Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

CHC — MEL
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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The best prices from Christchurch to Melbourne are usually found in July or August, 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 - MEL

Price

$344 - $705

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Round-trip from$548From Christchurch to Melbourne
One-way from$260One-way flight from Christchurch to Melbourne

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

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.

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 98% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,075 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,481.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Christchurch. Prices for July average $725 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $401. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a July flight can save you 54% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

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 June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHC to Melbourne flights in June, July
19 Jul - 26 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 25m
$699

Air New Zealand

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3 Jul - 7 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

15h 10m
$753

Multiple Airlines

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19 Jul - 26 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

13h 25m
$760

Multiple Airlines

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Christchurch to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch found for this year
10 Aug - 14 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$355

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

10 Aug - 14 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$400

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

7 Oct - 21 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$448

Jetstar

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Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

10 Aug - 14 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$355

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

10 Aug - 14 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$400

Jetstar

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7 Oct - 21 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$448

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

6 Sep - 14 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

12h 10m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

13h 15m
$757

Qantas Airways

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21 Sep - 25 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

15h 15m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

23h 00m
$820

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22/6/22

21 Sep - 25 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

2 stops

11h 15m
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

12h 15m
$868

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22/6/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Melbourne direct flight deals
10 Aug - 14 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$355

Jetstar

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10 Aug - 14 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$400

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

7 Oct - 21 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$448

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Christchurch, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 7 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

15h 10m
$753

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/6/22

29 Jun - 3 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$806

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

3 Jul - 7 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

11h 00m
$825

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/6/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne
30 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$99

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

30 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$178

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

27 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$180

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

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 3 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 for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $355, but on average you can expect to pay $500.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Christchurch to Melbourne under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Melbourne is less than $505.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Melbourne for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Christchurch to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Melbourne?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday.

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.

How many flights depart from Christchurch to Melbourne on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Christchurch to Melbourne a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Christchurch to Melbourne can take about 3h 45m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $355. There are 2427 km between Christchurch and Melbourne. All flights are typically direct.

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

Jetstar, at $355, was found to be the cheapest airline from Christchurch to Melbourne.. Jetstar is 50% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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 most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Melbourne?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne consider choosing United Airlines(82%), Etihad Airways(60%) or Turkish Airlines(41%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $235. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Melbourne) can be booked for $299 on average our data indicates $588 when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne.

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
JetstarCheapest$287Average$428FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$329Average$712FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$569Average$706FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$595Average$748FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Melbourne
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
29%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
70%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday7daily flights
Saturday0daily flights