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Christchurch to Melbourne flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Christchurch and Melbourne take, on average, 3 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Christchurch with Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Christchurch International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Christchurch and Melbourne
Arriving AirportFlights departing Christchurch with Melbourne as destination arrives at Melbourne Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Melbourne

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Departure Mon, 06 Dec Return Tue, 14 Dec
CHC Christchurch
MEL Melbourne
return from £341
Departure Fri, 24 Dec Return Fri, 31 Dec
CHC Christchurch
MEL Melbourne
return from £335
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.87 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
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Last checked on 06 December 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains are 60% more expensive in Melbourne than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£1.53
Melbourne
£2.4
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
5%

The average meal is 5% more expensive in Melbourne than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£10.22
Melbourne
£10.68
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
66%

Taxis are 66% more expensive in Melbourne than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£1.53
Melbourne
£2.54
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
11%

Coffee in Melbourne is 11% cheaper than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£2.62
Melbourne
£2.32
Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 1496 miles

Search for flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

😷 Is it safe to travel from Christchurch to Melbourne during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Christchurch. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne is 335£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Melbourne expensive to visit compared to Christchurch?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 2.54 GBP, 66% more expensive than Christchurch, with a fare of 1.53 GBP, while train tickets costs 57% more in Melbourne: 2.40 GBP against 1.53 GBP in Christchurch. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.68 GBP in Melbourne, 5% more than the 10.22 GBP in Christchurch. The price of the coffee is around 11% cheaper in Melbourne, with an average of 2.32 GBP, while in Christchurch the coffee costs 2.62 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Christchurch to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from Christchurch to Melbourne are February, November and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Christchurch to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne when flying from Christchurch depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, February is the top 1º month to fly to Melbourne from Christchurch in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, July and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Christchurch -  Melbourne.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Christchurch to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Christchurch and Melbourne is of around 03:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,420 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Melbourne compared to Christchurch?
While in Christchurch the temperatures can reach an average of 30.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the -2.38 ºC average degrees reported in Christchurch. During the winter period, Christchurch can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Christchurch and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between Christchurch and Melbourne is: Christchurch International Airport (CHC) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Qantas Airways.
  • Virgin Australia.
Airlines with indirect flights from Christchurch to Melbourne are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Christchurch to Melbourne are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Sydney for 120 minutes minimun.
  • Singapore Airlines, with 100 minutes scale in Wellington.
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