Cheap flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 47% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $494 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $596.

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

May can be a great time to fly to New Zealand from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $397. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $215. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

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.

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

The best prices found for MEL to New Zealand flights in November, December
1 Dec. - 8 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$714

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

28 Nov. - 3 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$758

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

26 Nov. - 3 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$788

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

Melbourne to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Melbourne found for this year
1 Dec. - 8 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$714

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

28 Nov. - 3 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$758

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

26 Nov. - 3 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$788

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

Direct flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to New Zealand direct flight deals
23 Mar. - 20 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$331

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/11/21

15 Apr. - 30 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$356

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/11/21

1 Apr. - 4 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$370

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/11/21

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from Melbourne, departing today and this week
3 Dec. - 5 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$791

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 27/11/21

3 Dec. - 5 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$798

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/11/21

3 Dec. - 5 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
$800

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/11/21

One-way flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New Zealand
7 May
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$201

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/11/21

2 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$205

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/11/21

11 May
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$213

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

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 $331, but on average you can expect to pay $417.

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 $443.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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.

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 $201. Users have also found prices from $325 and $331 on Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, respectively.

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 - Queenstown Intl and Melbourne - Christchurch.

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 cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $151. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $331 on average our data indicates $389 when flying from Melbourne Airport to New Zealand.

Can I fly to New Zealand from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to New Zealand

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

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


Can I 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.

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$145
Average$524
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$195
Average$483
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$219
Average$463
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$239
Average$543
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$273
Average$523
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$276
Average$577
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to New Zealand

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