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 ME1 to NYC flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.

ME1 - 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

$1,166

From Melbourne to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$1,092

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

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne 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 $1,442 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,462.

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

May can be a great time to fly to New York from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $1,390. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $1,013. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to New York (ME1 - NYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to NYC flights in January, February
29 Jan. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

32h 45m
$1,481

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 22/1/22

29 Jan. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

32h 45m
$1,485

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 21/1/22

24 Feb. - 7 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

31h 40m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 50m
$1,491

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 22/1/22

Melbourne to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Melbourne found for this year
2 Nov. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

33h 40m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 35m
$1,370

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

3 Nov. - 10 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

28h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

42h 20m
$1,381

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

3 Nov. - 10 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

27h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 55m
$1,382

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from Melbourne, departing today and this week
29 Jan. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

32h 45m
$1,481

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 22/1/22

29 Jan. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

32h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

32h 45m
$1,485

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 21/1/22

31 Jan. - 8 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

56h 30m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

43h 00m
$1,562

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

One-way flights to New York All airports from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New York
8 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

46h 10m
$669

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

8 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

42h 43m
$691

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

6 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

41h 50m
$695

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to New York for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $1,398, but on average you can expect to pay $1,503.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to New York for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to New York within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to New York round-trip?

According to our current data, Etihad Airways ($1,398), Japan Airlines ($1,418), and Qatar Airways ($1,477) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to New York.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,005. Qatar Airways flights start at $1,058 while deals on Philippine Airlines start at $1,092 one-way.

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

The most popular flight routes from Melbourne to New York are Melbourne - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Melbourne - Newark and Melbourne - New York LaGuardia.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to New York?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to New York is generally $1,248, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,069. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay $1,494 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 24 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.

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$741
Average$1,387
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$826
Average$1,496
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$925
Average$1,225
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$948
Average$1,263
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$983
Average$1,380
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$1,037
Average$1,371
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,049
Average$1,478
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$1,050
Average$1,740
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$1,162
Average$1,602
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,175
Average$1,542
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety