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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to New York (NYC)

MEL - NYC
Price
$1,267 - $2,068
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,267

From Melbourne to New York

One-way from

$1,213

One-way flight from Melbourne to New York

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 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 to New York?

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 10% on flights from Melbourne to New York 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 $1,567. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,630.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,492 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,062. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to New York at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to New York in October, November 2020

The best prices found for MEL to NYC flights in October, November
19 Nov - 19 Jan
$1,438pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
19 Nov - 18 Jan
$1,443pp
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Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
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JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
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Melbourne
19 Nov - 19 Jan
$1,553pp
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Melbourne
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2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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Melbourne

Melbourne to New York 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Melbourne found for this year
19 Nov - 19 Jan
$1,438pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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Melbourne
19 Nov - 18 Jan
$1,443pp
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JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
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19 Nov - 19 Jan
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One-way flights to New York from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New York
14:45 - 11:47
Qantas Airways
2 stops
37h 02m
MEL - JFK
Qantas Airways
$1,214
Vayama
10:40 - 17:20
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
46h 40m
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Cathay Pacific
17:30 - 13:37
Multiple Airlines
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36h 07m
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Multiple Airlines
$1,377
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to New York

Can I find flights from Melbourne to New York for under $1,127 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to New York for under $1,127. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Eastern for just $995, but on average you can expect to pay $1,319.

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, Delta, and Etihad Airways are some of the many 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.

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. United Airlines, Virgin Australia, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to New York for under $986 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to New York, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than New York?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 30 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in New York is typically hotter than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to New York?

Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand, and Delta can get you from Melbourne to New York in just under 27h 10m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 31m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on China Eastern is currently your cheapest option to New York, with prices starting at $995. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Japan Airlines and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $1,199 and $1,402, respectively. Users have found that China Eastern is 33% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,125. Qantas Airways flights start at $1,214 while deals on Cathay Pacific start at $1,339 one-way.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to New York

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to New York
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for October in New York
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in New York
103.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
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