When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Christchurch to Australia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $497. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $561.
Flights from Christchurch to Australia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Australia in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $281.
When flying from Christchurch to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.
Christchurch (CHC), located 9.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Christchurch to Australia.
Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand flying from Christchurch to Australia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Australia for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $419, but on average you can expect to pay $615.
Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Christchurch to Australia under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Australia is less than $659.
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One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $163 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $297 and Qantas Airways from $341 one-way.
Consider Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Christchurch to Australia.
On average you can expect to pay $525 for a flight from Christchurch to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is $120 while the most popular route, (Christchurch - Melbourne) is currently priced at $419.
While some choose either Christchurch - Perth or Christchurch - Melbourne Avalon, Christchurch - Melbourne is the most popular route from Christchurch to Australia.
Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Australia
Most visitors from Christchurch will not be allowed to enter Australia.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.
Returning to Christchurch from Australia
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Christchurch.
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.
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