When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 40% on flights from South Island to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $484. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $581.
The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Melbourne from South Island average $400. You can even find prices in June for less than $400, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as $243. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from South Island. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.
Melbourne (MEL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from South Island to Melbourne. It is only a 19.3 km journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Melbourne’s city centre.
Some of the carriers operating flights from South Island to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.
Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Melbourne for under $421. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $352, but on average you can expect to pay $420.
Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Island to Melbourne under $421. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Melbourne is less than $441.
Temperatures around the 26 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Melbourne is hotter than in South Island. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.
Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from South Island to Melbourne.
Most travellers choose Christchurch - Melbourne, Queenstown Intl - Melbourne or Nelson - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from South Island to Melbourne.
Looking for the cheapest flight from South Island to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $506, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $108. The most popular route (Christchurch - Melbourne), is priced around $371.
The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from South Island to Melbourne are Etihad Airways (90%), Turkish Airlines (83%) and United Airlines (82%).
Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways can get you from South Island to Melbourne in just under 3h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 35m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.
Jetstar, at $353, was found to be the cheapest airline from South Island to Melbourne..
$117 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 $229 and $248, respectively.
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