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Cheap Flights to Auckland from Melbourne

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Melbourne to Auckland route information

Origin Airport Tullamarine
Destination Airport Auckland Intl.
Airlines Serving Air New Zealand, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$217
Distance 2,620 km



Cheap MEL to AKL Flights

  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Auckland?
    Answer : If you are flying on Jetstar, your flight will be just about three hours and 35 minutes. So, if you were to leave Melbourne at 6:15 AM AEST, you would get to Auckland at 11:50 AM NZST. Don't forget the two hours time change. So, synchronize your watches.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Auckland is on Sunday. So, if you are trying to save some money on your next trip look for flights on Sunday.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to Auckland (AKL) from Melbourne (MEL)?
    Answer : They can range from $373 to $1,509. Booking far in advance can typically help you get the cheapest ticket. Prices tend to be better the further out you book.
  • Question : How long is the flight from MEL to AKL?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Jetstar), you will be able to leave MEL at 6:15 AM AEST and get to AKL at 11:50 AM NZST (three hours and 35 minutes). Remember, there is a two hours time difference.
  • Question : Is there a day of the week that has more departure times to choose from than other days?
    Answer : Monday has the greatest variety of flight times for Melbourne to Auckland with 16. However, with only 13 flight times, Wednesday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can adjust your departure or arrival date. If you want to save a little money in doing so, the lowest-cost day to fly in August is Sunday. You might think you're missing out taking off a day earlier, but we think that you are just adding saving for a future trip. A dollar saved is a holiday earned.
  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Melbourne to Auckland?
    Answer : Of course, the day matters, but on average, 15 different flight times exist when you fly from MEL to AKL. Compared to the average route departing Australia with eight flight times, you'll have more choices than most.

MEL to AKL Flights

Melbourne and Auckland Airports

In the mood for an adventure? Temporarily leave behind Melbourne for some excitement in Auckland, New Zealand. Book cheap flights to Auckland from Melbourne to get the adventure started. You’ll fly out of Melbourne Airport (MEL), which is located 23 km north of city centre. For drop offs, head to the departure levels for T1, T2, and T3, or go to the Transport Hub level one to access T4. The pick-up zone is located on Arrivals Drive for T1-T3, and on level two of the Transport Hub for T4. There are also plenty of MEL parking spaces available for short- and long-term parking.

Your plane will arrive at Auckland Airport (AKL), which was voted the best airport in the Australia/Pacific region in 2013, and is considered the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. At AKL, there are long-term, short-term, valet, and Park&Ride car parks. The drop-off and pick-up zone is located in the middle forecourt outside of the international terminal. Looking to drive yourself around town as soon as you land? You can always hire a rental car in Auckland with us in advance, and have it ready to go once you land.

Route Information

The flight distance between Melbourne and Auckland is 2,626 km, as the plane flies east across the Tasman Sea to the North Island. Your Auckland flight will last roughly four hours, just enough time to watch a movie or two before landing.

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Aug 7, 2019

friendly and helpful staff

Jul 19, 2019

Seats had been double booked but found a spare seat

Jul 13, 2019

I loved flying with Air NZ and will now try when ever possible to choose your airline.

Jul 3, 2019

Yes I fly a lot with quantas and I am claustrophophibic so have to have an aisle seat which sometimes is difficult to accomplish and get upset at the counter recently my mother died I arrived at counter asked about seat lady said a someone had booked me a window seat I said my husband booked this trip my mother passed away so I had to change flight she rang said I have changed my seat when I boarded she had put me next to a mother and two children I am in fragile state two rows back there was two spare seats ( my question why did she not put me there ???? I moved myself ...for me it would be nice if there was a note in computer about my claustrophobia I have had to sit in the middle seat at one stage and had a panic attack flight attendant ended up letting me sit in there seats ( making my flight easy would be less embarrassing for me and ps I have never had a upgrade

Jun 18, 2019

So far so good. One more leg to go

Jun 1, 2019

All staff were incredibly friendly and kind.

May 23, 2019

One hours late

May 1, 2019

Very friendly staff

Mar 22, 2019

Other than a slight delay in departure, a great experience

Mar 6, 2019

All up was great