Cheap flights from Christchurch to Auckland

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The best prices from Christchurch to Auckland Intl are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Auckland

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to AKL flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.

CHC - AKL

Price

$86 - $261

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Average price

$240

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$126

From Christchurch to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Auckland?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 29% on the overall cost on flights from Christchurch to Auckland.

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

To save up to 126% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Christchurch to Auckland from $243 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $340 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Auckland from Christchurch average $204. You can even find prices in May for less than $204, as users have found deals to Auckland from as low as $94. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Auckland from Christchurch. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 88%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Auckland (CHC - AKL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Christchurch to Auckland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Auckland in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHC to AKL flights in January, February
13 Feb - 20 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$74

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan - 25 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$93

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

4 Feb - 7 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$100

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Christchurch to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Christchurch found for this year
13 Feb - 20 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$74

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

14 Mar - 15 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$78

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

23 Jan - 25 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$93

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

Direct flights to Auckland from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Auckland direct flight deals
13 Feb - 20 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$74

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

14 Mar - 15 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$78

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

18 May - 22 May
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$91

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Christchurch, departing today and this week
23 Jan - 25 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$93

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan - 24 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$103

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

24 Jan - 26 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$109

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Auckland
12 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$44

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

9 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$47

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

14 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$53

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Auckland flights.

Auckland perches at the top of North Island, just over an hour’s flight away from Christchurch. A jagged coastline of sandy bays and harbours outlines the city, offering plenty of viewpoints from which to peer over skyscrapers, parks and museums. Just be sure to make time for Mt Eden – a sacred volcano crater with panoramic views that sits right in the city centre.

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Auckland?

The flight is nice and short – around 1 hour 20 minutes each way.

Which airlines operate flights from Christchurch to Auckland?

Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas Airways offer Christchurch to Auckland flights.

How frequent are flights between Christchurch and Auckland?

There are usually over 19 direct flights a day.

Which airports serve Christchurch and Auckland?

Your flight from Christchurch to Auckland will take off from Christchurch International Airport and land in Auckland Airport.

Which direct flight route between Christchurch and Auckland is cheapest?

Sometimes flying with two airlines scores you the best flight deals from Christchurch to Auckland. For example, you could fly out with Air New Zealand and return with Jetstar.A cheap flight from Christchurch to Auckland takes you to a North Island city of sweeping vistas. Get your bearings at the Sky Tower, the tallest skyscraper in New Zealand. The viewing platform peers over Auckland Museum, the busy harbour and a maze of bays. You’ll also spy Mt Eden – another knockout lookout formed from an ancient volcanic caldera.From Auckland, the rest of the North Island is your oyster. Ferries head for otherworldly islands such as the Great Barrier Island. Or you could hop on a bus to the west coast beaches, vineyards and hot springs.Looking for cheap flights from Christchurch to Auckland? Try out our smart search engine.

What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Auckland?

To fly from Christchurch to Auckland, you need to book a flight from Christchurch (CHC) to Auckland Intl (AKL). Nonstop flights to Auckland Intl from Christchurch take 1h 20m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 56 outbound flights from Christchurch to Auckland Intl offered by 2 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Auckland Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand flying from Christchurch to Auckland Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Auckland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Auckland for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $173.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Auckland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Christchurch to Auckland under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Auckland is less than $126.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Auckland for under $100?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Christchurch to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Auckland?

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

How popular is this Christchurch to Auckland flight route?

Within the past month, 13,869 users have taken a look at flights from Christchurch to Auckland Intl.

How many flights depart from Christchurch to Auckland on average per day?

16 flight departures from Christchurch to Auckland per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 19% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Auckland?

There are many flights that can get you from Christchurch to Auckland in 1h 20m. Fly via Jetstar or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. There are 748 km between Christchurch and Auckland. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Auckland round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Christchurch to Auckland is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $74 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $165. Users have found that Jetstar is 63% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Auckland?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Christchurch to Auckland on time: Thai Airways (100%), Air China (96%), Etihad Airways (96%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Auckland?

While on average a flight from Christchurch to Auckland is generally $126, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $39. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Auckland Intl), you can expect to pay $78 for that flight.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Christchurch to Auckland?

Flights to Auckland from Christchurch can be sustainable as airlines have eco-friendly options. Some of the airlines that are recommended for eco-travel are Jetstar and Air New Zealand. If you choose to fly with Jetstar, you will be flying with an airline that uses Boeing 787 Dreamlines, one of the world’s most eco-friendly aircraft models. These planes are made with composite materials that limit fuel consumption. Jetstar has also made a carbon offset programme for passengers to get involved in. By giving to the programme, 100% of your donation goes towards one of the three goals. These goals are innovation, conservation and restoration. All flights with Jetstar have access to the carbon offset programme. Air New Zealand is another fantastic airline that has eco-friendly methods in place for sustainable travel. This airline has retired older planes that use more fuel. Air New Zealand now has fuel-efficient aircraft’s that are also leaner. Operating practices for this airline have changed so that less fuel is consumed and less CO2 is pumped into the atmosphere. Air New Zealand also operates a carbon offset programme that passengers can donate to.

How to fly more sustainably from Christchurch to Auckland?

Flying in a more eco-friendly way is easy to do if you know some of the tips. An easy and small way to fly sustainably that has a big impact is by packing light. If everyone on a flight packs weighty baggage, the flight will use much more fuel. Choosing to fly in economy class is another huge plus. This class allows for more people. This means more people on one flight, so fewer flights are needed each day. If you take a direct route from Christchurch to Auckland, you are also flying sustainably. The less fuel you consume, the better it is for the environment. One of the best ways to eco-travel is by flying with an airline that has measures in place for sustainable travel. Some recommended airlines are Jetstar and Air New Zealand.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Auckland

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Christchurch to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$97
Average$214
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$99
Average$208
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Auckland
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
26%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
39%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
26%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Auckland
Sunday64daily flights
Monday70daily flights
Tuesday53daily flights
Wednesday50daily flights
Thursday50daily flights
Friday66daily flights
Saturday44daily flights