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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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to California (CHC - CA)?

When flying from Christchurch to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Christchurch to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Christchurch to California, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,318 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,367.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Christchurch in August are about $1,293 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $878.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to California in November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHC to California flights in November, December
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$1,537pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
18 Dec - 25 Dec
$1,772pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$2,092pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Christchurch found for next year
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$1,537pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
18 Dec - 25 Dec
$1,772pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$2,092pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Christchurch, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$3,246pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$3,571pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$4,101pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to California from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to California
06:00 - 06:50
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
45h 50m
CHC - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$1,202
Gotogate
15:55 - 07:45
Emirates
3 stops
60h 50m
CHC - LAX
Emirates
15:10 - 12:38
Air New Zealand
3 stops
42h 28m
CHC - SFO
Air New Zealand
$1,915
KAYAK

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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 $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to California for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,309, but on average you can expect to pay $1,384.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to California for under $3,300?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Christchurch to California within the next 7 days for less than $3,300.

How popular is this Christchurch to California flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to California 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 cheapest airlines to fly from Christchurch to California one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,110 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Emirates from $1,580 and Singapore Airlines from $4,120 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $601. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Los Angeles) can be booked for $1,309 on average our data indicates $999 when flying from Christchurch to California.

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

American Airlines, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Christchurch to California.

What are the most popular routes from Christchurch to California?

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

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Christchurch?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to California

Most visitors from Christchurch need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Christchurch from California?

Returning to Christchurch from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

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Airports servicing Christchurch

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Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
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Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
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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
$816 $1,086 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
$852 $1,512 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
$862 $1,268 No cancel fee 71%
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Virgin Australia
$953 $1,229 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$956 $1,363 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$988 $1,579 No cancel fee 78%
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