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The best prices from Queenstown to Christchurch are usually found in November or July, 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
$134 - $192
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm
Popular in March High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Average price $229 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from $134 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 120% by booking at least 57 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 $375.

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

Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Queenstown to Christchurch in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $104.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch in July, August 2020

The best prices found for ZQN to CHC flights in July, August
18 Jul - 22 Jul
$77pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
27 Jun - 28 Jun
$155pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
6 Jul - 6 Jul
$168pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Christchurch 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Queenstown found for this year
18 Jul - 22 Jul
$77pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
27 Jun - 28 Jun
$155pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
6 Jul - 6 Jul
$168pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Christchurch direct flight deals
18 Jul - 22 Jul
$77pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
27 Jun - 28 Jun
$155pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
6 Jul - 6 Jul
$168pp
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

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Queenstown, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 28 Jun
$155pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
26 Jun - 26 Jun
$270pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Jun - 26 Jun
$277pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Christchurch
06:55 - 12:45
Jetstar
1 stop
5h 50m
ZQN - CHC
Jetstar
$291
JQ
10:40 - 08:40
Air New Zealand
1 stop
22h 00m
ZQN - CHC
Air New Zealand
07:10 - 13:05
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
5h 55m
ZQN - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$435
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $219.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Christchurch is less than $225.

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

There are currently 9+ open flights from Queenstown to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Queenstown Intl to Christchurch flight path was viewed by 809 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How long does the flight from Queenstown to Christchurch take?

When flying direct, expect to fly for about 1 hour. The travel distance is approximately 216 kilometres.

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

4 flight departures from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Christchurch?

Queenstown will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Christchurch over the next 15 days.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Queenstown to Christchurch
Flight duration
1h 08m
Average temperature for July in Christchurch
11.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Christchurch
19.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 51% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 48% 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
7 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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