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Cheapest flights from Melbourne to Christchurch

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Airports in Melbourne

You're certain to find a bargain on cheap flights from Melbourne when you consult The smart and efficient search features on will give you the results you're looking for. Melbourne has four airports, but the airport in Tullamarine is the primary arrival and departure point for most domestic and international air traffic. Avalon Airport, Moorabbin Airport and Essendon Airport are all much smaller. The main airport is simply called Melbourne Airport and is located about 14 miles outside of the city. It's the second busiest airport in Australia.

Parking at the Airport

Melbourne Airport offers several options for car parking. The facilities include short-term parking, long-term parking, business parking and express parking. A shuttle bus runs between the long-term parking lot and the passenger terminal. With the exception of long-term car parking, all lots include the option for covered spaces.

Transportation to the Airport

SkyBus is Melbourne Airport's shuttle service between downtown Melbourne and the airport. Buses run all day long at 10-minute intervals. A one-way ticket is $17. You can purchase tickets for SkyBus online or at the bus stop. The city of Melbourne also has public transit lines with routes that stop at the terminal. If you're on a tight schedule or just want some quiet time, you can always take a taxi to the drop-off area.

Restaurants at the Airport

Melbourne Airport has a good selection of restaurants, lounges and cafes. You can grab something fast or sit down with fellow travelers at The Fly Bar. When you find cheap flights from Melbourne with, you'll be able to relax during your trip.

Christchurch International Airport

Whether flying in domestically or internationally, is the place to find cheap flights to Christchurch. provides all the options for your holiday travel, detailing low-cost options and airfare sales that are too good to pass up.

Located on Wairakai Road, Christchurch International Airport is seven miles northwest of Christchurch. The airport is the largest and busiest airport of New Zealand's South Island. A variety of international carriers service the airport, including Air Pacific, Emirates, Qantas, and Virgin Australia. Domestic carriers are Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

Transportation from Christchurch International

After landing in Christchurch, enjoy convenient transportation immediately available in the designated passenger pick-up location. Taxi services include Corporate Cabs, Blue Star, and Green Cabs. The standard fare between the airport and city varies from $45 to $65, depending on the provider. Shuttle services are also accessible for a lower cost. Public buses arrive and depart from the regional transport hub, along with group and tour buses. These buses have a variety of stops in and around Christchurch. Car rentals are also available through services such as Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty. Simplify things by renting your car in advance with

Weather in Christchurch

The weather in Christchurch has an average high of 72.°F during the peak of the summer in January. In the midst of winter, temperatures in July average 52.°F. Expect mainly dry conditions all year with occasional winds.

Top Christchurch Attractions

Main attractions in Christchurch include the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, the International Antarctic Centre, and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Visiting Christchurch in the summer months ensures comfortable temperatures. Many of the area's activities are focused on the outdoors, so be sure to keep this in mind when booking your cheap flights to Christchurch with


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