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Flight information for Melbourne to Christchurch

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Best price found

$209

Fastest flight time

3h 15m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Christchurch

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Christchurch from Melbourne in the past 72 hours is $209. The best return flight deal from Melbourne to Christchurch found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $476.
The fastest flight from Melbourne to Christchurch takes 3h 15m
There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Melbourne Avalon Airport - Christchurch Airport and Melbourne Airport - Christchurch Airport.
There is 1 airport near Christchurch: Christchurch (CHC)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Christchurch

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch?

May

The cheapest time of year to fly to Christchurch from Melbourne is May. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart Melbourne for Christchurch?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Wednesday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch?

in the evening

Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 18% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Christchurch from Melbourne?

Jetstar

Air New Zealand, Emirates, and Jetstar are the most popular carriers operating from Melbourne to Christchurch

What is the cheapest Melbourne to Christchurch flight route?

Melbourne - Christchurch

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How far in advance should you book Melbourne to Christchurch flights?

58 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch is approximately 58 days to departure

Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Christchurch Airport (CHC)$335
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Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV) to Christchurch Airport (CHC)$645
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If you are looking to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch, you are most likely going to fly from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch Airport, the most popular airports on that route. You may be looking for an airport near Melbourne Airport to depart from when travelling to Christchurch and Melbourne Avalon Airport, located in Melbourne is a great option. When travelling from Melbourne, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Christchurch. The nearest airport to Christchurch Airport is Christchurch Airport which is located in Christchurch. The cheapest route from Melbourne to Christchurch is MEL — CHC with an average price of $335 RT during the month of May.


Easily compare return flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch by changing tabs
Jetstar
13 Jul.
MEL19:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC23:10Christchurch
29 Jul.
CHC17:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL20:50Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
7 Aug.
MEL19:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC23:10Christchurch
13 Aug.
CHC02:05Christchurch
3h 50m
MEL05:55Melbourne
Qantas Airways
6 Aug.
AVV10:50Melbourne Avalon
7h 40m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
11 Aug.
CHC02:00Christchurch
15h 15m
1 stop
AVV17:15Melbourne Avalon
Jetstar
18 Nov.
MEL18:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC22:10Christchurch
25 Nov.
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL19:50Melbourne
Jetstar
6 Nov.
MEL18:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC22:10Christchurch
11 Nov.
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL19:50Melbourne
Jetstar
13 Jul.
MEL19:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC23:10Christchurch
29 Jul.
CHC17:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL20:50Melbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

If you're looking for one-way flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, view some of our deals below provided by Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas Airways
Jetstar
4 Nov.
MEL19:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC23:10Christchurch
Air New Zealand
22 Oct.
MEL14:10Melbourne
3h 25m
CHC17:35Christchurch
Qantas Airways
17 Jul.
AVV02:00Melbourne Avalon
16h 30m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch

Search last-minute flights to Christchurch from Melbourne

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Melbourne to Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
30 May
MEL03:20Melbourne
3h 20m
CHC06:40Christchurch
4 Jun.
CHC03:00Christchurch
13h 05m
1 stop
MEL16:05Melbourne
Qantas Airways
3 Jun.
MEL03:20Melbourne
3h 20m
CHC06:40Christchurch
10 Jun.
CHC02:10Christchurch
18h 30m
1 stop
MEL20:40Melbourne
Air New Zealand
2 Jun.
MEL08:35Melbourne
3h 25m
CHC12:00Christchurch
9 Jun.
CHC05:30Christchurch
3h 50m
MEL09:20Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
30 May
MEL13:00Melbourne
5h 30m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
4 Jun.
CHC03:00Christchurch
13h 05m
1 stop
MEL16:05Melbourne
Qantas Airways
3 Jun.
MEL03:20Melbourne
3h 20m
CHC06:40Christchurch
10 Jun.
CHC09:35Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL13:20Melbourne
Qantas Airways
1 Jun.
MEL03:20Melbourne
3h 20m
CHC06:40Christchurch
8 Jun.
CHC02:10Christchurch
9h 30m
1 stop
MEL11:40Melbourne

Best airlines flying from Melbourne to Christchurch

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
JetstarPriceFrom $228Free cancellationRating
6.9
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Air New ZealandPriceFrom $450Free cancellationRating
8.4
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EmiratesPriceFrom $475Free cancellationRating
8.5
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $519Free cancellationRating
7.2
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Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

Our best Qantas Airways deals on Melbourne to Christchurch flight tickets
Qantas Airways
6 Aug.
AVV10:50Melbourne Avalon
7h 40m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
11 Aug.
CHC02:00Christchurch
15h 15m
1 stop
AVV17:15Melbourne Avalon
Qantas Airways
10 Sep.
AVV10:50Melbourne Avalon
7h 40m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
22 Sep.
CHC02:00Christchurch
9h 55m
1 stop
AVV11:55Melbourne Avalon
Qantas Airways
6 Aug.
AVV10:50Melbourne Avalon
7h 40m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
13 Aug.
CHC02:00Christchurch
15h 15m
1 stop
AVV17:15Melbourne Avalon

Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

Our best Jetstar deals on Melbourne to Christchurch flight tickets
Jetstar
13 Jul.
MEL19:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC23:10Christchurch
29 Jul.
CHC17:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL20:50Melbourne
Jetstar
18 Nov.
MEL18:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC22:10Christchurch
25 Nov.
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL19:50Melbourne
Jetstar
6 Nov.
MEL18:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC22:10Christchurch
11 Nov.
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL19:50Melbourne

  • Are airlines flying from Melbourne to Christchurch offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Melbourne to Christchurch are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Air New Zealand that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Melbourne to Christchurch by plane?

    A flight from Melbourne to Christchurch will travel around 2404.4 km. Flights usually cover this in 3h 15m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



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