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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to AKL Last modified: 24/05/2016 7:21 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Auckland Last modified: 24/05/2016 7:21 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
09/06/2016 13/06/2016 $373
Emirates
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22/06/2016 28/06/2016 $395
22/06/2016 01/07/2016 $395
23/07/2016 03/08/2016 $395
02/08/2016 16/08/2016 $395
02/08/2016 10/08/2016 $395
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/08/2016 06/08/2016 $344
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/08/2016 06/08/2016 $376
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/08/2016 06/08/2016 $323

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 $341.

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 $446 $520
7-14 days $344 $414
14-21 days $344 $461
21-30 days $349 $460
30-60 days $336 $453
60-90 days $323 $396
90+ days $223 $240

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
$323 $345 $344 $345 $345 $336 $349

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 26/05/16 28/05/16 0 $446
June Melbourne Auckland Virgin Australia 4/06/16 12/06/16 0 $344
July Melbourne Auckland Virgin Australia 11/07/16 23/07/16 0 $336
August Melbourne Auckland Virgin Australia 1/08/16 6/08/16 0 $323
September Melbourne Auckland Virgin Australia 5/09/16 12/09/16 0 $336
October Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 13/10/16 26/10/16 1 $240
November Melbourne Auckland Jetstar 27/11/16 2/12/16 0 $223
December Melbourne Auckland Virgin Australia 3/12/16 12/12/16 0 $383

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$446
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$446 $373
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$373 $373
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$373 $400
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$400 $359
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$359

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 $456.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Auckland is $362.

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 1 1 1 2 1 10:20 23:20
Air New Zealand 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 08:40 18:35
Qantas 3 3 3 3 3 3 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 $224.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Auckland is $362.

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 58 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 31% 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) Number of flights searched: 97Last modified: 24/05/2016 7:21 PM

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 SYD 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 $116
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $160
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $166

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $616
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $708
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $730
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,531
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $354
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $531
Melbourne to Whangarei Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $493
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $221
Melbourne to Taupo Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Kerikeri Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $595
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $558
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $454
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $782
Melbourne to Gisborne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $847
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $646
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes $1,868
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $370
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $482
Melbourne to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $642
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $465
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $646
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $716
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $399
Melbourne to Noumea Jetstar, Qantas, Aircalin, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $609
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $396

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 $234 Round trip from MEL to AKL