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Cheap flights from Cairns to Christchurch

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to CHC flight in 2021: compare Cairns to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
CNS - CHC
Price
$519 - $848
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$579

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$519

From Cairns to Christchurch

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to Christchurch?

Users have found that flying from Cairns to Christchurch on a Tuesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairns 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 Cairns to Christchurch within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $499.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Christchurch?

Flights from Cairns to Christchurch lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cairns to Christchurch in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $289.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Christchurch (CNS - CHC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cairns to Christchurch is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Christchurch

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Cairns to Christchurch have been viewed 324 times in the past calendar month.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cairns to Christchurch that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Jetstar. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Does it rain more in Cairns or Christchurch?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Cairns is typically greater than that of Christchurch. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Cairns weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

With an average temperature of 31 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Christchurch are colder than in Cairns.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairns to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
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Average temperature for May in Christchurch
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Christchurch
19.0 mm

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Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 4 airlines flying from Cairns to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns 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
$333 $455 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$379 $469 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$261 $475 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$395 $556 No cancel fee 74%
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