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Melbourne Christchurch
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Fri., 02 Aug. MEL - CHC
Fri., 02 Aug. CHC - MEL
$1223 $1175
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Wed., 07 Aug. MEL - CHC
$186 $182
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Tue., 23 Jul. MEL - CHC
Fri., 26 Jul. CHC - MEL
$418 $405
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Tue., 16 Jul. MEL - CHC
Wed., 17 Jul. CHC - MEL
$544 $529
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Fri., 26 Jul. MEL - CHC
Wed., 31 Jul. CHC - MEL
$459 $445
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Thu., 08 Aug. MEL - CHC
Sat., 10 Aug. CHC - MEL
$609 $600
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
50% Trains in Christchurch are 50% cheaper than in Melbourne.
Melbourne $5.3
Christchurch $2.64
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
1% A meal in Christchurch is 1% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.
Melbourne $23
Christchurch $22.72
Exchange rate
1 AUD = 1.11 NZD
1 NZD = 0.91 AUD
Last checked on 11 July 2024
Distance: 2407 kms
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

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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 $182. 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 3.18 AUD, 42% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 5.50 AUD, while train tickets costs 50% less in Christchurch: 2.64 AUD against 5.30 AUD in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 22.72 AUD in Christchurch, 1% less than the 23.00 AUD in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Christchurch, with an average of 5.02 AUD, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 5.22 AUD.
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.

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