Cheap flights from South Island to Australia

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Island to Australia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $489, or $552 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Australia from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $448 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $276. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Australia (EDG - AU)?

When flying from South Island 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.

Cheap flights from South Island to Australia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Island to Australia flights in October, November
22 Nov - 6 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

17h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$1,268

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26.10.21

22 Nov - 6 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

19h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

21h 20m
$1,409

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.10.21

22 Nov - 6 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

17h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

16h 20m
$1,554

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26.10.21

South Island to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from South Island found for this year
30 Dec - 14 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
$599

Jetstar

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Deal found 23.10.21

30 Dec - 14 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
$634

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.10.21

30 Dec - 14 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$681

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23.10.21

Direct flights to Australia from South Island

Save time with South Island to Australia direct flight deals
25 Mar - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$311

Jetstar

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Deal found 25.10.21

25 Mar - 1 Apr
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$313

Jetstar

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Deal found 25.10.21

9 Feb - 19 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$645

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25.10.21

Last-minute flights from South Island to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from South Island, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 20 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

35h 45m
$11,944

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.10.21

One-way flights to Australia from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Australia
26 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$117

Jetstar

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Deal found 25.10.21

28 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$138

Jetstar

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Deal found 25.10.21

23 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$172

Jetstar

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Deal found 25.10.21

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from South Island to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand flying from South Island to Australia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Island to Australia for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Australia for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $430, but on average you can expect to pay $633.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Australia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from South Island to Australia under $400. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Australia is less than $612.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Australia for under $12,000?

There are currently 1+ open flights from South Island to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $12,000.

How popular is this South Island to Australia flight route?

Flights from South Island to Australia have been viewed 5,491 times in the past calendar month.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $117. Qantas Airways flights start at $265 while deals on Air New Zealand start at $285 one-way.

Can I fly to Australia from South Island right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to Australia

Most visitors from South Island will not be allowed to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to South Island from Australia?

Returning to South Island from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$198
Average$565
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$225
Average$677
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$236
Average$650
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$250
Average$597
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$273
Average$566
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$314
Average$773
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety