Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

Search and find cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch (New Zealand, Oceania)
Search and find cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch (New Zealand, Oceania)

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Expect to pay
304 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 25/02/2017 and returning on 24/03/2017
Low 222 AUD
304 AUD
High 799 AUD
Choose my own dates
Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Melbourne — Christchurch is approximately 60 days to departure.
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Christchurch from Melbourne is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are currently available between February and March.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and tigerair Australia are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and tigerair Australia are the most popular choices flying from Melbourne to Christchurch.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Jetstar Airways
+4%
China Airlines
+15%
tigerair Australia
+19%
Virgin Australia
+32%
Emirates
+34%
Air New Zealand
+35%
Best time to fly
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the morning than in the evening.
It's generally cheaper to take evening flights from Melbourne to Christchurch.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Wednesday and the most expensive is typically Saturday.
Saturday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Wednesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Avalon - Christchurch for the best Melbourne to Christchurch flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
Avalon - Christchurch tends to be 1% cheaper than Tullamarine - Christchurch.
We've got 23 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
Avalon-Christchurch
+0%
Tullamarine-Christchurch
+7%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch all week with a flight time of 3 hours 20 minutes.
Direct flights available: 105 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Avalon - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch, Tullamarine - Wellington - Christchurch and Tullamarine - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch include Kingsford Smith, Wellington and Brisbane.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Christchurch from Melbourne
Return trip
Jan 20 - Jan 29
350 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 55min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jan 20 - Feb 3
351 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jan 20 - Feb 1
351 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 55min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go right away

Last minute flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
Jan 20 - Feb 3
351 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jan 20 - Feb 1
351 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 55min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jan 20 - Jan 23
378 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
Feb 3 - Mar 10
279 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Feb 3 - Feb 8
289 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Feb 3 - Feb 15
300 AUD
TripstaAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
Return trip
Jan 20 - Jan 25
399 AUD
CFExpediaAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Jan 20 - Jan 23
469 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Jan 20 - Jan 20
605 AUD
CFAirNewZealandAUShortHaul
CHC CHC
3h 55min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC

Weather forecast for Christchurch

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Christchurch.

Friday, Friday, 20 January 2017

13°C
7°C

Saturday, Saturday, 21 January 2017

21°C
13°C

Sunday, Sunday, 22 January 2017

22°C
12°C

Monday, Monday, 23 January 2017

22°C
12°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, 24 January 2017

21°C
14°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, 25 January 2017

24°C
8°C

Thursday, Thursday, 26 January 2017

26°C
10°C

Friday, Friday, 27 January 2017

18°C
11°C

Saturday, Saturday, 28 January 2017

19°C
11°C

Sunday, Sunday, 29 January 2017

29°C
12°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Christchurch

Compare the costs of everyday items in Melbourne and Christchurch
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Melbourne
3.89 AUD
-11%
Christchurch
4.3 AUD
Cappuccino is 11% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
15.01 AUD
-27%
Christchurch
19.03 AUD
Meal is 27% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
4.87 AUD
-110%
Christchurch
10.05 AUD
Milk is 110% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
3.91 AUD
15%
Christchurch
3.33 AUD
Bus is 15% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
20.01 AUD
29%
Christchurch
14.27 AUD
movie theater is 29% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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