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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to JFK flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to State of New York?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to State of New York from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,398 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,019. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from Melbourne to State of New York, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to State of New York at least 61 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to State of New York for as little as $1,450 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,470 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best prices found for MEL to New York flights in November, December
29 Dec - 4 Feb
$1,569pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
29 Dec - 4 Feb
$1,596pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
13 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,814pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Melbourne found for next year
29 Dec - 4 Feb
$1,569pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
29 Dec - 4 Feb
$1,596pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
13 Dec - 18 Jan
$1,814pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from Melbourne, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 4 Jan
$1,826pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
3 Dec - 1 Jan
$1,877pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 19 Feb
$1,933pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to New York from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New York
06:00 - 01:55
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
35h 55m
MEL - JFK
Hawaiian Airlines
$1,079
Hawaiian Airlines
17:55 - 09:30
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 35m
MEL - JFK
Qatar Airways
$1,093
SmartFares
14:40 - 17:15
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 35m
MEL - EWR
Multiple Airlines
$1,096
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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to New York

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 is one of them. 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 to State of New York for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to State of New York for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,496, but on average you can expect to pay $1,564.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to State of New York for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to State of New York within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $996 on Hawaiian Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from $1,082 and Etihad Airways from $1,100 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to State of New York?

On average you can expect to pay $1,254 for a flight from Melbourne to State of New York. The cheapest flight overall is $1,075 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - New York John F Kennedy Intl) is currently priced at $1,428.

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

When booking a flight from Melbourne to State of New York, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air China or China Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

The most popular route from Melbourne to State of New York is Melbourne - New York John F Kennedy Intl. You may also consider Melbourne - Newark or Melbourne - New York LaGuardia.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York (NY)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New York from Melbourne?

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.

Do I need a test to 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.

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$745 $1,470 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$831 $1,504 No cancel fee 74%
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Air China
$930 $1,231 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$953 $1,270 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
$989 $1,388 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Philippine Airlines
$1,043 $1,379 No cancel fee 60%
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Virgin Australia
$1,054 $1,486 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$1,055 $1,750 No cancel fee 71%
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Air Canada
$1,168 $1,610 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$1,182 $1,550 No cancel fee 78%
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