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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 to New Zealand?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 57 days in advance, which can save you up to 53% on flights from Melbourne to New Zealand compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 57 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 $448. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $562.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Zealand from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $359 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $224. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to New Zealand in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MEL to New Zealand flights in July, August
26 Jul - 30 Jul
$449pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
26 Jul - 30 Jul
$475pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$499pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Melbourne found for this year
1 Oct - 13 Oct
$313pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Dec - 11 Dec
$323pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Dec - 15 Dec
$326pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to New Zealand direct flight deals
1 Oct - 13 Oct
$313pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Dec - 11 Dec
$323pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
5 Dec - 15 Dec
$326pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from Melbourne, departing today and this week
31 Jul - 5 Aug
$864pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 Jul - 5 Aug
$875pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
31 Jul - 14 Aug
$908pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New Zealand
01:20 - 07:25
Jetstar
Direct
3h 05m
MEL - ZQN
Jetstar
$289
TravelFusion
16:00 - 12:45
Virgin Australia
1 stop
17h 45m
MEL - ZQN
Virgin Australia
$349
Jettzy
08:05 - 16:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
6h 20m
MEL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$474
TravelFusion

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to New Zealand

What airport do you fly from for flights from Melbourne to New Zealand?

If you book a flight to New Zealand from Melbourne, you will be flying from Melbourne, which is the city’s only airport. Melbourne (MEL) is located 19.3 km from the centre of Melbourne.

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 to New Zealand for under $407 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to New Zealand for under $407. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $313, but on average you can expect to pay $368.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to New Zealand for under $407 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to New Zealand under $407. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to New Zealand is less than $378.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to New Zealand for under $950?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $950.

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

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

How popular is this 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 most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to New Zealand?

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

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

When deciding which route to take from Melbourne to New Zealand, consider Melbourne - Auckland Intl, Melbourne - Queenstown Intl or Melbourne - Wellington, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to New Zealand?

On average you can expect to pay $598 for a flight from Melbourne to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $177 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $323.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne to New Zealand are United Airlines (49%), Air China (45%) and Turkish Airlines (45%).

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

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to New Zealand in 2h 55m. Fly via Air New Zealand or Jetstar to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to New Zealand return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to New Zealand is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $313 on this airline.

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

$284 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, with prices starting from $297 and $349, respectively.

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$156 $334 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$195 $373 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$171 $387 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
$197 $398 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$104 $399 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$139 $453 No cancel fee 81%
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