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$236 Find cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Wellington to Melbourne departing on 23/7. 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 in flight searches from Wellington to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Wellington to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Wellington to Melbourne (WLG-MEL)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Wellington 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.
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08:15 - 17:50WLG-MEL
11h 35m1 stop
18:50 - 07:35MEL-WLG
10h 45m1 stop
$511Jetstar
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Wed, 5 Jun - Tue, 11 Jun
07:40 - 22:45WLG-MEL
17h 05m1 stop
18:50 - 07:35MEL-WLG
10h 45m1 stop
$545Jetstar
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Mon, 22 Jul - Wed, 24 Jul
13:30 - 08:05WLG-MEL
20h 35m1 stop
18:15 - 14:20MEL-WLG
18h 05m1 stop
$616Air New Zealand
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Thu, 15 Aug - Fri, 30 Aug
06:00 - 08:05WLG-MEL
4h 05mdirect
18:55 - 10:40MEL-WLG
13h 45m1 stop
$617Air New Zealand
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Fri, 2 Aug - Wed, 7 Aug
12:20 - 22:45WLG-MEL
12h 25m1 stop
07:30 - 20:35MEL-WLG
11h 05m2 stops
Mon, 22 Jul - Wed, 24 Jul
08:15 - 17:50WLG-MEL
11h 35m1 stop
09:05 - 14:40MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
Wed, 5 Jun - Tue, 11 Jun
14:35 - 16:35WLG-MEL
4h 00mdirect
08:00 - 13:35MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$716Qantas Airways
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Fri, 28 Jun - Fri, 5 Jul
14:35 - 16:35WLG-MEL
4h 00mdirect
08:00 - 13:35MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$749Emirates
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Mon, 22 Jul - Mon, 29 Jul
14:35 - 16:35WLG-MEL
4h 00mdirect
08:00 - 13:35MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$759Emirates
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Mon, 22 Jul - Mon, 29 Jul
15:55 - 22:50WLG-AVV
8h 55m1 stop
14:55 - 23:55AVV-WLG
7h 00m1 stop
$993Qantas Airways
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Thu, 15 Aug - Fri, 30 Aug

Flights from Wellington to Melbourne - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest Wellington to Melbourne flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from Wellington to Melbourne.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Wellington to Melbourne cost $234 and was between Wellington and Melbourne Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is $559.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Wellington to Melbourne?

The average price of all flights from Wellington to Melbourne clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to Melbourne on a Tuesday and more expensive on a Sunday. On your return trip to Wellington, you should consider flying back on a Sunday, and avoid Mondays for better deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to Melbourne?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Wellington to Melbourne, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Wellington to Melbourne is May, where tickets cost $596 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and January, where the average cost of tickets is $814 and $752 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Wellington 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 on the flight from Wellington to Melbourne, you should book around 2 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 70 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Melbourne from Wellington were found on Jetstar ($236) and Air New Zealand ($275), and the lowest return tickets were found on Jetstar ($511) and Air New Zealand ($616).

Which airlines fly direct between Wellington and Melbourne?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Wellington to Melbourne.
There are 2 airlines that fly direct from Wellington to Melbourne. They are Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. The cheapest airline for this route is Qantas Airways, with the best one-way deal found costing $365. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Air New Zealand.

How many flights are there between Wellington and Melbourne per day?

Each day, there are between 2 and 3 nonstop flights that take off from Wellington and land in Melbourne, with an average flight time of 4h 01m. The most common departure time is 14:00 and most flights take off in the afternoon, while the most flights land at Melbourne Airport. Each week, there are 19 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Tuesday, when 16% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Sunday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Wellington and Melbourne?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 3 cabin class options for the route. These are Business, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Wellington to Melbourne take?

There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK. The shortest multi-flight duration is 4h 00m.

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Cheapest flight

$236
Flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

When to book flights from Wellington to Melbourne

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Wellington 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. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Wellington to Melbourne

  • What is the cheapest flight from Wellington to Melbourne?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Wellington to Melbourne was $145 for a one-way ticket and $314 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Wellington to Melbourne?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

    Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Wellington and Melbourne, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Wellington 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 from Wellington to Melbourne.

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

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

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

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

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Wellington 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 from Wellington up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Prefer to fly direct from Wellington to Melbourne?

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

Direct departures

Wellington to Melbourne

Monday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Tuesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Wednesday

China Eastern, Emirates, Finnair, +1 more

China Eastern, Emirates, +2 more

Thursday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Friday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Sunday

China Eastern, Emirates, Finnair, +1 more

China Eastern, Emirates, +2 more

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Direct returns

Melbourne to Wellington

Monday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Tuesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Wednesday

China Eastern, Emirates, Finnair, +1 more

China Eastern, Emirates, +2 more

Thursday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Friday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Sunday

China Eastern, Emirates, Finnair, +1 more

China Eastern, Emirates, +2 more

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Wellington to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
23/7Tue
1 stopJetstar
11h 35mWLG-MEL
$236
25/7Thu
1 stopJetstar
17h 05mWLG-MEL
$239
4/9Wed
1 stopJetstar
11h 35mWLG-MEL
$244
23/7Tue
directAir New Zealand
4h 05mWLG-MEL
$275
22/7Mon
directAir New Zealand
4h 05mWLG-MEL
$282
26/7Fri
1 stop
6h 20mWLG-MEL
$309
24/7Wed
directQantas Airways
4h 00mWLG-MEL
$313
10/10Thu
directQantas Airways
4h 00mWLG-MEL
$329
24/7Wed
directEmirates
4h 00mWLG-MEL
$342
24/7Wed
1 stop
9h 10mWLG-AVV
$366

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Last minute flights from Wellington 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 from Wellington to Melbourne that are departing in the next 10 days.
31/5Fri
multi-stopJetstar
13h 25mWLG-MEL
10/6Mon
multi-stopJetstar
15h 15mMEL-WLG
$725
31/5Fri
multi-stop
13h 25mWLG-MEL
10/6Mon
multi-stop
33h 10mMEL-WLG
$738
31/5Fri
multi-stop
13h 25mWLG-MEL
10/6Mon
direct
3h 35mMEL-WLG
$830
31/5Fri
multi-stop
11h 50mWLG-MEL
10/6Mon
multi-stop
30h 10mMEL-WLG
$980
31/5Fri
direct
4h 00mWLG-MEL
10/6Mon
direct
3h 35mMEL-WLG
$1,057
31/5Fri
multi-stop
6h 20mWLG-AVV
10/6Mon
multi-stop
9h 10mAVV-WLG
$1,366
31/5Fri
multi-stopQantas Airways
8h 55mWLG-AVV
10/6Mon
multi-stopQantas Airways
6h 50mAVV-WLG
$1,633

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Wellington - Melbourne Flights

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Wellington (WLG)New Zealand

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Melbourne - Wellington

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