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
315 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 3/10/2017 and returning on 27/10/2017
Low 200 AUD
315 AUD
High 732 AUD
Choose my own dates
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 May and July. Most expensive are September and December.
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are currently cheapest between October and October.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Emirates are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch with either Jetstar Airways, China Airlines or Emirates.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Jetstar Airways
+14%
China Airlines
+34%
Emirates
+40%
Virgin Australia
+42%
Air New Zealand
+46%
Qantas Airways
+49%
Best time to fly
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 10% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Saturday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Friday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Friday and the most expensive is typically Saturday.
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.
momondo compares flights to Christchurch from Melbourne from 35 different sites.
Impact on price
Avalon-Christchurch
+0%
Tullamarine-Christchurch
+12%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch all week with a flight time of 3 hours 15 minutes.
Direct flights available: 139 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
Aug 24 - Aug 28
264 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Aug 24 - Aug 31
284 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Aug 23 - Aug 30
393 AUD
CFAirNewZealandAUShortHaul
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go right away

Last minute flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
Aug 24 - Aug 30
297 AUD
CFAirNewZealandAUShortHaul
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 50min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Aug 23 - Aug 26
340 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
7h 5min
1 stop
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Aug 23 - Aug 30
393 AUD
CFAirNewZealandAUShortHaul
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
Sep 6 - Sep 13
221 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Sep 6 - Sep 18
249 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Sep 6 - Sep 12
251 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
Return trip
Aug 25 - Sep 15
104 AUD
MyHolidaysAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Aug 26 - Sep 16
294 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 30min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Aug 24 - Aug 27
405 AUD
CFOpodoAU
CHC CHC
15h 30min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC

Weather forecast for Christchurch

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Christchurch.

Tuesday, Tuesday, 22 August 2017

10°C
1°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, 23 August 2017

15°C
6°C

Thursday, Thursday, 24 August 2017

13°C
6°C

Friday, Friday, 25 August 2017

16°C
6°C

Saturday, Saturday, 26 August 2017

19°C
9°C

Sunday, Sunday, 27 August 2017

20°C
11°C

Monday, Monday, 28 August 2017

16°C
6°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
3.92 AUD
-5%
Christchurch
4.1 AUD
Cappuccino is 4.5% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
14.97 AUD
-23%
Christchurch
18.43 AUD
Meal is 23% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
4.97 AUD
-90%
Christchurch
9.44 AUD
Milk is 90% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
4.1 AUD
10%
Christchurch
3.68 AUD
Bus is 10% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
19.96 AUD
31%
Christchurch
13.82 AUD
movie theater is 31% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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