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Cheap flights from Brisbane to South Island

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Brisbane (BNE) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to CHC flight in 2021: compare Brisbane 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 Brisbane 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 Brisbane to South Island 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $517, or $527 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Island from Brisbane average $445. You can even find prices in May for less than $445, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as $299. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from Brisbane. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 43%.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to South Island in June, July 2021

The best prices found for BNE to South Island flights in June, July
31 Jul - 22 Aug
$464pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
30 Jul - 22 Aug
$473pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
31 Jul - 22 Aug
$512pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Brisbane to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Brisbane found for this year
4 Aug - 12 Aug
$404pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$405pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$412pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Direct flights to South Island from Brisbane

Save time with Brisbane to South Island direct flight deals
4 Aug - 12 Aug
$404pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$405pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$412pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Brisbane, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 15 Jul
$608pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
26 Jun - 15 Jul
$613pp
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
27 Jun - 15 Jul
$616pp
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to South Island from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to South Island
02:00 - 09:50
Qantas Airways
1 stop
5h 50m
BNE - CHC
Qantas Airways
$352
Jettzy
12:05 - 07:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
16h 35m
BNE - ZQN
Virgin Australia
$356
mytrip.com
16:40 - 07:25
Jetstar
2 stops
36h 45m
BNE - ZQN
Jetstar
$393
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Brisbane</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Island</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to South Island

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

Most people fly from Brisbane (BNE) if they book a flight from Brisbane to South Island. Brisbane is conveniently located just 12.3 km from Brisbane’s city centre.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways flying from Brisbane to South Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Brisbane to South Island for under $535 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to South Island for under $535. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $404, but on average you can expect to pay $450.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to South Island for under $535 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Brisbane to South Island under $535. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to South Island is less than $449.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to South Island for under $668?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $668.

Is Brisbane weather warmer or cooler than South Island?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in January. The weather in South Island is generally colder than Brisbane's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Brisbane to South Island?

The most popular flight routes from Brisbane to South Island are Brisbane - Queenstown Intl, Brisbane - Christchurch and Brisbane - Dunedin.

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to South Island?

On average you can expect to pay $542 for a flight from Brisbane to South Island. The cheapest flight overall is $161 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Queenstown Intl) is currently priced at $560.

What are the most reliable airlines from Brisbane to South Island?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Brisbane to South Island consider choosing Air China(94%), Singapore Airlines(93%) or EVA Air(91%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Air New Zealand can get you from Brisbane to South Island in just under 3h 30m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Brisbane to South Island return?

Our cheapest airline available from Brisbane to South Island is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $404 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $514.

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

$241 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air New Zealand. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Jetstar and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $309 and $312, respectively.

Alternative routes for Brisbane to South Island

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

Destination points for flights from Brisbane 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 Brisbane to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Flight duration
3h 47m
Average temperature for June in South Island
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in South Island
228.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

Airports servicing

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Brisbane to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane 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 $377 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$227 $388 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$219 $391 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$186 $442 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$212 $484 No cancel fee 78%
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