Cheap flights from Melbourne to Wellington

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

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Wellington

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to WLG flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.

MEL - WLG

Price

$267 - $532

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$375

From Melbourne to Wellington

One-way from

$348

One-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 60 days early can save you up to 43% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington for as little as $606 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 $673 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 December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to Wellington. Flights to Wellington from Melbourne Airport in June are about $491 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $325.

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 November, December 2021

The best prices found for MEL to WLG flights in November, December
25 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

23h 00m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 05m
$1,253

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

25 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

23h 00m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,254

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

25 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

23h 00m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,262

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

Melbourne to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Melbourne found for this year
25 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

23h 00m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 05m
$1,253

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

25 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

23h 00m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,254

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

25 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

23h 00m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,262

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

Direct flights to Wellington from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Wellington direct flight deals
5 May - 10 May
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$606

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

14 Apr. - 21 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$725

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

14 Apr. - 21 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
$727

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

One-way flights to Wellington from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Wellington
21 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

21h 45m
$348

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

21 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 35m
$404

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

21 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$415

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

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 0 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 Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, 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 Multiple Airlines for just $541, but on average you can expect to pay $815.

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

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Wellington is less than $686.

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 return?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $706. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and Jetstar, with the lowest prices starting at $725 and $735, respectively.

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

$348 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, with prices starting from $404 and $415, 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 cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Wellington?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Wellington is generally $783, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $228. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Wellington), you can expect to pay $541 for that flight.

Can I fly to Wellington from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Wellington

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

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 Wellington?

Returning to Melbourne from Wellington

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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 Airlines
Cheapest$195
Average$438
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$220
Average$558
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$222
Average$505
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$279
Average$470
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$285
Average$498
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$316
Average$463
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety