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$165 Find cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne departing on 12/6. 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.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Christchurch to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Christchurch to Melbourne (CHC-MEL)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Christchurch to Melbourne that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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16:05 - 17:50CHC-MEL
3h 45mdirect
18:50 - 00:05MEL-CHC
3h 15mdirect
$398Jetstar
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Fri, 26 Jul - Sun, 28 Jul
16:05 - 17:50CHC-MEL
3h 45mdirect
18:50 - 00:05MEL-CHC
3h 15mdirect
$412Jetstar
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Sun, 11 Aug - Wed, 14 Aug
16:05 - 17:50CHC-MEL
3h 45mdirect
18:55 - 00:20MEL-CHC
3h 25mdirect
Wed, 5 Jun - Mon, 22 Jul
16:05 - 17:50CHC-MEL
3h 45mdirect
18:55 - 16:45MEL-CHC
19h 50m2 stops
Sun, 11 Aug - Wed, 14 Aug
12:00 - 17:40CHC-MEL
7h 40m1 stop
18:55 - 00:25MEL-CHC
3h 30mdirect
$659Air New Zealand
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Thu, 31 Oct - Sat, 2 Nov
12:00 - 17:40CHC-MEL
7h 40m1 stop
09:05 - 19:00MEL-CHC
7h 55m1 stop
$695Air New Zealand
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Thu, 31 Oct - Sat, 2 Nov
06:25 - 08:15CHC-MEL
3h 50mdirect
09:20 - 14:50MEL-CHC
3h 30mdirect
$715Emirates
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Sun, 30 Jun - Tue, 9 Jul
06:25 - 08:15CHC-MEL
3h 50mdirect
09:20 - 14:50MEL-CHC
3h 30mdirect
$743Emirates
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Sun, 30 Jun - Tue, 9 Jul
06:25 - 08:15CHC-MEL
3h 50mdirect
09:20 - 14:50MEL-CHC
3h 30mdirect
$826Qantas Airways
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Sat, 15 Jun - Sat, 20 Jul
06:25 - 08:15CHC-MEL
3h 50mdirect
09:20 - 14:50MEL-CHC
3h 30mdirect
$862Qantas Airways
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Tue, 11 Jun - Sat, 20 Jul

Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Christchurch to Melbourne to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest Christchurch to Melbourne flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Christchurch to Melbourne cost $165 and was between Christchurch and Melbourne Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is $405.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne?

The average price of all flights from Christchurch to Melbourne clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Melbourne on a Wednesday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to fly from Christchurch to Melbourne. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Friday and avoiding Saturdays for the best deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne is August, where tickets cost $494 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and January, where the average cost of tickets is $686 and $659 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Christchurch to Melbourne, you should book around 4 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 76 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The cheapest return flight ticket from Christchurch to Melbourne found by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours was for $398 on Jetstar, followed by Air New Zealand ($659). One-way flight deals have also been found from as low as $165 on Jetstar and from $252 on Air New Zealand.

Which airlines fly most frequently between Christchurch and Melbourne?

Qantas Airways connects Christchurch to Melbourne with up to 2 flights per day. Air New Zealand also offers 1 flight per day, while Jetstar follows with 1 flight per day.

Which airlines fly direct between Christchurch and Melbourne?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.
There are 3 airlines that fly direct from Christchurch to Melbourne. They are: Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas Airways. The cheapest price of all airlines flying this route was found with Jetstar at $256 for a one-way flight. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Jetstar.

How many flights are there between Christchurch and Melbourne per day?

Each day, there are between 3 and 6 nonstop flights that take off from Christchurch and land in Melbourne, with an average flight time of 3h 51m. The most common departure time is 06:00 and most flights take off in the morning, while the most flights land at Melbourne Airport. Each week, there are 31 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Tuesday, when 19% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Thursday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Christchurch and Melbourne?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 2 cabin class options for the route. These are Business and Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne take?

Flying to Melbourne from Christchurch requires at least one stopover, as there are no direct flights for this route. The shortest flight duration is 3h 45m.

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Cheapest flight

$165
Flight from Christchurch to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

When to book flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Christchurch to Melbourne based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

  • What is the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne was $101 for a one-way ticket and $243 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    When flying out of Christchurch you will be using Christchurch. You will be landing at one of these airports: Melbourne Avalon or Melbourne.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Christchurch and Melbourne, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Christchurch to Melbourne.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Melbourne from Christchurch is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Melbourne with an airline and back to Christchurch with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Melbourne from Christchurch up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Prefer to fly direct from Christchurch to Melbourne?

Find which airlines fly direct from Christchurch to Melbourne, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Christchurch to Melbourne

Monday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +7 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +8 more

Tuesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Wednesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Thursday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +7 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +8 more

Friday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +7 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +8 more

Sunday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

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Direct returns

Melbourne to Christchurch

Monday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +7 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +8 more

Tuesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +8 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +9 more

Wednesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +7 more

Thursday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +7 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +8 more

Friday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +7 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +7 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +8 more

Sunday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +7 more

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Christchurch to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
12/6Wed
directJetstar
3h 45mCHC-MEL
$165
19/6Wed
directJetstar
3h 45mCHC-MEL
$169
9/7Tue
directAir New Zealand
4h 00mCHC-MEL
$252
26/10Sat
1 stopAir New Zealand
28h 35mCHC-MEL
$267
29/6Sat
directQantas Airways
3h 50mCHC-MEL
$299
26/10Sat
1 stop
14h 05mCHC-MEL
$304
15/7Mon
directQantas Airways
3h 50mCHC-MEL
$309
20/11Wed
1 stop
9h 50mCHC-AVV
$329
20/11Wed
2 stopsFiji Airways
41h 50mCHC-MEL
$844
30/10Wed
2 stopsFiji Airways
16h 35mCHC-MEL
$846

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Last minute flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne that are departing in the next 10 days.
26/5Sun
directJetstar
3h 45mCHC-MEL
27/5Mon
multi-stopJetstar
11h 55mMEL-CHC
$792
26/5Sun
directAir New Zealand
4h 00mCHC-MEL
27/5Mon
directAir New Zealand
3h 25mMEL-CHC
$841
26/5Sun
multi-stop
9h 50mCHC-MEL
27/5Mon
multi-stop
13h 20mMEL-CHC
$884
26/5Sun
multi-stop
16h 10mCHC-MEL
27/5Mon
multi-stop
18h 05mMEL-CHC
$1,039
26/5Sun
multi-stop
11h 25mCHC-AVV
27/5Mon
multi-stop
6h 05mAVV-CHC
$1,499
26/5Sun
multi-stopAir New Zealand
8h 35mCHC-MEL
27/5Mon
multi-stopAir New Zealand
8h 15mMEL-CHC
$1,862
26/5Sun
directEmirates
3h 45mCHC-MEL
26/5Sun
multi-stopEmirates
56h 30mMEL-CHC
$3,092
26/5Sun
multi-stopEmirates
9h 45mCHC-MEL
26/5Sun
multi-stopEmirates
56h 30mMEL-CHC
$3,961

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Christchurch - Melbourne Flights

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Christchurch (CHC)New Zealand

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Melbourne - Christchurch

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