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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Melbourne, AU, Australia - AKL to MEL

Popular flights from Auckland to Melbourne

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 31, 2016 NZD465
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 31, 2016 NZD461
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 23, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 NZD373
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 23, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 NZD461
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 3, 2016 May 17, 2016 NZD415
May 14, 2016 May 28, 2016 NZD415
May 17, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 NZD415
May 26, 2016 May 28, 2016 NZD415
May 30, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 NZD415

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Auckland to Melbourne (AKL to MEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Auckland to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be NZD409.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Auckland to Melbourne (AKL to MEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Auckland to Melbourne based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Auckland to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Auckland to Melbourne should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days NZD423 NZD586
7-14 days NZD417 NZD585
14-21 days NZD480 NZD506
21-30 days NZD417 NZD545
30-60 days NZD417 NZD517
60-90 days NZD373 NZD399
90+ days NZD306 NZD418

Cheapest Day To Fly from Auckland to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Auckland to Melbourne.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
NZD417 NZD415 NZD417 NZD417 NZD417 NZD373 NZD417

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Auckland to Melbourne

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Auckland to Melbourne.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 2/18/16 3/8/16 0 NZD417
March Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 3/9/16 3/11/16 0 NZD417
April Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 4/23/16 4/29/16 0 NZD373
May Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 5/18/16 5/31/16 0 NZD382
June Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 NZD415
July Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/1/16 7/4/16 0 NZD417
August Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 8/6/16 8/14/16 0 NZD306
September Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 9/12/16 9/23/16 0 NZD383

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Auckland to Melbourne

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Auckland to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
NZD515
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
NZD515 NZD480
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
NZD480 NZD504
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
NZD504 NZD483
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
NZD483 NZD480
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
NZD480

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Auckland to Melbourne (AKL to MEL)

Your Auckland to Melbourne flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Auckland to Melbourne is NZD577.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Melbourne is NZD480.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Auckland to Melbourne.

Nonstop Flight Details from Auckland to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:50 18:50
Jetstar 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 07:35 20:30
Air New Zealand 3 2 3 4 4 3 3 08:30 18:40
Qantas 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 07:15 20:05
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:30 06:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Auckland to Melbourne (AKL to MEL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Auckland to Melbourne. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Auckland to Melbourne is NZD199.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Melbourne is NZD477.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hamilton to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD857
New Plymouth to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD626
Rotorua to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD756
Tauranga to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD728
Taupo to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Whangarei to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD733
Kerikeri to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Sydney China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, LAN, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD294
Auckland to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD724
Auckland to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD612
Rotorua to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD757
Auckland to Albury Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic NZD1,845
Auckland to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD621
Auckland to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD613
Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD421
Hamilton to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD881
Auckland to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand NZD875
Auckland to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
New Plymouth to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD700
Auckland to Mildura Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Tauranga to Sydney Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD762
Auckland to Devonport Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
Auckland to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD321
Auckland to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai NZD1,264
Auckland to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot NZD902
Auckland to Newcastle Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD632
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Malindo NZD719
Whangarei to Sydney Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand NZD877

Airlines Flying from Auckland to Melbourne (AKL to MEL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Auckland to Melbourne with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Auckland to Melbourne.

Auckland to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates - X X X X X X X
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand WLG X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia SYD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Auckland and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Auckland to Melbourne Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Auckland to Melbourne flight time is 4 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Auckland and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Auckland to Melbourne is 2636 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 64 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Auckland to Melbourne?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 32% of the non-stop flights between Auckland and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Auckland to Melbourne?
Answer: Christchurch, NZ
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