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Cheap flights from Australia to South Island from $193

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 4/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
SYD — CHC
23 Jul — 30 Jul1
1 adult
Tue 23/7
Tue 30/7

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

To save up to 47% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Australia to South Island from $676 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $757 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Australia. Prices for June average $579 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $408. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a June flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in December

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from AU to EDG?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to South Island as you normally would.

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Australia to South Island

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Australia and South Island. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Qantas Airways flights we've found from Australia to South Island. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Sun 11/814:25MEL - CHC
1 stop7h 55mQantas Airways
Tue 20/809:40CHC - MEL
2 stops10h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/7$450
Thu 15/818:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Fri 23/806:05CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$644
Sun 6/1018:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Tue 15/1016:50CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$680
Tue 23/710:20SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mQantas Airways
Sat 27/706:05CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$736
Sun 28/718:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Tue 30/716:50CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$759
Sun 28/718:55BNE - CHC
Nonstop3h 25mQantas Airways
Sun 4/815:50CHC - BNE
Nonstop3h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$771
Fri 26/718:55BNE - CHC
Nonstop3h 25mQantas Airways
Wed 31/715:50CHC - BNE
Nonstop3h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$772
Wed 24/706:00AVV - ZQN
1 stop6h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 31/713:00ZQN - AVV
2 stops31h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 16/7$872
Sun 28/718:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Fri 2/806:25CHC - SYD
1 stop7h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$885

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Australia to South Island

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Australia and South Island. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Air New Zealand flights departing from Australia and landing in South Island. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Sun 11/812:10MEL - CHC
1 stop7h 15mAir New Zealand
Tue 20/814:00CHC - MEL
2 stops8h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7$451
Sat 17/817:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Thu 22/806:35CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7$520
Wed 21/817:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Wed 28/806:35CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$524
Wed 21/818:10SYD - CHC
1 stop11h 15mAir New Zealand
Wed 28/806:35CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$533
Wed 4/918:25SYD - CHC
1 stop16h 25mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/906:35CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$538
Fri 23/818:55MEL - ZQN
1 stop16h 10mAir New Zealand
Mon 26/812:45ZQN - MEL
1 stop21h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$545
Wed 21/818:55MEL - ZQN
1 stop12h 45mAir New Zealand
Sat 24/816:20ZQN - MEL
1 stop17h 45mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7$546
Wed 24/717:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Wed 31/706:35CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$707
Thu 25/717:55SYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/706:35CHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7$708

Cheap Australia to South Island flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Australia to South Island specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Australia to South Island in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 9/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 20/816:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$287
Mon 26/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Thu 5/920:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$297
Tue 27/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 31/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$313
Thu 22/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Thu 29/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$319
Sun 18/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Tue 3/920:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$321
Tue 27/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 17/916:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$330
Mon 12/814:45SYD - ZQN
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Wed 21/812:30ZQN - SYD
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$334
Fri 23/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 28/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$336
Tue 27/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 17/908:35CHC - MEL
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$337

Australia to South Island 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Australia and South Island in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Australia to South Island in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 9/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 20/816:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$287
Sat 7/906:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 11/920:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$297
Tue 27/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 31/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$313
Thu 22/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Thu 29/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$319
Sun 18/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Tue 3/920:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$321
Tue 27/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 17/916:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$330
Mon 12/814:45SYD - ZQN
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Wed 21/812:30ZQN - SYD
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$334
Fri 23/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 28/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$336
Tue 1/1005:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 16/1020:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$337

Direct flights to South Island from Australia

Discover direct flight options from Australia to South Island. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Australia to South Island. If you're looking for other options for flights from Australia to South Island, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Fri 9/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 20/816:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$287
Sat 7/906:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 11/920:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$297
Mon 19/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 28/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$312
Tue 27/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Sat 31/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$313
Thu 22/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Thu 29/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$319
Sun 18/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Tue 3/920:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$321
Tue 27/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 17/916:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$330
Mon 12/814:45SYD - ZQN
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Wed 21/812:30ZQN - SYD
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$334
Fri 23/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 28/820:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$336

Australia to South Island flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Australia to South Island for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Australia to South Island. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Sun 28/718:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 30/716:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$373
Wed 24/718:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 31/716:05CHC - MEL
Nonstop3h 45mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$374
Sun 28/706:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Tue 30/720:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$377
Wed 24/706:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Wed 31/720:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$379
Wed 24/706:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Fri 26/720:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$399
Sun 28/718:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Sun 4/806:15CHC - MEL
1 stop13h 35mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$411
Wed 24/718:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Wed 31/711:25CHC - MEL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$414
Tue 23/706:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Fri 26/720:40ZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$419
Sun 28/718:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Tue 30/711:25CHC - MEL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$423

One-way flights to South Island from Australia

Search for one-way flight options from Australia to South Island. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Australia to South Island. Users needing a return flight from Australia to South Island should utilise the search form above.
Wed 4/918:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$193
Sun 18/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$196
Tue 6/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$197
Wed 2/1005:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$203
Wed 4/918:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$205
Sun 25/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$206
Sun 11/818:50MEL - CHC
Nonstop3h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$208
Sun 27/1006:15MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 18/7$209
Mon 12/806:20MEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$211

Find flights from Australia to South Island within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Australia to South Island that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625,810 searches. Data last updated 18 July 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$287 - $692

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Fri 9/8

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

Nonstop3h 45m

$287

MelbourneQueenstown Intl

MEL - ZQN

MELZQN

Melbourne

Sat 7/9

Nonstop3h 10m

Queenstown Intl

Wed 11/9

Nonstop3h 25m

$297

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Sun 11/8

Nonstop3h 15m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

Nonstop3h 45m

$303

MelbourneQueenstown Intl

MEL - ZQN

MELZQN

Melbourne

Mon 19/8

Nonstop3h 10m

Queenstown Intl

Wed 28/8

Nonstop3h 25m

$312

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Sun 11/8

1 stop7h 55m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

2 stops10h 55m

$450

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Sun 11/8

1 stop7h 15m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

2 stops8h 35m

$451

MelbourneChristchurch

MEL - CHC

MELCHC

Melbourne

Sun 1/12

Nonstop3h 10m

Christchurch

Thu 12/12

1 stop12h 20m

$463

BrisbaneQueenstown Intl

BNE - ZQN

BNEZQN

Brisbane

Sun 6/10

Nonstop3h 30m

Queenstown Intl

Wed 9/10

Nonstop3h 55m

$524

Sydney Kingsford SmithChristchurch

SYD - CHC

SYDCHC

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 6/8

Nonstop3h 05m

Christchurch

Fri 9/8

Nonstop3h 20m

$692

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 17/7

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Best time to book a flight from Australia to South Island

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Estimated return price
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Reviews of airlines servicing South Island

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to South Island. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to South Island. Reviews last updated 18 July 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand and Jetstar from Australia to South Island. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very Good
566 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.2
Very Good
1,362 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.1
Very Good
3,772 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.0
Very Good
228 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

7.6
Good
915 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.6

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Australia to South Island for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to South Island for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $287, but on average you can expect to pay $336.

  • Are there direct flights from Australia to South Island for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to South Island under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to South Island is less than $339.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to South Island for under $400?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $400.

  • How popular is this Australia to South Island flight route?

  • What does SYD to CHC mean?

    Great question - SYD to CHC just means Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Christchurch Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN), Dunedin Airport (DUD), Nelson Airport (NSN), Invercargill Airport (IVC), Blenheim Airport (BHE) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Australia to South Island that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Australia to South Island flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Australia to South Island with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Australia to South Island flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Australia to South Island that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Australia to South Island flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Australia to South Island?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Australia to South Island.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Australia to South Island?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Australia to South Island by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Australia to South Island that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Australia to South Island offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Australia to South Island?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Australia to South Island flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Australia to South Island flight deals updated?

    The Australia to South Island flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/7.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Australia to South Island?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Australia to South Island (average of $343). Flying from Australia to South Island in December is currently the most expensive (average of $404). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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