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The best prices from New York to Melbourne are usually found in March or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Melbourne (MEL)

NYC - MEL
Price
$863 - $1681
MEL
Temperature
71.6 - 89.6 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1 - 6.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from $863 From New York to Melbourne
One-way from $580 One-way flight from New York to Melbourne
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Melbourne?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from New York to Melbourne at least 47 days early can save you up to 19% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 47 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New York to Melbourne for as little as $1118 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1147 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Melbourne?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Melbourne from New York average $1018. You can even find prices in April for less than $1018, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as $757. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from New York. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

Cheap flights from New York to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for NYC to MEL flights for July, August
19 Jul - 13 Oct
$1428pp
EWR
Newark
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
20 Jul - 20 Aug
$1470pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
19 Jul - 13 Oct
$1487pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from New York found for this year
15 Sep - 11 Jan
$952pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Sep - 11 Jan
$953pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Sep - 11 Jan
$966pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from New York, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 2 Jul
$2034pp
EWR
Newark
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
23 Jun - 1 Jul
$2035pp
EWR
Newark
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
26 Jun - 7 Aug
$2064pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Melbourne
6:00 am - 6:50 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
46h 50m
JFK - MEL
Hawaiian Airlines
$580
Hawaiian Airlines
6:50 pm - 10:40 am
SriLankan Airlines
2 Stops
49h 50m
JFK - MEL
SriLankan Airlines
$774
KAYAK
2:00 am - 5:55 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
49h 55m
EWR - MEL
Japan Airlines
$805
Vayama

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Melbourne flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Melbourne due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Melbourne for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from New York to Melbourne for under $1000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Melbourne for under $1000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $952, but on average you can expect to pay $976.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Melbourne for under $1000 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Melbourne for under $2100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $2100.

How popular is this flight route?

The New York to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 36 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Melbourne is typically colder than in New York. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Alternative routes for New York to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.44
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
4.4 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
Newburgh (SWF)

Airports servicing Melbourne