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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to South Island (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHC flight in 2021: compare Australia to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to South Island?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 47 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 47 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Australia to South Island 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $508, or $517 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to South Island?

May can be a great time to fly to South Island from Australia with a flight ticket averaging about $437. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $294. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Australia to South Island in April, May 2021

The best prices found for Australia to CHC flights in April, May
30 May - 5 Jun
$470pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
31 May - 5 Jun
$474pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 May - 5 Jun
$480pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Australia found for this year
6 Oct - 24 Oct
$354pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Aug - 22 Aug
$371pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
4 Oct - 23 Oct
$377pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Direct flights to South Island from Australia

Save time with Australia to South Island direct flight deals
6 Oct - 24 Oct
$354pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
6 Aug - 22 Aug
$371pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
4 Oct - 23 Oct
$377pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Last-minute flights from Australia to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Australia, departing today and this week
24 Apr - 14 May
$571pp
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
19 Apr - 22 Apr
$572pp
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$572pp
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to South Island from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to South Island
05:25 - 10:25
Qantas Airways
Direct
3h 00m
SYD - CHC
Qantas Airways
$319
Travel2Be
11:50 - 04:00
Jetstar
1 stop
14h 10m
SYD - CHC
Jetstar
$327
Gotogate
14:55 - 20:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 25m
MEL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$331
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Flight FAQs

From Australia to South Island

Can I find flights from Australia to South Island for under $394 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to South Island for under $394. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $317, but on average you can expect to pay $395.

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.

Are there direct flights from Australia to South Island for under $394 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to South Island under $394. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to South Island is less than $425.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to South Island for under $656?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $656.

What days are direct flights available from Australia to Christchurch?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 7,066 users have taken a look at flights from Australia to Christchurch.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Australia to Christchurch are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your 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, Melbourne - Christchurch and Brisbane - Christchurch.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Christchurch?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $159. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Christchurch) can be booked for $454 on average our data indicates $908 when flying from Australia to Christchurch

How long does is the flight from Australia to South Island?

Departing from Australia to South Island will take you 3h 05m. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Australia to South Island return?

Currently priced at $318, Jetstar will fly you from Australia to South Island and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $220. Air New Zealand flights start at $298 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $319 one-way.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.09
Flight duration
3h 36m
Average temperature for April in South Island
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in South Island
186.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia 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
Jetstar
$139 $357 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$216 $403 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$198 $414 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$171 $442 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$165 $448 No cancel fee 74%
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