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Flights from Wellington to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:51 -04:00

Wellington to Melbourne Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:51 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Wellington to Melbourne. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals on Wellington to Melbourne flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
WLGMEL
Tue 15/11
1 stop
MELWLG
Wed 23/11
1 stop
$385
Select
Virgin Australia
WLGMEL
Wed 16/11
nonstop
MELWLG
Wed 23/11
nonstop
$402
Select
Qantas
WLGMEL
Mon 17/10
nonstop
MELWLG
Sat 22/10
nonstop
$458
Select
Qantas
WLGMEL
Sat 3/12
nonstop
MELWLG
Mon 5/12
nonstop
$458
Select
Air New Zealand
WLGMEL
Mon 21/11
nonstop
MELWLG
Thu 24/11
nonstop
$481
Select
Air New Zealand
WLGMEL
Tue 22/11
nonstop
MELWLG
Thu 24/11
nonstop
$481
Select

How Much is a Flight from Wellington to Melbourne?

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 $455.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

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 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 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 Wellington to Melbourne?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $544 $575
7-14 days $452 $558
14-21 days $452 $543
21-30 days $452 $554
30-60 days $402 $385
60-90 days $458 $551
90+ days $408 $492

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Melbourne

We've examined 25,112,504,041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Wellington to Melbourne is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$448 $385 $402 $520 $451 $452 $520

Compare Flight Prices from Wellington to Melbourne 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 Wellington to Melbourne flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 15/10/16 22/10/16 0 $452
November Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 15/11/16 23/11/16 1 $385
December Wellington Melbourne Qantas 3/12/16 5/12/16 0 $458
January Wellington Melbourne Jetstar 23/01/17 28/01/17 0 $451
February Wellington Melbourne Virgin Australia 26/02/17 5/03/17 0 $408
March Wellington Melbourne Virgin Australia 8/03/17 14/03/17 0 $408
April Wellington Melbourne Qantas 22/04/17 28/04/17 0 $544
May Wellington Melbourne Virgin Australia 10/05/17 20/05/17 0 $449

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Wellington to Melbourne

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$544
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$544 $462
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$462 $601
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$601 $590
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$590 $452
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$452

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Wellington to Melbourne

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 Wellington to Melbourne is $561.

The average price for direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne is $486.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Wellington to Melbourne - By Carrier
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 06:05
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:00 17:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Wellington to Melbourne

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Melbourne is $473.

Wellington to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Wellington to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Wellington to Melbourne flight time is 3 hours and 58 minutes.
Question: How far is Melbourne from Wellington?
Answer: The distance from Wellington to Melbourne is 2,587 kilometers (1,608 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular Wellington airlines for direct 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: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Wellington flying to Melbourne Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:51 -04:00Number of routes searched: 50Number of itineraries searched: 903,179

Wondering which airlines fly out of Wellington to Melbourne? We've gathered the average price of Wellington airlines with flights to Melbourne. 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.

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

Wellington to Melbourne Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Wellington and Melbourne. 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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