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Christchurch (CHC) to California

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to LAX flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Christchurch to California?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 16 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Christchurch to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,111.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to California?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Christchurch. Prices for May average $1,164 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $804. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in May

Christchurch to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Christchurch found for this year
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$1,887pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$1,891pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$3,487pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to California from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to California
09:15 - 09:45
Qantas Airways
1 stop
19h 30m
CHC - SFO
Qantas Airways
$877
Kiwi.com
03:00 - 03:10
Air New Zealand
1 stop
19h 10m
CHC - SFO
Air New Zealand
15:00 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
37h 45m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Christchurch to California?

Located just 9.5 km from the city centre, Christchurch (CHC) is the airport most travellers will use when flying to California from Christchurch.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Christchurch to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to California for under $3,741 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to California for under $3,741. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $3,680, but on average you can expect to pay $8,847.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to California for under $3,741 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Christchurch to California, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to California flight path was viewed by 907 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Before booking your flight from Christchurch to California, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Fiji Airways or Air New Zealand.

What are the most popular routes from Christchurch to California?

When deciding which route to take from Christchurch to California, consider Christchurch - San Francisco, Christchurch - Los Angeles or Christchurch - Oakland, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to California?

While on average a flight from Christchurch to California is generally $946, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $606. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $1,562 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Christchurch to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Christchurch to California in 18h 25m. Fly via Fiji Airways or Emirates to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Christchurch to California return?

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to California, with prices starting at $3,680. Another option worth looking into is Emirates, starting at $13,797 return.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Christchurch to California one-way?

$753 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qantas Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand and Emirates, with prices starting from $887 and $1,626, respectively.

Destination points for flights from Christchurch to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Christchurch to California.
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Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno Airterminal (FAT)

Top 6 airlines flying from Christchurch to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to California 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
Fiji Airways
$558 $742 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$651 $839 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$588 $866 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$653 $931 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
$582 $1,033 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$675 $1,079 No cancel fee 78%
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