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How to find the cheapest flight from
Canberra (CBR) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best CBR to CHC flight in 2021: compare Canberra 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 Canberra to South Island?

To save on the cost of your flight from Canberra to South Island, book at least 57 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $590 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $647.

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

Flights from Canberra to South Island lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Canberra to South Island in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $473.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Canberra to South Island (CBR - EDG)?

When flying from Canberra 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.

Canberra to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Canberra found for this year
14 Dec - 22 Dec
$992pp
CBR
Canberra
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
14 Dec - 22 Dec
$1,125pp
CBR
Canberra
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CBR
Canberra
14 Dec - 22 Dec
$1,254pp
CBR
Canberra
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
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2 STOPS
CBR
Canberra

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

Flight FAQs

From Canberra to South Island

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

For a flight from Canberra to South Island, you will be flying from Canberra. Canberra (CBR) is just 6.4 km from the centre of the city.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Canberra to South Island that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Canberra to South Island for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Canberra to South Island for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $992, but on average you can expect to pay $1,254.

How popular is this Canberra to South Island flight route?

Within the past month, 238 users have taken a look at flights from Canberra to South Island.

What are the cheapest flights from Canberra to South Island?

On average you can expect to pay $426 for a flight from Canberra to South Island. The cheapest flight overall is $237 while the most popular route, (Canberra - Queenstown Intl) is currently priced at $956.

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

When booking a flight from Canberra to South Island, you may want to consider flying on Emirates, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Canberra to South Island

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canberra 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 Canberra from South Island?

Returning to Canberra 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 Canberra.

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

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Alternative routes for Canberra to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Canberra 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 Canberra 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 Canberra

Airports servicing

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Canberra to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Canberra 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
Air New Zealand
$387 $731 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$401 $843 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$426 $615 No cancel fee 80%
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