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Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Christchurch are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CHC flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
AKL - CHC
Price
$111 - $349
CHC
Temperature
6 - 17 °C
CHC
Precipitation
40 - 60 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Average price

$165

Average for round-trip flights in 九月 2021

Round-trip from

¥111

From Auckland Intl to Christchurch

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Christchurch?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 127% on flights from Auckland to Christchurch compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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 $253. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $342.

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

Flights from Auckland to Christchurch lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Auckland to Christchurch in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $90.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL - CHC)?

When flying from Auckland to Christchurch, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to CHC flights in September, October
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$111pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$120pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Auckland found for this year
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$95pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$100pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Christchurch from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Christchurch direct flight deals
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$95pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Jan - 24 Jan
$98pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Auckland, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 2 Oct
$372pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$393pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Oct - 2 Oct
$427pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Christchurch from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Christchurch
14:30 - 04:10
Jetstar
1 stop
13h 40m
AKL - CHC
Jetstar
$216
FlightHub
06:00 - 13:30
Air New Zealand
2 stops
7h 30m
AKL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$299
Priceline
14:10 - 14:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 50m
AKL - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$1,478
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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Christchurch

What airports do I use to fly from Auckland to Christchurch?

If you book a flight from Auckland to Christchurch, you will be flying from Auckland Intl to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch (CHC) from Auckland Intl (AKL) take 1h 25m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Auckland Intl to Christchurch per day from 2 airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand flying from Auckland Intl to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $95, but on average you can expect to pay $120.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch is less than $121.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Christchurch for under $400?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Auckland to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Christchurch?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Auckland to Christchurch flight route?

Flights from Auckland Intl to Christchurch have been viewed 18,397 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Auckland to Christchurch on average per day?

5 flight departures from Auckland to Christchurch per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 80% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Christchurch?

For as low as $95, Jetstar can have you in Christchurch from Auckland in 1h 25m. The distance from Auckland to Christchurch is about 748 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Auckland to Christchurch is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $95 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $178. Jetstar is 50% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Christchurch?

On average you can expect to pay $133 for a flight from Auckland to Christchurch. The cheapest flight overall is $50 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Christchurch) is currently priced at $81.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Christchurch?

Before booking your flight to Christchurch from Auckland, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Asiana Airlines (100%), Thai Airways (100%), Virgin Atlantic( 86%).

How long is the flight from Auckland to Christchurch?

About 1 hour 25 minutes direct.

Which airlines operate flights from Auckland to Christchurch?

Domestic and Australian airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar put on Auckland to Christchurch flights.

How frequent are flights between Auckland and Christchurch?

There are over 19 direct flights a day.

Which airports serve Auckland and Christchurch?

All Auckland to Christchurch flights take off from Auckland Airport and land in Christchurch International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Auckland and Christchurch is cheapest?

Early morning flights from Auckland to Christchurch are usually a little cheaper. Christchurch hit the headlines in 2010 and 2011, when a series of earthquakes toppled the city centre. Fast forward 6 years, and you’ve got a city that’s been reborn. Massive murals wrap building sites, futuristic sculptures decorate the cathedral-less Cathedral Square, and homegrown parks add a sense of community. Elsewhere, born-again buildings and squares are filling up with Portland-esque coffee shops and food trucks. You can still glimpse the city’s English heritage in Hagley Park. Here, punts meander down the river and past Christchurch Botanic Garden. Intrigued? Book flights from Auckland to Christchurch to discover a city that’s on the up. Discover cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch with our smart search engine.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Christchurch.
Flight duration from AKL to CHC
1h 23m
Average temperature for September in Christchurch
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Christchurch
16.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Christchurch

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland towards Christchurch.
Morning 6 AM to midday 43% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 26% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Christchurch
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Christchurch.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
7 daily flights
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