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Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island from $229

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to South Island departing on 21/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — CHC
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to South Island?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 18 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 18 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $567. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $567.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to South Island?

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to South Island from Melbourne Airport average $661. You can even find prices in October for less than $661, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as $263. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from Melbourne Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 60%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to South Island (MEL - EDG)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to South Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to South Island

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Melbourne and South Island. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider these cheap Jetstar flights we've found departing from Melbourne to South Island. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Tue 7/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 22/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$363
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 14/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$364
Tue 7/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 22/508:35CHC - MEL
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$401
Tue 9/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 8/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$418
Fri 26/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 4/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$429
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 14/508:35CHC - MEL
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$430
Fri 19/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Fri 26/420:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$432
Tue 21/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sat 25/513:50CHC - MEL
1 stop10h 55mJetstar
Deal found 27/2$447
Thu 25/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 4/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$450

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to South Island

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Melbourne and South Island. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest Qantas Airways flights we've found from Melbourne to South Island. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sat 1/608:00MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Sat 8/614:05ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 29/2$564
Tue 9/416:00MEL - CHC
1 stop5h 55mQantas Airways
Tue 23/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$784
Thu 25/415:45MEL - ZQN
2 stops16h 05mQantas Airways
Sat 4/520:20ZQN - MEL
1 stop13h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$824
Tue 9/409:20MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Tue 23/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$832
Tue 5/306:00MEL - CHC
2 stops12h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 17/318:20CHC - MEL
1 stop7h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$988
Fri 8/321:20MEL - CHC
1 stop24h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 10/316:35CHC - MEL
1 stop9h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,001
Thu 7/308:45MEL - CHC
1 stop13h 14mQantas Airways
Sun 10/316:35CHC - MEL
1 stop9h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,013
Thu 7/310:35MEL - CHC
2 stops32h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 10/316:35CHC - MEL
1 stop9h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,027
Fri 8/306:00MEL - CHC
2 stops12h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 10/306:05CHC - MEL
1 stop12h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,028

Cheap Melbourne to South Island flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to South Island specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to South Island in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Fri 22/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Fri 29/320:35ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$460
Sun 24/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Fri 29/320:35ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
Deal found 27/2$490
Fri 15/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/306:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$541
Fri 15/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Fri 22/320:35ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$546
Fri 22/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Thu 4/420:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 27/2$573
Sat 23/306:30MEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 29/320:35ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$586
Fri 22/308:25MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mVirgin Australia
Fri 29/317:30ZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$589
Sun 24/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sat 6/420:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$592
Sat 23/306:30MEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/320:35ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$596

Melbourne to South Island 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and South Island in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to South Island in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Tue 7/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 22/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$363
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 14/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$364
Wed 5/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 12/616:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$384
Tue 7/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 22/508:35CHC - MEL
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$401
Thu 7/1106:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 10/1120:35ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$417
Tue 9/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 8/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$418
Sun 2/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Fri 14/616:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$426
Fri 26/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 4/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$429
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 14/508:35CHC - MEL
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$430

Direct flights to South Island from Melbourne

Discover direct flight options from Melbourne to South Island. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the direct flights travelling from Melbourne to South Island in the near future. If you're looking for other options for flights from Melbourne to South Island, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Tue 7/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 22/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$363
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 14/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$364
Wed 5/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 12/616:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$384
Tue 9/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 8/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$418
Sun 2/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Fri 14/616:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$426
Fri 26/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 4/520:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$429
Fri 19/406:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Fri 26/420:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$432
Sun 2/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sun 9/616:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$437
Fri 7/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sun 9/616:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$443

Melbourne to South Island flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to South Island for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Melbourne to South Island. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Mon 18/316:10CHC - MEL
1 stop9h 35mJetstar
Deal found 27/2$636
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/311:00CHC - MEL
1 stop8h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$663
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/306:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$678
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 16/316:10CHC - MEL
1 stop8h 00mJetstar
Deal found 27/2$683
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Thu 14/316:10CHC - MEL
1 stop8h 00mJetstar
Deal found 27/2$709
Wed 6/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 13/306:45CHC - MEL
2 stops17h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$744
Wed 6/321:15MEL - CHC
1 stop24h 50mJetstar
Wed 13/306:45CHC - MEL
2 stops17h 25mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$753
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sun 17/320:30CHC - MEL
1 stop13h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$758
Tue 5/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/318:20CHC - MEL
1 stop7h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$764

One-way flights to South Island from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to South Island. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Melbourne to South Island. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Melbourne to South Island instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Sun 21/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$229
Wed 10/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$237
Tue 16/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$241
Sat 23/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$251
Tue 16/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$261
Sun 10/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$263
Sun 3/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$266
Mon 11/306:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 28/2$269
Fri 22/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Deal found 29/2$271

Find flights from Melbourne to South Island within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to South Island that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$363 - $564

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 7/5

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Wed 22/5

Nonstop3h 45m

$363

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Wed 8/5

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Tue 14/5

Nonstop3h 45m

$364

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 7/5

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Wed 22/5

1 stop16h 10m

$401

MelbourneQueenstown Intl

MEL - ZQN

MELZQN

Melbourne

Tue 9/4

Nonstop3h 10m

Queenstown Intl

Wed 8/5

Nonstop3h 25m

$418

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Thu 9/5

Nonstop3h 25m

Christchurch

Tue 14/5

Nonstop3h 45m

$480

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 21/5

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Sat 25/5

Nonstop4h 00m

$484

MelbourneQueenstown Intl

MEL - ZQN

MELZQN

Melbourne

Sat 1/6

1 stop22h 40m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 8/6

1 stop17h 45m

$543

MelbourneQueenstown Intl

MEL - ZQN

MELZQN

Melbourne

Fri 23/8

Nonstop3h 10m

Queenstown Intl

Mon 26/8

Nonstop3h 35m

$550

MelbourneQueenstown Intl

MEL - ZQN

MELZQN

Melbourne

Sat 1/6

Nonstop3h 10m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 8/6

Nonstop3h 30m

$564

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Reviews of airlines servicing South Island

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to South Island. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to South Island. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand from Melbourne to South Island have to say. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
729 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
729 reviews
8.3
Very Good
729 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews
8.3
Very Good
729 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.0
Very Good
264 reviews
8.3
Very Good
729 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.9
Good
774 reviews
8.3
Very Good
729 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,107 reviews
8.3
Very Good
729 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to South Island. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $363, but on average you can expect to pay $441.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to South Island is less than $441.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to South Island for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne Airport to South Island?

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to South Island?