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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Wellington, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to WLG

Popular flights from Melbourne to Wellington

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
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 AUD432
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 18, 2016 AUD401
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 16, 2016 AUD401
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 14, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 AUD438
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 27, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD417
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AUD417
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 AUD417
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 AUD417
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 AUD417

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 AUD412.

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 AUD503 AUD560
7-14 days AUD401 AUD460
14-21 days AUD457 AUD525
21-30 days AUD404 AUD466
30-60 days AUD404 AUD466
60-90 days AUD401 AUD458
90+ days AUD270 AUD342

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
AUD401 AUD417 AUD406 AUD417 AUD417 AUD404 AUD420

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 5/16/16 5/18/16 0 AUD401
June Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 6/4/16 6/11/16 0 AUD404
July Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 7/11/16 7/16/16 0 AUD401
August Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 8/31/16 9/5/16 0 AUD406
September Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 9/5/16 9/9/16 0 AUD270
October Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 10/5/16 10/12/16 0 AUD404
November Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 11/30/16 12/16/16 0 AUD404
December Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 12/6/16 12/10/16 1 AUD342

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
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD568
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD568 AUD457
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD457 AUD417
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD417 AUD417
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
AUD417

TIPSave AUD111 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 AUD521.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Wellington is AUD446.

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 09:15 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 AUD231.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Wellington is AUD446.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD547
Melbourne to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD660
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD615
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD338
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD298
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 AUD1,416
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD592
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD452
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD747
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD417
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD565
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD557
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD91
Melbourne to Taupo Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD931
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD728
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD653
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,306
Melbourne to Gisborne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD657
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD497
Albury to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD716
Albury to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD182
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD656
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD659
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD364
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD434
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD178
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD79

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
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 X X X 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 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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