Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

CHC — MEL
30 May — 6 Jun1
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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 2022: 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

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Average price$351Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$351From 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 $472 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $501.

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 $430 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $275. 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 December

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 May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHC to MEL flights in May, June
30 Jun - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$656

Jetstar

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Deal found 24/5/22

30 Jun - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 35m
$690

Jetstar

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Deal found 24/5/22

21 Jun - 28 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

9h 25m
$757

Jetstar

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Deal found 24/5/22

Christchurch to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch found for this year
14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$388

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

26 Oct - 26 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$528

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

9h 10m
$549

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

15 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 25m
$628

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/5/22

8 Aug - 15 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 25m
$636

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/5/22

11 Oct - 20 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 25m
$639

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$388

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

12 Oct - 19 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$431

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

12 Oct - 14 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$444

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Melbourne direct flight deals
14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$388

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

26 Oct - 26 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$528

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

15 Jul - 18 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 20m
$667

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Christchurch, departing today and this week
4 Jun - 11 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

14h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 30m
$825

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

1 Jun - 8 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 20m
$827

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

4 Jun - 7 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

15h 45m
$829

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 24/5/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
12 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$137

Jetstar

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Deal found 24/5/22

15 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$239

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

27 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 55m
$251

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

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 4 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 4 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 Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways flying from Christchurch to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $388, but on average you can expect to pay $526.

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

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport is less than $852.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $900.

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 is the cheapest airline to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Melbourne Airport, with prices starting at $388. You may be able to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport for 9% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

$137 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $286 and $315, 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 most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport are United Airlines (89%), Turkish Airlines (85%) and Singapore Airlines (85%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport is generally $468, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $236. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $349 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Melbourne

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

Top 4 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
EmiratesCheapest$291Average$688FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$341Average$412FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$555Average$669FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$578Average$714FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Melbourne

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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Melbourne
Sunday3daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday5daily flights