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Melbourne to Wellington flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Melbourne and Wellington take, on average, 3 hours and 46 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Wellington found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Wellington
Arriving AirportFlights departing Melbourne with Wellington as destination arrives at Wellington International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Wellington

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Departure Wed, 23 Jun Return Sun, 27 Jun
MEL Melbourne
WLG Wellington
return from £298
Departure Fri, 16 Jul Return Sun, 18 Jul
MEL Melbourne
WLG Wellington
return from £263
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.97 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.51 GBP
Last checked on 18 June 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 3% more expensive in Wellington than in Melbourne.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Wellington is 7% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Wellington is 30% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 1% more expensive in Wellington than in Melbourne.

Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Wellington airports
  • ( Wellington International Airport (WLG)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 1599 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Wellington

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Wellington during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Melbourne to Wellington?
The average price to go from Melbourne to Wellington is of 191.33 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Wellington at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Wellington is 263£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Wellington expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Wellington costs an average of 1.91 GBP, 31% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 3% less in Wellington: 2.42 GBP against 2.49 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.04 GBP in Wellington, 4% less than the 9.42 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around the same price in Wellington and Melbourne, with an average of 2.40 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Wellington?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Wellington are January, July and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Wellington?
The best time of the year to go to Wellington when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Wellington from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Wellington.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Wellington?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Wellington is of around 03:46 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,682 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Wellington compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Wellington's temperatures can go up to 22.98 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.7 ºC in Wellington, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Wellington have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Wellington?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Wellington is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Wellington International Airport (WLG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • Qantas Airways.
  • Air New Zealand.
Airlines with indirect flights from Melbourne to Wellington are:
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