Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Melbourne (MEL)

NYC — MEL
Feb 1 — Feb 81

The best prices from New York to Melbourne are usually found in June or October, 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 (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to MEL flight in 2023: compare New York to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

NYC - MEL

Price

$1,550 - $2,370

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

MEL

Rainfall

1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,550From New York (NYC) to Melbourne
One-way from$852One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Melbourne

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

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 Airport.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 42% 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 Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $2,213.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne Airport. Flights to Melbourne Airport from New York in June are about $1,877 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $1,367.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Melbourne Airport 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 January, February 2023

The best prices found for NYC to MEL flights for January, February
Feb 24 - Mar 3
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

39h 50m
$1,208

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

Feb 24 - Mar 3
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

39h 50m
$1,221

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 21 - Feb 28
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

31h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

2 stops

42h 49m
$1,222

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

New York to Melbourne 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from New York found for this year
Mar 14 - Mar 21
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

2 stops

31h 55m
$1,160

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

May 1 - May 16
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

43h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

27h 25m
$1,178

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

May 3 - May 17
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

40h 49m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

35h 41m
$1,192

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from New York to Melbourne

May 1 - May 16
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

43h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

27h 25m
$1,178

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

May 1 - May 23
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

44h 00m
$1,193

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 15 - Mar 21
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

41h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

36h 50m
$1,209

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Cheap United Airlines flights from New York to Melbourne

Feb 1 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 11m
$1,862

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Jan 31 - Feb 23
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

24h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

1 stop

21h 00m
$1,903

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 4 - Mar 5
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

1 stop

27h 54m
$1,907

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from New York to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from New York, departing today and this week
Feb 1 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 11m
$1,862

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Jan 31 - Feb 23
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

35h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

2 stops

27h 11m
$1,875

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 23
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

58h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

EWR

Newark

3 stops

47h 57m
$1,886

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Melbourne from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Melbourne
Feb 27
LGA

New York LaGuardia

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

51h 19m
$779

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Mar 1
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

35h 20m
$852

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 28
EWR

Newark

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

47h 25m
$874

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Melbourne

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Qatar Airways
7.3
Good
1,007 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

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, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways 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 Airport for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Melbourne Airport for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,160, but on average you can expect to pay $1,219.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Melbourne Airport for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Melbourne Airport round-trip from $1,178. Cathay Pacific is 37% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

When deciding which route to take from New York to Melbourne Airport consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Melbourne, Newark - Melbourne or New York LaGuardia - Melbourne as they are the most popular.

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

The most popular airlines flying from New York to Melbourne Airport are American Airlines, Air India and Air China. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from New York to Melbourne Airport is $821. On average you can expect to pay $5,583. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $1,182.

Alternative routes for New York to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Buffalo to Melbournefrom $2,374 pp

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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DeltaCheapest$242Average$778FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-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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China SouthernCheapest$839Average$1,439FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$951Average$1,445FlexibilityNo 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$1,691FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,200Average$2,099FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,309Average$2,202FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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