Cheap flights to Christchurch

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Flights to Christchurch in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$521Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$493From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch
One-way from$309One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Christchurch (CHC)

Cheap flights to Christchurch in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHC flights for January, February
9 Feb. - 16 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

25h 40m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

6h 40m
$886

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

23 Feb. - 26 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

17h 05m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 30m
$897

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

1 Feb. - 8 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

24h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 05m
$906

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Christchurch 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch found for this year
1 Nov. - 13 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

13h 05m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 30m
$440

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/1/22

20 Aug. - 28 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 45m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 20m
$457

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/1/22

22 Apr. - 1 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 40m
$493

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

Last minute flights to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch, departing today and this week
1 Feb. - 8 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

24h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 05m
$906

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

1 Feb. - 22 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

24h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

19h 00m
$920

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

1 Feb. - 8 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

29h 45m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

17h 00m
$942

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Can I fly to Christchurch from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Christchurch

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to Australia from Christchurch?

Returning to Australia from Christchurch

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch?

The cheapest ticket to Christchurch found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$415

February

$416

March

$398

April

$485

May

$372

June

$366

July

$386

August

$363

September

$373

October

$401

November

$401

December

$461

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch is currently August; with April being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Christchurch?

Average Christchurch flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - CHC

Price

$364 - $751

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

CHC

Precipitation

40 - 60 mm

Peak season

The capital city of New Zealand, Wellington, is located at the southern tip of the North Island on the edge of a sweeping harbour. Nicknamed ‘Windy Wellington’ by locals, it’s true that the city experiences lively gusts most of the year due to its exposed location on the Cook Strait. Still there’s much about this cool little city to charm visitors into taking cheap flights to Wellington, even if it’s just a stopover before heading north or south. From December to the end of February is generally the busiest time of year for visitors to Wellington. The warmer summer weather also coincides with the school holidays, so don’t be surprised if flight tickets are markedly higher than normal at this time. Wellington is a foodie city so be sure to check out some of its numerous cafes, restaurants and bars to sample the local produce and creative cuisine by top chefs. Popular events people book flights to Wellington for include: the Wellington Rugby Sevens in February, the World of Wearable Art (WOW) awards in September and the Toast Martinborough Festival in November.

Off Season

Although any time of year is great for visiting, if you like wild weather then winter is a good time to book cheap flights to Wellington. Bring warm clothing and wet weather gear, jackets and raincoats are advised; leave the umbrella at home, it will be torn from your grip in a flash. Be prepared to spend most of your time visiting indoor attractions or hunkered down in warm cafes drinking hot chocolate.

When is the best time to book a flight to Christchurch?

Mid to late-March is considered the optimal time of year to book a flight to Wellington as it is the most stable month weather wise and kids are back at school. Temperatures range between 14 – 18C at this time of year so bring a light jacket in case the weather changes. Book a couple of weeks ahead and travel mid week (excluding Fridays and Mondays) for discounted flight ticket prices.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

The cheapest day to fly to Christchurch is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Christchurch. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Wellington?

Flights from Sydney to Wellington – 3 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Wellington – 3 hrs 50

Flights from Melbourne to Wellington – 3 hrs 40 mins

Flights from Perth to Wellington – 8 hrs 50 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Wellington?

Virgin Australia, Jet Star and Air New Zealand offer the cheapest flights to Wellington and service Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Emirates and Qantas also operate flights to Wellington from the main Australian cities but you’ll generally pay more with these carriers.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Wellington International Airport (WLG) is located 5.5 km south east of the city centre. The Airport Flyer express bus service leaves every 15 minutes and travels to the Hutt Valley, via Wellington central, to Queensgate. Taxi ranks are situated outside the baggage claim area on level 0 of the terminal building. There are five car rental companies that have desks at the airport if you plan on touring the area.

What is good to know if travelling to Christchurch?

  • The Wellington region played host to a few scenes in the Lord of the Rings. Discover more scenic destinations in our Middle Earth travel guide to feel like one of the fellowship.
  • New Zealand is famous for its wildlife, from penguins and dolphins, to whales and the shy kiwi. Discover some of the best places to see wildlife in New Zealand.    
  • New Zealand’s North Island offers pristine beaches and uber cool beachside towns. Check out these 7 must-visit coastal villages in the land of the long white cloud.
  • Renowned around the world for its wines, these extreme vineyards in New Zealand are especially worth a visit for their unique locations and character.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch?

For a flight to Christchurch, you will be flying into Christchurch. Christchurch (CHC) is just 9.5 km from the centre of the city.