Cheap flights from Wellington (WLG) to Melbourne (MEL)

WLG — MEL
Jul 20 — Jul 271

The best prices from Wellington to Melbourne are usually found in May or November, booked 70 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Wellington to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Wellington (WLG) 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 July 15, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$413
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

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

Leaving on a Monday 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 37% on the overall cost on flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 59% 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 24 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 Wellington to Melbourne Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $460, or $571 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to Melbourne Airport in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $188.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wellington to Melbourne Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Wellington to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on July 12, 2024.
Booking 70 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne Airport. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Wellington to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Wellington to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on July 14, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Wellington to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Friday mornings 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 Wellington to Melbourne

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Melbourne from Wellington with our price prediction graph.
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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).

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to Melbourne?

    Wellington (WLG) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Wellington to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from Wellington; the airport handles an average of 8 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 3 airlines have flights from the Wellington airport to Melbourne. It is only a 3.3 mi journey to Wellington (WLG) from Wellington’s city center.

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

    No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport consider choosing Qantas Airways (87%), Emirates (87%) or China Eastern (87%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

  • What does WLG to MEL mean?

    This is defined as Wellington Airport (WLG) and Melbourne Airport (MEL). Codes like Melbourne Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Wellington 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 Wellington to Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Wellington 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 Wellington to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Wellington 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 Wellington to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Wellington 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 Wellington to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Wellington 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.

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

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

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Wellington to Melbourne Airport (average of $1,062). Flying from Wellington to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,685). 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 3 airlines flying from Wellington to Melbourne

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Wellington 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 2,788,175 searches. Data last updated July 15, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
EmiratesCheapest$176Average$437FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
Air New ZealandCheapest$183Average$362FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
Qantas AirwaysCheapest$226Average$446FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%

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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Melbourne

Find hourly flight availability from Wellington 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 July 15, 2024.
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Weekly flight availability from Wellington to Melbourne

Explore weekly flight availability from Wellington 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 July 15, 2024.
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