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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to CHC Last modified: 29/08/2016 1:30 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Christchurch Last modified: 29/08/2016 1:30 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.

Jetstar
MELCHC
Fri 18/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 20/11
nonstop
$218
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Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 2/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 18/09
nonstop
$349
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 2/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 4/09
nonstop
$349
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 8/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 12/09
nonstop
$349
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 9/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 12/09
nonstop
$349
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 9/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Tue 13/09
nonstop
$349
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 18/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 20/11
nonstop
$354
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Sun 27/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sat 10/12
nonstop
$455
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Mon 28/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Thu 8/12
nonstop
$455
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Mon 28/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 9/12
nonstop
$455
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Mon 28/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 12/12
nonstop
$455
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Sat 3/12
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sat 10/12
nonstop
$455
Select
Fiji Airways
MELCHC
Mon 12/12
1 stop
CHCMEL
Tue 20/12
1 stop
$876
Select
China Southern
MELCHC
Tue 27/12
1 stop
CHCMEL
Sun 8/01
1 stop
$2,024
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 $347.

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 $349 $487
7-14 days $349 $487
14-21 days $447 $487
21-30 days $349 $487
30-60 days $349 $487
60-90 days $218 $246
90+ days $291 $354

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
$387 $349 $390 $349 $218 $349 $380

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
August Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 31/08/16 5/09/16 0 $444
September Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 2/09/16 4/09/16 0 $349
October Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 4/10/16 12/10/16 0 $349
November Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 18/11/16 20/11/16 0 $218
December Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 5/12/16 8/12/16 0 $377
January Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 16/01/17 27/01/17 0 $377
February Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 22/02/17 6/03/17 0 $291
March Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 7/03/17 26/03/17 0 $377

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
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$349
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$349 $349
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$349 $447
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$447 $464
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$464 $349
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$349

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 $592.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $401.

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 0 0 23:15 23:15
Air New Zealand 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:10 17:30
Virgin Australia 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 06:45 17:30

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 $304.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $500.

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: Air New Zealand provides 44% 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 Flying from Melbourne to Christchurch (MEL to CHC) Number of flights searched: 97Last modified: 29/08/2016 1:30 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Christchurch 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 Melbourne to Christchurch.

Melbourne to Christchurch
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - 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 SYD X X X X X X X

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, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $102
Melbourne to Brisbane Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $207
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $135

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Wellington Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $405
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $563
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $518
Melbourne to London Jet Airways, Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Air Serbia, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, Air Mauritius, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $998
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $578
Melbourne to Auckland Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Aircalin, Thai, Virgin Australia $241
Melbourne to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $642
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $615
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $559
Melbourne to Invercargill Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $628
Melbourne to Tokyo Sichuan, AirAsia, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Aircalin, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $673
Melbourne to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $628
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $554
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $527
Melbourne to New York American, Air Berlin, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Air Serbia, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Air Tahiti Nui, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $1,116
Melbourne to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $772
Melbourne to Bangkok Sichuan, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $418
Melbourne to Tauranga Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $607
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Capital Airlines, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $526
Melbourne to Jakarta Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, SkyStar $591
Melbourne to Taupo Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $627
Melbourne to Singapore Sichuan, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $508
Melbourne to Gisborne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $607
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $339

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Christchurch Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $708
Albury to Wellington Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Albury to Queenstown Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $785
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from $218 Round trip from MEL to CHC