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Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: 25/09/2016 12:57 AM

Christchurch to Melbourne Last modified: 25/09/2016 12:57 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Melbourne. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals on Christchurch to Melbourne flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
CHCMEL
Fri 2/12
nonstop
MELCHC
Wed 7/12
nonstop
$372
Select
Virgin Australia
CHCMEL
Fri 2/12
nonstop
MELCHC
Wed 7/12
nonstop
$411
Select
Air New Zealand
CHCMEL
Mon 21/11
1 stop
MELCHC
Mon 28/11
1 stop
$444
Select
Qantas
CHCMEL
Mon 16/01
nonstop
MELCHC
Fri 20/01
nonstop
$520
Select
Qantas
CHCMEL
Tue 17/01
nonstop
MELCHC
Fri 20/01
nonstop
$520
Select
Qantas
CHCMEL
Tue 17/01
nonstop
MELCHC
Sat 21/01
nonstop
$520
Select
Qantas
CHCMEL
Wed 18/01
nonstop
MELCHC
Tue 24/01
nonstop
$520
Select

How Much is a Flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Christchurch to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $427.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Christchurch to Melbourne based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $582 $637
7-14 days $489 $598
14-21 days $616 $576
21-30 days $521 $572
30-60 days $373 $427
60-90 days $372 $423
90+ days $441 $551

Cheapest Day To Fly from Christchurch to Melbourne

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$373 $427 $457 $520 $372 $427 $408

Compare Flight Prices from Christchurch to Melbourne by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Christchurch to Melbourne flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 26/09/16 30/09/16 0 $582
October Christchurch Melbourne Jetstar 7/10/16 9/10/16 0 $489
November Christchurch Melbourne Jetstar 21/11/16 28/11/16 0 $373
December Christchurch Melbourne Jetstar 2/12/16 7/12/16 0 $372
January Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 27/01/17 3/02/17 0 $441
February Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 3/02/17 6/02/17 0 $441
March Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 10/03/17 16/03/17 0 $441
April Christchurch Melbourne Qantas 15/04/17 21/04/17 0 $522

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Christchurch to Melbourne. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$647
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$647 $489
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$489 $576
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$576 $626
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$626 $615
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$615

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is $510.

The average price for direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is $452.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Weekly Direct Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:05 21:05
Air New Zealand 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:10 15:40
Virgin Australia 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 15:55 15:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Christchurch to Melbourne. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is $442.

Christchurch to Melbourne Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Christchurch to Melbourne flight time is 3 hours and 48 minutes.
Question: How far is Melbourne from Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Christchurch to Melbourne is 2,410 kilometers (1,498 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 19 direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular Christchurch airlines for direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 42% of the non-stop flights between Christchurch and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Christchurch flying to Melbourne Last modified: 25/09/2016 12:57 AMNumber of routes searched: 67Number of itineraries searched: 1,247,921

Wondering which airlines fly out of Christchurch to Melbourne? We've gathered the average price of Christchurch airlines with flights to Melbourne. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Christchurch to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas BNE
Jetstar -
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand WLG
Jetstar SYD
Air New Zealand ZQN
Jetstar OOL
Fiji Airways NAN
China Southern CAN
Virgin Australia PER
Singapore SIN

Christchurch to Melbourne Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Christchurch and Melbourne. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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