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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHC flight in 2021: compare Australia to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Christchurch?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Australia in May are about $466 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $314.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Christchurch (AU - CHC)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to Christchurch as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Christchurch?

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 47 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Australia to Christchurch within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $542.

Cheap flights from Australia to Christchurch in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Australia to CHC flights in December, January
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$555pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 Jan - 1 Mar
$620pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$623pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to Christchurch 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Australia found for this year
31 Dec - 2 Jan
$797pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 Dec - 30 Jan
$840pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
31 Dec - 30 Jan
$884pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Christchurch from Australia

Save time with Australia to Christchurch direct flight deals
30 May - 29 Jun
$419pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
30 May - 1 Jun
$422pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 May - 2 Jun
$464pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Australia to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Australia, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 25 Dec
$1,329pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,333pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
11 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,333pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Christchurch from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Christchurch
19:30 - 06:40
Jetstar
1 stop
9h 10m
MEL - CHC
Jetstar
$332
Gotogate
11:40 - 16:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 05m
AVV - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$363
Travel2Be
07:15 - 12:40
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 25m
MEL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$367
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Australia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Christchurch</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Australia to Christchurch

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch from Australia?

Most people fly into Christchurch (CHC) if they book a flight to Christchurch from Australia. Christchurch is conveniently located just 9.5 km from Christchurch’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Australia to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia flying from Australia to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Australia to Christchurch for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Christchurch for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $398, but on average you can expect to pay $466.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Christchurch for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to Christchurch under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Christchurch is less than $548.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Christchurch for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

How popular is this Australia to Christchurch flight route?

The Australia to Christchurch flight path was viewed by 9,361 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to Christchurch one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Australia to Christchurch are Jetstar ($220), Qantas Airways ($307), and Air New Zealand ($336).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Christchurch?

Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to Christchurch.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Christchurch?

While on average a flight from Australia to Christchurch is generally $769, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $261. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Christchurch), you can expect to pay $457 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Christchurch?

The most popular flight routes from Australia to Christchurch are Sydney Kingsford Smith - Christchurch, Brisbane - Christchurch and Melbourne - Christchurch.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Christchurch, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Christchurch from Australia?

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.

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

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

Documents
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.


Do I need a test to 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.

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Departure points for flights from Australia to Christchurch

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Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.05
Flight duration from Australia to CHC
3h 40m
Average temperature for December in Christchurch
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Christchurch
19.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Christchurch choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$194 $520 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$231 $663 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$239 $619 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
$278 $600 No cancel fee 78%
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Virgin Australia
$302 $581 No cancel fee 80%
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