Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

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The best prices from Christchurch to Melbourne are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to MEL flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

CHC - MEL

Price

$226 - $437

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$316

From Christchurch to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 13% on the overall cost on flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 22% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $425 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $451.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne Airport from Christchurch. Prices for May average $387 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $247. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 57% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport (CHC - MEL)?

When flying from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 22% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHC to MEL flights in October, November
6 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

23h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

3 stops

47h 25m
$3,463

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

6 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

3 stops

47h 25m
$3,474

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

6 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

24h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

3 stops

47h 25m
$9,496

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

Christchurch to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch found for this year
6 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

23h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

3 stops

47h 25m
$3,463

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

6 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

3 stops

47h 25m
$3,474

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

6 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

24h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

3 stops

47h 25m
$9,496

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

Direct flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Melbourne direct flight deals
25 Mar - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$311

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/10/21

25 Mar - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$313

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

17 Feb - 21 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 20m
$648

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 26/10/21

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Christchurch, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

35h 45m
$11,944

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

One-way flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
26 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$117

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

28 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$138

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

23 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$172

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Melbourne flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

For a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne, you will be flying from Christchurch. Christchurch (CHC) is just 9.5 km from the centre of the city. Christchurch is the only Christchurch airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 5 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Christchurch on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from Christchurch to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport is less than $531.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport for under $12,000?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $12,000.

How popular is this Christchurch to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Melbourne was viewed by 5,467 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport one-way?

$117 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, with prices starting from $265 and $425, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

The most popular airlines flying from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport is generally $503, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $107. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $311 for that flight.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Christchurch right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Melbourne

Most visitors from Christchurch will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Christchurch from Melbourne?

Returning to Christchurch from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Christchurch to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$236
Average$488
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$238
Average$536
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$255
Average$380
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$261
Average$538
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$314
Average$482
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety