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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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Brisbane to South Island, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 18% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $456 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $501.

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

Flights from Brisbane to South Island lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Brisbane to South Island in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $248.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to South Island (BNE - zzEDG)?

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

Cheap flights from Brisbane to South Island in September, October 2021

The best prices found for BNE to South Island flights in September, October
5 Oct - 7 Oct
$542pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
3 Oct - 2 Nov
$543pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
7 Oct - 6 Nov
$551pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Brisbane to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Brisbane found for this year
24 Nov - 26 Nov
$513pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$523pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$532pp
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
22 Feb - 26 Feb
$513pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$523pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
4 Mar - 3 Apr
$532pp
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
25 Sep - 25 Oct
$796pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
25 Sep - 25 Oct
$801pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
25 Sep - 25 Oct
$808pp
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to South Island for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $513, but on average you can expect to pay $535.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to South Island for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Brisbane to South Island under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to South Island is less than $602.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to South Island for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this Brisbane to South Island flight route?

This flight path from Brisbane to South Island was viewed by 6,364 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Brisbane to South Island

Most visitors from Brisbane can enter South Island without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Brisbane are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering South Island.

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

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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 Brisbane from South Island?

Returning to Brisbane 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 Brisbane.

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

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Alternative routes for Brisbane to South Island

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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 = $1.04
Flight duration from BNE to South Island
3h 45m
Average temperature for September in South Island
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in South Island
208.0 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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