Cheap flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

MEL — AKL
30 May — 6 Jun1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to New Zealand?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne 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 $497 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $600.

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

May can be a great time to fly to New Zealand from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $399. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $216. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne 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 to New Zealand as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to New Zealand in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to New Zealand flights in May, June
12 Jun. - 21 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$531

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

16 Jun. - 21 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$538

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

14 Jun. - 25 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$546

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

Melbourne to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Melbourne found for this year
6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

9 Dec. - 18 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$308

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

13 Jul. - 29 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$312

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

13 Jul. - 29 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$312

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

12 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$318

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

1 Oct. - 9 Oct.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

8h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

16h 55m
$632

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22.5.22

6 Aug. - 11 Aug.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
CHC

Christchurch

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

15h 15m
$648

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22.5.22

14 Jul. - 29 Jul.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
CHC

Christchurch

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

2 stops

15h 30m
$667

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22.5.22

Direct flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to New Zealand direct flight deals
6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

13 Jul. - 29 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$312

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

12 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$318

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from Melbourne, departing today and this week
3 Jun. - 21 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

23h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$610

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

3 Jun. - 21 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

27h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$672

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

2 Jun. - 11 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$679

Jetstar

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Deal found 22.5.22

One-way flights to New Zealand from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to New Zealand
6 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$203

Jetstar

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Deal found 23.5.22

4 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$209

Jetstar

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Deal found 25.5.22

16 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$213

Jetstar

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Deal found 24.5.22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Melbourne to New Zealand flights?

Your flight to New Zealand from Melbourne will originate from the Melbourne Airport and land at either Auckland International Airport, or others that include Queenstown Airport and Christchurch International Airport. The busiest airport, and the one that most people will use is Auckland International Airport.Auckland Airport is the largest one in all of New Zealand. It services more than 21 million passengers in a year. It’s located to the south of the city centre, near to a suburb called Mangere. This airport is a hub for Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to New Zealand?

There are several airlines that fly non-stop to New Zealand from Melbourne. Jetstar, Emirates, Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand all offer direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Auckland Airport. There are multiple options from most of them. A non-stop flight is around 3h 35mins between these airports.

What are the stopover options between Melbourne to New Zealand?

There are only a couple of typical stopovers for flights between Melbourne and New Zealand. Many flights stop in Sydney. There are also some that stop in Brisbane. Be aware that some of these stopovers can add a lot of time to your travel day. Many of the stops are for a couple of hours, but there are some that will add almost a whole day to your travel time.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Melbourne to New Zealand?

You do not need a visa or other kind of permit if you’re traveling on your Australian passport. You can also be using an Australian resident return visa that’s current. If you are an Australian permanent resident, rather than an Australian citizen, you will need to obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) as of 1 October 2019. You can apply for this online.

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 Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways flying from Melbourne to New Zealand have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to New Zealand for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $306, but on average you can expect to pay $337.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to New Zealand under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to New Zealand is less than $339.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to New Zealand for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

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

How popular is this Melbourne to New Zealand flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to New Zealand 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 to New Zealand on average per day?

5 flight departures from Melbourne to New Zealand per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Melbourne to New Zealand?

Airlines like Jetstar fly from Melbourne to New Zealand in about 3h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Melbourne and New Zealand are separated by a distance of 2651 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

The most popular route from Melbourne to New Zealand is Melbourne - Auckland Intl. You may also consider Melbourne - Christchurch or Melbourne Avalon - Auckland Intl.

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, Fiji Airways or Jetstar.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne to New Zealand consider choosing Air New Zealand(48%), Etihad Airways(45%) or Singapore Airlines(45%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to New Zealand?

On average you can expect to pay $953 for a flight from Melbourne to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $289 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $332.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Melbourne to New Zealand?

More and more travelers are looking to use sustainable travel methods when they make trips, especially when they are traveling a great distance such as you will on this trip. When researching flights to New Zealand from Melbourne one of the most eco-friendly things you can do as a traveler is to find airlines that travel in an eco-friendly manner. One of the main air carriers that travels routes between Melbourne and New Zealand is Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand has a sustainability advisory panel that is a group of external experts that meets twice a year to advise the airline on how to behave in a more sustainable way. The airline has set a goal of achieving net-zero emissions by the year 2050.

How can I fly more sustainably from Melbourne to New Zealand?

One very environmentally friendly tip for traveling is to take a reusable water bottle. Plastic water bottles that are very common on airplanes not only contribute a huge amount of waste to the environment but they take a tremendous amount of energy to recycle. When you book your flight, do your best to find direct flights. When you book flights with multiple layovers, you are having a much greater negative impact on the environment because the more flights you take, the more carbon you put in the environment. As you look for seats on the plane, try to stick to those in the economy section since those seats take up less space per passenger than those in business or first class thus lessening their environmental impact.

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Top 5 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
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$197Average$640FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$228Average$488FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$318Average$555FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$391Average$652FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$450Average$718FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to New Zealand

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96%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
3%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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