Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington

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The best prices from Melbourne to Wellington are usually found in August or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to WLG flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.

MEL - WLG

Price

$450 - $856

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Rainfall

70 - 130 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from$646From Melbourne to Wellington
One-way from$358One-way flight from Melbourne to Wellington

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Wellington?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 14% on the overall cost on flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Wellington at least 61 days early can save you up to 87% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington for as little as $1,086 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,391 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Wellington?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Wellington. Flights to Wellington from Melbourne Airport in August are about $770 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $546.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Wellington (MEL - WLG)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne Airport to Wellington at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 33% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Wellington in August, September 2022

The best prices found for MEL to WLG flights in August, September
6 Sep. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

13h 15m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 10m
$547

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

6 Sep. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

26h 45m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$580

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

30 Aug. - 4 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 15m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$623

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Melbourne to Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Melbourne found for this year
6 Sep. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

13h 15m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 10m
$547

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

6 Sep. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

26h 45m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$580

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

7 Nov. - 17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 50m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$592

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Wellington

24 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

6h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$620

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

24 Nov. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

6h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 40m
$640

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Nov. - 7 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$642

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Melbourne Airport to Wellington is Qantas Airways. Flights from Qantas Airways travelling this route typically cost $556.95 RT. This price is typically 111% cheaper than other airlines that offer Melbourne Airport to Wellington flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $392. Melbourne Airport is the most common Melbourne Airport airport to take off from when flying to Wellington. Wellington Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Wellington. When flying from Melbourne Airport to Wellington, Qantas Airways flights are 13% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Melbourne to Wellington

4 Nov. - 14 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$679

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug. - 22 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$780

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

15 Aug. - 31 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$846

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

  • If you’re travelling from Melbourne Airport to Wellington, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is Air New Zealand. Melbourne Airport to Wellington flights are typically 143% more expensive than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Air New Zealand typically cost $475.19 RT. The cheapest Air New Zealand flight found for this route was $386. Melbourne Airport is the most common Melbourne Airport airport to take off from when flying to Wellington. Wellington Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Wellington. When flying from Melbourne Airport to Wellington, Air New Zealand flights are 1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Wellington from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Wellington direct flight deals
1 Nov. - 6 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$642

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

3 Feb. - 6 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$643

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Nov. - 7 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$645

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Melbourne, departing today and this week
14 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

19h 05m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 50m
$709

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

14 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

18h 10m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$711

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

15 Aug. - 31 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

11h 20m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 20m
$731

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Wellington from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Wellington
6 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

25h 30m
$300

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 50m
$319

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

28 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$323

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Wellington flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Wellington from Melbourne?

Wellington (WLG) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Wellington. You should not have trouble finding flights to Wellington from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 5 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights to the Wellington airport from Melbourne. It is only a 5.3 km journey from Wellington (WLG) to Wellington’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Wellington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $547, but on average you can expect to pay $623.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Wellington is less than $719.

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

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

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Wellington flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Wellington was viewed by 5,532 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 flying from Melbourne Airport to Wellington round-trip?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $547. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $620 and $669, respectively. Jetstar is priced at 28% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$300 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 $323 and $378, respectively.

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

Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Wellington.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Wellington?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Melbourne Airport to Wellington on time: United Airlines (90%), Etihad Airways (64%), Air New Zealand (64%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Wellington is generally $596, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $368. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Wellington), you can expect to pay $613 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Wellington

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 6 airlines flying from Melbourne to Wellington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Wellington choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$200Average$449FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$323Average$473FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$401Average$528FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$554Average$682FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$563Average$800FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$587Average$727FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Wellington
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Wellington

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Wellington
Sunday9daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday9daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday9daily flights
Saturday4daily flights