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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

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The best prices from Queenstown to Christchurch are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Queenstown (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC)

ZQN - CHC
Price
$141 - $284
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$141

From Queenstown to Christchurch

One-way from

$107

One-way flight from Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Christchurch?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 65% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 127% by booking at least 60 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 $253.

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

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

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

When flying from Queenstown 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 morning.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch in April, May 2021

11 Apr - 18 Apr
$219pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
11 Apr - 18 Apr
$259pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
16 Apr - 18 Apr
$293pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

11 Apr - 18 Apr
$219pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Jul - 4 Jul
$225pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Jul - 4 Jul
$239pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

2 Jul - 4 Jul
$225pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Jul - 4 Jul
$239pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Apr - 18 Apr
$319pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

16 Apr - 18 Apr
$293pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Apr - 19 Apr
$317pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Apr - 18 Apr
$319pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

03:00 - 03:55
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 55m
ZQN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$107
Lucky2Go
03:00 - 03:55
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 55m
ZQN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$154
Agoda.com
03:00 - 03:55
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 55m
ZQN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$256
Lucky2Go

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $284. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $225, but on average you can expect to pay $381.

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.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch under $284. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Christchurch is less than $364.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $427?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Queenstown to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $427.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Queenstown Intl to Christchurch flight path was viewed by 807 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 Queenstown to Christchurch on average per day?

2 flight departures from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Christchurch?

Queenstown will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Christchurch over the next 16 days.

How long does is the flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Air New Zealand and Jetstar can get you from Queenstown to Christchurch in just under 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 7h 20m. Queenstown and Christchurch are separated by a distance of 348 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($225), and Jetstar ($396) offers the cheapest pricing from Queenstown to Christchurch. These flights start at 1% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $107.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Flight duration
1h 01m
Average temperature for April in Christchurch
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Christchurch
19.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch

Morning 6 AM to midday 85% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 14% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Queenstown to Christchurch
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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