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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 - $1,681
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

$771

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 $1,118 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 $1,147 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 $1,018. You can even find prices in April for less than $1,018, 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%.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Melbourne at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from New York to Melbourne in October, November 2020

The best prices found for NYC to MEL flights for October, November
20 Nov - 28 Nov
$2,834pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$2,932pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 Nov - 5 Dec
$2,938pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
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
31 Dec - 15 Jul
$1,713pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Dec - 15 Jul
$1,737pp
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
2 Dec - 21 Jul
$1,756pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine 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
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$14,850pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$17,090pp
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

One-way flights to Melbourne from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Melbourne
7:45 pm - 9:05 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
45h 20m
JFK - MEL
China Eastern
$771
CheapTickets.com
4:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 35m
JFK - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$1,162
Kiwi.com
11:55 am - 3:35 am
ANA
2 Stops
47h 40m
JFK - MEL
ANA
$1,173
KAYAK

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta, Etihad Airways, and JetBlue to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from New York to Melbourne. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and Air Canada 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 $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Melbourne for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $845, but on average you can expect to pay $1,049.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Melbourne for under $800 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 $14,900?

There are currently 2+ open flights from New York to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $14,900.

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.

How long is the flight from New York to Melbourne?

For as low as $1,020, Qantas Airways can have you in Melbourne from New York in 23h 35m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Air China, at $845, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Melbourne.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Qantas Airways and China Eastern. These flights start at 20% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with China Eastern, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $749. China Eastern is not the only option available. At the moment, ANA is another option, for $1,173.

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 = $1.41
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
3.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Melbourne

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