Cheap flights from South Island to Australia

CHC — SYD
29 May — 5 Jun1
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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 $541, or $611 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 $496 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $306. 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 May, June 2022

The best prices found for South Island to Australia flights in May, June
27 Jun - 4 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 45m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$512

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

6 Jun - 13 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$577

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

6 Jun - 13 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$583

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

South Island to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from South Island found for this year
26 Sep - 3 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 45m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$376

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

7 Nov - 14 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$388

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from South Island to Australia

3 Aug - 24 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$625

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/5/22

15 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 25m
$626

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/5/22

4 Nov - 10 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

4h 00m
BNE

Brisbane

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 30m
$631

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from South Island to Australia

26 Sep - 3 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 45m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$376

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

7 Nov - 14 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$388

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

Direct flights to Australia from South Island

Save time with South Island to Australia direct flight deals
26 Sep - 3 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 45m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$376

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

14 Oct - 23 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$387

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

7 Nov - 14 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
$388

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

Last-minute flights from South Island to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from South Island, departing today and this week
3 Jun - 10 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

4h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

27h 20m
$824

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

1 Jun - 8 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 20m
$824

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

1 Jun - 8 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

25h 10m
$832

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22/5/22

One-way flights to Australia from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Australia
12 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$136

Jetstar

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Deal found 24/5/22

6 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

19h 00m
$226

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

31 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 40m
$227

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

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

Can I find flights from South Island to Australia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Australia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $376, but on average you can expect to pay $441.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Island to Australia under $400. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Australia is less than $447.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Australia for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Island to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this South Island to Australia flight route?

Flights from South Island to Australia have been viewed 842 times in the past calendar month.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$206Average$563FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$290Average$795FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$302Average$627FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$326Average$881FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$343Average$709FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from South Island to Australia

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Island to Australia
41%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
59%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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