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Cheap flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island

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The best prices from Tullamarine Intl to South Island are usually found in May or August, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Tullamarine Intl (MEL) to South Island (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CHC flight in 2021: compare Tullamarine Intl to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
MEL - CHC
Price
$256 - $573
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Average price

$256

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$256

From Tullamarine Intl to South Island

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 Tullamarine Intl to South Island?

Flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island are generally found to be more expensive on Tuesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to South Island.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Tullamarine Intl to South Island?

Users have found that booking a flight from Tullamarine Intl to South Island at least 47 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 47 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for as little as $499 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 $508 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tullamarine Intl to South Island?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Tullamarine Intl. Prices for May average $429 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $289. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tullamarine Intl to South Island (MEL - CHC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Tullamarine Intl to South Island in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 18% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MEL to CHC flights in May, June
23 Jun - 2 Jul
$370pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$385pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Jun - 30 Jun
$394pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Tullamarine Intl to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Tullamarine Intl found for this year
1 Sep - 12 Sep
$334pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 26 Nov
$344pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 15 Dec
$345pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to South Island from Tullamarine Intl

Save time with Tullamarine Intl to South Island direct flight deals
1 Sep - 12 Sep
$334pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 26 Nov
$344pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
7 Jul - 16 Jul
$348pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Tullamarine Intl, departing today and this week
28 May - 5 Jun
$478pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
28 May - 5 Jun
$533pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 May - 30 May
$537pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to South Island from Tullamarine Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island
19:30 - 10:55
Jetstar
1 stop
13h 25m
MEL - CHC
Jetstar
$381
Jettzy
08:05 - 17:40
Air New Zealand
2 stops
7h 35m
MEL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$419
Jettzy
11:30 - 05:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
16h 40m
MEL - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$605
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Tullamarine Intl to South Island

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch?

You will need to book a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch if you want to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch. At least 5 different airlines have flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Christchurch (CHC) on a regular basis. There are 4 flights to Christchurch from the Melbourne airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from MEL to CHC to be around 3h 15m.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from Melbourne to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for under $387. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $334, but on average you can expect to pay $369.

Are there direct flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island under $387. A good price for a direct flight from Tullamarine Intl to South Island is less than $389.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for under $515?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Tullamarine Intl to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $515.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Christchurch?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

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

How many flights depart from Tullamarine Intl to South Island on average per day?

On average 5 flights depart from Melbourne to Christchurch per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Christchurch?

Melbourne will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Christchurch over the next 13 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 Tullamarine Intl to South Island?

For as low as $334, Jetstar can have you in South Island from Tullamarine Intl in 3h 15m. The distance between Tullamarine Intl and South Island is about 2427 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Tullamarine Intl to South Island return?

Jetstar, at $334, was found to be the cheapest airline from Tullamarine Intl to South Island.. You may be able to fly from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for 5% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Tullamarine Intl to South Island one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $234. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Tullamarine Intl to South Island for a low price.

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Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Tullamarine Intl to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Flight duration
3h 32m
Average temperature for May in South Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in South Island
199.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from Tullamarine Intl to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Tullamarine Intl to South Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$156 $259 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$198 $332 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$165 $341 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$216 $342 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$171 $367 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from Tullamarine Intl to South Island

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tullamarine Intl towards South Island.
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Weekly flight availability
from Tullamarine Intl to South Island
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tullamarine Intl to South Island.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
5 daily flights
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