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Cheap flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to AKL flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand?

To save up to 47% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand from $485 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $586 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Zealand from Melbourne Airport. Prices for May average $390 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $211. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 69% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand (MEL - NZ0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand as you normally would.

Melbourne to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Melbourne found for this year
28 Dec - 18 Jan
$405pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$483pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Dec - 9 Jan
$487pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to New Zealand direct flight deals
2 Mar - 15 Mar
$310pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
18 Mar - 8 Apr
$334pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Jan - 5 Feb
$339pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New Zealand
18:35 - 05:55
Jetstar
1 stop
8h 20m
MEL - CHC
Jetstar
$270
Gotogate
09:05 - 17:30
Air New Zealand
3 stops
30h 25m
MEL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$626
Gotogate
05:00 - 15:45
Qantas Airways
2 stops
8h 45m
MEL - WLG
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">New Zealand</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to New Zealand

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from Melbourne to New Zealand have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $310, but on average you can expect to pay $418.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand is less than $466.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to New Zealand flight route?

The Melbourne to New Zealand flight path was viewed by 31,388 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand on average per day?

Per day, 3 flights depart from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand?

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways can get you from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand in just under 3h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 50m. The distance between Melbourne Airport and New Zealand is about 2651 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $270. Users have also found prices from $331 and $487 on Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, respectively.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand?

Before booking your flight to New Zealand from Melbourne Airport, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air Canada (100%), LATAM Airlines (100%), Jetstar( 100%).

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $179. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $310 on average our data indicates $608 when flying from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand

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

The most popular flight routes from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand are Melbourne - Auckland Intl, Melbourne - Christchurch and Melbourne - Wellington.

COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to New Zealand

Most visitors from Melbourne can enter New Zealand without restrictions.

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

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

Documents
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 New Zealand?

Returning to Melbourne from New Zealand

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

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

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Destination points for flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

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Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to New Zealand.
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Flight duration from Melbourne to New Zealand
3h 45m

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne (GIS)

Top 6 airlines flying from Melbourne to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to New Zealand 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
Qantas Airways
$143 $515 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$192 $474 No cancel fee 81%
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Jetstar
$215 $455 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$235 $534 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$269 $514 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$271 $567 No cancel fee 78%
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