MEL - AKL
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|August||Best time to beat the crowds (16% less expensive on average)|
|December||Most popular time to fly (35% more expensive on average)|
Average price of a return ticket
|$311||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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When to book flights from Melbourne to Auckland
Top tips for finding a cheap flight
- Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $294 or less.
- The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Auckland was found, on average, 61 days before departure.
- Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
- Morning departure is around 23% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
- Most local airlines offer regular flights from Melbourne to Auckland, including budget airline Jetstar and the award-winning Air New Zealand. If you need a spot to relax before your flight, you will find airline passenger lounges for Air New Zealand, Qantas and Emirates all at Melbourne Airport.
- If you are continuing your journey after your flights from Melbourne to Auckland to elsewhere in New Zealand, you will need to transfer from Auckland’s international terminal to the domestic terminal. If you’d like to walk it, it takes 10 minutes if you just follow the green line. Otherwise you can use the bright green shuttle bus that departs from each terminal every 15 minutes.
- There is no train to Melbourne airport, however, you can catch one of the five public bus services that stop at the airport station. Alternatively, you can take the SkyBus, a more direct shuttle service that can take you to and from the airport to Melbourne city centre. You can find the bus timetable and book your tickets at the airport website.
- Travelling from Auckland airport, you can use Auckland’s SkyBus to the city centre or to North Harbour. The trip will take you about an hour. Another option is to use the RideMate app. Partnered with the New Zealand Transport Authority, this app can track your fastest, cheapest or most reliable route from Auckland airport and can provide you with options on how to get to your destination.
- If you are travelling with children, you can find a children’s play area in Melbourne Airport at Terminal 2 opposite Gate 15b. For those travelling with infants, you can find numerous changing facilities throughout all four airport terminals.
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