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
299 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 31/03/2017 and returning on 21/04/2017
Low 207 AUD
299 AUD
High 782 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 January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are currently cheapest between March and April.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and tigerair Australia are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and tigerair Australia.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Jetstar Airways
+3%
China Airlines
+13%
tigerair Australia
+17%
Virgin Australia
+28%
Emirates
+30%
Air New Zealand
+31%
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 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 1% on average.
Of the possible routes between Melbourne and Christchurch best prices tend to be found on Avalon - Christchurch.
We've got 25 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
Avalon-Christchurch
+0%
Tullamarine-Christchurch
+6%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch all week with a flight time of 3 hours 20 minutes.
Direct flights available: 112 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Tullamarine - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch, Avalon - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch and Tullamarine - Wellington - Christchurch.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch include Kingsford Smith, Wellington and Auckland.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Christchurch from Melbourne
Return trip
Feb 20 - Mar 28
234 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 27
320 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 25
330 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go right away

Last minute flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
Feb 20 - Mar 28
234 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 27
320 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 25
330 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
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
Mar 6 - Apr 6
279 AUD
EDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 6 - Apr 3
299 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 6 - Mar 14
301 AUD
TravelTradersAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 55min
Direct
MEL MEL

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
Return trip
Feb 28 - Mar 13
351 AUD
CheapoairAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Feb 26 - Mar 5
359 AUD
CFExpediaAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Feb 24 - Mar 7
359 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
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
3.9 AUD
-9%
Christchurch
4.23 AUD
Cappuccino is 8.5% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
15.03 AUD
-25%
Christchurch
18.76 AUD
Meal is 25% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
4.93 AUD
-96%
Christchurch
9.68 AUD
Milk is 96% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
3.91 AUD
16%
Christchurch
3.29 AUD
Bus is 16% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
20.03 AUD
27%
Christchurch
14.54 AUD
movie theater is 27% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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