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The best prices from Melbourne to Christchurch are usually found in February or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Christchurch (CHC)

MEL - CHC
Price
$316 - $608
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from 316₫ From Melbourne to Christchurch
One-way from 250₫ One-way flight from Melbourne to Christchurch
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Christchurch?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch at least 38 days early can save you up to 25% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 38 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Christchurch for as little as $581 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $674 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Melbourne in February are about $392 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $260.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch (MEL - CHC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Christchurch is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch in September, October 2020

The best prices found for MEL to CHC flights in September, October
28 Sep - 26 Oct
$818pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Christchurch 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Melbourne found for this year
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$399pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$400pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$748pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Christchurch from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Christchurch direct flight deals
22 Jan - 27 Jan
$222pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jan - 27 Jan
$284pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jan - 27 Jan
$325pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Christchurch from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Christchurch
16:00 - 10:00
Emirates
1 stop
16h 00m
MEL - CHC
Emirates
$342
mytrip.com
18:55 - 11:00
Fiji Airways
2 stops
14h 05m
MEL - CHC
Fiji Airways
$710
mytrip.com
07:10 - 02:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
17h 15m
MEL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$891
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Christchurch flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Christchurch for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Christchurch for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $222, but on average you can expect to pay $453.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Christchurch is less than $592.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 7,066 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Christchurch.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Christchurch?

Melbourne will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Christchurch over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

With an average temperature of 26 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Christchurch are colder than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Christchurch can take about 3h 15m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $304. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Christchurch return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Christchurch from $304 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Australia, from $445, and Qantas Airways, from $540. Users have found that Jetstar is 22% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Emirates, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $342. Qantas Airways flights start at $475 while deals on Air New Zealand start at $520 one-way.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Christchurch
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.09
Flight duration
3h 35m
Average temperature for September in Christchurch
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Christchurch
16.0 mm

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