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The best prices from Christchurch to Melbourne are usually found in August or July, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to Melbourne (MEL)

CHC - MEL
Price
$240 - $437
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Average price $382 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from $240 From Christchurch 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 to Melbourne?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 15%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 41% 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 39 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 to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $856, or $1,033 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Melbourne in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $345.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for CHC to MEL flights in July, August
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$612pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$712pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$720pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch found for this year
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$341pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$381pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$402pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
14:15 - 07:10
Air New Zealand
1 stop
18h 55m
CHC - MEL
Air New Zealand
02:00 - 07:10
Air New Zealand
1 stop
7h 10m
CHC - MEL
Air New Zealand
$491
Kiwi.com
16:40 - 07:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
16h 30m
CHC - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$520
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $612, but on average you can expect to pay $1,163.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 5,486 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 5 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.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Christchurch to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.94
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Melbourne

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Melbourne

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Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Melbourne
Sunday
1 daily flight
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Wednesday
1 daily flight
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Friday
1 daily flight
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