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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Auckland to Melbourne, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Auckland to Melbourne so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Auckland to Melbourne - AKL to MEL

Cheap 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
11/08/2015 26/08/2015 $452
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20/09/2015 4/10/2015 $493
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
3/09/2015 9/09/2015 $219
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31/07/2015 2/08/2015 $493
4/08/2015 7/08/2015 $493
18/08/2015 23/08/2015 $493
18/08/2015 22/08/2015 $493
19/08/2015 23/08/2015 $493
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13/08/2015 20/08/2015 $449
22/08/2015 25/08/2015 $449
26/08/2015 29/08/2015 $449
28/08/2015 12/09/2015 $449
19/09/2015 27/09/2015 $449

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 $396.

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 $475 $530
7-14 days $455 $530
14-21 days $455 $530
21-30 days $455 $530
30-60 days $219 $523
60-90 days $386 $517
90+ days $454 $530

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
$455 $452 $386 $219 $426 $449 $393

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
July Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 28/07/15 8/08/15 0 $475
August Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 10/08/15 13/08/15 0 $455
September Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 3/09/15 9/09/15 0 $219
October Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/10/15 14/10/15 0 $455
November Auckland Melbourne Jetstar 7/11/15 11/11/15 0 $464
December Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 2/12/15 5/12/15 0 $475
January Auckland Melbourne Emirates 27/01/16 9/02/16 0 $498
February Auckland Melbourne Virgin Australia 5/02/16 9/02/16 0 $475

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
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$493
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$493 $498
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$498 $484
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$484 $449
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$449 $498
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$498

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 $575.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Melbourne is $476.

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 1 1 1 1 2 07:15 20:30
Air New Zealand 3 2 3 3 4 1 3 08:55 18:30
Qantas 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:15 19:35
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 $210.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Melbourne is $476.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hamilton to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $660
New Plymouth to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $784
Rotorua to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $734
Tauranga to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $717
Taupo to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Whangarei to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $774
Kerikeri to Melbourne Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Qantas, China Airlines, Emirates, LAN $282
Auckland to Canberra Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $740
Auckland to Adelaide Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $655
Rotorua to Sydney Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $721
Auckland to Albury Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to London Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand, Iberia, KLM, Eurowings, Austrian, Finnair, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa $1,866
Auckland to Hobart Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $674
Auckland to Launceston Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $646
Auckland to Brisbane Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, China Airlines, Emirates $373
Hamilton to Sydney Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $683
Auckland to Tokyo Air New Zealand, JAL, All Nippon $1,151
Auckland to Wagga Wagga Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand Check Dates
New Plymouth to Sydney Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $730
Auckland to Mildura Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $780
Tauranga to Sydney Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Devonport Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand $784
Auckland to Gold Coast Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $272
Auckland to Bangkok Thai, Air New Zealand, Bangkok $1,718
Auckland to Singapore Air New Zealand, SilkAir, Singapore $1,395
Auckland to Newcastle Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $681
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur Air New Zealand, Malaysia $1,277
Whangarei to Sydney Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $739
Auckland to Shanghai Air New Zealand, Shenzhen, Air China, Hainan, China Southern, China Eastern $786

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
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 62 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 33% of the non-stop flights between Auckland and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Auckland to Melbourne?
Answer: Sydney, AU
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