Cheap flights from Melbourne to New York

Flight information Melbourne to New York

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Average flight time, total distance 16713 kilometres

20h 52min

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New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia, Stewart International and others

5 airports

Which airlines fly from Melbourne to New York?

How easy is it to depart from Melbourne? 

The Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is Melbourne’s primary international hub, and flights leaving for New York will depart from here. This airport has 4 terminals. 

  • Terminal 2 – functions as the international terminal for this airport.

T2 has features like executive lounges, charging outlets, duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, snack kiosks, currency exchange services, ATMs, and free WiFi. All the terminals can be walked to.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours.

What do I need before I depart from Melbourne?

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in New York?

New York City has 3 major aviation hubs, these are: LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and the John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK). You can be directed to any of these airports if you are flying from Melbourne.

  • LaGuardia Airport – you can be directed to any of the airports 4 terminals.
  • Newark Liberty International Airport – you can be directed to any of the airports 3 terminals.
  • John F Kennedy International Airport – Terminals 4, 5 and 7 are the most likely terminals that you will fly into.

All of these airports come equipped with ATMs, bureau de change services, free WiFi, information desks, VIP lounges, duty-free shopping and plenty of eateries.

What is the weather like in New York?

  • New York has four distinct seasons: expect warm summers between 20-29°C, crisp autumns of 5-28°C, white winters of -3-3°C, and pleasant springs of 2-16° 

Is there a time difference between Melbourne and New York? 

  • New York is 16 hours behind Melbourne.

Is New York cheaper than Melbourne? 

New York is much more expensive than Melbourne, so it might be helpful to read our New York guide, and our guide on how to stick to your budget when you travel.

  Melbourne New York
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 80USD ($105)
Average cost of a coffee $4 4.20USD ($5.60)
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $60 20-90USD ($33-121)

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2017 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.