Cheap flights from Melbourne to New York

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

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to New York

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to NYC flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.

MEL - NYC

Price

$837 - $1,483

NYC

Temperature

1 - 25 °C

NYC

Precipitation

71 - 114 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,127

From Melbourne to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$1,043

One-way flight from Melbourne to New York (NYC)

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 14% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to New York, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,393 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,412.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to New York?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $1,343 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $979. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to New York (MEL - NYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to New York at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to New York in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to NYC flights in October, November
9 Nov. - 13 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

4 stops

36h 15m
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

44h 10m
$1,679

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/10/21

9 Nov. - 14 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

4 stops

48h 46m
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

34h 15m
$1,718

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

10 Nov. - 14 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

3 stops

43h 18m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 25m
$1,769

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

Melbourne to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Melbourne found for this year
16 Dec. - 1 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

32h 31m
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

34h 19m
$1,482

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

10 Dec. - 1 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

4 stops

39h 49m
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

34h 19m
$1,516

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

16 Dec. - 1 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

4 stops

36h 01m
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

34h 19m
$1,566

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from Melbourne, departing today and this week
24 Oct. - 1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

37h 25m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 55m
$3,562

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/10/21

24 Oct. - 1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

29h 35m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 55m
$4,442

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/10/21

23 Oct. - 1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

46h 54m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 45m
$23,091

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/10/21

One-way flights to New York All airports from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New York
13 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

56h 09m
$993

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

9 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

45h 31m
$1,006

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

3 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

28h 15m
$1,043

Philippine Airlines

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Deal found 17/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to New York flights.

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

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

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to New York to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Melbourne to New York. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to New York for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to New York for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $1,395, but on average you can expect to pay $1,510.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to New York for under $3,600?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to New York within the next 7 days for less than $3,600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to New York return?

Flying on Japan Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New York, with prices starting at $1,395. Another option worth looking into is Philippine Airlines, starting at $1,629 return.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to New York one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Philippine Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,043. Users have also found prices from $1,067 and $1,081 on Qatar Airways and Emirates, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne Airport to New York?

When deciding which route to take from Melbourne Airport to New York, consider Melbourne - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Melbourne - Newark or Melbourne - New York LaGuardia, as they are the most popular.

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

American Airlines, Air China and China Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to New York.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to New York?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to New York is generally $2,447, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $623. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay $1,443 for that flight.

Can I fly to New York from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to New York

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Melbourne from New York?

Returning to Melbourne from New York

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

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

Alternative routes for Melbourne to New York

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
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Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$716
Average$1,340
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$798
Average$1,445
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$894
Average$1,183
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$916
Average$1,220
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$950
Average$1,333
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$1,002
Average$1,325
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,013
Average$1,428
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$1,014
Average$1,681
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$1,123
Average$1,547
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,135
Average$1,489
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety