Cheap flights from Melbourne to Wellington

MEL — WLG
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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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 to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 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$641From Melbourne to Wellington
One-way from$377One-way flight from Melbourne to Wellington

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne 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 to Wellington.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne 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 to Wellington for as little as $1,077 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 $1,380 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne 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 in August are about $764 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $541.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to WLG flights in August, September
17 Aug. - 22 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$601

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

10 Aug. - 14 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 20m
$645

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$657

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Melbourne to Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Melbourne found for this year
7 Nov. - 17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 50m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 15m
$575

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

7 Nov. - 17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 50m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$587

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Aug. - 22 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$601

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

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
$674

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

3 Feb. - 6 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

9h 25m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 55m
$728

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

19 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$785

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Wellington

7 Nov. - 17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 50m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 15m
$575

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

1 Nov. - 6 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

15h 25m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 15m
$657

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Sep. - 19 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

14h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 55m
$719

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

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
$637

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

2 Dec. - 9 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$645

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

7 Nov. - 17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$647

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Melbourne, departing today and this week
17 Aug. - 22 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$601

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

19 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$657

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

19 Aug. - 26 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
WLG

Wellington

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
$671

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

One-way flights to Wellington from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Wellington
10 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

14h 25m
$355

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 35m
$377

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

26 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

15h 35m
$389

Jetstar

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), located 5.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Wellington. 6 airlines have flights to Wellington from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Wellington should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 5 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

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 to Wellington for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Wellington for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $575, but on average you can expect to pay $632.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Wellington under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Wellington is less than $736.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Wellington for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Melbourne to Wellington flight route?

The Melbourne to Wellington flight path 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 to Wellington round-trip?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $575. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $635 and $674, respectively. Users have found that Jetstar is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Melbourne to Wellington are Jetstar ($355), Emirates ($377), and Qantas Airways ($392).

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne 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 to Wellington on time: United Airlines (90%), Etihad Airways (64%), Air New Zealand (64%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Wellington?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Wellington is $365. On average you can expect to pay $591. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Wellington), can usually be booked for $563.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Wellington

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Mildura to Aucklandfrom $2,512 pp

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$198Average$445FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$321Average$470FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$398Average$523FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$549Average$677FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$558Average$793FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$582Average$721FlexibilityNo 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