Wellington to Melbourne flight duration

What is the flight duration from Wellington to Melbourne?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between Wellington and Melbourne so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from Wellington to Melbourne

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Depart
WLG
Arrive
AVV

Average direct flight time is 3 hours 59 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Wellington to Melbourne is 3 hours 59 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey Melbourne to Wellington flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Wellington to Melbourne is 3 hours 59 minutes
  • Distance from Wellington to Melbourne is 1,599 miles / 2,573 km
  • Wellington is served by 1 airports Wellington International Airport (WLG)
  • Melbourne is served by 2 airports Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Airport (MEL)
  • The currency in Melbourne, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Airlines

Jetstar
Jetstar
Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand
Qantas
Qantas
Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia

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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Wellington to Melbourne flight time via Griffith

Wellington to Griffith
4 hours 5 minutes
Griffith to Melbourne
1 hours 3 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
5 hours 08 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Wellington to Melbourne flight time via Launceston

Wellington to Launceston
3 hours 33 minutes
Launceston to Melbourne
1 hours 11 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
4 hours 44 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights


Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Wellington & Melbourne local time and timezones

Melbourne, Australia time is 2 hours behind Wellington, New Zealand

Date and time in Wellington, New Zealand:
07:04 Wed, 8 Apr, 2020,
Auckland Timezone: NZST (+12:00)

Date and time in Melbourne, Australia:
05:04 Wed, 8 Apr, 2020,
Melbourne Timezone: AEST (+10:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Wellington, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia? 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 59 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.