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Cheap flights from South Island to Australia

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Island (CHC) to Australia

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

To save up to 48% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Island to Australia from $433 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $555 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Australia from South Island with a flight ticket averaging about $354. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $245. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

The best prices found for CHC to Australia flights in January, February
14 Feb - 22 Feb
$1,942pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
14 Feb - 22 Feb
$2,017pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
14 Feb - 22 Feb
$2,144pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from South Island found for this year
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$533pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$534pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$536pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Australia from South Island

Save time with South Island to Australia direct flight deals
4 Apr - 11 Apr
$877pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Apr - 12 Apr
$957pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from South Island, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$1,913pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$2,136pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$2,161pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Australia from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Australia
03:40 - 08:45
Jetstar
2 stops
31h 05m
CHC - SYD
Jetstar
05:35 - 14:00
Air New Zealand
3 stops
11h 25m
CHC - BNE
Air New Zealand
$1,073
Gotogate
12:15 - 09:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
23h 25m
CHC - HBA
Virgin Australia
$1,225
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From South Island to Australia

Can I find flights from South Island to Australia for under $835 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Australia for under $835. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $754, but on average you can expect to pay $924.

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

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

Are there direct flights from South Island to Australia for under $974 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from South Island to Australia under $974. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Australia is less than $917.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Australia for under $1,948?

There are currently 8+ open flights from South Island to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $1,948.

How popular is this flight route?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Christchurch to Australia?

Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Christchurch to Australia.

What are the most popular routes from Christchurch to Australia?

While some choose either Christchurch - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Christchurch - Melbourne, Christchurch - Brisbane is the most popular route from Christchurch to Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Australia?

The cheapest flight price from Christchurch to Australia is $112. On average you can expect to pay $496. The most popular route, (Christchurch - Brisbane), can usually be booked for $622.

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

For as low as $856, Virgin Australia can have you in Australia from South Island in 3h 55m. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

According to our current data, Virgin Australia ($755), Air New Zealand ($817), and Fiji Airways ($1,417) offers the cheapest pricing from South Island to Australia.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $386 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Virgin Australia from $433 and Jetstar from $455 one-way.

Destination information for Australia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from South Island to Australia
Today's exchange rate
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Flight duration
3h 40m

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 5 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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$172 $360 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$169 $410 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$225 $447 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$182 $464 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$161 $467 No cancel fee 74%
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