Cheap flights from Cairns to Christchurch

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How to find the cheapest flight from Cairns to Christchurch

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

$403 - $658

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

CHC

Precipitation

40 - 60 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

Round-trip from

$565

From Cairns to Christchurch

One-way from

$452

One-way flight from Cairns to Christchurch

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.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from Cairns. Users have commonly found prices around $688 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $508. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

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

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Cairns to Christchurch by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

One-way flights to Christchurch from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Christchurch
24 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

17h 45m
$452

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 25/11/21

24 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

12h 30m
$466

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 25/11/21

11 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

23h 45m
$563

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Christchurch flights.

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.

How popular is this Cairns to Christchurch flight route?

This flight path from Cairns to Christchurch was viewed by 324 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Before booking your flight from Cairns to Christchurch, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Christchurch?

While on average a flight from Cairns to Christchurch is generally $627, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $627. When looking at the most popular route, (Cairns - Christchurch), you can expect to pay $706 for that flight.

Can I fly to Christchurch from Cairns right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to Christchurch

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns 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.


Can I fly back to Cairns from Christchurch?

Returning to Cairns from Christchurch

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

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

Alternative routes for Cairns to Christchurch

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$366
Average$666
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$468
Average$639
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$531
Average$658
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$554
Average$781
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety