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Flights from Melbourne to Wellington, New Zealand Last modified: 26/09/2016 1:56 AM

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Melbourne to Wellington Last modified: 26/09/2016 1:57 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Wellington. Air New Zealand & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Wellington flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air New Zealand
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Fri 18/11
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Sun 20/11
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$407
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Air New Zealand
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Sat 19/11
nonstop
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Mon 21/11
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$407
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Air New Zealand
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Thu 24/11
nonstop
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Tue 6/12
nonstop
$407
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Air New Zealand
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Fri 25/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Sun 27/11
nonstop
$407
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Jetstar
MELWLG
Mon 7/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Wed 9/11
nonstop
$408
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Jetstar
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Fri 11/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Sat 19/11
nonstop
$408
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Jetstar
MELWLG
Mon 14/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$408
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Jetstar
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Fri 20/01
nonstop
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Mon 23/01
nonstop
$408
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Virgin Australia
MELWLG
Sat 12/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$427
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Virgin Australia
MELWLG
Sat 12/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Sun 20/11
nonstop
$427
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Virgin Australia
MELWLG
Fri 18/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Sun 20/11
nonstop
$427
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Virgin Australia
MELWLG
Fri 18/11
nonstop
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Tue 22/11
nonstop
$427
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Virgin Australia
MELWLG
Fri 18/11
nonstop
WLGMEL
Mon 28/11
nonstop
$427
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Qantas
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Mon 7/11
nonstop
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Wed 9/11
nonstop
$448
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Singapore
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Thu 29/09
1 stop
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Wed 5/10
1 stop
$833
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Singapore
MELWLG
Tue 4/10
1 stop
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Mon 17/10
1 stop
$833
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Singapore
MELWLG
Wed 26/10
1 stop
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Wed 9/11
1 stop
$833
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Singapore
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Wed 26/10
1 stop
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Mon 7/11
1 stop
$833
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Singapore
MELWLG
Wed 26/10
1 stop
WLGMEL
Fri 4/11
1 stop
$833
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Thai
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Tue 27/12
2 stops
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Mon 2/01
2 stops
$6,509
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How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Wellington?

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 $425.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Wellington?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne to Wellington?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne to Wellington.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $466 $534
7-14 days $410 $450
14-21 days $410 $488
21-30 days $419 $488
30-60 days $407 $487
60-90 days $407 $487
90+ days $407 $487

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Wellington

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Wellington is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$408 $449 $410 $407 $407 $407 $488

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Wellington by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne to Wellington flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Melbourne Wellington Air New Zealand 30/09/16 12/10/16 0 $466
October Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 5/10/16 17/10/16 0 $410
November Melbourne Wellington Air New Zealand 18/11/16 20/11/16 0 $407
December Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 5/12/16 18/12/16 0 $410
January Melbourne Wellington Jetstar 20/01/17 23/01/17 0 $408
February Melbourne Wellington Air New Zealand 3/02/17 7/02/17 0 $407
March Melbourne Wellington Air New Zealand 1/03/17 9/03/17 0 $407
April Melbourne Wellington Air New Zealand 5/04/17 10/04/17 0 $467

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Wellington

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne to Wellington. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$507
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$507 $526
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$526 $466
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$466 $492
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$492 $469
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$469

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Wellington

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $584.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Wellington is $427.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne to Wellington - By Carrier
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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Wellington

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 $351.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Wellington is $508.

Melbourne to Wellington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne to Wellington?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Wellington flight time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Wellington from Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Wellington is 2,587 kilometers (1,608 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Wellington?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from Melbourne to Wellington.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne airlines for direct 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: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Wellington Last modified: 26/09/2016 1:57 AMNumber of routes searched: 47Number of itineraries searched: 610,524

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Wellington? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Wellington. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Melbourne to Wellington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia BNE
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand CHC
Jetstar -
Fiji Airways NAN
Jetstar OOL
Air New Zealand ZQN

Melbourne to Wellington Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Wellington. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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