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
329 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 2/07/2017 and returning on 21/07/2017
Low 194 AUD
329 AUD
High 724 AUD
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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 February and May. Most expensive are September and December.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between July and July.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Virgin Australia are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Virgin Australia.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Jetstar Airways
+2%
China Airlines
+16%
Virgin Australia
+27%
Emirates
+28%
Air New Zealand
+30%
Qantas Airways
+31%
Best time to fly
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the noon 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 Thursday.
Thursday 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 2% on average.
Of the possible routes between Melbourne and Christchurch best prices tend to be found on Avalon - Christchurch.
We've got 30 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
Avalon-Christchurch
+0%
Tullamarine-Christchurch
+9%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch all week with a flight time of 3 hours 15 minutes.
Direct flights available: 130 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Tullamarine - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch, Avalon - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch and Tullamarine - Auckland - Christchurch.
You can fly from Tullamarine to Christchurch indirect via Kingsford Smith, Auckland or Brisbane.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Christchurch from Melbourne
Return trip
May 23 - May 27
189 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
May 23 - May 26
191 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
May 23 - May 30
304 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go right away

Last minute flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
May 23 - May 30
304 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
May 23 - Jun 2
316 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
May 23 - Jun 6
326 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
Jun 6 - Jun 10
244 AUD
EDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jun 6 - Jun 20
307 AUD
TripstaAU
MEL MEL
10h 35min
1 stop
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jun 7 - Jun 14
329 AUD
AirNewZealandAUshort
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
Return trip
May 25 - May 28
337 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
May 27 - Jun 3
347 AUD
EDreamsAU
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
May 26 - May 29
459 AUD
KiwiAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC

Weather forecast for Christchurch

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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
3.94 AUD
-4%
Christchurch
4.1 AUD
Cappuccino is 4.2% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
15.02 AUD
-24%
Christchurch
18.67 AUD
Meal is 24% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
5.02 AUD
-89%
Christchurch
9.47 AUD
Milk is 89% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
4 AUD
7%
Christchurch
3.73 AUD
Bus is 6.8% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
20.02 AUD
25%
Christchurch
14.94 AUD
movie theater is 25% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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