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Flight information for Melbourne to Christchurch

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Best price found

$230

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 $230. The best return flight deal from Melbourne to Christchurch found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $571.
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?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Thursday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

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

in the morning

Melbourne to Christchurch flights are approximately 3% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

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

Virgin Australia

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia 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)$368
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Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV) to Christchurch Airport (CHC)$709
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When travelling from Melbourne to Christchurch, the most popular airport to fly into is Christchurch Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Christchurch Airport from Melbourne are departing from Melbourne Airport. If you are looking for an alternate airport near Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Avalon Airport is a great option and is located in Melbourne. If you are looking for an alternate airport to fly into near Christchurch Airport, Christchurch Airport is a great option and is located in Christchurch. In May, $368 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Melbourne to Christchurch which you can find when you fly MEL — CHC.


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
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
17 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 and Jetstar
Jetstar
4 Nov
MEL19:55Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC23:10Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
14 Jul
MEL10:10Melbourne
8h 05m
1 stop
CHC18:15Christchurch
Air New Zealand
22 Oct
MEL14:10Melbourne
3h 25m
CHC17:35Christchurch

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
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
Multiple Airlines
30 May
MEL13:00Melbourne
5h 30m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
4 Jun
CHC04:35Christchurch
14h 55m
2 stops
MEL19:30Melbourne
Qantas Airways
3 Jun
MEL12:30Melbourne
6h 00m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
10 Jun
CHC02:10Christchurch
15h 30m
1 stop
MEL17:40Melbourne

Best airlines flying from Melbourne to Christchurch

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $277Free cancellationRating
7.8
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Air New ZealandPriceFrom $690Free cancellationRating
8.4
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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
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

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
14 Jul
AVV10:50Melbourne Avalon
7h 40m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
29 Jul
CHC05:40Christchurch
15h 30m
2 stops
AVV21:10Melbourne 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

  • 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, Virgin Australia, 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?

    Christchurch is 2404.4 km away from Melbourne. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 3h 15m.



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