Flights Melbourne - Christchurch

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Melbourne Christchurch
Thu, 14 Dec MEL - CHC
Fri, 15 Dec CHC - MEL
466€ 456€
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Melbourne Christchurch
Fri, 16 Feb MEL - CHC
143€ 137€
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Route information

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Currency and cost comparison

Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.8 NZD
Euro New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.56 EUR
Last checked on 06 December 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Christchurch are 48% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Christchurch is 18% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Christchurch is 57% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Christchurch is 3% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 11 kms
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 50 kms
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 15 kms
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 15 kms
Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 10 kms
K Distance: 2407 kms

Find flights from Melbourne - Christchurch

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to New Zealand. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Melbourne to Christchurch, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Melbourne and Christchurch. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Christchurch more expensive than Melbourne to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.69 EUR euros, 57% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 3.93 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 48% less in Christchurch: 1.58 EUR euros against 3.02 EUR euros in Melbourne. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 12.38 EUR euros in Christchurch, 18% less than the 15.10 EUR euros in Melbourne. The price of a coffee is approximately 3% cheaper in Christchurch, with an average of 3.06 EUR euros, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 3.17 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Melbourne to Christchurch flights?
The most popular month for flights from Melbourne to Christchurch are: September, August and November.
When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Christchurch?
A good period of the year to visit Christchurch from Melbourne really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, December is the best month to fly to Christchurch from Melbourne, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by September and January. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds June, March and April are the months with fewer searches for the route Melbourne -  Christchurch.
What is the duration of a flight from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Flight time, on average, from Melbourne to Christchurch is usually 03:22 hours on average, at an average distance of 2,413 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Christchurch compared to Melbourne?
The average temperature in Melbourne the average temperature is 37.14 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 3.0 mm , Christchurch's temperatures reach 30.0 during the hot season, with 3.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.38 degrees in Christchurch, compared to the -1.12 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 most common route form Melbourne to Christchurch is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). These airlines fly this route:
  • Jetstar.
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Virgin Australia.
What airlines fly from Melbourne to Christchurch?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Melbourne to Christchurch are:
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Etihad Airways.
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