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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to AKL

Popular flights from Melbourne to Auckland

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
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 AUD357
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 AUD397
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD304
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 AUD304
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 AUD431
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 AUD359

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Auckland, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AUD350.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Auckland 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 Melbourne to Auckland

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD428 AUD473
7-14 days AUD419 AUD484
14-21 days AUD378 AUD475
21-30 days AUD323 AUD365
30-60 days AUD304 AUD346
60-90 days AUD359 AUD391
90+ days AUD348 AUD365

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Auckland

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AUD378 AUD378 AUD377 AUD313 AUD304 AUD304 AUD397

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Auckland

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 5/27/16 6/4/16 0 AUD323
June Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 6/3/16 6/8/16 0 AUD304
July Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 7/14/16 7/22/16 0 AUD359
August Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 8/17/16 8/24/16 0 AUD348
September Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 9/17/16 9/24/16 0 AUD368
October Melbourne Auckland Virgin Australia 10/10/16 10/23/16 0 AUD378
November Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 11/30/16 12/12/16 0 AUD356
December Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 12/6/16 12/10/16 0 AUD368

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

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 Melbourne to Auckland.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD428
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD428 AUD419
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD419 AUD378
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD378 AUD378
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD378 AUD377
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD377

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

Your Melbourne to Auckland 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 Melbourne to Auckland is AUD467.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Auckland is AUD382.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Auckland
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:10 07:10
Jetstar 1 1 2 1 1 3 1 06:00 23:20
Air New Zealand 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 08:40 18:35
Qantas 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 06:20 23:35
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:45 10:00

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

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 Melbourne to Auckland. 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 Melbourne to Auckland is AUD242.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Auckland is AUD382.

Melbourne to Auckland Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Auckland?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Auckland flight time is 3 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Auckland?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Auckland is 2636 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland?
Answer: There are 60 direct flights from Melbourne to Auckland.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Auckland?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 30% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Auckland.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Auckland?
Answer: Christchurch, NZ

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Auckland (MEL to AKL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Auckland 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 Melbourne to Auckland.

Melbourne to Auckland
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 BNE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD114
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD164
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD187

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD669
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,398
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD374
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD542
Melbourne to Whangarei Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD741
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD556
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD255
Melbourne to Taupo Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Kerikeri Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD640
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD492
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD514
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD807
Melbourne to Gisborne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD645
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,380
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD593
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD444
Melbourne to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD722
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD605
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD646
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD605
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD334
Melbourne to Noumea Jetstar, Qantas, Aircalin, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD696
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD351

Cheap International Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand, from AUD232 Round trip from MEL to AKL