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Cheap flights to Christchurch from $362

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Christchurch flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Christchurch found recently by users on momondo
Jetstar
3 May
MEL18:50Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
10 May
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL17:50Melbourne
Jetstar
3 May
MEL18:50Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
10 May
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL17:50Melbourne
Jetstar
7 May
MEL18:50Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
15 May
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 45m
MEL17:50Melbourne
Jetstar
16 May
OOL18:50Coolangatta Gold Coast
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
23 May
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 40m
OOL17:45Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
31 May
MEL18:50Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
7 June
CHC08:35Christchurch
16h 10m
1 stop
MEL22:45Melbourne
Jetstar
16 May
OOL18:50Coolangatta Gold Coast
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
23 May
CHC16:05Christchurch
3h 40m
OOL17:45Coolangatta Gold Coast

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Christchurch

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Christchurch, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar
Jetstar
25 May
OOL18:50Coolangatta Gold Coast
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
Jetstar
10 May
MEL18:50Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch
Jetstar
7 May
MEL18:50Melbourne
3h 15m
CHC00:05Christchurch

Christchurch flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Christchurch flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch?

The cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from Australia is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around $617, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Christchurch in August, then you should wait until October to fly from Australia, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $621.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Christchurch?

Users booking trips to Christchurch from Wellington found flights 33% cheaper than the average price of flights to Christchurch. To find the cheapest price to Christchurch from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Christchurch?

The cheapest day to depart from Australia to Christchurch is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $597. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Christchurch on Sunday is $643.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Christchurch?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Christchurch is at midday. Flights from Australia to Christchurch during this time can be as low as $578. Flights in the morning are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $634.

How long does it take to fly to Christchurch?

The average flight duration from Australia to Christchurch depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch is 3h on average, while flying from Melbourne to Christchurch is 3h 15m on average. Christchurch is the most popular airport in Christchurch.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Christchurch?

The ideal time to book your flight to Christchurch is 34 days in advance, when prices tend to average $721.

Cheapest flights to Christchurch airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Christchurch airports from your nearest city or airport
Sydney
Christchurch

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Christchurch

Sydney (SYD) to Christchurch (CHC)

Typically, flights to Christchurch from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch, which has an average price of $721

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHRISTCHURCH FROM SYDNEYAugust15% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Christchurch costs on average just $617 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHRISTCHURCH FROM SYDNEYDecember63% more expensiveIt costs about $1,177 for flights to Christchurch from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHRISTCHURCH FROM SYDNEYDecember597% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Christchurch from Sydney in December than any other month

Cheap Christchurch flight deals and tips

Summary info about Christchurch flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$222

Best Round-Trip Price

$362

Fastest flight time

3h 05m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Christchurch from Australia in the last 72 hours is $222 (Coolangatta Gold Coast to Christchurch).
The best round-trip flight price to Christchurch from Australia in the last 72 hours is $362 (Melbourne to Christchurch).
The fastest flight to Christchurch from Australia takes 3h 05m (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Christchurch, including Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Christchurch

How long does it take to fly to Christchurch?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport offers direct flights to Christchurch with a flight time of around three hours, while flights with a single stopover can take about 9 hours 30 minutes. If you’re travelling from Melbourne, you’ll find direct flights that are around three hours. Flights from Melbourne with a single stopover will take around 6 hours. Direct flights from Brisbane to Christchurch will take about 3 hours 30 minutes and single stopover flights will be around six hours.

Where can you fly directly into Christchurch from?

Christchurch flight deals from Sydney come with direct flights to the city. Flights depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport and arrive at Christchurch Airport, Christchurch. You can also find direct flights to Christchurch, New Zealand, from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. Travelling from Brisbane? Brisbane International Airport offers flights directly to Christchurch. Adelaide doesn’t currently offer direct flights to Christchurch, but you will find flights with a single stopover in Auckland or Melbourne.

Is there an alternative airport near Christchurch?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Christchurch is possible. If you are planning a flight to Christchurch, consider booking flights to Timaru Airport (141 km from Christchurch city centre).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Christchurch?

The cheapest airport near Christchurch is typically Timaru Airport, with an average price of $117/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Christchurch Airport?

Prices for flights to Christchurch Airport refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Christchurch Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Christchurch Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and stopovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Christchurch Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Christchurch Airport?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Christchurch Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s licence, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Christchurch Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Christchurch?

Finding the right flight to Christchurch is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Christchurch quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Christchurch with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights to Christchurch with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights to Christchurch?

momondo helps you find the best flight to Christchurch by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select fights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Christchurch right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Christchurch, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Christchurch and alert you when they change.


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