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Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch from £115

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 16/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — CHC
2 Mar — 9 Mar1
1 adult
Sat 2/3
Sat 9/3

The best prices from Melbourne to Christchurch are usually found in October or May, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Christchurch

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Christchurch (CHC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

£1,036

One-way from

£218
High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
From Melbourne to Christchurch
One-way flight from Melbourne to Christchurch

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 26% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch at least 18 days early can save you up to 9% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch for as little as £291 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £291 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Melbourne Airport in October are about £339 on average during October, but can be found for as low as £135.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Melbourne and Christchurch. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Find some of the cheapest Qantas Airways flights travelling from Melbourne to Christchurch. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Tue 9/409:20MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Tue 23/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 25/2£362
Tue 9/409:20MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Tue 23/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£388
Tue 9/416:00MEL - CHC
1 stop5h 55mQantas Airways
Tue 23/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£402
Fri 5/416:00MEL - CHC
1 stop5h 55mQantas Airways
Fri 19/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£439
Fri 15/315:45MEL - CHC
1 stop6h 14mQantas Airways
Tue 2/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£464
Wed 3/416:00MEL - CHC
1 stop5h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 17/416:50CHC - MEL
1 stop8h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£477
Fri 5/415:45MEL - CHC
1 stop6h 10mQantas Airways
Fri 19/416:50CHC - MEL
1 stop6h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£485
Wed 3/416:00MEL - CHC
1 stop5h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 17/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£532
Fri 5/409:20MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Fri 19/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£538

Cheap Emirates flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Melbourne and Christchurch. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Emirates flights travelling from Melbourne to Christchurch. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
Wed 10/409:20MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 30mEmirates
Tue 23/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mEmirates
Deal found 25/2£383
Sun 17/309:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 25mEmirates
Mon 1/406:25CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 50mEmirates
Deal found 26/2£1,549

Cheap Melbourne to Christchurch flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to Christchurch specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Prices were last updated on 27 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Christchurch in 2024 at this time. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Tue 19/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Fri 22/316:10CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£241
Wed 20/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 3/416:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£257
Fri 22/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Thu 4/416:05CHC - MEL
1 stop9h 50mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£271
Sun 10/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 30/316:10CHC - MEL
1 stop7h 55mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£282
Wed 20/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 3/411:25CHC - MEL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£287
Tue 19/323:55MEL - CHC
1 stop15h 40mJetstar
Fri 22/316:10CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£299
Sun 24/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 30/316:10CHC - MEL
1 stop7h 55mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£304
Fri 22/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 10/409:40CHC - MEL
1 stop15h 05mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£321
Thu 21/311:25MEL - CHC
1 stop10h 40mJetstar
Thu 4/416:05CHC - MEL
1 stop9h 50mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£324

Melbourne to Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and Christchurch in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Christchurch in 2024 at this time. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sun 26/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 29/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£187
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 15/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£188
Tue 25/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 2/716:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£189
Sun 26/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 29/508:35CHC - MEL
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£206
Sun 25/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 27/816:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£210
Tue 25/623:55MEL - CHC
1 stop15h 40mJetstar
Tue 2/716:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£216
Sun 26/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Mon 27/509:40CHC - MEL
1 stop15h 05mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£218
Thu 18/406:15MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sun 21/416:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£220
Sun 25/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sun 1/916:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£221

Direct flights to Christchurch from Melbourne

Discover direct flight options from Melbourne to Christchurch. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
For a shorter flight, select one of these non-stop flights from Melbourne to Christchurch. If you're looking for other options for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Sun 26/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 29/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£187
Wed 8/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 15/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£188
Tue 25/618:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 2/716:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£189
Thu 18/406:15MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sun 21/416:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£220
Tue 19/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Fri 22/316:10CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£241
Wed 20/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 3/416:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£257
Tue 7/518:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 8/516:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£300
Wed 3/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Fri 12/416:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£337
Wed 27/319:00MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Tue 2/416:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£342

Melbourne to Christchurch flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to Christchurch for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Melbourne to Christchurch. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Thu 7/311:25MEL - CHC
1 stop10h 40mJetstar
Sun 10/313:50CHC - MEL
1 stop10h 55mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£445
Sun 3/323:55MEL - CHC
2 stops19h 50mFiji Airways
Tue 5/313:50CHC - MEL
2 stops24h 55mFiji Airways
Deal found 26/2£1,463

One-way flights to Christchurch from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to Christchurch. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. For those needing a return trip from Melbourne, there is a search form available above.
Tue 16/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£115
Mon 3/623:55MEL - CHC
1 stop12h 40mJetstar
Deal found 26/2£140
Tue 18/623:55MEL - CHC
1 stop11h 05mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£144
Fri 19/418:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£148
Wed 8/523:55MEL - CHC
1 stop12h 40mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£155
Sat 16/313:05MEL - CHC
1 stop9h 00mJetstar
Deal found 25/2£178
Wed 10/418:55MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 25/2£179
Mon 3/609:20MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2£185
Tue 9/418:55MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 25/2£189

Find flights from Melbourne to Christchurch within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to Christchurch that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 937,418 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£188 - £383

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 23/4

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Fri 3/5

Nonstop3h 45m

£188

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 25/6

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Tue 2/7

Nonstop3h 45m

£189

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Wed 17/4

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Wed 24/4

Nonstop3h 45m

£209

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 25/6

1 stop15h 40m

Christchurch

Tue 2/7

Nonstop3h 45m

£216

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Thu 18/4

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Sun 21/4

Nonstop3h 45m

£220

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 7/5

Nonstop3h 25m

Christchurch

Wed 8/5

1 stop8h 10m

£305

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Fri 22/3

Nonstop3h 10m

Christchurch

Tue 2/4

1 stop19h 40m

£317

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Tue 9/4

Nonstop3h 30m

Christchurch

Tue 23/4

Nonstop3h 50m

£362

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Wed 10/4

Nonstop3h 30m

Christchurch

Tue 23/4

Nonstop3h 50m

£383

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 25/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 17 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne Airport to Christchurch flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Christchurch by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to Christchurch by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Christchurch is currently £159 while a return flight costs £265. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch (average of £1,665). Flying from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch in July is currently the most expensive (average of £2,257). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

£1,641

February

£1,337

March

£1,379

April

£1,320

May

£1,313

June

£1,469

July

£1,780

August

£1,417

September

£1,395

October

£1,432

November

£1,399

December

£1,619

Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Christchurch. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Christchurch. Reviews last updated 27 February 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Melbourne to Christchurch, see what other customers have to say about Qantas Airways, Emirates and Jetstar. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
728 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.1
Very Good
4,320 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.0
Very Good
262 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,111 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

6.9
Okay
796 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to Christchurch. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch from Melbourne?

If you book a flight to Christchurch from Melbourne, you will be flying to Christchurch, which is the city’s only airport. Christchurch (CHC) is located 5.9 mi from the center of Christchurch. There are 10 flights from Melbourne to Christchurch per day from 2 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just £188, but on average you can expect to pay £244.

Are there nonstop flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch under £200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch is less than £399.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch for under £500?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than £500.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch round-trip from £188. Jetstar is 44% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £115. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch?

Before booking your flight to Christchurch from Melbourne Airport, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Etihad Airways (93%), Air New Zealand (91%), Turkish Airlines( 87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch is £140. On average you can expect to pay £245. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Christchurch), can usually be booked for £129.

What does MEL to CHC mean?

MEL and CHC are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. MEL to CHC refers to a flight route from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch Airport.

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