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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Melbourne, AU, Australia - WLG to MEL Last modified: 26/05/2016 1:56 PM

Popular flights from Wellington to Melbourne Last modified: 26/05/2016 1:56 PM

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
13/09/2016 15/09/2016 $539
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
6/07/2016 13/07/2016 $382
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
6/08/2016 9/08/2016 $468
25/08/2016 31/08/2016 $468
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23/08/2016 26/08/2016 $413

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 $452.

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 $0 $0
7-14 days $487 $523
14-21 days $455 $523
21-30 days $450 $510
30-60 days $382 $466
60-90 days $413 $463
90+ days $405 $475

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
$455 $413 $382 $483 $455 $447 $523

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
June Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 25/06/16 2/07/16 0 $450
July Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 6/07/16 13/07/16 0 $382
August Wellington Melbourne Virgin Australia 23/08/16 26/08/16 0 $413
September Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 7/09/16 14/09/16 0 $455
October Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 10/10/16 17/10/16 0 $455
November Wellington Melbourne Virgin Australia 8/11/16 16/11/16 0 $405
December Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 2/12/16 7/12/16 0 $455
January Wellington Melbourne Virgin Australia 28/01/17 13/02/17 0 $413

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 $514.

The average price for non-stop flights from Wellington to Melbourne is $468.

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 1 0 1 1 0 06:45 06:45
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 06:05 15:00
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 $193.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Melbourne is $468.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $303
Napier - Hastings to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $675
Palmerston North to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $672
Nelson to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $617
New Plymouth to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $645
Blenheim to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Taupo to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $382
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $399
Christchurch to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $712
Wellington to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $734
Wellington to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $682
Palmerston North to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $749
Napier - Hastings to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $645
Christchurch to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $728
Nelson to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $670
Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $402
Wellington to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $414
New Plymouth to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $776
Christchurch to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $694
Christchurch to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Wellington to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $663
Blenheim to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $580
Wellington to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $791
Christchurch to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $437
Nelson to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $746
Wellington to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $474
Palmerston North to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $955
Napier - Hastings to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,005
Napier - Hastings to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $664

Airlines Flying from Wellington to Melbourne (WLG to MEL) Number of flights searched: 91Last modified: 26/05/2016 1:56 PM

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
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 X X 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 58 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 17 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 41% 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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