May can be a great time to fly to South Island from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $382. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $185. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.
Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne to South Island as you normally would.
To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to South Island, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 35% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $476 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $526.
Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to South Island for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $447, but on average you can expect to pay $592.
Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Melbourne to South Island under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to South Island is less than $652.
There are currently 4+ open flights from Melbourne to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.
Within the past month, 7,066 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to South Island.
$260 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 Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $338 and $358, respectively.
When deciding which route to take from Melbourne to South Island, consider Melbourne - Queenstown Intl, Melbourne - Christchurch or Melbourne Avalon - Queenstown Intl, as they are the most popular.
Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to South Island.
Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne to South Island? While on average our users pay $506, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $257. The most popular route (Melbourne - Queenstown Intl), is priced around $546.
Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to South Island
Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Island.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Island.
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.
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.
Returning to Melbourne from South Island
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.
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