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Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, New Zealand Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 2:17 -05:00

Melbourne to Christchurch Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 2:17 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,446,960,992 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Christchurch. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals to Christchurch flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
MELCHC
Sat 25/02
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 28/02
nonstop
$259
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 23/02
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 10/03
nonstop
$303
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Thu 23/02
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sat 4/03
nonstop
$322
Qantas
MELCHC
Tue 7/02
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 17/02
nonstop
$380
Emirates
MELCHC
Sat 1/04
1 stop
CHCMEL
Sat 8/04
1 stop
$398
Singapore
MELCHC
Wed 5/04
2 stops
CHCMEL
Wed 12/04
2 stops
$909

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Christchurch? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Christchurch, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $295.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Melbourne to Christchurch 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 Melbourne to Christchurch? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $411 $482
7-14 days $388 $489
14-21 days $346 $451
21-30 days $306 $392
30-60 days $259 $334
60-90 days $268 $398
90+ days $322 $370

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Christchurch Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,455,456,509 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$268 $312 $306 $303 $306 $259 $306

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Christchurch by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Melbourne to Christchurch flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 27/01/17 31/01/17 0 $388
February Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 25/02/17 28/02/17 0 $259
March Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 20/03/17 27/03/17 0 $268
April Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 27/04/17 2/05/17 0 $348
May Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 4/05/17 9/05/17 0 $323
June Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 11/06/17 18/06/17 0 $326
July Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 25/07/17 2/08/17 0 $323
August Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/08/17 8/08/17 0 $322

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$451
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$451 $388
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$388 $442
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$442 $312
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$312 $312
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$312

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Melbourne to Christchurch is $454.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $342.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Airlines 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 13:10 13:10
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:10 00:10
Air New Zealand 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 09:10 12:00
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 23:45 23:45
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 06:45 18:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Melbourne to Christchurch. 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 Melbourne to Christchurch is $219.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $324.

Melbourne to Christchurch Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Christchurch flight time is 3 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Christchurch from Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Christchurch is 2,410 kilometers (1,498 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 34 direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne airlines for direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 26% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Christchurch.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Christchurch Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 2:17 -05:00Number of routes searched: 65Number of itineraries searched: 1,060,139

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Christchurch? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Christchurch. 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.

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

Melbourne to Christchurch Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Christchurch. 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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Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL Last modified: Jan 17, 2017 2:17 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch