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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Wellington - MEL to WLG

Popular flights from Melbourne to Wellington

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
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 AUD327
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 AUD278
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 AUD374
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 AUD374
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 AUD374
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 AUD374
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 AUD374
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 AUD315
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 AUD315
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 AUD315
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 AUD315
Apr 20, 2016 May 1, 2016 AUD315

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 AUD320.

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 AUD476 AUD493
7-14 days AUD398 AUD419
14-21 days AUD412 AUD446
21-30 days AUD316 AUD350
30-60 days AUD278 AUD350
60-90 days AUD315 AUD383
90+ days AUD278 AUD354

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
AUD278 AUD316 AUD315 AUD315 AUD315 AUD315 AUD390

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
February Melbourne Wellington Qantas 2/20/16 3/5/16 0 AUD398
March Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 3/17/16 3/20/16 0 AUD315
April Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 4/4/16 4/8/16 0 AUD278
May Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 5/17/16 5/31/16 0 AUD315
June Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 6/10/16 6/15/16 0 AUD315
July Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 7/27/16 8/15/16 0 AUD315
August Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 8/2/16 8/14/16 0 AUD315
September Melbourne Wellington Virgin Australia 9/2/16 9/16/16 0 AUD315

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
AUD476
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD476 AUD462
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD462 AUD462
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD462 AUD399
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD399 AUD390
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD390

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 AUD424.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Wellington is AUD323.

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 0 1 0 1 1 00:45 00:45
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:30 18:20
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:30 10:30

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 AUD199.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Wellington is AUD323.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Nelson Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD500
Melbourne to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD661
Melbourne to Palmerston North Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD506
Melbourne to Christchurch Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD238
Melbourne to Auckland Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD322
Melbourne to London Thai, Air New Zealand, Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Turkish, JAL, Garuda, Vietnam, Air China, Delta, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Qatar, China Southern, Qantas, China Eastern, Cathay, Kenya, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Alitalia, Srilankan, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Egyptair, Singapore, United, American, Air Berlin, Philippine, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates AUD1,396
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD503
Melbourne to New Plymouth Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD496
Melbourne to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD798
Melbourne to Queenstown Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD558
Melbourne to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD578
Melbourne to Dunedin Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD565
Melbourne to Sydney Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD124
Melbourne to Taupo Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD821
Melbourne to Tokyo China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, United, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD653
Melbourne to Tauranga Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD793
Melbourne to Shanghai China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD677
Melbourne to New York Air New Zealand, JAL, Air Tahiti Nui, Air China, Malaysia, Delta, Virgin Australia, Qatar, Fiji Airways, China Southern, Qantas, China Eastern, Cathay, US Airways, Finnair, Etihad, Singapore, United, American, Air Berlin, Emirates AUD1,291
Melbourne to Gisborne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD797
Melbourne to Bangkok China Southern, Qantas, Thai, Jetstar, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Emirates AUD487
Albury to Christchurch Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates Check Dates
Melbourne to Invercargill Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD719
Albury to Auckland Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates AUD518
Melbourne to Brisbane Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD158
Melbourne to Beijing China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Jetstar, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD704
Melbourne to Jakarta Qantas, China Southern, Cathay, Garuda, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine AUD349
Melbourne to Singapore China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Jetstar, Cathay, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Emirates AUD399
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Singapore, Malaysia, Royal Brunei, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Emirates AUD457
Melbourne to Gold Coast Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD139
Melbourne to Hobart Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD78

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Wellington (MEL to WLG)

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 X
Air New Zealand AKL 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 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 29 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 18 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 38% 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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