Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland

MEL — AKL
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Auckland Intl are usually found in August or September, 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 (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to AKL flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.

MEL - AKL

Price

$302 - $717

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Rainfall

70 - 130 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$430From Melbourne to Auckland Intl
One-way from$222One-way flight from Melbourne to Auckland Intl

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 109% 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 to Auckland 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $964, or $1,260 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Auckland from Melbourne average $624. You can even find prices in August for less than $624, as users have found deals to Auckland from as low as $312. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Auckland from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 63%.

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

When flying from Melbourne 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 August, September 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to AKL flights in August, September
26 Aug. - 3 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$441

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

28 Aug. - 3 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$446

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

28 Aug. - 4 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$461

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Melbourne to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Melbourne found for this year
19 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$385

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

19 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$404

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

12 Nov. - 21 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$424

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Auckland

19 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$385

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

19 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$404

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

1 Feb. - 18 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$422

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Auckland

11 Oct. - 18 Oct.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

7h 30m
$644

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

15 Sep. - 20 Sep.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 40m
AKL

Auckland Intl

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

8h 35m
$645

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

11 Nov. - 14 Nov.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

6h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

8h 30m
$647

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Direct flights to Auckland from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Auckland direct flight deals
19 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$385

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

19 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$404

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

1 Feb. - 18 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$422

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Melbourne, departing today and this week
20 Aug. - 27 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$503

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

19 Aug. - 28 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$524

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 10m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$561

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

One-way flights to Auckland from Melbourne

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

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$222

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

27 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$229

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

19 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$234

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

Auckland is the biggest city in New Zealand, and home to more people than the whole of the South Island put together.Silvery skyscrapers and shopping malls, world-class restaurants and coffee shops, Neoclassical art galleries and museums, Victorian parkland – it’s an impressive set-up for a city that’s not actually the capital of New Zealand.Best of all, Auckland is just a 3.5-hour direct flight away from Melbourne. You can take your pick of airlines, too.

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Auckland?

Around 3 hours 35 minutes direct. There are so many direct flights that it’s usually not worth looking at the longer flights with stopovers.

Which airlines operate flights from Melbourne to Auckland?

All the usual suspects – Jetstar Airways, New Zealand Air, Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways and Emirates.

How frequent are flights between Melbourne and Auckland?

Up to 10 direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland take off a day. You could also choose from an extra 70 or so longer and more expensive indirect flights.

Which airports serve Melbourne and Auckland?

Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport and Auckland Airport.

Which direct flight route between Melbourne and Auckland is cheapest?

Late evening and early morning flights are usually the cheapest. Auckland sits on the North Island of New Zealand, balanced between two wide, island-studded bays.Want to get stuck into the views straightaway? Head for the Sky Tower, where you can eat dinner, sip a cocktail or bungee jump with a bird’s eye view of the city.Alternatively, bungee jump from the kilometre-long Auckland Harbour Bridge, or pay your respects at the towering Maori memorial at One Tree Hill.Of course, this is New Zealand, so the dramatic scenery is never far away. Volcanic islands and waterfalls rise up just beyond the city limits.Looking for cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland? Try out our smart search engine.

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

Most people fly into Auckland Intl (AKL) if they book a flight to Auckland from Melbourne. On average, Auckland Intl has 25 inbound flights from Melbourne per day from 6 airlines. Auckland Intl is conveniently located just 17.9 km from Auckland’s city centre.

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 to Auckland for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $385, but on average you can expect to pay $453.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Auckland is less than $454.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Auckland for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Auckland?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Tuesday.

How popular is this Melbourne to Auckland flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Auckland Intl was viewed by 31,388 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Melbourne to Auckland a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Auckland?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Auckland can take about 3h 30m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $385. The distance between Melbourne and Auckland is about 2651 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Auckland is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $385 on this airline. Users have found that Jetstar is 38% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Emirates, Fiji Airways and Jetstar are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Auckland.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Auckland?

Consider Singapore Airlines (62%), Air Canada (57%) or Etihad Airways (37%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne to Auckland.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Auckland?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Auckland is $282. On average you can expect to pay $1,012. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Auckland Intl), can usually be booked for $404.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Auckland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Mildura to Aucklandfrom $2,512 pp

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$273Average$510FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$451Average$650FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$470Average$636FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$484Average$751FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$730Average$1,150FlexibilityNo 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
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
49%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
44%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday25daily flights
Monday23daily flights
Tuesday26daily flights
Wednesday22daily flights
Thursday24daily flights
Friday28daily flights
Saturday27daily flights