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Cheap flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia

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The best prices from South Island to Victoria, Australia 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
South Island (CHC) to Victoria, Australia (MEL)

CHC - MEL
Price
$311 - $601

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$335

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$311

From South Island to Victoria, Australia

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 South Island to Victoria, Australia?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Victoria, Australia?

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 Victoria, Australia 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 $474. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $569.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Victoria, Australia?

Flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Island to Victoria, Australia in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $238.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Victoria, Australia (CHC - MEL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from South Island to Victoria, Australia is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia in March, April 2021

25 Mar - 24 Apr
$1,547pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
25 Mar - 24 Apr
$1,570pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
25 Mar - 24 Apr
$1,721pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Victoria, Australia 2021 flight deals

12 Nov - 13 Nov
$724pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
12 Oct - 15 Oct
$729pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
12 Nov - 13 Nov
$730pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Victoria, Australia

Can I find flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia for under $1,650 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia for under $1,650. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,547, but on average you can expect to pay $1,612.

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.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia for under $1,512 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to Victoria, Australia, 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 5,467 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 6 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.

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Top 5 airlines flying from South Island to Victoria, Australia

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$182 $272 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$225 $346 No cancel fee 78%
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Virgin Australia
$169 $350 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$171 $384 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$187 $385 No cancel fee 75%
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1 daily flight
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1 daily flight
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1 daily flight
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1 daily flight
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Saturday
1 daily flight
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