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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Melbourne, AU, Australia - AKL to MEL Last modified: 31/05/2016 6:42 PM

Popular flights from Auckland to Melbourne Last modified: 31/05/2016 6:42 PM

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
16/06/2016 20/06/2016 $485
23/06/2016 28/06/2016 $485
24/06/2016 29/06/2016 $485
23/07/2016 25/07/2016 $485
30/07/2016 6/08/2016 $485
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
3/08/2016 6/08/2016 $455
16/08/2016 24/08/2016 $455
14/09/2016 21/09/2016 $455
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29/07/2016 1/08/2016 $374
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
3/08/2016 6/08/2016 $456
14/09/2016 21/09/2016 $456
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29/07/2016 1/08/2016 $395

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 $398.

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 $519 $606
7-14 days $468 $571
14-21 days $422 $558
21-30 days $422 $464
30-60 days $374 $432
60-90 days $383 $426
90+ days $405 $453

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
$405 $383 $399 $405 $374 $405 $413

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
June Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 15/06/16 21/06/16 0 $422
July Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 29/07/16 1/08/16 0 $374
August Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 16/08/16 24/08/16 0 $383
September Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 1/09/16 5/09/16 0 $407
October Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 14/10/16 17/10/16 0 $405
November Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 1/11/16 7/11/16 0 $405
December Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 1/12/16 7/12/16 0 $410
January Auckland Melbourne Qantas 25/01/17 28/01/17 0 $458

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$550
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$550 $517
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$517 $422
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$422 $422
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$422 $482
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$482

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 $540.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Melbourne is $432.

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 1 2 1 1 2 1 07:35 21:55
Air New Zealand 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 08:55 18:35
Qantas 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:15 19:30
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 06:30 20:45

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 $202.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Melbourne is $432.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hamilton to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $727
New Plymouth to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $700
Rotorua to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $692
Tauranga to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $676
Taupo to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Whangarei to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $697
Kerikeri to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $758
Auckland to Sydney China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, LAN, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $320
Auckland to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $677
Auckland to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $591
Rotorua to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $706
Auckland to Albury Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $644
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 $2,033
Auckland to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $667
Auckland to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $622
Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $374
Hamilton to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand $1,005
Auckland to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $766
New Plymouth to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $640
Auckland to Mildura Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Tauranga to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $685
Auckland to Devonport Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
Auckland to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $420
Auckland to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai $1,161
Auckland to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot $1,117
Auckland to Newcastle Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $701
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Malindo $1,109
Whangarei to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $704
Auckland to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shenzhen $609

Airlines Flying from Auckland to Melbourne (AKL to MEL) Number of flights searched: 89Last modified: 31/05/2016 6:42 PM

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: Qantas Airways 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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