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Flights From Melbourne (MEL) to Wellington (WLG) from AU$305

Change your flight without a fee on select flights

Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Wellington (WLG)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Wellington Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$305 and round trip flights were AU$493 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Melbourne to Wellington: Customer Reviews

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Melbourne to Wellington Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Wellington (WLG)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Wellington flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to WLG routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Wellington Information

Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport Melbourne
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Wellington Intl.
Destination Airport Wellington
Destination Airport IATA Code WLG
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Average Flight Time 7 hours 30 mins
Direct Flight Time 7 hours 30 mins
Flight Price AU$493

FAQs about flights from Tullamarine (MEL) to Wellington Intl. (WLG)

Can I take a flight from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Wellington Airport (WLG-Wellington Intl.) right now?

The initial step in arranging a flight from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Wellington Airport (WLG-Wellington Intl.) is to go to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. It's here you'll find everything you need to know about quarantine, flying restrictions and many other policies.

How long is the flight from MEL to WLG?

You'll have about 4 hours and 27 minutes to sit around and twiddle your thumbs on board your flight from Melbourne to Wellington. It's the perfect opportunity to snatch forty winks, finish your novel or binge-watch the latest exciting show.

What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to WLG?

The only thing standing between you and Wellington is just one, hassle-free flight (and maybe a couple of cold ones from the drinks cart). You can travel nonstop from MEL to WLG with a range of airlines, including Qantas and Air New Zealand.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Wellington Airport (WLG-Wellington Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Wellington Airport (WLG-Wellington Intl.) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Wellington Airport (WLG-Wellington Intl.) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG)?

If you'd like to travel between Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and WLG at the beginning of the week, mid-week or even on a lazy Sunday, consider it done. Have a look at the 12 flights available daily and away you go.

If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?

There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas. Now you can take that long overdue holiday with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

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

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Melbourne to Wellington Flight Deals from AU$493

Considering a quick trip to Wellington, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to WLG. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Wellington from Melbourne  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Wellington from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Wellington in just 7 hour(s) and 30 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Wellington from Melbourne 

Choose from 1 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$493 and rising to AU$524 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Wellington today!  

Find cheap airfares to Wellington from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Wellington
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in August)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Wellington from Melbourne with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Wellington. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!


Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Wellington

Airport Motel
Airport Motel
3 out of 5
142 Tirangi Rd, Rongotai, Wellington
The price is AU$144 per night from 24 Jul. to 24 Jul.
Located in Wellington, this beachfront motel is connected to a shopping centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Wellington Zoo, Wahine Memorial Park and The Weta Cave. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (327 reviews)
"The staff were awesome and the rooms with clean and tidy unfortunately the spa bath released brown muck whenever jets were used"

Reviewed on 17 May 2020

Airport Motel
Rydges Wellington Airport
Rydges Wellington Airport
4.5 out of 5
28 Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington
The price is AU$160 per night from 8 Aug. to 8 Aug.
Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from The Weta Cave and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Wellington Zoo. Mount Victoria Lookout and Courtenay ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (234 reviews)
"Loved the easy access to airport. Good clean room. Downside was uninterested, bordering on rude reception staff. Chaotic dinner service at restaurant. Recommend staying if you have early flights."

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2021

Rydges Wellington Airport
Airport Motor Lodge
Airport Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Corner of Broadway and Hobart Street, Miramar, Wellington
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of The Weta Cave, Ataturk Memorial and Wellington Zoo. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Westpac ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (276 reviews)
"great place, flexible and helpful staff. Very convenient to airport."

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

Airport Motor Lodge
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 package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , 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.