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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Wellington, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to WLG Last modified: 30/05/2016 1:27 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Wellington Last modified: 30/05/2016 1:27 AM

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
26/07/2016 31/07/2016 $442
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18/09/2016 28/09/2016 $375
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06/09/2016 19/09/2016 $437
06/09/2016 23/09/2016 $437
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12/07/2016 19/07/2016 $415
06/09/2016 19/09/2016 $415

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Wellington (MEL to WLG)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Wellington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $417.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Wellington (MEL to WLG)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $397 $469
7-14 days $410 $479
14-21 days $404 $469
21-30 days $410 $467
30-60 days $404 $457
60-90 days $404 $462
90+ days $223 $266

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Wellington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$404 $415 $410 $421 $404 $397 $465

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Wellington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 31/05/16 4/06/16 1 $567
June Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 4/06/16 10/06/16 0 $397
July Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 4/07/16 18/07/16 0 $404
August Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 26/08/16 9/09/16 0 $404
September Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 18/09/16 28/09/16 1 $375
October Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 21/10/16 25/10/16 0 $357
November Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 4/11/16 11/11/16 0 $410
December Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 2/12/16 5/12/16 0 $410

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

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 Wellington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$410
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$410 $419
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$419 $410
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$410 $450
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$450 $410
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$410
TIPSave $23 by flying into Christchurch instead of Wellington from Melbourne

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Wellington (MEL to WLG)

Your Melbourne to Wellington 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 Wellington is $546.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Wellington is $429.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Wellington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 00:40 00:40
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 18:00 18:00
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:25 10:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Wellington (MEL to WLG)

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 Wellington. 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 Wellington is $240.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Wellington is $429.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $462
Melbourne to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $737
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $593
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $272
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $259
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 $1,509
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $570
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $554
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $802
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $398
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $677
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $585
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $127
Melbourne to Taupo Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $904
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $781
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $673
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $648
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,771
Melbourne to Gisborne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $806
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $471
Albury to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $661
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $801
Albury to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $133
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $648
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $809
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $371
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $341
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $122
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $87

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Wellington (MEL to WLG) Number of flights searched: 81Last modified: 30/05/2016 1:27 AM

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

Melbourne to Wellington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X
Air New Zealand - 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
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X

Airports for Your Route

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

Melbourne to Wellington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Wellington?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Wellington flight time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Wellington?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Wellington is 2587 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Wellington?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from Melbourne to Wellington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Wellington?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Wellington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Wellington?
Answer: Auckland, NZ
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