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$273 Find cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

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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
20:10 - 11:30MEL-WLG
13h 20m1 stop
$553Jetstar
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Fri, 21 Jun - Sat, 27 Jul
08:15 - 17:50WLG-MEL
11h 35m1 stop
20:50 - 20:35MEL-WLG
21h 45m2 stops
Fri, 21 Jun - Sat, 27 Jul
07:40 - 22:45WLG-MEL
17h 05m1 stop
18:15 - 23:50MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
Fri, 21 Jun - Sat, 27 Jul
06:00 - 08:05WLG-MEL
4h 05mdirect
09:05 - 14:40MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$682Air New Zealand
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Fri, 16 Aug - Mon, 19 Aug
08:15 - 17:50WLG-MEL
11h 35m1 stop
23:55 - 11:35MEL-WLG
9h 40m1 stop
$692Jetstar
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Fri, 16 Aug - Mon, 19 Aug
14:35 - 16:35WLG-MEL
4h 00mdirect
08:00 - 13:35MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$708Qantas Airways
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Fri, 21 Jun - Sat, 27 Jul
06:00 - 08:05WLG-MEL
4h 05mdirect
18:15 - 23:50MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$725Air New Zealand
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Fri, 21 Jun - Sat, 27 Jul
14:35 - 16:35WLG-MEL
4h 00mdirect
08:00 - 13:35MEL-WLG
3h 35mdirect
$777Qantas Airways
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Sat, 22 Jun - Sat, 29 Jun
12:35 - 22:35WLG-MEL
12h 00m1 stop
13:45 - 17:10MEL-WLG
25h 25m2 stops
$1,703Fiji Airways
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Fri, 16 Aug - Mon, 19 Aug
21:10 - 11:55WLG-MEL
40h 45m2 stops
13:45 - 17:10MEL-WLG
25h 25m2 stops
$1,937Fiji Airways
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Fri, 16 Aug - Mon, 19 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’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

The average price of all flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) 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 Airport?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport, 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 Airport is May, where tickets cost $599 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and January, where the average cost of tickets is $818 and $756 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport, 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 Airport, 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 Airport (Tullamarine)?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 72 hours, the cheapest one-way ticket from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) found on KAYAK was with Jetstar for $273. Jetstar proposed a return connection from $553 and Air New Zealand from $682.

Which airlines fly direct between Wellington and Melbourne Airport?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport.
There are 2 airlines that fly direct from Wellington to Melbourne Airport. 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 $363. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Air New Zealand.

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

Each day, there are between 2 and 3 nonstop flights that take off from Wellington and land in Melbourne Airport, with an average flight time of 4h 01m. The most common departure time is 14:00 and most flights take off in the afternoon. Each week, there are 19 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Friday, 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 Airport?

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 Airport (Tullamarine) take?

The average direct flight takes 4h 00m, covering a distance of 4,166 km.

What’s the earliest departure time from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Wellington at 06:00 and will be landing in Melbourne Airport at 08:05.

What’s the latest departure time from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport jets off at 14:35 and lands at 16:35.

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Low season

April

High season

December

Cheapest flight

$273
Best time to beat the crowds (6% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (19% more expensive on average)
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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.
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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 Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport was $167 for a one-way ticket and $338 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

    The Boeing 737-800 Passenger/BBJ2 (winglets) is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

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

  • On which days can I fly direct from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

    There are direct flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) on a daily basis.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Wellington to Melbourne, Air New Zealand or Emirates?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Wellington to Melbourne are Air New Zealand and Emirates. With an average price for the route of $660 and an overall rating of 8.1, Air New Zealand is the most popular choice. Emirates is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of $744 and an overall rating of 8.1.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

    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 Airport (Tullamarine).

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

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

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)?

    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 Airport (Tullamarine) 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 Airport (Tullamarine)?

    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 Airport (Tullamarine) 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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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $322 or less one-way and $665 or less round-trip.

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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Top 4 airlines serving from Wellington to Melbourne

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Wellington to Melbourne. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Wellington to Melbourne? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8.1
Air New ZealandOverall score based on 617 reviews
7.6Food
8.4Boarding
8.1Comfort
7.9Entertainment
8.7Crew
Airline reviews

Can you please process refund. Mum died and dad went to Pakistan to bury her after cancelling flight.

2.0 MediocreAnonymous, May 2024AKL - YVR
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Can you please process refund. Mum died and dad went to Pakistan to bury her after cancelling flight.

Short flight so no entertainment, turbulence so no food service - overall flight as expected

All was good, the only thing was it didn't run on time.

The staff and crew on board were excellent. Business class however, was very weird. I thought we would have individual pods, but the way it was set up was unexpected. Not very private and If you wanted to lay down, you had to have an entire bed made up for you by the crew, rather than how Delta one works where you could just lie down whenever you feel like it. It was a 16 hour flight. I chose not to have my bed made, and that turned out to be a good idea because everybody who had their bed made had to wait for the crew to roll up their mattresses. So strange!

Food was not good. We asked for Muslim food and it was weird tasteless type of boiled veges.

Crew were pleasant, happy to be there and were a joy to be around. Entire operation was professional, well thought out and ran like a Swiss clock.

United flight from SFO to PDX was cancelled. I will ask for a refund. Had to book on Alaska

Good food and entertainment options. Great Staff that were all welcoming and caregiving.

Flight was canceled due to technical issue shortly before the check-in counters opened. Passengers were rebooked on a flight three days later. Request to be accommodated on Air Tahiti Nui could not be processed. Customer service sorted out the refund after calling and being put on hold for almost an hour.

Carring crew, nice ambiance of the cabin, comfortable beds, good food well served. We liked everything.

On the Dubai-Gatwick flight the only meal options were Beef or Chicken. No vegetarian option. This was a surprise. I would usually order in advance but did not this time. Would have been good to know that a vegetarian meal is not available as a standard meal. Thankfully it was just me travelling, but if I’d had my kids with me that would have been a big problem for us.

The customers before boarding the plane from Dubai was HORRENDOUS. The entire Emirates staff had a stick up their bum. The guy at the check in booth was rude. I don’t understand.

Food is really bad, not to the Emirates standards. Coming out of Houston airport is very confusing,

Checkin and boarding staff at Delhi Airport is not cooperative with passengers Their behavior very humiliating . They don’t allow Lap top bag and Ladies’ purse/vanity bag which most of the airlines allow besides cabin baggage and check in baggages. They try to charge extra payment on the pretext of small variations which normally other Airlines staff don’t do. Airline staff should be courteous & cooperative but check in staff of Emirates Airline at Delhi was not so at all.

More leg room and comfortable seats at least for long flights

Amazing service and food. However I didn’t get chance to choose my own seat which bothered me a little.

Crew in Hyderabad could have been more helpful they were only focused on ripping customers.

Crew was not good and service was bad. Not happy

Premium economy on Emirate A380 is simply the best non-business class product. In fact its probably better than many business class if the seat isnt lying flat. The food and service is close to perfect!

I upgraded to first which was great and overall was a good experience. However, the service was a slight let down this time compared to what I would have expected from Emirates First. I ordered my meals and made a point to order the wine I wanted to have with the main course. The main course somehow came before my starter and I decided not to make a fuss of it and just asked for the wine so that I can enjoy it with the steak. It took quite a few minutes before the wrong wine came which I pointed out. At this point I decided to start eating as medium rare steak (the way I like it) was going to get cold . Few minutes later, a different crew came with the same incorrect wine and I had to send it back and waited another few minutes. Both crew came together few minutes later finally with the correct wine. By then I was more than half way through my steak which is rather unfortunate because the steak was good and and wine was good. Would have been perfect to enjoy them together . They were apologetic and when I mentioned that she had forgotten about my starter, she apologised and insisted that she will make it for me even if it’s just to try. They were nice about it all but so many mistakes for a rare experience in First was disappointing and this flight was paid for not miles redemption, even the upgrade.

The international flight from Sydney to Dallas had great food. I have travelled a lot over the years and this has been the most memorable in my experience so far.

flight delayed, wait in crowded gate. staff inattentive. had to remind them to get my coat from their closet. not many new movies, media choices were limited (nothing compared to Emirates.) Lounge was crowded

flight delayed, wait in crowded gate. staff inattentive. had to remind them to get my coat from their closet. not many new movies, media choices were limited (nothing compared to Emirates.)

Initial flight was cancelled so moved to an alternative flight. As a result, stuck in a middle seat. Flight then place in holding pattern prior to landing resulting in a very late trip home.

There was nothing I didn’t like, prices a little lower would help

Flight delay was informed at the last minute. Food quality is not up to Qantas standard I was unable to book an online boarding pass on any of my 6 flights.

Following a marathon flight riddled by delays and changes from Santiago, Chile, my flight to Melbourne from Sydney was on schedule but I was transferred to the next flight. The reason by ticketing and the floor manager was I missed the entry to flight by one minute! That's right, the emphasised that if I was 1 minute earlier I would be on the flight. I asked what was the point them emphasising 1minute overdue and how that helped me or the situation. They didn't care at all. Replying that if it was one minute earlier they would've done something and smirking delivering the information. Australian's do call Australia home, Qantas calls Australian's suckers.

Rescheduled after ticket purchased and issued, not 2 or 3 times and not a fourth but by 5 times, by Qantas, that's right, 5 changes! Forcing an overnight stay in Chile and need for visa. Qantas can no longer provide basic services as a national or international service provider. Professionalism is extinct and the provider needs to be mentored and educated in perfecting who to operate as an airline. Qantas is the spirit of Australian dissatisfaction.

Amazing! Was put on the earlier flight and I requested for an aisle seat and was given it. Thanks Qantas!

The staff we fantastic and seemed to work very well with each other

a constant reminder that you need to work harder so you can avoid this airline

For some reason the cabin was kept very cold. Unlike my flight over which i would say was excellent this was a long, cold flight home.

Note that food has to be purchased in flight. No free food. And no entertainment in flight. So I’ve treated these two items as okay which, in this case, means neutral/not applicable.

My Dad needed assistance to board the plane. The Jetstar staff were excellent with him and made the experience a lot easier😁

No food taken so can't rate also no entertainment so can't rate.

Boarding was easy and unstressful, though the early "final call" was a bit off-putting. The crew were pleasant, and the seats were comfortable. The prices for food and drink were reasonable, apart from tea and coffee, where simple percolated coffee was charged at espresso prices. Deboarding was OK, though some Jetstar passengers appear to have a bad habit of pushing forward from their assigned rows, making it more difficult to get out for passengers that have paid a premium to sit up-front. Jetstar might want to look to address this to stop it from spreading.

I got to the airport earlier than I expected, and they let me change to an earlier flight with no trouble.

The price difference/saving isn't sufficient to compensate the experience difference, don't recommend unless flight is under 3 hours. Huge queues for check in and the priority lane of other ailines blocked checked in Jetstar passengers from proceeding through to screening. Gate change to a "dungeon gate" that didn't have toilets in the vicinity. 45minute delay in boarding, no updates or explaination, let alone apology for any inconvenience. 1 scanner working for a full fight to board, no coordination. Loaded on to crowded buses to get on the plane in the middle of the tarmac, up stairs with no explaination. 4 bus trips. No system for boarding in sections. Over an hour late departing. Nothing complimentary, not even water or in-flight music. Pay wave not available and no cash sales. Staff onboard were friendly and professional.

Flight was delayed by 1 hour, we board then had to sit on the tarmac for another hour before take off. The flight was fine but again another delay with the baggage which took another hour to appear on the carousel.

It was a super crowded time to travel out of Melbourne, but the flight was OK

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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.
24/7Wed
1 stopJetstar
11h 35mWLG-MEL
$273
25/7Thu
1 stopJetstar
17h 05mWLG-MEL
$275
10/10Thu
1 stopAir New Zealand
25h 50mWLG-MEL
$286
25/7Thu
directAir New Zealand
4h 05mWLG-MEL
$299
10/10Thu
1 stopAir New Zealand
26h 35mWLG-MEL
$311
24/7Wed
directQantas Airways
4h 00mWLG-MEL
$314
10/10Thu
directQantas Airways
4h 00mWLG-MEL
$329
10/7Wed
1 stopJetstar
17h 05mWLG-MEL
$330
24/7Wed
directEmirates
4h 00mWLG-MEL
$344
10/10Thu
2 stops
17h 05mWLG-MEL
$363

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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.
28/5Tue
multi-stopJetstar
11h 35mWLG-MEL
1/6Sat
multi-stopJetstar
13h 20mMEL-WLG
$607
28/5Tue
multi-stop
11h 35mWLG-MEL
1/6Sat
multi-stop
23h 50mMEL-WLG
$707
28/5Tue
multi-stopJetstar
11h 35mWLG-MEL
1/6Sat
multi-stopJetstar
26h 50mMEL-WLG
$712
28/5Tue
multi-stop
11h 35mWLG-MEL
6/6Thu
direct
3h 35mMEL-WLG
$720
28/5Tue
multi-stop
11h 35mWLG-MEL
6/6Thu
multi-stop
21h 45mMEL-WLG
$736
28/5Tue
multi-stop
11h 35mWLG-MEL
6/6Thu
multi-stop
7h 40mMEL-WLG
$738
28/5Tue
direct
4h 05mWLG-MEL
1/6Sat
multi-stop
13h 20mMEL-WLG
$751
28/5Tue
directAir New Zealand
4h 05mWLG-MEL
6/6Thu
directAir New Zealand
3h 35mMEL-WLG
$812
28/5Tue
directAir New Zealand
4h 05mWLG-MEL
1/6Sat
directAir New Zealand
3h 35mMEL-WLG
$862
28/5Tue
multi-stopFiji Airways
41h 05mWLG-MEL
6/6Thu
multi-stopFiji Airways
24h 10mMEL-WLG
$3,372

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Wellington - Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) Flights

Departure:

Wellington (WLG)New Zealand

Destination:

Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL)Australia

Return flight deals:

Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) - Wellington

Cabin classes:

$2,433
$2,089
$561