Compare Cheap Flights from Wellington to Melbourne, Australia
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|Thu 30 Nov
Updated on 27 Nov
$397 ONE WAY
Route information for flights from Wellington to Melbourne
|Cheapest one-way price for the current month||from $397*|
|Cheapest one-way price over next 6 months||from $235*|
|Cheapest month||April 2024|
|Most expensive month||April 2024|
|Average flight time||3h 55m|
Best Things To Do on Weekends in Melbourne
Go on a street art tour
Booking last-minute flights Wellington to Melbourne for the weekend? Soak up as much of the city's creative energy as possible by signing up for a street art tour. You'll learn about Melbourne's vibrant street art scene and see incredible pieces by local and international graffiti artists.
Plan a moonlight movie date
If you're buying Wellington to Melbourne flights during the summer months, don't miss the city's nightly movie feature in the Royal Botanic Gardens. Tickets cost $19 AUD, and the line up is usually major Hollywood features. Don't forget a jacket; the temperatures do drop at night.
Cafe Hop Around Melbourne
Caffeine lovers buying cheap flights Wellington to Melbourne will not be disappointed by the city's cafe culture. There are tons of quirky options all around the city that serve up a decent cup of coffee. You can also join a coffee tour or a cafe culture walk if you want to learn about the scene and discover the best places in the city.
Take a wine tour
Located 45 minutes’ drive from Melbourne is the Mornington Peninsula. It's one of Australia's best wine producing regions and is a perfect day trip from the city. When booking your flights Wellington to Melbourne, you can add a car hire at check out, or you can book a day tour for $140 to $200 AUD. Neighbourhood Overview
The CBD is the best place to base yourself if you’re buying Wellington to Melbourne flights and you want to be within walking distance of top attractions, cafes, and restaurants. You can use the tram service to grab a coffee at Market Lane, wander past Federation Square and explore Hosier Lane.
Are you after incredible views of Melbourne's skyline? Once you've booked your flights Wellington to Melbourne, start looking for a hotel in Southbank. You'll also be close to the National Gallery of Victoria, the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Eureka Skydeck.
For backpackers buying cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington, you can't go wrong with a stay in the St Kilda neighbourhood. There's plenty of hostels to choose from, and you won't have to walk far to get your thrills at Luna Park or settle into one of the oceanfront bars or restaurants. You might even catch a glimpse of the local penguin colony.
The inner north is Melbourne's hipster epicentre. It's known for being a hub for creatives and all things eclectic. It's also a fantastic place to base yourself for travellers booking flights Wellington to Melbourne that think that brunch is one of the most important meals of the day.
The inner south is less hipster and more affluent. The area has a decent selection of cafes and a thriving nightlife. It's a great place to book a hotel if you plan to shop 'til you drop on Chapel Street.
Public Transport and How to Get Around
Melbourne is often ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. There's an extensive public transport system that will help you get to your hotel and the city’s top attractions as soon as your Wellington to Melbourne flights arrive at Melbourne Airport (MEL).
Once your cheap flights to Melbourne from Wellington have landed, one of the best ways to get around the inner city is with the iconic tram system. Hop on board, and you can visit top attractions such as Queen Victoria Market, Fitzroy Gardens and the major sporting arenas. The best part? The City Circle tram is free to use!
There are more than 300 bus routes that run across Melbourne and into the suburbs. The majority of the lines run from 5am to midnight, and there is a limited night service on Saturday and Sundays. If you want to use the bus, you can buy a ticket from the driver or use your Myki pass.
The best train route for travellers buying tickets to Melbourne from Wellington is the City Loop. It runs between five major stations in the centre of the city and is the most convenient. However, if you're staying in the outer suburbs, you can still use the train to get around. The lines operate from 5am to 3am Monday to Friday, 24 hours on Saturdays and between 3:30am to 1am on Sundays.
Taxis aren't the cheapest way to get around Melbourne. You can expect to pay anywhere from $40 to $80 AUD for a trip from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to your hotel. You'll find taxi drivers waiting outside of the arrivals hall once your flights Wellington to Melbourne land. Alternatively, you can use Uber if you prefer to pay for your transportation with a credit card.
If your Melbourne itinerary includes a few day trips, you'll want to look into hiring a car. You can choose a vehicle at Melbourne Airport (MEL), or you can pre-select your car while purchasing your Wellington to Melbourne return flights from Webjet. Keep in mind that metered street parking in the city starts at about $5.50 AUD per hour.