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Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch

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The best prices from Auckland 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)

AKL - CHC
Price
$111 - $348
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 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

$134

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$111

From Auckland 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?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Auckland to Christchurch. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Christchurch.

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

To save up to 127% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Auckland to Christchurch from $253 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $341 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $191. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $90. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Auckland to Christchurch at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 17% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch in April, May 2021

11 May - 13 May
$84pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 May - 31 May
$94pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 May - 17 May
$98pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

18 Jun - 20 Jun
$78pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
11 May - 13 May
$84pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
12 Jul - 19 Jul
$88pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Christchurch from Auckland

18 Jun - 20 Jun
$78pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
11 May - 13 May
$84pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
12 Jul - 19 Jul
$88pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Christchurch

19 Apr - 20 May
$182pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Apr - 19 May
$202pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Apr - 30 Apr
$226pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Christchurch from Auckland

10:45 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 05m
AKL - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$177
Gotogate
02:35 - 04:00
Jetstar
Direct
1h 25m
AKL - CHC
Jetstar
$205
Jettzy (NZ)
04:20 - 05:05
Air New Zealand
3 stops
24h 45m
AKL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$288
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $142 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $142. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $117.

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.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $142 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch under $142. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch is less than $118.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Christchurch for under $284?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $284.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Christchurch?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Auckland Intl to Christchurch flight path was viewed by 18,397 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Travellers can expect 29 flights from Auckland Intl to Christchurch on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 48% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 10% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Christchurch?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Auckland is typically greater than that of Christchurch. We can gather that this will continue over the next 7 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Temperatures around the 24 °Cs can be experienced in February. The weather in Christchurch is colder than in Auckland. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Christchurch?

A quick flight from Auckland to Christchurch can take about 1h 20m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $89. The distance from Auckland to Christchurch is about 748 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Jetstar, at $79, was found to be the cheapest airline from Auckland to Christchurch. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air New Zealand. Jetstar is priced at 59% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Christchurch one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $45. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Flight duration
1h 22m
Average temperature for April in Christchurch
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Christchurch
19.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Christchurch

Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Christchurch
Sunday
64 daily flights
Monday
72 daily flights
Tuesday
66 daily flights
Wednesday
59 daily flights
Thursday
69 daily flights
Friday
76 daily flights
Saturday
44 daily flights
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