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Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, New Zealand Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 2:26 -04:00

Melbourne to Christchurch Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 2:26 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch. Jetstar & Air New Zealand frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Christchurch flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
MELCHC
Wed 14/12
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 19/12
nonstop
$323
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Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Tue 1/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 15/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Thu 10/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 14/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 11/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 20/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 11/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 14/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 11/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Wed 16/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Tue 1/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 4/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Tue 8/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 18/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 11/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 18/11
nonstop
$357
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 17/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 2/12
nonstop
$357
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Tue 22/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 2/12
nonstop
$357
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Sun 20/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 4/12
nonstop
$454
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Wed 30/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 5/12
nonstop
$454
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Wed 30/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 4/12
nonstop
$454
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Fri 2/12
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 5/12
nonstop
$454
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Mon 5/12
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 19/12
nonstop
$454
Select
Singapore
MELCHC
Fri 25/11
2 stops
CHCMEL
Sun 4/12
2 stops
$927
Select
Singapore
MELCHC
Sun 1/01
2 stops
CHCMEL
Sun 15/01
2 stops
$927
Select
Singapore
MELCHC
Sun 1/01
2 stops
CHCMEL
Fri 20/01
2 stops
$927
Select
Singapore
MELCHC
Mon 2/01
2 stops
CHCMEL
Mon 16/01
2 stops
$927
Select
Singapore
MELCHC
Tue 3/01
2 stops
CHCMEL
Sun 15/01
2 stops
$927
Select

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?

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 $358.

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 thinking 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?

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 $447 $499
7-14 days $366 $488
14-21 days $387 $488
21-30 days $458 $488
30-60 days $357 $487
60-90 days $323 $362
90+ days $379 $487

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Christchurch

We've examined 25,112,504,041 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$366 $357 $323 $357 $357 $358 $387

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Christchurch 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 Melbourne to Christchurch flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 13/10/16 17/10/16 0 $366
November Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/11/16 15/11/16 0 $357
December Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 14/12/16 19/12/16 0 $323
January Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 16/01/17 23/01/17 0 $379
February Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/02/17 10/02/17 0 $379
March Melbourne Christchurch Air New Zealand 2/03/17 12/03/17 0 $379
April Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 28/04/17 7/05/17 0 $379
May Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 5/05/17 19/05/17 0 $379

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$558
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$558 $366
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$366 $472
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$472 $503
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$503 $366
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$366

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

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 $516.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $408.

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
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:15 00:15
Air New Zealand 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:10 18:30
Virgin Australia 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 18:30 18:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

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 $227.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $395.

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 23 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 19 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 42% 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: Oct 1, 2016 2:26 -04:00Number of routes searched: 61Number of itineraries searched: 1,398,322

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
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

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $130
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $181
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $125

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $406
Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $607
Flights from Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $526
Flights from Melbourne to London American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $991
Flights from Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $577
Flights from Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $332
Flights from Melbourne to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $636
Flights from Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar $563
Flights from Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $542
Flights from Melbourne to Invercargill Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $619
Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $820
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $719
Flights from Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $556
Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $470
Flights from Melbourne to New York American, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $1,180
Flights from Melbourne to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $618
Flights from Melbourne to Bangkok Royal Brunei, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Malaysia, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $497
Flights from Melbourne to Tauranga Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $875
Flights from Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $470
Flights from Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Bangkok, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $686
Flights from Melbourne to Taupo Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $735
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Royal Brunei, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $433
Flights from Melbourne to Gisborne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $980
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Royal Brunei, AirAsia X, Emirates, Garuda, Malaysia, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $614

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Albury to Christchurch Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $800
Flights from Albury to Wellington Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Albury to Queenstown Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $860
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch