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Cheap flights from Gold Coast to South Island

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The best prices from Gold Coast to South Island are usually found in August or May, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Gold Coast (OOL) to South Island (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best OOL to CHC flight in 2021: compare Gold Coast to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
OOL - CHC
Price
$302 - $546
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$302

From Gold Coast to South Island

One-way from

$233

One-way flight from Gold Coast to South Island

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Gold Coast to South Island?

Users have found that flying from Gold Coast to South Island on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Gold Coast to South Island, book at least 47 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $500 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $509.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Gold Coast to South Island?

May can be a great time to fly to South Island from Gold Coast with a flight ticket averaging about $431. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $290. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Gold Coast to South Island (OOL - CHC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Gold Coast to South Island is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 27% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Gold Coast to South Island in May, June 2021

The best prices found for OOL to CHC flights in May, June
29 May - 6 Jun
$398pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
28 May - 6 Jun
$405pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$440pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Gold Coast to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Gold Coast found for this year
22 Nov - 29 Nov
$353pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
30 Oct - 13 Nov
$362pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
1 Nov - 14 Nov
$388pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Direct flights to South Island from Gold Coast

Save time with Gold Coast to South Island direct flight deals
30 Oct - 11 Nov
$362pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
1 Nov - 16 Nov
$451pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
2 Nov - 15 Nov
$468pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

One-way flights to South Island from Gold Coast

The cheapest one-way flights from Gold Coast to South Island
02:15 - 18:25
Jetstar
1 stop
14h 10m
OOL - CHC
Jetstar
$233
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08:00 - 11:10
Air New Zealand
2 stops
25h 10m
OOL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$265
Gotogate
03:05 - 10:20
Qantas Airways
1 stop
29h 15m
OOL - CHC
Qantas Airways
$1,101
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Gold Coast to South Island

Can I find flights from Gold Coast to South Island for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gold Coast to South Island for under $388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $362, but on average you can expect to pay $429.

Which airlines flying from Coolangatta Gold Coast to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Gold Coast to South Island for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Gold Coast to South Island under $388. A good price for a direct flight from Gold Coast to South Island is less than $438.

What days are direct flights available from Gold Coast to Christchurch?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Coolangatta Gold Coast to Christchurch flight path 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.

How many flights depart from Gold Coast to South Island on average per day?

Travellers can expect 4 flights from Coolangatta Gold Coast to Christchurch on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Gold Coast or Christchurch?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Gold Coast is typically greater than that of Christchurch. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Gold Coast weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Christchurch is generally colder than in Gold Coast.

How long does is the flight from Gold Coast to South Island?

Departing from Gold Coast to South Island will take you 3h 15m. The distance from Gold Coast to South Island is about 2419 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Currently priced at $362, Jetstar will fly you from Gold Coast to South Island and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Air New Zealand for as low as $462. Jetstar is currently priced 2% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $227. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Gold Coast to South Island for a low price.

Alternative routes for Gold Coast to South Island

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

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gold Coast to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Flight duration
3h 25m
Average temperature for May in South Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in South Island
199.0 mm

Airports servicing Coolangatta

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 4 airlines flying from Gold Coast to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gold Coast 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
$160 $287 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$279 $355 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$222 $374 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$192 $446 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Gold Coast to South Island

See what time of day planes typically take off from Gold Coast towards South Island.
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Weekly flight availability
from Gold Coast to South Island
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Gold Coast to South Island.
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Tuesday
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