Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

ZQN — CHC
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch are usually found in February or September, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from Queenstown to Christchurch

All the information you need to plan the best ZQN to CHC flight in 2022: compare Queenstown to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.

ZQN - CHC

Price

$91 - $269

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

CHC

Rainfall

40 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 45% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop
Average price$196Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from$145From Queenstown Intl to Christchurch

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 57% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 72% by booking at least 55 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $276.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Queenstown in February are about $236 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $131.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Queenstown to Christchurch (ZQN - CHC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Queenstown to Christchurch in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 46% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch in June, July 2022

The best prices found for ZQN to CHC flights in June, July
25 Jun - 27 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$233

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

6 Jul - 9 Jul
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$292

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

25 Jun - 26 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$366

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/6/22

Queenstown to Christchurch 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Queenstown found for this year
2 Sep - 4 Sep
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$143

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

2 Sep - 4 Sep
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
$145

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

25 Jun - 27 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$233

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

2 Sep - 4 Sep
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$143

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

2 Sep - 4 Sep
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
$145

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

6 Jul - 9 Jul
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$292

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

Direct flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Christchurch direct flight deals
2 Sep - 4 Sep
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$143

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

2 Sep - 4 Sep
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
$145

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

6 Jul - 9 Jul
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$292

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Queenstown, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 30 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$460

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

28 Jun - 30 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$462

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

28 Jun - 30 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

8h 25m
$545

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

One-way flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Christchurch
11 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
$78

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

26 Oct
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$83

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

31 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
$99

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you wish to fly to Christchurch from Queenstown, then you need to book flights from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch. There are 8 flights from Queenstown Intl (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC) per day to choose from. Flights to Christchurch from Queenstown Intl are available from 1 airline, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 0h 55m is how long a nonstop flight from Queenstown to Christchurch typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

Air New Zealand is one of the carriers that may have flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $143, but on average you can expect to pay $401.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Christchurch is less than $274.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $500?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Queenstown to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Thursday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Christchurch flight route?

Flights from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch have been viewed 265 times in the past calendar month.

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

1 flight departure from Queenstown to Christchurch per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?

For as low as $143, Air New Zealand can have you in Christchurch from Queenstown in 55m. The distance between Queenstown and Christchurch is about 348 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Queenstown to Christchurch round-trip?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Christchurch, with prices starting at $143. Another option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $586 return. Air New Zealand is 39% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Before booking your flight to Christchurch from Queenstown, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qantas Airways (90%), Singapore Airlines (88%), Air New Zealand( 83%).

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

The cheapest flight price from Queenstown to Christchurch is $51. On average you can expect to pay $130. The most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Christchurch), can usually be booked for $143.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Christchurch

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

Top airline flying from Queenstown to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Queenstown to Christchurch choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New ZealandCheapest$132Average$217FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown to Christchurch
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
67%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
32%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
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Weekly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Queenstown to Christchurch
Sunday5daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday10daily flights
Wednesday10daily flights
Thursday10daily flights
Friday9daily flights
Saturday8daily flights