Cheap flights from Christchurch to Auckland

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28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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The best prices from Christchurch to Auckland Intl are usually found in February or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday 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

$66 - $152

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Rainfall

70 - 130 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$105From Christchurch to Auckland Intl
One-way from$49One-way flight from Christchurch to Auckland Intl

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

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 26% 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 91% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 $177 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $236 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 February. Prices to Auckland from Christchurch average $145. You can even find prices in February for less than $145, as users have found deals to Auckland from as low as $83. The month of April 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 67%.

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 at midday could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Auckland in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHC to AKL flights in June, July
20 Jul - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$110

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/6/22

20 Jul - 27 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$131

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

20 Jul - 26 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 20m
$135

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

Christchurch to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Christchurch found for this year
29 Aug - 29 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$100

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

2 Dec - 4 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$105

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

20 Jul - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$110

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/6/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Auckland

6 Aug - 11 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

6h 40m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$212

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

29 Jun - 1 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

17h 35m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 10m
$409

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

1 Jul - 4 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

15h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 40m
$424

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Auckland

29 Aug - 29 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$100

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

2 Dec - 4 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

20 Jul - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$110

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/6/22

Direct flights to Auckland from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Auckland direct flight deals
29 Aug - 29 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$100

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

2 Dec - 4 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

20 Jul - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$110

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/6/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Christchurch, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$253

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

13h 50m
$296

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 1 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$330

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Auckland
11 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$49

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

11 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$51

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

25 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$54

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/6/22

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.

How busy are the airports in Christchurch and Auckland?

Christchurch Airport (CHC) is the second busiest airport in New Zealand, and is located a small distance northwest of Christchurch city centre on the South Island. The airport only has a single terminal with a variety of shops and a food court, which is located landside. For those who do not want to drive, three public bus lines connect the city centre and other locations throughout Christchurch to the airport - the Purple Line, number 29, and number 25. For even more convenience, there are also shuttle services providing door to door service using multi passenger vans. Auckland Airport (AKL) is the biggest and busiest airport in New Zealand, and is located a small distance south of Auckland city centre on the North Island. The airport has separate terminals for domestic and international flights that are linked by a bus service. Inside both terminals you will find a variety of shops and restaurants located airside and landside, some of which conveniently stay open 24 hours a day. A wide range of car rental agencies are also conveniently available on site, and for domestic travellers their offices will be on the ground-floor of the multi-level car park building opposite the terminal. You can also catch a public bus on route 31 and the 380 Airporter to get around Auckland, or use the SkyBus Express for direct transfers to Auckland City, with stops easily accessible located near major transport hubs and attractions.

Which airlines fly direct from Christchurch to Auckland?

As a short domestic flight within New Zealand, most flights will be a direct flight. Australian airline Jetstar, and New Zealand airline Air New Zealand both offer direct flights from Christchurch Airport to Auckland Airport, which makes the trip very straightforward.

What are the stopover options between Christchurch to Auckland?

Although flying from Christchurch is a short, roughly one and a half hour flight, you can also find flights with a stopover in Wellington Airport (WLG) by Air New Zealand. These flights take one to two hours longer than a direct flight, and are usually even more expensive than a direct flight, so they are rarely worthwhile.

Do I need a visa or passport to fly from Christchurch to Auckland?

No, since Christchurch to Auckland is a domestic flight within New Zealand, a visa will not be required. A passport is also usually not needed, but you may be asked to provide photographic identification. Accepted forms of ID include: a passport, a driver’s licence, a student ID, or an original or certified copy of a birth certificate or citizenship document. The ID must be valid and an original or certified copy; photocopies or expired ID will not be accepted.

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 55 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 $100, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Christchurch to Auckland under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Auckland is less than $143.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Auckland for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Christchurch to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Auckland?

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

How popular is this Christchurch to Auckland flight route?

Within the past month, 4,724 users have taken a look at flights from Christchurch to Auckland Intl.

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

44 flight departures from Christchurch to Auckland per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 7% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 30% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% 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. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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 $100 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $212. Users have found that Jetstar is 30% 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: Asiana Airlines (100%), Thai Airways (100%), ANA (100%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Auckland?

While on average a flight from Christchurch to Auckland is generally $137, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $18. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Auckland Intl), you can expect to pay $110 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

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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
JetstarCheapest$50Average$117FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$100Average$168FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Auckland
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
36%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
50%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Auckland
Sunday44daily flights
Monday72daily flights
Tuesday65daily flights
Wednesday64daily flights
Thursday58daily flights
Friday42daily flights
Saturday40daily flights