Map of flight path from Christchurch to Melbourne.
Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Melbourne Airport (MEL).
How far is Melbourne from Christchurch?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Christchurch and Melbourne. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1503.152 miles
- 2419.088 kilometers
- 1306.203 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 1499.763 miles
- 2413.634 kilometers
- 1303.258 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Christchurch and Melbourne is 2 hours. Melbourne is 2 hours behind Christchurch.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 180 kg (396 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Christchurch (CHC) → Melbourne (MEL).