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Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne, AU, Australia - CHC to MEL Last modified: 27/05/2016 6:56 AM

Popular flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Last modified: 27/05/2016 6:56 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29/06/2016 17/07/2016 $533
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30/06/2016 2/07/2016 $529
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30/06/2016 2/07/2016 $600
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18/06/2016 23/06/2016 $432

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC to MEL)?

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 $462.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC to MEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $661 $702
7-14 days $535 $575
14-21 days $542 $605
21-30 days $432 $565
30-60 days $435 $551
60-90 days $438 $551
90+ days $478 $545

Cheapest Day To Fly from Christchurch to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$486 $435 $471 $438 $486 $432 $486

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Christchurch to Melbourne

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Christchurch Melbourne Jetstar 28/05/16 1/06/16 1 $702
June Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 18/06/16 23/06/16 0 $432
July Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 19/07/16 29/07/16 0 $435
August Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 4/08/16 18/08/16 0 $438
September Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 8/09/16 22/09/16 0 $519
October Christchurch Melbourne Jetstar 3/10/16 7/10/16 0 $535
November Christchurch Melbourne Jetstar 12/11/16 21/11/16 0 $535
December Christchurch Melbourne Virgin Australia 2/12/16 4/12/16 0 $551

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Christchurch to Melbourne

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,217
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,217 $673
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$673 $539
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$539 $563
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$563 $535
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$535

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC to MEL)

Your Christchurch to Melbourne flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 $617.

The average price for non-stop flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is $545.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Christchurch to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:05 21:05
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:10 06:10
Virgin Australia 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 15:55 15:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC to MEL)

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 $213.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is $559.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $382
Nelson to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $652
Blenheim to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $898
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $455
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $401
Christchurch to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $702
Wellington to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $722
Wellington to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $724
Christchurch to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $722
Nelson to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $763
Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $402
Wellington to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $410
Christchurch to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $694
Wellington to Albury Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Wellington to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $672
Blenheim to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Wellington to Launceston Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $779
Christchurch to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $551
Christchurch to Mildura Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $742
Christchurch to Devonport Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
Nelson to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,098
Wellington to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $490
Wellington to Devonport Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
Wellington to Mildura Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot $952
Nelson to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $715
Blenheim to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai $1,486
Christchurch to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic $2,281

Airlines Flying from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC to MEL) Number of flights searched: 85Last modified: 27/05/2016 6:56 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Christchurch to Melbourne with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Christchurch to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X
Air New Zealand - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand WLG X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Christchurch and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Christchurch to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Christchurch to Melbourne flight time is 3 hours and 48 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Christchurch and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Christchurch to Melbourne is 2410 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 41% 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
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