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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to CHC Last modified: 30/06/2016 1:27 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Christchurch Last modified: 30/06/2016 1:27 PM

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.

Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 14/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 26/07
nonstop
$343
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Tue 19/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 26/07
nonstop
$343
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Tue 19/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 2/08
nonstop
$343
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 28/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 31/07
nonstop
$343
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 28/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 1/08
nonstop
$343
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Sat 27/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 4/09
nonstop
$366
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Sat 27/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 9/09
nonstop
$366
Select
Jetstar
MELCHC
Thu 7/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 22/07
nonstop
$438
Select
Jetstar
MELCHC
Thu 7/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 24/07
nonstop
$438
Select
Jetstar
MELCHC
Fri 8/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 19/07
nonstop
$438
Select
Jetstar
MELCHC
Sun 10/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 18/07
nonstop
$438
Select
Jetstar
MELCHC
Mon 11/07
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 18/07
nonstop
$438
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Sat 30/07
1 stop
CHCMEL
Wed 3/08
1 stop
$486
Select

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

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 $366.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Melbourne to Christchurch

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $448 $501
7-14 days $343 $462
14-21 days $343 $452
21-30 days $343 $442
30-60 days $343 $442
60-90 days $343 $442
90+ days $313 $451

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Christchurch

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$382 $343 $438 $343 $343 $366 $343

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Christchurch

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 14/07/16 26/07/16 0 $343
August Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 4/08/16 7/08/16 0 $343
September Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 1/09/16 5/09/16 0 $343
October Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 4/10/16 18/10/16 0 $438
November Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 1/11/16 19/11/16 0 $438
December Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 5/12/16 12/12/16 0 $438
January Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 30/01/17 17/02/17 0 $411
February Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 10/02/17 24/02/17 0 $313

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

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 Melbourne to Christchurch.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$536
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$536 $371
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$371 $371
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$371 $343
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$343 $343
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$343
TIPSave $40 by flying into Wellington instead of Christchurch from Melbourne

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

Your Melbourne to Christchurch 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 Melbourne to Christchurch is $527.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $467.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Christchurch
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:15 00:15
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:10 18:30
Virgin Australia 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 07:45 18:30

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

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 $239.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $471.

Melbourne to Christchurch Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Christchurch flight time is 3 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Christchurch is 2410 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 38% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Christchurch.

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $91
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $118
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $112

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $343
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $597
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $546
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,425
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $563
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $237
Melbourne to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $676
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $587
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $543
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $683
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $740
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $890
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $537
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $527
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,394
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $640
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $536
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $765
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $527
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $532
Melbourne to Taupo Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $680
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $343
Melbourne to Gisborne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $648
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $324

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $773
Albury to Wellington Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Albury to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $891
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from $343 Round trip from MEL to CHC