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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland

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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Auckland (AKL)

MEL - AKL
Price
$275 - $620
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Rainfall
20 - 57 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$318

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$275

From Melbourne to Auckland

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 Melbourne to Auckland?

Users have found that flying from Melbourne to Auckland on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 53% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Auckland from $425 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $534 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Auckland from Melbourne. Prices for May average $341 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $213. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 70% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Auckland in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland in March, April 2021

30 Apr - 4 May
$929pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Apr - 4 Apr
$1,065pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Mar - 9 Mar
$1,103pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Auckland 2021 flight deals

31 Jul - 14 Aug
$273pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
13 Aug - 16 Aug
$286pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
13 Aug - 15 Aug
$309pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Auckland from Melbourne

31 Jul - 14 Aug
$273pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
13 Aug - 16 Aug
$286pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
13 Aug - 15 Aug
$309pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Auckland

9 Mar - 16 Mar
$1,107pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
7 Mar - 14 Mar
$1,252pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$1,332pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Auckland from Melbourne

08:00 - 13:25
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 25m
MEL - AKL
Air New Zealand
$583
Tripmonster
02:10 - 16:00
Jetstar
2 stops
11h 50m
MEL - AKL
Jetstar
04:30 - 10:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
28h 05m
MEL - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$1,024
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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Auckland

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $387. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $273, but on average you can expect to pay $704.

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 Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland under $387. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Auckland is less than $1,176.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Auckland for under $1,160?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Melbourne to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $1,160.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Auckland?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this 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 to Auckland on average per day?

Travellers can expect 1 flight from Melbourne to Auckland Intl on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Auckland?

In Melbourne, there will be same rainfall in Melbourne compared to Auckland over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Auckland?

With an average temperature of 26 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Auckland are colder than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Auckland?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Auckland can take about 3h 25m. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,104. There are 2651 km between Melbourne and Auckland. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Auckland is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $274 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $930. Jetstar is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $463. Users have also found prices from $583 and $3,759 on Jetstar and Air New Zealand, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Auckland

Destination information for Auckland

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.07
Flight duration
3h 52m
Average temperature for March in Auckland
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Auckland
22.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Auckland

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Auckland

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$171 $295 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$197 $298 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$213 $340 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$221 $361 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$187 $381 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Auckland

Morning 6 AM to midday 64% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 35% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Auckland
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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