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South Island to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2021: compare South Island to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 $446 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $572 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 $365. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $253. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from South Island to Australia in July, August 2021

The best prices found for South Island to Australia flights in July, August
27 Jul - 30 Jul
$562pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
27 Jul - 30 Jul
$624pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
21 Aug - 28 Aug
$646pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from South Island found for this year
25 Nov - 28 Nov
$491pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Nov - 28 Nov
$531pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
27 Jul - 30 Jul
$562pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Australia from South Island

Save time with South Island to Australia direct flight deals
25 Nov - 28 Nov
$491pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
6 Oct - 3 Nov
$584pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
21 Aug - 28 Aug
$646pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
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
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$1,066pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$1,092pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$1,148pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Australia from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Australia
08:15 - 17:20
Jetstar
1 stop
11h 05m
ZQN - SYD
Jetstar
$330
mytrip.com
14:55 - 12:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
47h 40m
CHC - BNE
Multiple Airlines
$349
CheersTravel
03:00 - 12:35
Qantas Airways
2 stops
35h 35m
CHC - BNE
Qantas Airways
$372
FlightHub

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Australia

Can I find flights from South Island to Australia for under $574 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Australia for under $574. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $491, but on average you can expect to pay $653.

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, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia flying from South Island to Australia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Australia for under $574 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from South Island to Australia under $574. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Australia is less than $802.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Australia for under $1,148?

There are currently 16+ open flights from South Island to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $1,148.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from South Island to Australia?

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

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to Australia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $122. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Brisbane) can be booked for $584 on average our data indicates $532 when flying from South Island to Australia

What are the most reliable airlines from South Island to Australia?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from South Island to Australia on time: United Airlines(88%), Turkish Airlines(80%), ANA(75%.)

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

For as low as $702, Air New Zealand can have you in Australia from South Island in 3h 20m. 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, Jetstar ($491), Air New Zealand ($584), and Qantas Airways ($671) 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 $228 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Jetstar from $248 and Qantas Airways from $317 one-way.

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$142 $405 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$195 $405 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$179 $427 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$169 $466 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$161 $485 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$225 $554 No cancel fee 78%
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