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Auckland to Melbourne Flights

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Selected fares from Auckland to Melbourne

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
AKL MEL Sun, Feb 8 - Sat, Feb 14 $345
AKL MEL Sun, Feb 8 - Sat, Feb 14 $373
AKL MEL Fri, Feb 27 - Wed, Mar 4 $431
AKL MEL Sun, Feb 1 - Fri, Feb 13 $505
AKL MEL Sun, Feb 1 - Fri, Feb 13 $1,693
AKL MEL Wed, Dec 31 - Sun, Jan 4 $8,595

Auckland and Melbourne airports and terminals

Airports in Auckland , NZ
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    Auckland Airport (AKL)

    Distance from City Center: 11.2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from AKL to MEL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air New Zealand, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, US Airways
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Airports in Melbourne VI, AU
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  • 1

    Avalon (AVV)

    Distance from City Center: 31.1 miles

  • 2

    Melbourne Airport (MEL)

    Distance from City Center: 12.3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from AKL to MEL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Air New Zealand, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, US Airways
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    Geelong Airport (GEX)

    Distance from City Center: 45 miles

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Auckland to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Auckland (AKL) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia $551
Earn $5.51
Return Sun, Jan 11 Melbourne (MEL) Auckland (AKL) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Auckland to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 16 Auckland (AKL) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia $452
Earn $4.52
Return Sat, Jan 24 Melbourne (MEL) Auckland (AKL) Virgin Australia
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Auckland to Melbourne

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Feb 8 Auckland (AKL) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia $345
Earn $3.45
Return Sat, Feb 14 Melbourne (MEL) Auckland (AKL) Virgin Australia
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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Melbourne

Flying From Auckland

Finding low-fare flights from Auckland is simple with the help of Orbitz.com. Flights originate at Auckland Airport, which is located in the Auckland suburb of Mangere. It is approximately 21 kilometers, or a 40-minute drive, from the city center. Auckland Airport is the central hub for Air New Zealand and is also serviced by many other airlines offering international flights, such as British Airways, Emirates, and Air China.

Parking at the Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport offers several types of parking near the terminals, including short-term and long-term covered and uncovered parking. Business Express parking is available, as is a park-and-ride with shuttle service to the terminal.

Transportation to the Airport

An Airbus service is available for transport to the airport from Auckland's CBD and downtown ferry rerminal. Tickets are available on the bus for approximately NZ$16. There are several taxi and shuttle services that can transport you to the airport from the city of Auckland. They include Alert Taxis, North Shore Taxis, and Super Shuttle. Taxi fares to the Auckland Airport are between NZ$60 to NZ$80. When you book your tickets with Orbitz.com, you can find car rental services to and from Auckland.

Restaurants at Auckland Airport

At Auckland Airport, there are over 20 restaurant options for grabbing a quick bite before your flight. There is Espresso Plus, where you can get an iced coffee and café foods. Hayama Sushi and Sumo Salad offer tasty alternatives to fast food. If it is fast food you are looking for, McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway offer tasty sandwiches. You can find whatever you are in the mood for at the airport after booking your flights from Auckland with Orbitz.com.

Melbourne International Airport

The Melbourne International Airport is located on Airport Drive in Tullamarine, approximately 12 miles from the center of Melbourne. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, Delta Airlines and Skywest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flight combinations to find cheap flights to Melbourne. This easy-to-use website has all the tools you need to find deals on vacation packages and air tickets that fit within your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Taking a taxicab from the airport to downtown Melbourne costs approximately $56. The Skybus also takes passengers from the airport to the city. Skybus tickets cost $17 peradult or $38 for a family that includes two adults and one to four children. Public buses also run between the airport and various locations in Melbourne. If you'd like access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five rental car companies, so that you can pick up your vehicle as soon as your flight lands.

Climate in Melbourne

Winter temperatures in Melbourne range from the low 20s to the mid-40s, while the summer temperatures range from the mid-50s to the high 70s. Keep in mind that Melbourne's summer runs from December through February, and June through August are the winter months. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the early or late spring, the weather will be nice, and you'll save money because it's not the city's peak travel season.

Highlights and Attractions

The Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the Rippon Lea House & Gardens are some of Melbourne's major attractions. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Melbourne. You can also purchase tickets to local attractions and arrange guided tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Auckland to Melbourne

    • 15 direct flights are operating from Auckland to Melbourne today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 7m.
    • Air New Zealand flight 7939 (12:30 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Auckland to Melbourne.
    • Emirates flight 5042 (1:50 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Auckland to Melbourne.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne (Emirates flight 407, Airbus Industrie A380 Passenger) takes 4h 0m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Auckland to Melbourne (Emirates flight 5042, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 4h 10m.
    • Flights from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Avalon (AVV), Geelong Airport (GEX), Melbourne Airport (MEL) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Auckland to Melbourne on Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air New Zealand NZ7939 AKL 6:30 AM MEL 8:40 AM 73H 4hr 10min
Virgin Australia VA149 AKL 6:30 AM MEL 8:40 AM 73H 4hr 10min
Emirates EK5132 AKL 6:55 AM MEL 9:05 AM 73H 4hr 10min
China Eastern Airlines MU8436 AKL 6:55 AM MEL 9:05 AM 73H 4hr 10min
Qantas QF152 AKL 6:55 AM MEL 9:05 AM 73H 4hr 10min
Jetstar JQ212 AKL 7:15 AM MEL 9:20 AM 320 4hr 5min
Air New Zealand NZ123 AKL 8:20 AM MEL 10:25 AM 773 4hr 5min
Singapore Airlines SQ4203 AKL 8:20 AM MEL 10:25 AM 773 4hr 5min
Virgin Australia VA7423 AKL 8:20 AM MEL 10:25 AM 773 4hr 5min
LAN Airlines/LAN Airlines LA801/LA8883 AKL 6:00 AM MEL 10:35 AM 343/73H 6hr 35min
Emirates/Emirates EK5050/EK5421 AKL 6:10 AM MEL 11:05 AM 73H/763 6hr 55min
Emirates/Qantas EK5050/QF421 AKL 6:10 AM MEL 11:05 AM 73H/763 6hr 55min
LAN Airlines/LAN Airlines LA801/LA8885 AKL 6:00 AM MEL 11:05 AM 343/763 7hr 5min