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)

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
$110 - $344
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

Round-trip from

$110

From Auckland to Christchurch

One-way from

$104

One-way flight 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 $250 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $337 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 $189. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $88. 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for AKL to CHC flights in June, July
30 Jun - 31 Aug
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$103pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$124pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Auckland found for this year
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$87pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Nov - 15 Nov
$90pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$93pp
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
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$87pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Nov - 15 Nov
$90pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$93pp
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
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$124pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$131pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$143pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Christchurch from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Christchurch
05:30 - 06:55
Jetstar
Direct
1h 25m
AKL - CHC
Jetstar
$104
mytrip.com
16:30 - 05:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
12h 40m
AKL - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$118
Kiwi.com
07:00 - 12:55
Air New Zealand
2 stops
5h 55m
AKL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$159
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Christchurch</span> flights.

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 20m for a nonstop flight. There are 50 flights 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 $140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch under $140. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch is less than $128.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Christchurch for under $140?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $140.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Christchurch?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, 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 8 flights from Auckland Intl to Christchurch on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% 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 9 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 $88. 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 $88, 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 53% 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 $47. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

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
1h 22m
Average temperature for June in Christchurch
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Christchurch
21.0 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.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 31% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Christchurch
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Christchurch.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
61 daily flights
Tuesday
57 daily flights
Wednesday
62 daily flights
Thursday
68 daily flights
Friday
56 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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