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 ME1 flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

CHC - ME1

Price

$226 - $437

ME1

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

ME1

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

$332

From Christchurch to Melbourne

One-way from

$273

One-way flight from Christchurch to Melbourne

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Christchurch to Melbourne, 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 $447 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $475.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Christchurch. Users have commonly found prices around $407 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $260. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC - ME1)?

When flying from Christchurch to Melbourne, 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHC to Melbourne flights in January, February
28 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$478

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

28 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$481

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

26 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$575

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Christchurch to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch found for this year
28 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$478

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

28 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$481

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

26 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$575

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Melbourne direct flight deals
28 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$478

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

28 Feb - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$481

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

16 Mar - 31 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 25m
$623

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
1 May
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$115

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

1 May
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

16h 15m
$273

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

1 May
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

13h 15m
$306

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

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 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.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $478, but on average you can expect to pay $626.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Melbourne is less than $591.

How popular is this Christchurch to Melbourne 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 flying from Christchurch to Melbourne round-trip?

Air New Zealand, at $623, was found to be the cheapest airline from Christchurch to Melbourne. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Qantas Airways.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $115 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $306 and Air New Zealand from $366 one-way.

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

Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $81. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Melbourne Avalon) can be booked for $706 on average our data indicates $277 when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Christchurch right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Melbourne

Most visitors from Christchurch need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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

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

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$249
Average$514
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$251
Average$564
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$268
Average$400
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$275
Average$567
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$331
Average$508
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety