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The best prices from Auckland to Christchurch are usually found in June or July, 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
$138 - $237
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in June Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from €138 From Auckland to Christchurch
One-way from €111 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 120% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 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 $369 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $533 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

June can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $184. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $103. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 16% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch in September, October 2020

The best prices found for AKL to CHC flights in September, October
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$49pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$88pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$100pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Christchurch 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Auckland found for this year
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$49pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Nov - 13 Nov
$72pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Nov - 5 Dec
$76pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Christchurch from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Christchurch direct flight deals
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$49pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$59pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Nov - 13 Nov
$72pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
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 - 15 Oct
$133pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Sep - 7 Oct
$147pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Sep - 30 Sep
$150pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
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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
01:55 - 06:00
Jetstar
1 stop
4h 05m
AKL - CHC
Jetstar
$169
Gotogate
15:45 - 17:40
Air New Zealand
1 stop
25h 55m
AKL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$190
Agoda.com
18:55 - 18:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
48h 00m
AKL - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$2,464
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Christchurch flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Christchurch

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 $49, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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 $96.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Christchurch for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Christchurch?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 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 58 flights from Auckland Intl to Christchurch on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 9% 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 similar to 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 $133. 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 $75, 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 $58. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland to Christchurch
Flight duration
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

Morning 6 AM to midday 47% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Christchurch
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
48 daily flights
Tuesday
44 daily flights
Wednesday
55 daily flights
Thursday
56 daily flights
Friday
45 daily flights
Saturday
31 daily flights
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