Cheap flights from Darwin to Christchurch

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How to find the cheapest flight from Darwin to Christchurch

All the information you need to plan the best DRW to CHC flight in 2022: compare Darwin to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.



$435 - $932



6 - 17 °C



40 - 60 mm

Popular in


High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in


Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

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Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

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From Darwin to Christchurch

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Darwin to Christchurch?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Darwin to Christchurch. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Christchurch.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Darwin with a flight ticket averaging about $819. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $572. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Darwin to Christchurch (DRW - CHC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Darwin to Christchurch at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 27% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Related info for your journey

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

How popular is this Darwin to Christchurch flight route?

This flight path from Darwin to Christchurch was viewed by 96 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 Darwin to Christchurch?

Consider Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Darwin to Christchurch.

Can I fly to Christchurch from Darwin right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Darwin to Christchurch

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

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

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 Darwin from Christchurch?

Returning to Darwin from Christchurch

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

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

Alternative routes for Darwin to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Darwin to Aucklandfrom $633 pp

Top airline flying from Darwin to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Darwin to Christchurch choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety