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Cheap flights from South Island to Brisbane

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The best prices from South Island to Brisbane are usually found in August or May, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to BNE flight in 2021: compare South Island to Brisbane flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Brisbane.
CHC - BNE
Price
$351 - $622
BNE
Temperature
21 - 29 °C
BNE
Rainfall
28 - 143 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$351

From South Island to Brisbane

One-way from

$413

One-way flight from South Island to Brisbane

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from South Island to Brisbane?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from South Island to Brisbane. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Brisbane.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 51 days in advance, which can save you up to 25% on flights from South Island to Brisbane compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 51 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 $502. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $574.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Brisbane from South Island. Prices for May average $425 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $252. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Brisbane (CHC - BNE)?

It’s optimal to fly from South Island to Brisbane at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from South Island to Brisbane in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHC to BNE flights in May, June
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$628pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$629pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
9 Jun - 9 Jun
$639pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Brisbane 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from South Island found for this year
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$628pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$629pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
9 Jun - 9 Jun
$639pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Brisbane from South Island

Save time with South Island to Brisbane direct flight deals
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$628pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$629pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
9 Jun - 9 Jun
$639pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Brisbane from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Brisbane
02:30 - 03:30
Jetstar
3 stops
27h 00m
CHC - BNE
Jetstar
$413
mytrip.com
11:20 - 17:30
Qantas Airways
1 stop
8h 10m
CHC - BNE
Qantas Airways
05:35 - 13:55
Air New Zealand
2 stops
10h 20m
CHC - BNE
Air New Zealand
$564
Jettzy (NZ)

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Brisbane

What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Brisbane?

Brisbane is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Brisbane from Christchurch. Booking flights from Christchurch (CHC) to Brisbane (BNE) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to Brisbane from 5 different airlines. 3h 55m is how long a flight from Christchurch to Brisbane will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Emirates are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from South Island to Brisbane for under $693 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Brisbane for under $693. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $628, but on average you can expect to pay $719.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Brisbane for under $693 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from South Island to Brisbane under $693. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Brisbane is less than $684.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Brisbane?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to Brisbane flight path was viewed by 4,970 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from South Island to Brisbane on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 28 flights from Christchurch to Brisbane a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 21% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Brisbane?

The rainfall in Christchurch is generally more than the rainfall in Brisbane. This will continue over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Brisbane?

With an average temperature of 29 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Brisbane are hotter than in Christchurch.

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

For as low as $628, Air New Zealand can have you in Brisbane from South Island in 3h 55m. The distance from South Island to Brisbane is about 2509 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Island to Brisbane from $628 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Jetstar, from $756, and Qantas Airways, from $912.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air New Zealand, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $300. However, be on the lookout for offers from Jetstar and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from South Island to Brisbane for a low price.

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Destination information for Brisbane

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to Brisbane.
Today's exchange rate
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Flight duration
3h 44m
Average temperature for May in Brisbane
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Brisbane
107.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from South Island to Brisbane

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Brisbane 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
Virgin Australia
$230 $325 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$161 $328 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$182 $333 No cancel fee 75%
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Jetstar
$172 $333 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$239 $370 No cancel fee 78%
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Hourly flight availability from South Island to Brisbane

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Island towards Brisbane.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 43% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 43% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 14% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from South Island to Brisbane
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from South Island to Brisbane.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
6 daily flights
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