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How to find the cheapest flight from
Adelaide (ADL) to South Island

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Island from Adelaide average $557. You can even find prices in May for less than $557, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as $433. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from Adelaide. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 30%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Adelaide to South Island (ADL - EDG)?

When flying from Adelaide to South Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Adelaide to South Island?

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 61 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 Adelaide to South Island within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $592.

One-way flights to South Island from Adelaide

The cheapest one-way flights from Adelaide to South Island
01:25 - 14:35
Jetstar
1 stop
10h 40m
ADL - ZQN
Jetstar
$551
Gotogate
10:05 - 15:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 50m
ADL - ZQN
Multiple Airlines
$569
Travel2Be
12:55 - 15:25
Qantas Airways
3 stops
24h 00m
ADL - ZQN
Qantas Airways
$1,141
Bravofly

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Flight FAQs

From Adelaide to South Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Adelaide to South Island?

If you book a flight to South Island from Adelaide, you will be flying from Adelaide, which is the city’s only airport. Adelaide (ADL) is located 6.6 km from the centre of Adelaide.

Which airlines flying from Adelaide to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Adelaide to South Island have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Adelaide to South Island for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Adelaide to South Island for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $632, but on average you can expect to pay $691.

How popular is this Adelaide to South Island flight route?

Within the past month, 884 users have taken a look at flights from Adelaide to South Island.

What are the cheapest flights from Adelaide to South Island?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Adelaide to South Island? While on average our users pay $889, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $211. The most popular route (Adelaide - Christchurch), is priced around $794.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Adelaide to South Island?

The most popular airlines flying from Adelaide to South Island are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Island from Adelaide?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Adelaide to South Island

Most visitors from Adelaide need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Island.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Adelaide are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

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 Adelaide from South Island?

Returning to Adelaide from South Island

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Adelaide.

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Alternative routes for Adelaide to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Adelaide to South Island

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Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Adelaide to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.05
Average temperature for October in South Island
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in South Island
249.0 mm

Airports servicing Adelaide

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Adelaide to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Adelaide to South Island 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
Qantas Airways
$228 $744 No cancel fee 74%
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Jetstar
$400 $553 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$403 $632 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$431 $788 No cancel fee 78%
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