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Cheap flights from South Island to Auckland

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to AKL flight in 2021: compare South Island to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
CHC - AKL
Price
$119 - $360
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

$119

From South Island to Auckland

One-way from

$146

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 $227 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $318.

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 $88.

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 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from South Island to Auckland in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHC to AKL flights in May, June
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$83pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
12 Jun - 14 Jun
$102pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
11 Jun - 14 Jun
$113pp
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
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$83pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
12 Jun - 14 Jun
$102pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
8 Aug - 14 Aug
$103pp
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
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$83pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
12 Jun - 14 Jun
$102pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
8 Aug - 14 Aug
$103pp
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 - 09:00
Jetstar
1 stop
4h 20m
CHC - AKL
Jetstar
$147
Kiwi.com
04:40 - 17:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 10m
CHC - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$166
Gotogate
15:10 - 08:50
Air New Zealand
3 stops
17h 40m
CHC - AKL
Air New Zealand
$717
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Island</span> to <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Island to Auckland

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 51 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 South Island to Auckland for under $138 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Auckland for under $138. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Auckland for under $138 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from South Island to Auckland under $138. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Auckland is less than $110.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Auckland?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday.

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 7 flights from Christchurch to Auckland Intl a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 57% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 43% 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 $83 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand. These flights start at 56% 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 $60. Jetstar is not the only option available. At the moment, Air New Zealand is another option, for $149.

Alternative routes for South Island to Auckland

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

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to Auckland.
Flight duration
1h 22m
Average temperature for May in Auckland
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Auckland
40.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Auckland

Hourly flight availability from South Island to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Island towards Auckland.
Morning 6 AM to midday 38% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from South Island to Auckland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from South Island to Auckland.
Sunday
62 daily flights
Monday
52 daily flights
Tuesday
50 daily flights
Wednesday
47 daily flights
Thursday
51 daily flights
Friday
59 daily flights
Saturday
39 daily flights
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