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Cheap flights Auckland to Melbourne

If your next trip is to the city of Melbourne then we got you covered. Direct Flights offer cheap flights to Melbourne from Auckland and all parts of NZ. Whether you want to take a family holiday or an adventure of a lifetime – we have flights to suit you. Take a flight from Auckland to Melbourne and book cheap tickets through us. If your next business meeting is in Melbourne we have business class tickets at the lowest rates too.

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At Direct Flights, we will find you the cheapest flights from Auckland to Melbourne. You can browse and compare rates online to find out how much you are saving through us.

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When you book flights to Melbourne from Direct Flights we will work with you from the start to end. Our customer support service is available 24/7 all year long. We will help you find the best deals and the cheapest flight prices available.

When to book cheap flights from Auckland to Melbourne?

Melbourne is a fun city to travel in any part of the year. Summer is the most popular season in the city. The weather is pleasant and warm – ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Your travel dates to Melbourne will depend on what you plan to do. If you are looking for the cheapest flights then summer may not be the best time. Here's a round-up of the seasons in Melbourne.

Peak season

December to March is the summer months in Melbourne. The weather is pleasant but it can also get pretty hot. There are many events taking place in the summer. You need to book air tickets and hotels early for this season. Don't expect to get flight deals during peak time. But, Direct Flights will get you the lowest rates available. If you want to fly from Auckland to Melbourne in summer here are some of the key events.

  • Australian Open
  • Australian Grand Prix
  • Boxing Day Cricket Match
  • Christmas Festival
  • White Night Melbourne
  • Lonsdale St Greek Festival

Shoulder seasons

September to November and April to May are the shoulder seasons in Melbourne. It's autumn in Melbourne in these months and the weather is fantastic. It's a good time to explore the city on foot or take a bike ride. For kiwis, Melbourne is ideal for a quick getaway. The average flight time is less than four hours from Auckland. And the flight prices are low during the shoulder season. You grab cheap flights from Auckland in this season and enjoy these events.

  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
  • Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

Off-peak season

June to August is the coldest months in Melbourne. You can get cheap flights to Melbourne since it's the off-peak season. You can get a flight from Auckland and head over to Melbourne to enjoy skiing and the other fun events such as,

  • Good Food & Wine Show
  • Melbourne International Film Festival
  • Melbourne International Jazz Festival
  • Melbourne Writers Festival

Popular destinations in Melbourne

What's Australia like?

Melbourne is a multi-cultural city that is easy to fall in love with. Australia's second-largest city is ideal for any type of vacation. Whether you are looking for a family trip, romantic getaway or fun holiday with friends. The city has amazing architecture, museums, wildlife, and theatre. What's more great about Melbourne Australia is that it has something for everyone.

Which airlines operate flights from NZ to Melbourne?

You can get direct flights from Auckland Airport to Melbourne on these airlines,

  • Air New Zealand
  • Virgin Australia
  • Qantas
  • Emirates
  • Jetstar

What is the main airport in Melbourne?

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is the main airport in the city. It is commonly known as the Melbourne Airport. It is the second busiest airport in Australia. Flights from airport AKL will stopover at this airport.