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Cheap flights from Christchurch International to Melbourne

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The best prices from Christchurch International 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 International (CHC) to Melbourne (MEL)

CHC - MEL
Price
$314 - $607
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

Average price

$469

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$314

From Christchurch International to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch International to Melbourne?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 40% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Christchurch International to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $479, or $575 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Melbourne from Christchurch International average $396. You can even find prices in June for less than $396, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as $240. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from Christchurch International. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Christchurch International to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Christchurch International to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch International found for this year
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$533pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$537pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$668pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Melbourne from Christchurch International

Save time with Christchurch International to Melbourne direct flight deals
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$533pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$537pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Melbourne from Christchurch International

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch International to Melbourne
01:30 - 13:05
Jetstar
2 stops
13h 35m
CHC - MEL
Jetstar
$696
FlightHub
15:10 - 06:05
Air New Zealand
1 stop
16h 55m
CHC - MEL
Air New Zealand
$1,019
CheapFlights
01:30 - 06:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
30h 55m
CHC - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$1,147
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Christchurch International to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Christchurch International to Melbourne for under $555 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch International to Melbourne for under $555. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $533, but on average you can expect to pay $1,228.

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 International to Melbourne for under $555 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Christchurch International to Melbourne under $555. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch International to Melbourne is less than $534.

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to Melbourne flight path 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.

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Melbourne?

The rainfall in Christchurch is generally same as the rainfall in Melbourne. This will continue over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Temperatures around the 26 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Melbourne is hotter than in Christchurch. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Christchurch International to Melbourne?

Departing from Christchurch International to Melbourne will take you 3h 50m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Christchurch International to Melbourne return?

Currently priced at $533, Virgin Australia will fly you from Christchurch International to Melbourne and back. In addition to Virgin Australia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Emirates and Air New Zealand - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $668 and $1,784, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air New Zealand, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $694. Check flights for Jetstar, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Christchurch International to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Christchurch International to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 35m
Average temperature for January in Melbourne
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Melbourne
28.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 5 airlines flying from Christchurch International to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch International to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$182 $272 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$225 $346 No cancel fee 78%
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Virgin Australia
$169 $350 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$171 $384 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$187 $385 No cancel fee 75%
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