Cheap flights from Melbourne to Dunedin

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Dunedin (DUD)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to DUD flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Dunedin flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dunedin.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Dunedin (ME1 - DUD)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Dunedin in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 18% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 32% on flights from Melbourne to Dunedin compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $680. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $767.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Dunedin are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Dunedin.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Dunedin lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Dunedin in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $496.

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Dunedin

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

Located just 24.0 km from the city centre, Dunedin is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Dunedin from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne to Dunedin (DUD) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Melbourne from 4 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Dunedin have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Melbourne to Dunedin flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Dunedin was viewed by 315 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Dunedin?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Dunedin? While on average our users pay $509, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $324. The most popular route (Melbourne - Dunedin), is priced around $643.

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

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Dunedin, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dunedin, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dunedin from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Dunedin

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dunedin.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Dunedin.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Dunedin.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Dunedin?

Returning to Melbourne from Dunedin

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dunedin must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dunedin are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Dunedin

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Dunedin.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.04
Average temperature for September in Dunedin
11.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Dunedin
32.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Dunedin

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Dunedin

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Dunedin 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
$415 $561 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$441 $626 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$503 $714 No cancel fee 78%
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