Flights to Melbourne

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Departing Auckland
$229 ONE WAY
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$149 ONE WAY
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Departing Christchurch
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Departing Dunedin
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Departing Wellington
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$175 ONE WAY
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Departing Queenstown
$229 ONE WAY
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$185 ONE WAY
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$185 ONE WAY
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What should I know before visiting Melbourne?

If you enjoy busy, bustling cities with fantastic food, a great arts scene, shopping and coffee, then it is time to book flights to Melbourne. Renowned not just in Australia but throughout the world for its arts and culture scene, you can bet that no matter when you travel on cheap flights to Melbourne, there’ll be a music gig, arts event or festival happening somewhere in the city.

Melbourne is also a fantastic city for sports. If you’re booking flights to Melbourne at the beginning of November, you’ll be in town for Australia's most famous annual thoroughbred horse race, the Melbourne Cup. Visitors touch down from across Australia for the event, so if you want to enjoy the famous spectacle, book flights to Melbourne as soon as possible. Melbourne Airport (MEL) and the city also experience a flux of visitors towards the end of January when the Australian Open is on. With major events on every month of the year, there’s always a reason to grab some flights to Melbourne.

What are the best places to stay in Melbourne?

Every suburb and neighbourhood in Melbourne manages to have its own unique vibe. So no matter if you need flights to Melbourne for business, want somewhere near Melbourne Airport, or are eager to sample as much Melbournian coffee as possible, there’s an area suited to you. If you’ve booked return flights to Melbourne with a partner, then Prahran and Windsor are great spots to stay. You’ll be located close to some of the city’s dining hotspots, such as Mr Miyagi and Hawker Hall, as well as breakfast spots including Journeyman, Tusk and Mr Mister. Both areas are well connected with public transport too, so it’s easy to get into the city centre or travel to other areas of Melbourne.

Another cool spot is St.Kilda, which has a great mix of bars, restaurants and cafes. Cruise along the suburb’s cosmopolitan Acland Street, which boasts a string of boutiques, restaurants, bars, bakeries and take away joints. If your flights to Melbourne brings you to the city in the summer, St.Kilda Beach is perfect for catching some rays - it also has a gorgeous pier with a penguin colony making their home at the end of it!

For city slickers, Southbank is a great spot. The area attracts a range of visitors and locals to its venues, which includes the Malthouse Theatre and the Melbourne Recital Centre. There are also clubs, food courts and designer shops in the huge Crown Casino complex, as well as a range of lively riverside bars and fine dining restaurants. If you want to be in the heart of the city’s nightlife, book flights to Melbourne and get in quick to organise your accommodation in Southbank.

Don’t forget about Fitzroy either. It’s home to Rose Street Artists Markets and Lune Croissanterie. The latter is on the hit-list for many first-time visitors to Melbourne, as it is legendary for its buttery croissants. Just be sure to get there early as lines quickly build and often wrap around the block.

How much time should I spend in Melbourne?

Flights to Melbourne are popular all year round because there’s so much to do. ou could easily spend anywhere from a couple of days to more than a week in Victoria’s capital. When you book cheap flights to Melbourne, use those savings to do and experience as much as possible. If you’re only in the city for a weekend, don’t miss the famous Queen Victoria Markets. There, you can pick up a bargain souvenir, buy delicious fruit and veg, or sample some of the famous jam doughnuts from the American-style trucks. Make sure you add Federation Square to your itinerary when you book flights to Melbourne as well. It is home to galleries and exhibitions, plus is often used to host pop-up events, festivals and celebrations. Flinders Lane is another spot worth checking out, especially if you’re a foodie. The lane is lined with award-winning fine diners, cafes and boutique bars, not to mention local fashion labels and contemporary galleries.
 

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