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Cheap flights to Christchurch from $950

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 26/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
RDU — CHC
22 Apr — 29 Apr1
1 adult
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Flights to Christchurch in 2024

Find the latest flights to Christchurch in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 119,702 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

June

Average price

$336

Return from

$127

One-way from

$83
High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Auckland Intl to Christchurch
One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Christchurch (CHC)

Cheap flights to Christchurch in April & May 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Christchurch in April and May 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 119,702 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
These are some of the cheapest-priced fares users can find on flights departing to Christchurch in April and May 2024. Prices refresh often so be sure to come back soon for more deals.
Thu 16/508:20HNL - CHC
2 stops25h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 26/506:05CHC - HNL
1 stop21h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/4$1,485
Sat 11/523:55HNL - CHC
2 stops33h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 26/510:15CHC - HNL
2 stops20h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$1,543
Thu 16/508:20HNL - CHC
1 stop17h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 26/518:00CHC - HNL
1 stop12h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/4$1,548
Thu 16/523:55LAX - CHC
1 stop17h 20mFiji Airways
Thu 23/513:25CHC - LAX
1 stop18h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,595
Mon 20/522:00LAX - CHC
1 stop16h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 2/620:10CHC - LAX
1 stop36h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,631
Thu 16/522:00LAX - CHC
2 stops18h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 23/516:00CHC - LAX
1 stop16h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,667
Mon 20/522:00LAX - CHC
2 stops18h 40mAir New Zealand
Sun 2/620:10CHC - LAX
1 stop36h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,690
Wed 22/522:00LAX - CHC
2 stops18h 40mAir New Zealand
Wed 29/520:10CHC - LAX
1 stop36h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,746
Wed 22/522:00LAX - CHC
1 stop16h 25mAir New Zealand
Wed 29/520:10CHC - LAX
1 stop36h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,755

Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Christchurch in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 119,702 searches and data were last updated on 17 April 2024.
Browse some of the best deals on flights to Christchurch in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 5/908:20HNL - CHC
1 stop17h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 12/919:35CHC - HNL
2 stops35h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/4$1,291
Sat 1/623:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 22/613:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,379
Tue 5/1112:00HNL - CHC
2 stops26h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 19/1114:20CHC - HNL
2 stops19h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,417
Thu 6/608:20HNL - CHC
1 stop17h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 23/616:50CHC - HNL
1 stop35h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$1,492
Tue 3/1222:45SFO - CHC
2 stops19h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 24/1211:05CHC - SFO
2 stops16h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,503
Tue 5/1112:00HNL - CHC
3 stops34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/1114:20CHC - HNL
2 stops19h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$1,503
Thu 5/922:55HNL - CHC
3 stops20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 12/913:15CHC - HNL
2 stops29h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/4$1,505
Tue 13/823:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 40mFiji Airways
Tue 20/813:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,507
Thu 26/923:55LAX - CHC
1 stop17h 20mFiji Airways
Thu 10/1014:15CHC - LAX
1 stop18h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,507

Flights to Christchurch departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Christchurch, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 119,702 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Browse through available last-minute flights travelling to Christchurch. Prices refresh often so be sure to come back soon for more deals.
Tue 23/412:00HNL - CHC
2 stops26h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/506:25CHC - HNL
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$2,265
Tue 23/412:00HNL - CHC
2 stops26h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/520:25CHC - HNL
3 stops46h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$2,385
Tue 23/412:00HNL - CHC
3 stops32h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/506:25CHC - HNL
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$2,489
Tue 23/412:00HNL - CHC
3 stops30h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/509:40CHC - HNL
3 stops57h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$3,280
Tue 23/412:15HNL - CHC
1 stop21h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/506:25CHC - HNL
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$3,515
Fri 26/400:30LAX - CHC
2 stops43h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sat 25/506:25CHC - LAX
2 stops34h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$5,107
Fri 26/400:30LAX - CHC
2 stops43h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/506:25CHC - LAX
2 stops34h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$5,564
Sat 27/401:15SFO - CHC
2 stops43h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/506:25CHC - SFO
2 stops34h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$5,698

One-way flights to Christchurch

Explore one-way flight options to Christchurch for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 119,702 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Choose from one of these one-way flights departing to Christchurch. Reserve a round-trip flight to Christchurch instead by utilizing the search form above.
Thu 26/923:55LAX - CHC
1 stop17h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$950
Fri 5/723:55LAX - CHC
1 stop17h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 15/4$970
Thu 27/609:00SFO - CHC
3 stops56h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$1,148
Thu 27/623:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,218
Thu 26/923:55LAX - CHC
2 stops21h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$1,269
Thu 27/623:00SFO - CHC
2 stops20h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,317
Fri 5/723:55LAX - CHC
2 stops22h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/4$1,318
Sat 6/723:55LAX - CHC
2 stops22h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/4$1,359
Mon 27/519:00SEA - CHC
3 stops51h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$1,419

Find flights to Christchurch within your budget

Locate flights to Christchurch that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 119,702 searches and data was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

$1,492 - $2,774

Route

Departure

Return

Price

HonoluluChristchurch

HNL - CHC

HNLCHC

Honolulu

Thu 6/6

1 stop17h 35m

Christchurch

Sun 23/6

1 stop35h 00m

$1,492

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Tue 13/8

1 stop17h 40m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

1 stop19h 10m

$1,497

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Tue 13/8

1 stop17h 40m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

1 stop19h 10m

$1,507

Los AngelesChristchurch

LAX - CHC

LAXCHC

Los Angeles

Mon 20/5

1 stop16h 55m

Christchurch

Sun 2/6

1 stop36h 10m

$1,631

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Wed 15/5

2 stops34h 05m

Christchurch

Wed 29/5

2 stops32h 56m

$1,876

Los AngelesChristchurch

LAX - CHC

LAXCHC

Los Angeles

Thu 16/5

2 stops29h 00m

Christchurch

Thu 23/5

2 stops37h 04m

$1,971

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Mon 12/8

2 stops38h 10m

Christchurch

Tue 20/8

1 stop21h 05m

$1,977

Los AngelesChristchurch

LAX - CHC

LAXCHC

Los Angeles

Fri 3/5

1 stop30h 05m

Christchurch

Sun 12/5

2 stops39h 25m

$2,191

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Mon 7/10

2 stops46h 20m

Christchurch

Mon 21/10

1 stop28h 25m

$2,774

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Average price of flights to Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Christchurch is currently $1,219 while a return flight costs $1,879. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Christchurch (average of $111). Flying to Christchurch in March will prove the most costly (average of $184). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

$189

February

$284

March

$313

April

$211

May

$223

June

$228

July

$228

August

$240

September

$246

October

$207

November

$268

December

$250

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.

Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Christchurch, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 6.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.

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.

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When is the cheapest time to fly to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Christchurch should consider flying on Monday at midday, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Saturday mornings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Christchurch. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Christchurch. Reviews last updated 17 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Jetstar and Air New Zealand to Christchurch. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
671 reviews

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

8.3
Very Good
671 reviews
8.3
Very Good
671 reviews

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews
8.3
Very Good
671 reviews

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

6.9
Okay
687 reviews
8.3
Very Good
671 reviews

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

What is good to know if travelling to Christchurch?

  • If you’re addicted to good quality coffee and the prospect of going without on holiday scares you ­ fear not! Christchurch boasts excellent cafes with a reputation for excellent coffee and gourmet delicacies. Here’s our pick of 10 of the best cafes in Christchurch.
  • Christchurch is the reason to visit to New Zealand’s South Island and the ideal base for exploring everything this region has to offer.
  • Christchurch is the starting point of the Misty Mountain Hop 12 day cycling adventure that takes in some of the South Island’s most picturesque locations.
  • Just to the south of Christchurch is some of the country’s best salmon fishing in the Rakaia River and a 12 metre high salmon statue which is literally one of the biggest attractions in New Zealand.
  • Fancy exploring New Zealand by car? From Christchurch you can drive north through Canterbury on the Alpine Pacific Triangle route, taking in the wildlife­ spotting mecca of Kaikoura, the wineries of Waipara, and the hot springs of Hanmer.

Related info for your journey

  • 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.

  • What does CHC mean?

    Great question - CHC just means Christchurch Airport. Now you’ll know what this unique code and ones like it mean when you look for flights!

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch?

    If you book a flight to Christchurch, you will be flying into Christchurch, which is the city’s only airport. Christchurch (CHC) is located 9.5 km from the centre of Christchurch. There are 80 flights from Auckland to Christchurch per day from 2 different airlines.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Christchurch if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Christchurch on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Christchurch?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Jetstar is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Christchurch.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Christchurch?

    Christchurch Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Christchurch. One-way flights to Christchurch Airport typically cost $45, while return flights cost around $95.

  • How much is a return flight to Christchurch?

    A return flight to Christchurch will typically cost around $1,118, however they can be found for as little as $56.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Christchurch depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Christchurch, Wellington offers the quickest one-way flight (0 hours 50 minutes).

  • Does Christchurch Airport have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Christchurch Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Christchurch Airport?

    Yes. Christchurch Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Novotel Christchurch Airport is the closest property to Christchurch Airport (0.0 km away from Christchurch Airport).

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