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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Melbourne & Flight Information
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2 hours 2 mins

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2589 km
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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Wellington to Melbourne right now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides crucial info about travelling from Wellington to Melbourne during these uncertain times. You’ll find everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as a wealth of other important information you should know about before you plan a flight.
Is there a direct flight between Wellington and Melbourne?
Considering flying with Air New Zealand to Melbourne? Great decision. It’s one of the top airlines operating direct flights between WLG and Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), so you can expect a comfortable journey.
How long is a direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne?
Typically, the flight time from Wellington to Melbourne is 4 hours and 15 minutes, while the distance is 1,600 miles. Reach your destination faster by flying direct and then explore the world at your own pace and in your own time.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Melbourne due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Melbourne 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 Wellington to Melbourne flights?
If you’re making your way from Wellington to Melbourne, there’s a good chance you’ll be checking in at Wellington Airport and walking through the arrivals gate at MEL.
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Wellington to Melbourne?
If you’re heading from Wellington to Melbourne, you’ll find there are a few airlines to select from. With 199 flights every month, Air New Zealand is the preferred choice for many travellers. You might also want to consider Jetstar, which runs 34 flights on this route each month. If you hunt around, you’ll be able to sleep easy knowing you’ve scored the best deal.
How many flights are there from Wellington to Melbourne?
You’ve got plenty of flexibility when it comes to flying from Wellington to Melbourne. With 8 flights running daily, the time to escape is up to you.
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 Jetstar, Virgin Australia or The Flying Kangaroo. 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.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Wellington to Melbourne 

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 Wellington to Melbourne, 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 Wellington to Melbourne is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Wellington to Melbourne  

Every day between Wellington and Melbourne, 10 flights from 10 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 Thai Airways International, Etihad Airways, Qantas, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Finnair, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, Air China LTD, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 4hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 2589 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Wellington to Melbourne — 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.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Wellington to Melbourne 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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Oakwood Premier Melbourne

Oakwood Premier Melbourne

4 out of 5
202 Normanby Rd, Southbank, VIC, 3006
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Popular attractions Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex ...
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"Excellent service"

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Pegasus Apart'Hotel

Pegasus Apart'Hotel

4 out of 5
206 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful ...
8.6/10 Excellent! (6,533 reviews)
"Fantastic place and amazing value"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2023

Pegasus Apart'Hotel
Stamford Plaza Melbourne

Stamford Plaza Melbourne

5 out of 5
111 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the WiFi and the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
7.8/10 Good! (1,004 reviews)
"The room was really nice and clean and the bed was quite comfortable. The bathroom is outdated and really small for 2 people. Our room was located across the street from the main building so it was really inconvenient to walk all the way across to access the rooftop pool and bar, It discouraged us ..."

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2023

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Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne

3.5 out of 5
44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
8/10 Very Good! (1,009 reviews)
"Great value!"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2023

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands

4 out of 5
66 Aurora Lane, Docklands, VIC, 3008
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
8/10 Very Good! (1,007 reviews)
"Great location close to Southern Cross station, Marvel Stadium and pleasant walk to Crown Casino/Southbank. Room was adequate for our requirements and the king sized bed was very comfortable. The staff were very obliging. This was our 2nd stay and we will be back."

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2023

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
8.6/10 Excellent! (1,162 reviews)
"Great hotel,Great location!Have stayed many times & never had a problem!"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2023

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*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.

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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.