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Melbourne Christchurch
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Fri, 10 May MEL - CHC
Tue, 14 May CHC - MEL
£283 £274
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Melbourne Christchurch
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Sun, 16 Jun MEL - CHC
£131 £126
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
50% Trains in Christchurch are 50% cheaper than in Melbourne.
Melbourne £2.75
Christchurch £1.38
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
8% A meal in Christchurch is 8% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.
Melbourne £12.99
Christchurch £11.93
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 2.1 NZD
1 NZD = 0.48 GBP
Last checked on 12 April 2024
Distance: 1496 miles
Melbourne airports
Melbourne Airport (MEL) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Avalon Airport (AVV) How far from city centre: 31 miles
Moorabbin (MBW) How far from city centre: 9 miles
Essendon (MEB) How far from city centre: 9 miles
Christchurch airports
Christchurch International Airport (CHC) How far from city centre: 6 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Melbourne to Christchurch change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Melbourne to Christchurch may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Melbourne to Christchurch on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Melbourne and Christchurch, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Melbourne to Christchurch airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Christchurch is of around 03:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,413 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch is 126£. 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 Christchurch expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.67 GBP, 51% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 3.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 50% less in Christchurch: 1.38 GBP against 2.75 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.93 GBP in Christchurch, 8% less than the 12.99 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 3% cheaper in Christchurch, with an average of 2.61 GBP, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.70 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Christchurch are January, October and November, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Christchurch?
The best time of the year to go to Christchurch when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Christchurch from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne - Christchurch.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Melbourne. 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 is the weather in Christchurch compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Christchurch's temperatures can go up to 30.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.38 ºC in Christchurch, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Christchurch have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Christchurch is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Virgin Australia.
Airlines with indirect flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Sydney for 650 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 3 h and 22 m Flights between Melbourne and Christchurch take, on average, 3 h and 22 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £126 Cheapest price for a flight between Melbourne and Christchurch found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Melbourne Airport The airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Christchurch
Arriving Airport Christchurch International Airport Flights departing Melbourne with Christchurch as destination arrive at Christchurch International Airport

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