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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Christchurch (CHC)

One-way flights were as low as AU$252 and round trip flights were AU$441 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Jan 13, 2020

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Melbourne to Christchurch Flight Deals from AU$441

Considering a quick trip to Christchurch, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to CHC. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Tullamarine to Christchurch Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest MEL to CHC Flights

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Christchurch flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to CHC routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling FromTullamarine
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeMEL
Traveling ToChristchurch Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHC
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$441

FAQs about flights from to

How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)?

The typical flight time between Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) and Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) is around 3 hours and 58 minutes. Locate your seat, adjust the head rest and hook into that bestseller you picked up at departures.

What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)?

The very thought of travelling from Melbourne Airport to Christchurch is enough to make you all goosebumpy. But it gets better. Numerous airlines advertise direct flights, such as Air New Zealand and Qantas. You'll be ordering your second round from your hotel's bar before you even realise.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)?

Whether you want to fly between MEL and CHC at the beginning of the week, somewhere in the middle or even on a Sunday, it's too easy. Check out the 7 flights which operate on a daily basis and off you go.

Tullamarine Airport to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • Drinking plenty of water is critical to improving your overall travel experience. By staying hydrated, you'll feel more energetic and ready to tackle your holiday head on the second you hit the tarmac.
  • If you need to get a good amount of shut-eye, choose a window seat toward the back of the cabin, but try to stay away from the galley or loos. The front of a plane usually has amenities for families with little ones (i.e, crying, seat-kicking toddlers), so give that area a wide berth for a less stressful flight.
  • If you're a picky eater, you might want to pack a few snacks for the long trip. Just make sure they're not of the smelly kind.
  • Get stuck into all those things you've been hankering to do for ages but haven’t had time. Things like starting a travel journel, editing those photos or learning French. You'll have heaps of time at 38,000 feet.
  • How well you sleep on board will largely depend on how comfy you can make yourself. A good neck pillow, earplugs and a cosy jumper or blanket will go a long way in helping you rack up a decent amount of shut-eye.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • Dress for practicality and style. Choose layered clothing made from stretchy materials, thick socks and enclosed, sturdy shoes. That way, you'll be ready for any changes in temperature. We know they're comfy, but leave your old sweatpants in the cupboard at home.
  • The condition known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is very serious. It's the result of blood clotting due to poor circulation. Doing leg and feet exercises while seated is a great way to prevent this from happening. Wearing a quality pair of compression tights or socks will also help.
Q: Can you take food on international flights?
  • Food that is not in a gel or liquid form may be taken on board the plane. Along with the rest of your belongings, your packed lunch will also take a journey through the X-ray machine. Pack it well so your homemade muffins don't wind up scattered across the conveyor belt.
Address:
Christchurch
New Zealand
IATA Code:
CHC
Longitude:
172.538892
Latitude:
-43.488655
Time Zone:
Pacific/Auckland
Address:
Melbourne VIC
Australia
IATA Code:
MEL
Longitude:
144.843013
Latitude:
-37.673295
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Christchurch Intl.

Jucy Snooze Christchurch AU$68
Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020
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Jucy Snooze Christchurch

Jucy Snooze Christchurch

5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
Jucy Snooze Christchurch
     
    4.0 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Very close to the airport. The room was neat and tidy but very small with no fridge or tea and coffee making facilities. Overall it is a perfect place to stay for an early flight.

    Sudima Christchurch Airport AU$140
    Reviewed on 4 Apr. 2020
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    Sudima Christchurch Airport

    Sudima Christchurch Airport

    550 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
    Sudima Christchurch Airport
       
      4.3 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Excellent service in exceptional circumstances due to COVID 19, extra pressure from customers and worries over the situation

      Novotel Christchurch Airport Get Rates
      Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020
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      Novotel Christchurch Airport

      Novotel Christchurch Airport

      30 Durey Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, NZ
      Novotel Christchurch Airport
         
        4.8 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        A beautiful new property with very friendly and helpful staff.

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        International Antarctic Centre

        International Antarctic Centre

        Orchard Road ,38, Christchurch, Canterbury
        International Antarctic Centre
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Christchurch, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Russley Golf Club and International Antarctic Centre. Omarino Wine Park and Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre are also within 3 miles (5 km).

          Hotels in Nearby Christchurch

          BreakFree on Cashel AU$66
          Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020
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          BreakFree on Cashel

          BreakFree on Cashel

          165 Cashel Street, Christchurch
          BreakFree on Cashel
             
            3.9 of 5
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Clean, tidy, affordable, and cool decor. Would stay there again

            Rydges Latimer Christchurch AU$117
            Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020
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            Rydges Latimer Christchurch

            Rydges Latimer Christchurch

            30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
            Rydges Latimer Christchurch
               
              4.4 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Quiet end room, with polite reception staff. Lovely buffet breakfast and accomodating to dietary requirements

              Southwark Hotel & Apartments AU$62
              Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020
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              Southwark Hotel & Apartments

              Southwark Hotel & Apartments

              25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
              Southwark Hotel & Apartments
                 
                4.2 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Staff were frendly and efficient . Nice clean room.

                Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch AU$124
                Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020
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                Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

                Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

                166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
                Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Perfect room for a couple, friendly staff, easy checkin and check out .

                  Low Priced Christchurch Intl. Hotels

                  BreakFree on Cashel AU$66
                  Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020
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                  BreakFree on Cashel

                  BreakFree on Cashel

                  165 Cashel Street, Christchurch
                  BreakFree on Cashel
                     
                    3.9 of 5
                    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Clean, tidy, affordable, and cool decor. Would stay there again

                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch AU$68
                    Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020
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                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch

                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch

                    5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch
                       
                      4.0 of 5
                      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Very close to the airport. The room was neat and tidy but very small with no fridge or tea and coffee making facilities. Overall it is a perfect place to stay for an early flight.

                      Country Glen Lodge AU$82
                      Reviewed on 18 Apr. 2020
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                      Country Glen Lodge

                      Country Glen Lodge

                      107 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
                      Country Glen Lodge
                         
                        4.4 of 5
                        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        The unit was spacious warm and clean . Really enjoyed having a full kitchen . some of the cutlery was a bit random and no wine glasses surprising omission

                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation AU$91
                        Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2020
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                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation

                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation

                        263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation
                           
                          4.3 of 5
                          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Easy check in, room tidy with all necessities. Staff were friendly.

                          Luxury Hotels near Christchurch Intl.

                          Commodore Airport Hotel AU$184
                          Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020
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                          Commodore Airport Hotel

                          Commodore Airport Hotel

                          449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
                          Commodore Airport Hotel
                             
                            4.7 of 5
                            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                            We were very happy with the room and our 2 day stay....just one funny thing...took us till just before leaving how to turn on plug in bathroom basin... Lever at the back.... 😂

                            The George Christchurch AU$193
                            Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2019
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                            The George Christchurch

                            The George Christchurch

                            50 Park Terrace, Christchurch
                            The George Christchurch
                               
                              4.6 of 5
                              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                              I like this Hotel . Except the light switches . Very hard to work.

                              Heritage Christchurch AU$184
                              Reviewed on 1 Jun. 2020
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                              Heritage Christchurch

                              Heritage Christchurch

                              28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
                              Heritage Christchurch
                                 
                                4.6 of 5
                                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                I liked the big rooms they were very spacious and great for families, we stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment. The entrance into the hotel is VERY confusing as you have to walk through a restaurant area into the lobby which isnt well marked at all. I also didnt like that we couldnt access our car whenever ...

                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch AU$170
                                Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020
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                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch

                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch

                                Clearwater Avenue, Christchurch
                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch
                                   
                                  4.5 of 5
                                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  The setting was beautiful, being surrounded by the greenery of the golf course.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Christchurch

                                  Commodore Airport Hotel AU$184
                                  Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020
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                                  Commodore Airport Hotel

                                  Commodore Airport Hotel

                                  449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
                                  Commodore Airport Hotel
                                     
                                    4.7 of 5
                                    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    We were very happy with the room and our 2 day stay....just one funny thing...took us till just before leaving how to turn on plug in bathroom basin... Lever at the back.... 😂

                                    Ashford Motor Lodge AU$106
                                    Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020
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                                    Ashford Motor Lodge

                                    Ashford Motor Lodge

                                    35 Papanui Road, Christchurch
                                    Ashford Motor Lodge
                                       
                                      4.5 of 5
                                      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Great location. Helpful staff. Spacious unit. Easy parking.

                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park AU$83
                                      Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020
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                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park

                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park

                                      39 MEADOW STREET, PAPANUI, Christchurch
                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park
                                         
                                        4.4 of 5
                                        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Facilities staff and overall experience was excellent. Highly recommended.

                                        Camelot Motor Lodge AU$90
                                        Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020
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                                        Camelot Motor Lodge

                                        Camelot Motor Lodge

                                        28 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch
                                        Camelot Motor Lodge
                                           
                                          4.1 of 5
                                          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          Liked - Comfy Bed & Pillows - Spacious - Kitchen had everything we needed Disliked - Phone wall jack broken which meant no wifi nor working phone (however I was able to connect to next doors wifi) - DVD remote had no batteries - Tried to visit reception 3 times However everytime I would get there ...


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