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
329 AUD for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch leaving on 1/12/2017 and returning on 22/12/2017
Low 205 AUD
329 AUD
High 686 AUD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Melbourne — Christchurch is approximately 54 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 May and July. Most expensive are April and December.
The cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are currently available between December and December.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Emirates are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Jetstar Airways, China Airlines and Emirates are the most popular choices flying from Melbourne to Christchurch.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Jetstar Airways
+9%
China Airlines
+23%
Emirates
+41%
Virgin Australia
+41%
Air New Zealand
+45%
Qantas Airways
+52%
Best time to fly
Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 13% more expensive in the afternoon 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 Friday and the most expensive is typically Saturday.
Saturday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Friday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Avalon - Christchurch for the best Melbourne to Christchurch flight prices saving up to 3% on average.
Of the possible routes between Melbourne and Christchurch best prices tend to be found on Avalon - Christchurch.
We scan 33 sites offering flights from Melbourne to Christchurch to find all the best options.
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: 122 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Tullamarine - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch, Avalon - Kingsford Smith - Christchurch and Tullamarine - Auckland - Christchurch.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Tullamarine to Christchurch include Kingsford Smith, Auckland and Coolangatta.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Christchurch from Melbourne
Return trip
Oct 24 - Oct 31
332 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Oct 24 - Oct 27
384 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Oct 24 - Nov 3
411 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
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
Oct 25 - Nov 3
312 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Oct 25 - Oct 27
321 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Oct 24 - Oct 27
384 AUD
DenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
Return trip
Nov 6 - Nov 11
228 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Nov 6 - Nov 12
265 AUD
MyHolidaysAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Nov 6 - Nov 22
303 AUD
CFJetabroadAU
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
Return trip
Oct 30 - Nov 1
282 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Oct 27 - Oct 30
288 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC
Return trip
Nov 5 - Nov 20
360 AUD
MyHolidaysAU
CHC CHC
3h 45min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 15min
Direct
CHC CHC

Weather forecast for Christchurch

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Christchurch.

Sunday, Sunday, 1 October 2017

13°C
7°C

Monday, Monday, 2 October 2017

14°C
8°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, 3 October 2017

16°C
7°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, 4 October 2017

19°C
6°C

Thursday, Thursday, 5 October 2017

11°C
4°C

Friday, Friday, 6 October 2017

13°C
6°C

Saturday, Saturday, 7 October 2017

13°C
7°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
3.98 AUD
-3%
Christchurch
4.08 AUD
Cappuccino is 2.7% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MEAL
Inexpensive
Melbourne
15.08 AUD
-21%
Christchurch
18.32 AUD
Meal is 21% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
MILK
1 liter
Melbourne
4.99 AUD
-92%
Christchurch
9.55 AUD
Milk is 92% more expensive in Christchurch than Melbourne
BUS
One-way ticket
Melbourne
4.13 AUD
11%
Christchurch
3.66 AUD
Bus is 11% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Melbourne
20.1 AUD
32%
Christchurch
13.74 AUD
movie theater is 32% cheaper in Christchurch than Melbourne
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