Melbourne to Wellington flight duration

What is the flight duration from Melbourne to Wellington?

On average there are 4 flights flying direct each day from Melbourne to Wellington. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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AVV
Arrive
WLG

Average direct flight time is 3 hours 35 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Melbourne (AVV) to Wellington (WLG) has a duration of 3 hours 35 minutes.

A distance of 1,599 miles / 2,573 km.

Related: Return journey Wellington to Melbourne flight duration

Melbourne to Wellington flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 3 hours 35 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 3 hours 35 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 3 hours 35 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 4

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Melbourne to Wellington is 3 hours 35 minutes
  • Distance from Melbourne to Wellington is 1,599 miles / 2,573 km
  • Melbourne is served by 2 airports Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Airport (MEL)
  • Wellington is served by 1 airports Wellington International Airport (WLG)
  • The currency in Wellington, New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Melbourne, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 3 hours 35 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Melbourne Tullamarine to Wellington
Flying with Virgin Australia
3 hours 35 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to Wellington
Flying with Air New Zealand
3 hours 35 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to Wellington
Flying with Qantas
3 hours 35 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Melbourne to Wellington flight time via Brisbane | AVV to WLG via BNE
Melbourne to Brisbane
2 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
Brisbane to Wellington
3 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours 15 minutes
Melbourne to Wellington flight time via Sydney | AVV to WLG via SYD
Melbourne to Sydney
1 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 20 minutes
Sydney to Wellington
3 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours
Melbourne to Wellington flight time via Auckland International | AVV to WLG via AKL
Melbourne to Auckland International
3 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 55 minutes
Auckland International to Wellington
1 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 35 minutes

Airlines flying between Melbourne and Wellington

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Melbourne and Wellington

Jetstar
Jetstar
Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand
Qantas
Qantas
Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines

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Melbourne & Wellington local time and timezones

Wellington, New Zealand time is 2 hours ahead of Melbourne, Australia

Date and time in Melbourne, Australia:
04:08 Sun, 22 Sep, 2019,
Melbourne Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Date and time in Wellington, New Zealand:
06:08 Sun, 22 Sep, 2019,
Auckland Timezone: NZST (+12:00)

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