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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland

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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to AKL flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
MEL - AKL
Price
$290 - $654
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Precipitation
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

$329

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

$290

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 $449 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $563 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 $359 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $224. 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 40% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to AKL flights in July, August
29 Jul - 13 Aug
$477pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$493pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 Jul - 31 Jul
$508pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Melbourne found for this year
30 Oct - 13 Nov
$317pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Oct - 3 Dec
$359pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Oct - 1 Dec
$360pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Auckland from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Auckland direct flight deals
30 Oct - 13 Nov
$317pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Oct - 3 Dec
$359pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Oct - 1 Dec
$360pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Melbourne, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 11 Aug
$1,160pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$1,221pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Aug - 11 Aug
$1,229pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Auckland from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Auckland
04:00 - 09:15
Jetstar
3 stops
27h 15m
MEL - AKL
Jetstar
$660
FlightHub
03:00 - 19:35
Qantas Airways
1 stop
14h 35m
MEL - AKL
Qantas Airways
$726
Kiwi.com
12:10 - 08:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
17h 50m
MEL - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$798
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Auckland

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Auckland?

Booking a flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Auckland Intl (AKL) is your only option if you wish to fly from Melbourne to Auckland. On a typical day, there are 6 flights from Melbourne to Auckland Intl, all of which are around 3h 25m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from Melbourne to Auckland.

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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $408. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $317, but on average you can expect to pay $393.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland under $408. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Auckland is less than $421.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Auckland for under $1,223?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $1,223.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Auckland?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, 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 3 flights from Melbourne to Auckland Intl on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Auckland?

In Melbourne, there will be less rainfall in Melbourne compared to Auckland over the next 15 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 30m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $317. There are 2651 km between Melbourne and Auckland. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly 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 $317 on this airline. Jetstar is 17% 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 $208. Users have also found tickets on Qantas Airways for as little as $309.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Auckland

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

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Auckland.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.06
Flight duration
3h 47m
Average temperature for July in Auckland
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Auckland
57.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Auckland

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.
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Auckland.
Morning 6 AM to midday 83% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
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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.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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