Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Melbourne

NYC — MEL
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from New York to Melbourne are usually found in October or June, booked 49 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

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to ME1 flight in 2022: compare New York to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

NYC - MEL

Price

$1,297 - $2,158

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

MEL

Rainfall

1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,297From New York (NYC) to Melbourne
One-way from$847One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Melbourne?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 14% on the overall cost on flights from New York to Melbourne.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 31% by booking at least 50 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $2,075.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from New York in October are about $1,804 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $1,209.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Melbourne (NYC - MEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Melbourne in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Melbourne in September, October 2022

The best prices found for NYC to Melbourne flights for September, October
Oct 20 - Oct 24
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

29h 35m
$1,779

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 20 - Oct 24
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

60h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

29h 35m
$1,870

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 20 - Oct 24
LGA

New York LaGuardia

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

32h 11m
MEL

Melbourne

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

35h 39m
$1,895

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

New York to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from New York found for this year
Nov 29 - Dec 13
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

34h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

2 stops

25h 37m
$1,438

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 29 - Dec 13
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

2 stops

25h 37m
$1,445

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 29 - Dec 14
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

2 stops

25h 37m
$1,462

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Cheap Hawaiian Airlines flights from New York to Melbourne

Oct 9 - Oct 16
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

54h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

36h 55m
$2,429

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 9 - Oct 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

57h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

30h 25m
$2,463

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from New York to Melbourne

Oct 8 - Oct 18
LGA

New York LaGuardia

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

44h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

LGA

New York LaGuardia

2 stops

34h 49m
$4,094

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 6 - Oct 19
LGA

New York LaGuardia

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 56m
MEL

Melbourne

LGA

New York LaGuardia

2 stops

33h 15m
$4,314

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 8 - Oct 24
LGA

New York LaGuardia

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

32h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

LGA

New York LaGuardia

2 stops

30h 25m
$4,315

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Last minute flights from New York to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from New York, departing today and this week
Oct 9 - Oct 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

36h 40m
$2,248

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 9 - Oct 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

40h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

46h 20m
$2,254

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 5 - Oct 12
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

28h 50m
$2,278

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Melbourne
Nov 30
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

51h 00m
$776

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 3
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

45h 00m
$809

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Feb 13
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

48h 35m
$815

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from New York to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New York to Melbourne for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Melbourne for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,154, but on average you can expect to pay $1,254.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Melbourne for under $2,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $2,300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Melbourne round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Melbourne round-trip from $1,242. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air Canada. Cathay Pacific is priced at 31% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Melbourne one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Cathay Pacific, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $809. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Canada and Philippine Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Melbourne for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Melbourne?

Most travelers choose New York John F Kennedy Intl - Melbourne, Newark - Melbourne or New York LaGuardia - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from New York to Melbourne.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight from New York to Melbourne check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air China or Cathay Pacific.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,214. While the most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Melbourne) can be booked for $1,292 on average our data indicates $3,123 when flying from New York to Melbourne.

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$15FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$589Average$897FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$619Average$815FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$730Average$1,135FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$786Average$2,148FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$839Average$1,439FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$951Average$1,340FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$1,014Average$1,667FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,064Average$1,657FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,197Average$1,660FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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