Cheap flights from Christchurch to Melbourne

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When to book cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch?

Well, that depends on what you plan to do. Are you the outdoorsy type or a gallery hopper? Are you a buff for music festivals or love fine dining? Melbourne caters to your interests and passions. The best time to fly from Christchurch depends on your interests. Here's a guide to find out when you can grab the cheapest flight and make the most of Melbourne holidays.

Peak season

December to February is the peak time in Melbourne. This is the summer season in Melbourne. You will find plenty of European visitors trying to avoid the winter chills. The flight time to Melbourne from Christchurch is 3 hours and 50 minutes. So Kiwis can take a short vacation during these months. Flight prices go up during summertime. .

You can look forward to the following events in the summer.

  • St Kilda Festival
  • Zoo Twilights
  • Laneway festival
  • Australian Open

Shoulder season

The shoulder season runs from September to November and April to May. This is autumn in Melbourne and the weather is amazing. You can take a flight from Christchurch to weather and many local events. You don't even need to spend on car rentals in autumn since you can get around on a bicycle or foot. It's only for long distances that you need car hire. This is a good time to get cheap flights to Melbourne.

Events you can look forward in this season,

  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
  • Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

Off-peak season

Winter is the best time to grab cheap flights from Christchurch Melbourne. June to August is when the winter chills hit Melbourne. The crowds are less and you can get around the main attractions with ease. There will be plenty of flight deals in these months so be sure to make the most of it.

Flight duration

  • Direct flight to Melbourne from Christchurch: 3 hours and 50 minute
  • Connecting flights: 5 – 6 hours (depending on the transit location)

Airlines that have direct flights between the two cities

  • Air New Zealand
  • Virgin Australia
  • Jetstar
  • Qantas

Popular destinations in Melbourne

What is Melbourne like?

Melbourne is a melting pot of different cultures. To experience the unique style of the city - book flights from Christchurch to Melbourne. Shopping malls, fancy restaurants, café, theatre, and beaches – Melbourne is the complete package.

  • What airlines operate to Melbourne Airport?
  • Air New Zealand
  • Virgin Australia
  • Emirates
  • Qantas

What are the airports in Melbourne?

  • Melbourne Tullamarine Airport
  • Melbourne Avalon Airport

To get to the CBD from the airport you use the following modes of transport.

  • car rental from the airport
  • shuttle service
  • SkyBus