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Find cheap flights to Melbourne from $162

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results for flights to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results for flights to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals to Melbourne

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights to Melbourne that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
15:45 - 17:50AKL-MEL
4h 05mdirect
18:50 - 00:25MEL-AKL
3h 35mdirect
$362Jetstar
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Thu, 9 May - Sun, 12 May
20:40 - 22:45AKL-MEL
4h 05mdirect
23:55 - 05:30MEL-AKL
3h 35mdirect
$382Jetstar
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Sat, 9 Mar - Sat, 16 Mar
07:45 - 23:35AKL-MEL
17h 50m1 stop
07:00 - 16:35MEL-AKL
7h 35m1 stop
Wed, 6 Mar - Sat, 16 Mar
07:45 - 17:35AKL-MEL
11h 50m1 stop
23:55 - 05:30MEL-AKL
3h 35mdirect
Sat, 9 Mar - Sat, 16 Mar
14:35 - 16:35WLG-MEL
4h 00mdirect
06:30 - 14:50MEL-WLG
6h 20m1 stop
$574Qantas Airways
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Wed, 8 May - Mon, 13 May
07:00 - 08:05ZQN-MEL
27h 05m1 stop
09:05 - 09:55MEL-ZQN
22h 50m2 stops
$599Air New Zealand
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Wed, 15 May - Sat, 18 May
06:05 - 08:15AKL-MEL
4h 10mdirect
06:15 - 15:05MEL-AKL
6h 50m1 stop
$618Qantas Airways
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Thu, 28 Mar - Wed, 3 Apr
07:45 - 12:35AKL-MEL
6h 50m1 stop
07:00 - 16:35MEL-AKL
7h 35m1 stop
$650LATAM Airlines
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Tue, 12 Mar - Sat, 16 Mar
15:55 - 17:55CHC-MEL
4h 00mdirect
18:55 - 00:20MEL-CHC
3h 25mdirect
$658Air New Zealand
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Thu, 2 May - Mon, 6 May
07:45 - 23:35AKL-MEL
17h 50m1 stop
08:00 - 16:35MEL-AKL
6h 35m1 stop
$713LATAM Airlines
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Sat, 9 Mar - Sun, 10 Mar

Flights to Melbourne - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights to Melbourne to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest flight to Melbourne?

These are the best prices found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
The flight route Christchurch to Melbourne was the most popular route on KAYAK over the last 3 days. A return flight could be found for $489. Also in the last 3 days, Auckland was the most budget-friendly place to find a flight to Melbourne with one-way tickets at $260 and $586 return.

How much is a flight to Melbourne?

The average and cheapest price for all flights to Melbourne from each origin found by users searching on KAYAK in the last month.
On average, a flight to Melbourne costs $576. The cheapest price found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks cost $166 and departed from Auckland. The most popular routes on KAYAK are Christchurch to Melbourne which costs $1,264 on average, and Auckland to Melbourne, which costs $645 on average.
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What is the cheapest day to fly to Melbourne?

The average price of all flights to Melbourne clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Melbourne is Saturday where tickets can be as cheap as $554. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Sunday, where prices are $603 on average.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Melbourne?

The average price for all flights to Melbourne depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Melbourne is generally at night, when flights cost $461 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Melbourne is generally in the afternoon, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $669.

What is a good deal for flights to Melbourne?

If you’re looking for cheap airfare to Melbourne, 25% of our users found tickets to Melbourne for the following prices or less: From Auckland $250 one-way - $509 return, from Wellington $280 one-way - $682 return, from Queenstown $284 one-way - $674 return.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Melbourne?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Melbourne, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 3 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 62 days before departure.

Which is the cheapest airport to fly into in Melbourne?

Prices will differ depending on the departure airport, but generally, the cheapest airport to fly to in Melbourne is Melbourne Avalon Airport, with an average flight price of $95.

Which airlines fly to Melbourne?

In general from New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand and Jetstar fly the most to Melbourne. See the amount of flights per week for popular airlines flying to Melbourne.

Which airline offers the most flights to Melbourne?

Of the 7 airlines that fly to Melbourne, Qantas Airways offers the most flights, with around 1,162 per week, followed by Virgin Australia with 619 flights per week.

How many airports are there in Melbourne?

There are 5 airports in Melbourne: Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL), Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Bendigo Airport (BXG), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) and Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW). The busiest airport is Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL), with 97% of all flights arriving there.

How long is the flight to Melbourne?

The duration of your flight to Melbourne depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Melbourne on KAYAK are from Queenstown, which takes 3h 25m, Christchurch, which takes 3h 45m, Auckland, which takes 3h 55m, and Wellington, which takes 4h 00m.

How many direct flights to Melbourne are there each day?

There are around 24 direct flights from within New Zealand to Melbourne every day. Most flights depart in the afternoon, with 06:00 the most common departure time and 43% of flights departing in the afternoon.

How many direct flights to Melbourne are there each week?

Each week there are around 164 direct flights from within New Zealand to Melbourne. The most common day for departures is Sunday, with 17% of flights taking off on this day.

How many long-haul flights are there to Melbourne each week?

Each week there are around 489 long-haul flights (6-12 hour flight duration), 192 medium-haul (3-6 hour flight duration) and 2,554 short-haul (up to 3 hour flight duration) flights to Melbourne. The most long-haul flights depart from Singapore.

How many cities have direct flights to Melbourne?

From New Zealand, there are direct flights to Melbourne from 4 cities. The city with the most direct flights is Auckland, with 86 direct flights each week.

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Cheapest flight

$162
Flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

When to book flights to Melbourne

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel to Melbourne based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. The information is for flights to Melbourne based on your location. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs - booking Melbourne flights

  • What is the cheapest flight to Melbourne?

    The flight route Christchurch to Melbourne was the most popular route on KAYAK over the last 3 days. A return flight could be found for $489. Also in the last 3 days, Auckland was the most budget-friendly place to find a flight to Melbourne with one-way tickets at $260 and $586 return.

  • Which Melbourne airport is closest to central Melbourne?

    11 km away from Melbourne’s city centre, Melbourne Essendon is the closest of the 4 major airports in the city. There are 19 km separating Melbourne city centre to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine), 22 km to Melbourne Moorabbin, and 50 km to Melbourne Avalon.

  • How much is a flight to Melbourne?

    On average, a flight to Melbourne costs $576. The cheapest price found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks cost $166 and departed from Auckland Intl Airport.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Melbourne?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Melbourne.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Melbourne?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Melbourne is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Melbourne?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Melbourne with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Melbourne?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Melbourne up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Melbourne

  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly from New Zealand is May.
  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest Melbourne flight deals.

Prefer to fly direct to Melbourne?

Find which airlines fly direct to Melbourne, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

New Zealand to Melbourne

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +71 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +72 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +70 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +71 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +74 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +75 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

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Direct returns

Melbourne to New Zealand

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +71 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +72 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +70 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +71 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +74 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +75 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

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Book Cheap Melbourne Plane Tickets

Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
9/5Thu
directJetstar
4h 05mAKL-MEL
12/5Sun
directJetstar
3h 35mMEL-AKL
$362
9/3Sat
directJetstar
4h 05mAKL-MEL
16/3Sat
directJetstar
3h 35mMEL-AKL
$382
6/3Wed
1 stop
17h 50mAKL-MEL
16/3Sat
1 stop
7h 35mMEL-AKL
$458
9/3Sat
1 stop
11h 50mAKL-MEL
16/3Sat
direct
3h 35mMEL-AKL
$493
8/5Wed
directQantas Airways
4h 00mWLG-MEL
13/5Mon
1 stopQantas Airways
6h 20mMEL-WLG
$574
15/5Wed
1 stopAir New Zealand
27h 05mZQN-MEL
18/5Sat
2 stopsAir New Zealand
22h 50mMEL-ZQN
$599
28/3Thu
directQantas Airways
4h 10mAKL-MEL
3/4Wed
1 stopQantas Airways
6h 50mMEL-AKL
$618
12/3Tue
1 stopLATAM Airlines
6h 50mAKL-MEL
16/3Sat
1 stopLATAM Airlines
7h 35mMEL-AKL
$650
2/5Thu
directAir New Zealand
4h 00mCHC-MEL
6/5Mon
directAir New Zealand
3h 25mMEL-CHC
$658
9/3Sat
1 stopLATAM Airlines
17h 50mAKL-MEL
10/3Sun
1 stopLATAM Airlines
6h 35mMEL-AKL
$713

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
9/3Sat
directJetstar
4h 05mAKL-MEL
$162
25/3Mon
directJetstar
4h 05mAKL-MEL
$163
17/5Fri
1 stopLATAM Airlines
16h 05mAKL-MEL
$238
1/4Mon
directEmirates
4h 10mAKL-MEL
$239
10/3Sun
1 stop
14h 20mAKL-MEL
$251
13/5Mon
directAir New Zealand
4h 05mWLG-MEL
$254
1/4Mon
1 stopLATAM Airlines
7h 05mAKL-MEL
$256
23/3Sat
directAir New Zealand
3h 50mCHC-MEL
$256
9/3Sat
1 stop
8h 40mAKL-MEL
$257
6/3Wed
directEmirates
4h 10mAKL-MEL
$330

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Recent domestic flight deals

19/3Tue
directJetstar
1h 30mSYD-AVV
20/3Wed
directJetstar
1h 25mAVV-SYD
$107
19/7Fri
directJetstar
1h 30mSYD-AVV
21/7Sun
directJetstar
1h 25mAVV-SYD
$108
28/4Sun
directVirgin Australia
1h 20mADL-MEL
30/4Tue
directVirgin Australia
1h 25mMEL-ADL
$238
12/3Tue
directRex
1h 35mSYD-MEL
19/3Tue
directRex
1h 30mMEL-SYD
$249
15/3Fri
directRex
1h 35mSYD-MEL
19/3Tue
directRex
1h 30mMEL-SYD
$275
6/4Sat
directVirgin Australia
1h 35mSYD-MEL
7/4Sun
directVirgin Australia
1h 25mMEL-SYD
$286
16/5Thu
directQantas Airways
2h 20mOOL-MEL
21/5Tue
directQantas Airways
2h 05mMEL-OOL
$330
24/3Sun
directQantas Airways
1h 35mSYD-MEL
29/3Fri
directQantas Airways
1h 25mMEL-SYD
$338
5/3Tue
direct
2h 20mOOL-MEL
12/3Tue
direct
2h 05mMEL-OOL
$346
24/3Sun
direct
1h 35mSYD-MEL
28/3Thu
direct
1h 30mMEL-SYD
$348

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Last minute flights to Melbourne

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Melbourne that are departing in the next 10 days.
24/2Sat
multi-stopJetstar
9h 40mAKL-MEL
2/3Sat
multi-stopJetstar
12h 40mMEL-AKL
$667
27/2Tue
directJetstar
4h 05mAKL-MEL
5/3Tue
directJetstar
3h 35mMEL-AKL
$671
27/2Tue
multi-stop
25h 50mAKL-AVV
5/3Tue
multi-stop
8h 35mAVV-AKL
$725
27/2Tue
multi-stop
25h 50mAKL-AVV
5/3Tue
multi-stop
8h 35mAVV-AKL
$726
24/2Sat
multi-stopQantas Airways
8h 15mAKL-MEL
2/3Sat
directQantas Airways
3h 40mMEL-AKL
$924
26/2Mon
multi-stopQantas Airways
8h 00mCHC-MEL
27/2Tue
multi-stopQantas Airways
7h 35mMEL-CHC
$946
24/2Sat
directEmirates
4h 10mAKL-MEL
2/3Sat
directEmirates
3h 40mMEL-AKL
$1,196
27/2Tue
multi-stopLATAM Airlines
27h 05mAKL-MEL
5/3Tue
multi-stopLATAM Airlines
29h 05mMEL-AKL
$1,298
23/2Fri
multi-stopLATAM Airlines
28h 05mAKL-MEL
25/2Sun
multi-stopLATAM Airlines
6h 35mMEL-AKL
$1,463
25/2Sun
directEmirates
3h 45mCHC-MEL
28/2Wed
multi-stopEmirates
41h 10mMEL-CHC
$2,530

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Flights to Melbourne

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