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)

Looking for the best tickets for Melbourne to Christchurch?

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Expect to pay
316 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 6/06/2017 and returning on 30/06/2017
Low 199 AUD
316 AUD
High 694 AUD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Melbourne — Christchurch is approximately 60 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on Melbourne to Christchurch flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to 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.
The cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are currently available between June and June.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Virgin Australia are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Virgin Australia are the most popular choices flying from Melbourne to Christchurch.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Jetstar Airways
+1%
China Airlines
+13%
Virgin Australia
+24%
Emirates
+26%
Air New Zealand
+27%
Qantas Airways
+28%
Best time to fly
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Thursday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Wednesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Wednesday and the most expensive is typically Thursday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Avalon - Christchurch for the best Melbourne to Christchurch flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
Avalon - Christchurch tends to be 2% cheaper than Tullamarine - Christchurch.
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Impact on price
Avalon-Christchurch
+0%
Tullamarine-Christchurch
+8%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch all week with a flight time of 3 hours 15 minutes.
Direct flights available: 120 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
Apr 26 - May 2
292 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 27 - Apr 27
378 AUD
TripstaAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 26 - Apr 30
431 AUD
DenaTravelAU
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
Apr 27 - May 4
323 AUD
CFTripstaAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 27 - May 2
349 AUD
CFExpediaAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 26 - May 3
465 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
7h 35min
1 stop
MEL MEL

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
May 10 - May 23
257 AUD
CFBestJetAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
May 10 - Jun 10
352 AUD
CFTripstaAU
MEL MEL
7h 5min
1 stop
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
May 10 - May 17
393 AUD
CFAirNewZealandAUShortHaul
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
Apr 27 - Apr 27
411 AUD
EDreamsAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Apr 27 - Apr 30
422 AUD
EDreamsAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Apr 26 - Apr 30
422 AUD
OpodoAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC

Weather forecast for Christchurch

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Christchurch.

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
3.92 AUD
-3%
Christchurch
4.04 AUD
Cappuccino is 2.9% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
14.98 AUD
-23%
Christchurch
18.48 AUD
Meal is 23% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
4.91 AUD
-93%
Christchurch
9.46 AUD
Milk is 93% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
3.93 AUD
6%
Christchurch
3.69 AUD
Bus is 6.2% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
19.97 AUD
26%
Christchurch
14.78 AUD
movie theater is 26% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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