun. - 25 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$493

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

21 Jun. - 28 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$513

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

18 Jun. - 27 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$519

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

Melbourne to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Melbourne found for this year
6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$308

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

12 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$319

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

13 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$326

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Auckland

6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$308

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

12 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$319

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

13 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$326

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

  • Jetstar is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Melbourne Airport to Auckland. Flights from Jetstar travelling this route typically cost $441.50 RT. This price is typically 70% cheaper than other airlines that offer Melbourne Airport to Auckland flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $324. The most popular departure airport in Melbourne Airport when flying to Auckland is Melbourne Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Auckland is Auckland Intl Airport. When flying from Melbourne Airport to Auckland, Jetstar flights are 16% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Auckland

30 May - 1 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

25h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 15m
$763

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22/5/22

1 Jun. - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

13h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

15h 40m
$775

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 21/5/22

30 May - 1 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

22h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 55m
$784

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22/5/22

  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Melbourne Airport to Auckland is Qantas Airways. Flights from Qantas Airways travelling this route typically cost $459.44 RT. This price is typically 166% cheaper than other airlines that offer Melbourne Airport to Auckland flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $278. Melbourne Airport is the most common Melbourne Airport airport to take off from when flying to Auckland. Auckland Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Auckland. When flying from Melbourne Airport to Auckland, Qantas Airways flights are 0% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Auckland from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Auckland direct flight deals
6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$308

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

12 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$319

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

13 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$326

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Melbourne, departing today and this week
2 Jun. - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

18h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$675

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

2 Jun. - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$682

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

2 Jun. - 19 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$696

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Auckland
7 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$203

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$208

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/5/22

10 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$238

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Auckland from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Auckland, you will be flying into Auckland Intl. Auckland Intl (AKL) is just 17.9 km from the centre vof the city. Auckland Intl is the only Auckland airport and it handles 19 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 6 airlines have flights to Auckland Intl from Melbourne on a regular basis.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Auckland Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $308, but on average you can expect to pay $353.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Auckland is less than $352.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Auckland for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne Airport to Auckland?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Auckland flight route?

Within the past month, 31,388 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Auckland Intl.

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

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

How long is the flight from Melbourne Airport to Auckland?

For as low as $308, Jetstar can have you in Auckland from Melbourne Airport in 3h 30m. The distance from Melbourne Airport to Auckland is about 2651 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne Airport to Auckland round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne Airport to Auckland is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $308 on this airline. Jetstar is priced at 23% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Auckland are Emirates, Fiji Airways and Jetstar. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Auckland?

Before booking your flight to Auckland from Melbourne Airport, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (48%), Etihad Airways (45%), Singapore Airlines( 45%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland?

On average you can expect to pay $881 for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Auckland. The cheapest flight overall is $295 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $339.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Auckland

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$266Average$363FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$395Average$651FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$459Average$626FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$484Average$735FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$723Average$1,155FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Auckland
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Auckland
Sunday21daily flights
Monday22daily flights
Tuesday16daily flights
Wednesday19daily flights
Thursday12daily flights
Friday25daily flights
Saturday21daily flights