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
320 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 1/05/2017 and returning on 26/05/2017
Low 196 AUD
320 AUD
High 695 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.
The cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are currently available between May and May.
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
+2%
China Airlines
+13%
Virgin Australia
+28%
Emirates
+30%
Air New Zealand
+30%
Qantas Airways
+32%
Best time to fly
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the morning than in the evening.
Morning 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 1% on average.
Avalon - Christchurch tends to be 1% cheaper than Tullamarine - Christchurch.
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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 15 minutes.
Direct flights available: 102 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
Mar 26 - Mar 28
243 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 26 - Apr 3
268 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 26 - Mar 30
277 AUD
AirticketsAU
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
Mar 26 - Apr 3
268 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 26 - Mar 30
277 AUD
AirticketsAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 26 - Mar 31
279 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
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
Apr 8 - Apr 20
369 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 8 - Apr 23
410 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 8 - Apr 19
467 AUD
OpodoAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
Return trip
Mar 30 - Apr 4
313 AUD
BravoFlyNZ
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Mar 29 - Apr 11
326 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Mar 26 - Mar 30
394 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
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
3.98 AUD
-4%
Christchurch
4.12 AUD
Cappuccino is 3.6% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
15.22 AUD
-22%
Christchurch
18.53 AUD
Meal is 22% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
4.93 AUD
-93%
Christchurch
9.48 AUD
Milk is 93% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
3.95 AUD
6%
Christchurch
3.71 AUD
Bus is 6.1% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
20.28 AUD
27%
Christchurch
14.82 AUD
movie theater is 27% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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