To save on the cost of your flight from South Island 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 $431 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $458.
May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from South Island. Prices for May average $393 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $251. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 57% on your journey compared to booking in May
When flying from South Island to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.
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 $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $419, but on average you can expect to pay $617.
Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from South Island to Melbourne under $500. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Melbourne is less than $684.
Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.
Within the past month, 5,467 users have taken a look at flights from South Island to Melbourne.
3 flight departures from South Island to Melbourne per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 67% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Departing from South Island to Melbourne will take you 3h 45m. Airlines will cover a distance of 2427 km. Most flights are nonstop.
The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from South Island to Melbourne are United Airlines (100%), Etihad Airways (67%) and Turkish Airlines (67%).
The most popular route from South Island to Melbourne is Christchurch - Melbourne. You may also consider Nelson - Melbourne or Dunedin - Melbourne.
The cheapest flight price from South Island to Melbourne is $109. On average you can expect to pay $511. The most popular route, (Christchurch - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $419.
Before booking your flight from South Island to Melbourne, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.
Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to Melbourne
Most visitors from South Island will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.
Returning to South Island from Melbourne
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Island.
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.
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