Cheap flights from Christchurch to Chennai

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The best prices from Christchurch to Chennai are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Chennai

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to MAA flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.



$663 - $1,439



25 - 33 °C



10 - 330 mm

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From Christchurch to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Chennai?

Users have found that flying from Christchurch to Chennai on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 84% on flights from Christchurch to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,975. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,845.

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

Flights from Christchurch to Chennai lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Chennai in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $878.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Chennai (CHC - MAA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Christchurch to Chennai in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 30% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Chennai flights.

How popular is this Christchurch to Chennai flight route?

The Christchurch to Chennai flight path was viewed by 610 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 Chennai?

When booking a flight from Christchurch to Chennai, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

Can I fly to Chennai from Christchurch right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Chennai

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Christchurch from Chennai?

Returning to Christchurch from Chennai

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

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Chennai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Auckland to Chennaifrom $1,106 pp

Top 2 airlines flying from Christchurch to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety