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

Popular flights from Auckland to Melbourne

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 24, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 NZD449
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 24, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 NZD409
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 24, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 NZD407
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 24, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 NZD409
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 NZD384
Jun 28, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 NZD384

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 NZD384.

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 NZD483 NZD621
7-14 days NZD467 NZD556
14-21 days NZD403 NZD585
21-30 days NZD391 NZD508
30-60 days NZD384 NZD513
60-90 days NZD387 NZD474
90+ days NZD387 NZD502

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
NZD386 NZD384 NZD386 NZD386 NZD386 NZD384 NZD386

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
May Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 5/25/16 6/1/16 0 NZD403
June Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 6/18/16 6/23/16 0 NZD384
July Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/1/16 7/3/16 0 NZD387
August Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 8/1/16 8/9/16 0 NZD387
September Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 9/14/16 9/20/16 0 NZD393
October Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 10/23/16 10/29/16 0 NZD407
November Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 11/8/16 11/12/16 0 NZD407
December Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 12/4/16 12/10/16 0 NZD409

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
NZD494
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
NZD494 NZD494
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
NZD494 NZD494
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
NZD494 NZD447
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
NZD447

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 NZD573.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Melbourne is NZD474.

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 17:30 17:30
Jetstar 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 07:35 20:30
Air New Zealand 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 08:55 18:35
Qantas 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 07:15 19:30
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 NZD178.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Melbourne is NZD474.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hamilton to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
New Plymouth to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD680
Rotorua to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD733
Tauranga to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD747
Taupo to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Whangarei to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD678
Kerikeri to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Sydney China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, LAN, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD358
Auckland to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD656
Auckland to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD605
Rotorua to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Albury Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic NZD2,007
Auckland to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD618
Auckland to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD361
Hamilton to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD855
Auckland to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand NZD983
Auckland to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
New Plymouth to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD647
Auckland to Mildura Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Tauranga to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Devonport Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
Auckland to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD351
Auckland to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai NZD1,538
Auckland to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot NZD1,237
Auckland to Newcastle Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Malindo NZD800
Whangarei to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD685
Auckland to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shenzhen NZD676

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 CHC 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 59 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 30% 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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