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Flights to Christchurch in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Average price$165Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip from$82From Auckland Intl to Christchurch

Cheap flights to Christchurch in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHC flights for October, November
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$81pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$82pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$83pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch found for this year
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$81pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$82pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$83pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last minute flights to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 24 Oct
$115pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Oct - 23 Oct
$138pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Oct - 22 Oct
$142pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Cheapest prices for Christchurch flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Christchurch found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$191
February
$183
March
$163
April
$165
May
$165
June
$164
July
$194
August
$190
September
$178
October
$168
November
$219
December
$196
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch is currently March; with November being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Christchurch Airport?

Average Christchurch flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
AKL - CHC
Price
$163 - $290
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Precipitation
13 - 21 mm

Peak season

Christchurch’s peak tourist season coincides with the summer holiday months of December through to February, when warm temperatures and clear skies are the norm and local tourists are on their annual vacation. Accommodation and flight tickets can get booked out and crowds experienced at many of the city’s most popular tourist destinations. The Easter weekend is another particularly busy time, while the surrounding ski fields see their peak conditions and biggest crowds over the winter months of June through to August.

Off season

Both Spring and Autumn are quieter times to visit Christchurch when the weather is still warm and good accommodation and flight deals can be found. Changing leaves throughout the city’s historic streets are beautiful from March through to May, while its reputation as the “Garden City” is evident during the Spring flower blooms from September through to November.

When is the best time to book a flight to Christchurch?

If you book well in advance of your travel dates, you can often find cheap flights to Christchurch throughout the year, but an increased demand throughout the Summer school holidays and Easter break makes prices go up. For the cheapest flights to Christchurch, opt to travel during the Spring or Autumn months, and weekday flight tickets are often slightly cheaper than weekends.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

The cheapest flights to Christchurch are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Christchurch. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Christchurch?

Flights from Auckland to Christchurch ­ 1h 20m

Flights from Wellington to Christchurch ­ 55m

Flights from Dunedin to Christchurch ­ 1h 5m

Flights from Rotorua to Christchurch ­ 1h 45m

Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch ­ 1h 5m

Which airlines operate to Christchurch?

There are multiple daily flights to Christchurch from both Auckland and Wellington with Air New Zealand and Jetstar. Of these two airlines, Jetstar tends to offer the cheapest flights to Christchurch, particularly if you only have carry-on luggage, but there are good deals available with Air New Zealand if you book early. There are also multiple daily flights to Christchurch from Dunedin, Rotorua and Queenstown with Air New Zealand.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The Christchurch Airport is located 12 kilometres northwest of the city centre in the suburb of Harewood.There are regular local buses that connect the Christchurch Airport to the city centre along a number of different routes. They depart from outside the international arrival terminal and take around 30 minutes, and tickets can be purchased from the driver.

There is also a free Airport Hopper bus that operates from the airport’s long term carpark, departing every 30 minutes and taking 10 minutes.

For door to door service, there is a Super Shuttle which meets every flight coming into Christchurch Airport with tickets available online or from the driver, as well as metered taxis that offer the fastest option.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch?

Travellers will need to book flights to Christchurch (CHC) if they wish to fly to Christchurch. The Christchurch airport is 9.5 km from the city centre.

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