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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Wellington

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Melbourne (MEL) to Wellington (WLG)

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.
ME1 - 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

Average price

$432

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$357

From Melbourne to Wellington

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Wellington?

Users have found that flying from Melbourne to Wellington on a Monday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Wellington from Melbourne average $469. You can even find prices in June for less than $469, as users have found deals to Wellington from as low as $311. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Wellington from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 52%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 43% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne to Wellington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $578, or $643 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Wellington (ME1 - WLG)?

When flying from Melbourne to Wellington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 34% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Wellington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to WLG flights in October, November
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$10,342pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$10,780pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Melbourne found for this year
31 Dec - 15 Jan
$633pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Dec - 7 Jan
$648pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 Dec - 15 Jan
$649pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Wellington from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Wellington direct flight deals
3 Mar - 14 Mar
$645pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
31 Dec - 15 Jan
$649pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
15 Dec - 7 Jan
$651pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Wellington from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Wellington
13:55 - 19:30
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 35m
MEL - WLG
Air New Zealand
$390
Jettzy
11:15 - 07:35
Jetstar
1 stop
18h 20m
AVV - WLG
Jetstar
$498
SmartFares
15:00 - 12:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 30m
MEL - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$526
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Wellington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Wellington

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 0 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 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 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 Multiple Airlines for just $532, 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 $771.

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 return?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $645. Another option worth looking into is Qantas Airways, starting at $655 return.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $297. Users have also found prices from $376 and $435 on Jetstar and Air New Zealand, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Wellington?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Wellington is $194. On average you can expect to pay $736. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Wellington), can usually be booked for $532.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wellington, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Wellington from Melbourne?

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.


Do I need a test to 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.

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Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Wellington.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.05
Flight duration from Melbourne to WLG
3h 49m
Average temperature for October in Wellington
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Wellington
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Wellington

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
$187 $418 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$210 $532 No cancel fee 74%
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Jetstar
$212 $482 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$266 $449 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$272 $475 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$302 $441 No cancel fee 80%
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