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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to CHC Last modified: 26/07/2016 1:28 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Christchurch Last modified: 26/07/2016 1:28 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
Mon 21/11
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 2/12
nonstop
$217
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 11/09
nonstop
$316
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 2/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 11/09
nonstop
$316
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Thu 8/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 11/09
nonstop
$316
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 9/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 11/09
nonstop
$316
Select
Virgin Australia
MELCHC
Fri 9/09
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 11/09
nonstop
$316
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Thu 25/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Fri 26/08
nonstop
$330
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Thu 25/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 29/08
nonstop
$330
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 4/09
nonstop
$330
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Mon 29/08
nonstop
$330
Select
Air New Zealand
MELCHC
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CHCMEL
Sun 28/08
nonstop
$330
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Tue 30/08
1 stop
CHCMEL
Thu 8/09
1 stop
$468
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Thu 8/09
1 stop
CHCMEL
Sun 11/09
1 stop
$468
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Tue 13/09
1 stop
CHCMEL
Sun 18/09
1 stop
$468
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Wed 28/09
1 stop
CHCMEL
Sun 9/10
1 stop
$468
Select
Qantas
MELCHC
Fri 18/11
1 stop
CHCMEL
Mon 21/11
1 stop
$468
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 $332.

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 $375 $482
7-14 days $346 $482
14-21 days $346 $482
21-30 days $326 $437
30-60 days $316 $437
60-90 days $326 $437
90+ days $217 $275

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
$366 $336 $335 $316 $316 $326 $326

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 28/07/16 31/07/16 0 $375
August Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 26/08/16 11/09/16 0 $316
September Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 2/09/16 11/09/16 0 $316
October Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 6/10/16 10/10/16 0 $326
November Melbourne Christchurch Jetstar 21/11/16 2/12/16 0 $217
December Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 2/12/16 9/12/16 0 $316
January Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 26/01/17 3/02/17 0 $316
February Melbourne Christchurch Virgin Australia 6/02/17 10/02/17 0 $316

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
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$375
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$375 $346
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$346 $346
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$346 $336
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$336 $326
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$326
TIPSave $108 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 $472.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Christchurch is $366.

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 0 00:15 00:15
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:10 18:30
Virgin Australia 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 07:45 18:30

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 17 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 41% 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

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 $100
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $120
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $93

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $310
Melbourne to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $298
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $481
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, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,301
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $537
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $300
Melbourne to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $557
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $505
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $502
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $565
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $724
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $749
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $548
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $584
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,127
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $530
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $552
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $540
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $584
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $567
Melbourne to Taupo Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $589
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $472
Melbourne to Gisborne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $529
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $493

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $478
Albury to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $526
Albury to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from $217 Round trip from MEL to CHC