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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Melbourne - WLG to MEL

Popular flights from Wellington to Melbourne

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
May 19, 2016 May 27, 2016 NZD456
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 2, 2016 Apr 9, 2016 NZD312
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 27, 2016 NZD456
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 21, 2016 NZD520

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Wellington to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be NZD438.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days NZD0 NZD0
7-14 days NZD439 NZD506
14-21 days NZD450 NZD504
21-30 days NZD439 NZD504
30-60 days NZD312 NZD391
60-90 days NZD439 NZD458
90+ days NZD330 NZD415

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Melbourne

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
NZD439 NZD492 NZD494 NZD448 NZD439 NZD312 NZD445

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Wellington to Melbourne

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 2/20/16 2/22/16 0 NZD439
March Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 3/5/16 3/7/16 0 NZD439
April Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 4/2/16 4/9/16 0 NZD312
May Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 5/13/16 5/21/16 0 NZD330
June Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 6/8/16 6/13/16 0 NZD439
July Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 7/13/16 7/20/16 0 NZD439
August Wellington Melbourne Qantas 8/31/16 9/7/16 0 NZD491
September Wellington Melbourne Qantas 9/12/16 9/23/16 0 NZD491

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

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 Wellington to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
NZD439
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
NZD439 NZD450
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
NZD450 NZD439
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
NZD439 NZD544
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
NZD544

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

Your Wellington to Melbourne 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 Wellington to Melbourne is NZD524.

The average price for non-stop flights from Wellington to Melbourne is NZD514.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Wellington to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 07:00 07:00
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:15 06:15
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:00 17:00

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

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 Wellington to Melbourne. 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 Wellington to Melbourne is NZD231.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Melbourne is NZD514.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Melbourne Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad NZD368
Napier - Hastings to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD585
Palmerston North to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD727
Nelson to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD616
New Plymouth to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD626
Blenheim to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD707
Taupo to Melbourne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Sydney Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad NZD308
Wellington to Sydney Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad NZD491
Christchurch to Adelaide Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD635
Wellington to Adelaide Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD677
Wellington to Canberra Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD747
Palmerston North to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD827
Napier - Hastings to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD669
Christchurch to Canberra Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD780
Nelson to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD736
Christchurch to Brisbane Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad NZD551
Wellington to Brisbane Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad NZD399
New Plymouth to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD700
Christchurch to Hobart Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD668
Christchurch to Launceston Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD680
Wellington to Hobart Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates NZD772
Blenheim to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD715
Wellington to Launceston Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates Check Dates
Christchurch to Gold Coast Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD468
Nelson to Adelaide Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Wellington to Gold Coast Qantas, Air New Zealand NZD474
Palmerston North to Adelaide Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Napier - Hastings to Adelaide Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD998
Napier - Hastings to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia NZD648

Airlines Flying from Wellington to Melbourne (WLG to MEL)

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

Wellington to Melbourne
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 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 X

Airports for Your Route

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

Wellington to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Wellington to Melbourne flight time is 3 hours and 59 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Wellington and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Wellington to Melbourne is 2587 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Wellington to Melbourne?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 38% of the non-stop flights between Wellington and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Wellington to Melbourne?
Answer: Auckland, NZ
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