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The best prices from South Island to Auckland 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
South Island (CHC) to Auckland (AKL)

CHC - AKL
Price
$120 - $363
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Rainfall
20 - 57 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

Round-trip from

$120

From South Island to Auckland

One-way from

$153

One-way flight from South Island to Auckland

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 South Island to Auckland?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from South Island to Auckland. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Auckland.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from South Island to Auckland, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 126% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $230 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $321.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Auckland?

Flights from South Island to Auckland lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Island to Auckland in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $89.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from South Island to Auckland in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from South Island to Auckland in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHC to AKL flights in January, February
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$70pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$71pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$83pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from South Island found for this year
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$70pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$71pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$83pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Auckland from South Island

Save time with South Island to Auckland direct flight deals
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$70pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$71pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
13 Feb - 20 Feb
$83pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from South Island, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 2 Feb
$141pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$184pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$193pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Auckland from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Auckland
04:40 - 04:45
Jetstar
1 stop
24h 05m
CHC - AKL
Jetstar
$154
Gotogate
10:50 - 13:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 40m
CHC - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$156
Gotogate
04:40 - 12:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
7h 45m
CHC - AKL
Air New Zealand
$170
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Island to Auckland flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Island to Auckland

Can I find flights from South Island to Auckland for under $139 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Auckland for under $139. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

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.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Auckland for under $139 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Island to Auckland under $139. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Auckland is less than $132.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Auckland for under $278?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Island to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $278.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Auckland?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Christchurch to Auckland Intl have been viewed 13,869 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 18 flights from Christchurch to Auckland Intl a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 39% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 28% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Auckland?

In Christchurch, there will be same rainfall in Christchurch compared to Auckland over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Auckland?

With an average temperature of 24 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Auckland are hotter than in Christchurch.

How long does is the flight from South Island to Auckland?

Departing from South Island to Auckland will take you 1h 20m. The distance between South Island and Auckland is about 748 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Island to Auckland from $70 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand. These flights start at 63% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $35. Jetstar is not the only option available. At the moment, Air New Zealand is another option, for $128.

Alternative routes for South Island to Auckland

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from South Island to Auckland
Flight duration
1h 21m
Average temperature for January in Auckland
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Auckland
26.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Auckland

Hourly flight availability from South Island to Auckland

Morning 6 AM to midday 42% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from South Island to Auckland
Sunday
28 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
41 daily flights
Friday
55 daily flights
Saturday
52 daily flights
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