Cheap flights from Auckland (AKL) to Melbourne (MEL) from $87

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/26. 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.
AKL — MEL
Jun 23 — Jun 301

The best prices from Auckland Intl to Melbourne are usually found in August or May, booked 74 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Auckland to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Auckland (AKL) to Melbourne (MEL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$1,078

One-way from

$153
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
From Auckland Intl to Melbourne
One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Flying to your destination on a Monday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 31% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $327, or $426 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $127.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from AKL to MEL?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap Auckland to Melbourne flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Auckland to Melbourne specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Prices were last updated on June 18, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Auckland to Melbourne in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 7/308:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$259
Mon 7/298:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$260
Wed 7/318:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$261
Tue 7/308:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Mon 8/1211:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$265
Mon 7/298:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Mon 8/1211:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$267
Wed 7/318:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Mon 8/1211:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$269
Mon 7/298:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sat 8/1011:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$282
Tue 7/308:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sat 8/106:50 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$284
Sat 7/208:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Thu 7/2511:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$294

Auckland to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Auckland and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Auckland to Melbourne in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 8/98:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$251
Tue 7/308:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$259
Mon 7/298:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$260
Wed 7/318:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$261
Tue 7/308:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Mon 8/1211:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$265
Mon 7/298:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Mon 8/1211:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$267
Wed 7/318:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Mon 8/1211:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$269
Fri 8/28:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/1111:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$271
Thu 8/18:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Wed 8/1411:55 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$275

Auckland to Melbourne flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Auckland to Melbourne for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Auckland to Melbourne should consider booking one of these fares. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Tue 6/256:10 amAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mQantas Airways
Wed 7/36:30 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/17$452
Thu 6/276:10 amAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mQantas Airways
Tue 7/26:30 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/18$461
Fri 6/286:45 pmAKL - MEL
1 stop6h 50mQantas Airways
Tue 7/26:30 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/18$475
Sun 6/236:10 amAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mQantas Airways
Tue 6/259:25 amMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/18$563
Sun 6/238:00 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mQantas Airways
Wed 6/266:30 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/17$1,585
Sun 6/238:00 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mEmirates
Thu 6/271:20 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mEmirates
Deal found 6/18$1,604
Sun 6/236:10 amAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mQantas Airways
Sun 6/236:30 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/17$1,983
Sun 6/236:10 amAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mQantas Airways
Sun 6/234:15 pmMEL - AKL
1 stop6h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/17$2,007
Sun 6/236:10 amAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 10mEmirates
Sun 6/236:30 pmMEL - AKL
Nonstop3h 35mEmirates
Deal found 6/17$2,008

One-way flights to Melbourne from Auckland

Search for one-way flight options from Auckland to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Auckland to Melbourne. Users needing a return flight from Auckland to Melbourne should utilize the search form above.
Fri 7/268:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$87
Thu 7/188:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$95
Mon 7/298:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$100
Thu 8/18:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$109
Sat 11/28:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$112
Wed 11/208:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$121
Tue 7/168:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$123
Tue 11/268:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$136
Tue 7/28:40 pmAKL - MEL
Nonstop4h 05mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$137

Find flights from Auckland to Melbourne within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Auckland to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$251 - $457

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Price

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Fri 8/9

Nonstop4h 05m

Melbourne

Sun 8/11

Nonstop3h 35m

$251

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Tue 7/30

Nonstop4h 05m

Melbourne

Sun 8/11

Nonstop3h 35m

$259

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Mon 7/29

Nonstop4h 05m

Melbourne

Sun 8/11

Nonstop3h 35m

$260

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Wed 7/31

Nonstop4h 05m

Melbourne

Sun 8/11

Nonstop3h 35m

$261

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Tue 7/9

Nonstop4h 10m

Melbourne

Sun 7/14

Nonstop3h 35m

$341

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Fri 8/2

Nonstop4h 10m

Melbourne

Tue 8/13

Nonstop3h 30m

$342

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Mon 7/29

2 stops18h 00m

Melbourne

Sun 8/11

Nonstop3h 35m

$399

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Mon 9/30

1 stop8h 35m

Melbourne

Sat 10/5

1 stop7h 40m

$442

Auckland IntlMelbourne

AKL - MEL

AKLMEL

Auckland Intl

Fri 7/26

Nonstop4h 10m

Melbourne

Sun 8/4

Nonstop3h 35m

$457

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/18

How far ahead should I book a flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Auckland to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport is 74 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Auckland to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Auckland to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Thursday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Auckland to Melbourne

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Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Melbourne Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 68.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 46.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated June 18, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Emirates, Jetstar and Qantas Airways from Auckland to Melbourne have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8.2
Very good
588 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8.1
Very good
3,850 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7.7
Good
4,277 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7.6
Good
918 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Auckland to Melbourne. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

    For a flight from Auckland to Melbourne, you will be flying from Auckland Intl. Auckland Intl (AKL) is just 11.1 mi from the center of the city. Auckland Intl is the only Auckland airport and it handles 45 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 4 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Auckland Intl on a regular basis.

  • Can I find flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $251, but on average you can expect to pay $281.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport is less than $280.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Melbourne Airport for under $500?

    There are currently 10+ open flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $500.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

    Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

  • How many flights depart from Auckland to Melbourne Airport on average per day?

    Travelers can expect 4 flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport on average per day.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

    Departing from Auckland to Melbourne Airport will take you 4h 05m. There are 1647 mi between Auckland and Melbourne Airport. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from Auckland to Melbourne Airport is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $251 on this airline. Jetstar is currently priced 23% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport one-way?

    One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $87 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $153 and Qantas Airways from $193 one-way.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Auckland to Melbourne Airport on time: Thai Airways (85%), Virgin Atlantic (80%), Air New Zealand (79%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

    While on average a flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport is generally $912, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $112. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $459 for that flight.

  • What does AKL to MEL mean?

    AKL stands for Auckland Intl Airport, while MEL stands for Melbourne Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Auckland to Melbourne flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Auckland to Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Auckland to Melbourne flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Auckland to Melbourne flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Auckland to Melbourne.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Auckland to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Auckland to Melbourne offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Auckland to Melbourne flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Auckland to Melbourne Airport flight deals updated?

    The Auckland to Melbourne Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/18.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport?

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Auckland to Melbourne Airport (average of $1,078). Flying from Auckland to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,690). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Auckland to Melbourne

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Auckland to Melbourne. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Qantas AirwaysCheapest$161Average$424FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
EmiratesCheapest$215Average$436FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
JetstarCheapest$219Average$298FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Air New ZealandCheapest$324Average$433FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%

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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

Find hourly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
15%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
7%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
62%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
16%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne

Explore weekly flight availability from Auckland to Melbourne. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Sunday44daily flights
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