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Flight information for Sydney to Christchurch
(SYD to CHC)

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Best price found

$271

Fastest flight time

3h 05m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Christchurch

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Christchurch from Sydney in the past 72 hours is $271. The best return flight deal from Sydney to Christchurch found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $631.
The fastest flight from Sydney to Christchurch takes 3h 05m
There are no direct flights from Sydney to Christchurch. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport - Christchurch Airport.
There is 1 airport near Christchurch: Christchurch (CHC)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Christchurch

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Christchurch?

May

The cheapest time of year to fly to Christchurch from Sydney is May. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart Sydney for Christchurch?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Tuesday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Christchurch?

in the afternoon

Sydney to Christchurch flights are approximately 21% more expensive at midday than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Christchurch from Sydney?

Jetstar

Air New Zealand, Emirates, and Jetstar are the most popular carriers operating from Sydney to Christchurch

What is the cheapest Sydney to Christchurch flight route?

Sydney Kingsford Smith - Christchurch

Fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch for the best Sydney - Christchurch flight prices

How far in advance should you book Sydney to Christchurch flights?

46 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Sydney to Christchurch is approximately 46 days to departure

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) to Christchurch Airport (CHC)$494
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When travelling from Sydney to Christchurch, the most popular airport to fly into is Christchurch Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Christchurch Airport from Sydney are departing from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The cheapest route from Sydney to Christchurch is SYD — CHC with an average price of $494 RT during the month of May.


Easily compare return flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Sydney to Christchurch by changing tabs
Jetstar
18 Nov.
SYD14:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 55m
1 stop
CHC05:35Christchurch
20 Nov.
CHC15:30Christchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD05:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
8 Aug.
SYD15:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
1 stop
CHC02:00Christchurch
17 Aug.
CHC02:40Christchurch
3h 30m
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
19 Oct.
SYD14:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 10m
CHC17:55Christchurch
25 Oct.
CHC02:40Christchurch
3h 30m
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
20 Oct.
SYD11:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
6h 25m
1 stop
CHC18:15Christchurch
31 Oct.
CHC16:30Christchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD06:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
12 Aug.
SYD14:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 10m
CHC17:55Christchurch
21 Aug.
CHC17:05Christchurch
14h 40m
1 stop
SYD07:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
8 Aug.
SYD15:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
1 stop
CHC02:00Christchurch
17 Aug.
CHC17:05Christchurch
14h 40m
1 stop
SYD07:45Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Christchurch

If you're looking for one-way flights from Sydney to Christchurch, view some of our deals below provided by Air New Zealand, Emirates and Jetstar
Jetstar
1 Nov.
SYD15:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
13h 05m
1 stop
CHC04:45Christchurch
Air New Zealand
4 Nov.
SYD14:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 10m
CHC17:55Christchurch
Qantas Airways
19 Aug.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch

Search last-minute flights to Christchurch from Sydney

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Sydney to Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
30 May
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
4 Jun.
CHC03:00Christchurch
15h 55m
2 stops
SYD18:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
3 Jun.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
4 Jun.
CHC03:00Christchurch
12h 30m
1 stop
SYD15:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
30 May
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
14 Jun.
CHC02:00Christchurch
3h 35m
SYD05:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
31 May
SYD12:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 35m
2 stops
CHC07:30Christchurch
7 Jun.
CHC14:05Christchurch
16h 35m
2 stops
SYD06:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
30 May
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
4 Jun.
CHC03:00Christchurch
12h 30m
1 stop
SYD15:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
1 Jun.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
8 Jun.
CHC02:10Christchurch
7h 35m
1 stop
SYD09:45Sydney Kingsford Smith

Best airlines flying from Sydney to Christchurch

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $325Free cancellationRating
7.8
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JetstarPriceFrom $376Free cancellationRating
6.9
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Air New ZealandPriceFrom $452Free cancellationRating
8.4
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $478Free cancellationRating
7.2
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EmiratesPriceFrom $492Free cancellationRating
8.5
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  • Emirates Flights From Sydney to Christchurch

    Emirates flight deals from Sydney to Christchurch start from $349 return. Over the 7 Emirates flights for this route in a normal week, average airfare is usually $472 return - but some users have found much cheaper deals with momondo.

  • Air New Zealand Flights From Sydney to Christchurch

    $321 is the best Air New Zealand flight deal from Sydney to Christchurch found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average Air New Zealand ticket price found was closer to $431, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. Air New Zealand (8.4/10 from 17 user reviews) flies into Christchurch from Sydney 4 times in an average week so prices can vary.


Jetstar flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Our best Jetstar deals on Sydney to Christchurch flight tickets
Jetstar
18 Nov.
SYD14:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 55m
1 stop
CHC05:35Christchurch
20 Nov.
CHC15:30Christchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD05:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
20 Oct.
SYD11:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
6h 25m
1 stop
CHC18:15Christchurch
31 Oct.
CHC16:30Christchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD06:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
8 Aug.
SYD15:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 20m
1 stop
CHC02:00Christchurch
17 Aug.
CHC17:05Christchurch
14h 40m
1 stop
SYD07:45Sydney Kingsford Smith

Qantas Airways flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Our best Qantas Airways deals on Sydney to Christchurch flight tickets
Qantas Airways
3 Jun.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
4 Jun.
CHC03:00Christchurch
12h 30m
1 stop
SYD15:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
1 Jun.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
8 Jun.
CHC02:10Christchurch
7h 35m
1 stop
SYD09:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
31 May
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CHC18:30Christchurch
7 Jun.
CHC12:50Christchurch
26h 40m
1 stop
SYD15:30Sydney Kingsford Smith

  • Are airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Air New Zealand that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch by plane?

    There are 2136.1 km between Sydney Kingsford Smith and Christchurch. Flights usually cover this in 3h 05m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



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