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Origin Airport IATA CodeMEL
Destination Airport IATA CodeAKL
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time5 hours 30 mins

Helpful Melbourne to Auckland (MEL - AKL) Flight Information

Traveling From Melbourne
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Auckland
Destination Airport IATA Code AKL
Number of Airlines Serving 8
Available Airlines
Distance 2636 km
Direct Flight Time 7 25
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Melbourne to Auckland

Is it possible to fly from Melbourne to Auckland right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of any flying restrictions or health advisories if you're planning to fly to Auckland from Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Is there a direct flight between Melbourne and Auckland?

There are multiple air carriers that fly nonstop from Tullamarine Airport to Auckland Intl. Airport (AKL), so you'll have no difficulty customising your next amazing adventure. Check out what dates are available with Air New Zealand. If they don't fit with your travel plans, look into Qantas.

How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Auckland?

If you're the type of flyer who enjoys getting to know their seat mate, you'll have roughly 3 hours and 31 minutes to do just that during your nonstop Melbourne to Auckland flight. This trip of 1,616 miles can be as fast as 3 hours and 25 minutes, which is still plenty of time to make a new friendship or two.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Auckland due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Auckland booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Melbourne to Auckland flights?

Compare the different ways to jet from Melbourne to Auckland and land the perfect airfare. Here are the routes that'll get you there:

  • Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Auckland Airport - 42 flights per week
  • Avalon Airport (AVV) to Auckland Airport (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 12 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Auckland?

That well-deserved holiday is finally here. If you're deciding on which of the several airlines offering flights from Melbourne to Auckland will best suit your travel plans, look into Jetstar. It's well known among avid jetsetters and has 82 flights each month. Another reputable air carrier that provides 78 flights on this route each month is Air New Zealand. Compare the price of the tickets, pick your favourite choice and get set to pack your luggage!

How many flights are there from Melbourne to Auckland?

You've got lots of choice when it comes to travelling from Melbourne to Auckland. With 6 flights operating each day, the time to escape is up to you.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Air New Zealand, Jetstar or Qantas. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Auckland 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Auckland, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Melbourne to Auckland is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Melbourne to Auckland  

Every day between Melbourne and Auckland, 15 flights from 8 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Qantas, LATAM Airlines, Jetstar, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Air New Zealand, Air China LTD, Singapore Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 7hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 2636 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Melbourne to Auckland — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Melbourne to Auckland to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Melbourne to Auckland

SkyCity Hotel

SkyCity Hotel

4.5 out of 5
Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland
The price is £120 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Located in Auckland Central Business District, this luxury hotel is steps away from SkyCity Casino and Sky Tower. Viaduct Harbour and University of Auckland ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Exeptional guest service Great job Will check in again"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

SkyCity Hotel
ibis budget Auckland Airport

ibis budget Auckland Airport

3 out of 5
2 Leonard Isitt Drive, Mangere
The price is £56 per night from 28 Jun to 28 Jun
Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Butterfly Creek, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Rainbow's End and Dressmart Outlet Shopping ...
3.5/5Good! (6 reviews)
"Recht kleine Zimmer und Betten, gut zum Übernachten vor / nach Flug"

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2019

ibis budget Auckland Airport
President Hotel

President Hotel

3.5 out of 5
27-35 Victoria Street West, Auckland
The price is £50 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Auckland Central Business District, this hotel is steps away from SkyCity Casino and Sky Tower. University of Auckland and Auckland Ferry Terminal ...
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
"Clean and near all major attractions in the City. Sufficient for a short stay in Auckland. The breakfast was good"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2018

President Hotel

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Nesuto Stadium Hotel and Apartments

Nesuto Stadium Hotel and Apartments

4.5 out of 5
40 Beach Road, Auckland
The price is £86 per night from 4 Jul to 4 Jul
Located in Auckland Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Spark Arena, Commercial Bay and University of Auckland. Auckland ...
3.5/5Good! (4 reviews)
"Dont stay here if you want to sleep, building works going on, reception staff will tell you it doesn't start until 10am but starting at 7.30am or 8am most mornings, not great when you arrive at 3am after a 12hr+ flight. Reception staff don't care/pass on complaints. Issue with key that took too long ..."

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

Nesuto Stadium Hotel and Apartments
The Grand by SkyCity

The Grand by SkyCity

5 out of 5
90 Federal Street, Auckland
The price is £137 per night from 4 Jul to 4 Jul
Located in Auckland Central Business District, this luxury hotel is steps away from Sky Tower and SkyCity Casino. Auckland Ferry Terminal and University of Auckland ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
"Extremely helpful staff, comfortable room on high floor and great location."

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2019

The Grand by SkyCity
Mercure Auckland Queen Street

Mercure Auckland Queen Street

3.5 out of 5
500 QUEEN STREET, Auckland
The price is £78 per night from 18 Jul to 18 Jul
Located in Newton, this hotel is steps away from Karangahape Road and Queen Street Shopping District. Sky Tower and University of Auckland are also within 15 ...
Mercure Auckland Queen Street
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.