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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch from $114

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 27/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
ZQN — CHC
15 Jun — 22 Jun1
1 adult
Sat 15/6
Sat 22/6

The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch are usually found in October or May, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Queenstown to Christchurch

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Queenstown (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 10 June 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$262

Round-trip from

$170
High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Queenstown Intl to Christchurch

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

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 60% 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 91% by booking at least 34 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 $236.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Queenstown in October are about $302 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $129.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ZQN to CHC?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Queenstown to Christchurch at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 33% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Queenstown and Christchurch. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Data last updated 10 June 2024.
Consider these cheap Air New Zealand flights we've found departing from Queenstown to Christchurch. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Tue 29/1016:15ZQN - CHC
Nonstop1h 10mAir New Zealand
Tue 5/1111:00CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$182
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$188
Tue 29/1016:15ZQN - CHC
Nonstop1h 10mAir New Zealand
Thu 7/1108:40CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$193
Mon 4/1107:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 10/1111:00CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$195
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$201
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$206
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/708:40CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$214
Tue 27/807:00ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sat 7/914:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$221
Sun 11/816:25ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 18/819:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$249

Cheap Jetstar flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Queenstown and Christchurch. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Data last updated 10 June 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Jetstar flights travelling from Queenstown to Christchurch. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Fri 1/1110:45ZQN - CHC
1 stop5h 10mJetstar
Thu 7/1106:15CHC - ZQN
1 stop10h 00mJetstar
Deal found 8/6$316
Sun 11/810:45ZQN - CHC
1 stop6h 50mJetstar
Sun 18/806:15CHC - ZQN
1 stop10h 00mJetstar
Deal found 10/6$496
Tue 27/810:45ZQN - CHC
2 stops9h 45mJetstar
Sat 7/908:35CHC - ZQN
1 stop7h 40mJetstar
Deal found 9/6$675

Cheap Queenstown to Christchurch flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Queenstown to Christchurch specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Prices were last updated on 10 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Queenstown to Christchurch in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$164
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$188
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$201
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$206
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/708:40CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$214
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/706:45CHC - ZQN
1 stop5h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 9/6$234
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/708:40CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$258
Fri 26/710:25ZQN - CHC
1 stop10h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/706:45CHC - ZQN
1 stop5h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 9/6$350
Sat 29/613:05ZQN - CHC
1 stop2h 45mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$355

Queenstown to Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Queenstown and Christchurch in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Data last updated 10 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Queenstown to Christchurch in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$164
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$188
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$201
Sun 11/816:25ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 18/819:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$249
Sat 29/613:05ZQN - CHC
1 stop2h 45mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$355
Sun 11/816:25ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 18/808:00CHC - ZQN
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$375
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/708:50CHC - ZQN
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$389
Sat 29/616:05ZQN - CHC
1 stop17h 00mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$407
Sat 29/609:25ZQN - CHC
2 stops6h 25mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$453

Direct flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

Discover direct flight options from Queenstown to Christchurch. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Data last updated 10 June 2024.
If you're seeking options on non-stop flights from Queenstown to Christchurch, check out these fares. Select from other flights from Queenstown to Christchurch by using the search form above.
Fri 1/1107:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Thu 7/1114:30CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$172
Tue 29/1016:15ZQN - CHC
Nonstop1h 10mAir New Zealand
Tue 5/1111:00CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$182
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$188
Tue 29/1016:15ZQN - CHC
Nonstop1h 10mAir New Zealand
Thu 7/1108:40CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$193
Mon 4/1107:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 10/1111:00CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 8/6$195
Sat 29/607:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 1/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$201
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/719:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$206
Fri 26/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/708:40CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$214
Tue 27/807:00ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Sat 7/914:35CHC - ZQN
Nonstop1h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$221

One-way flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

Search for one-way flight options from Queenstown to Christchurch. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Data last updated 10 June 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Queenstown to Christchurch can choose from these deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Queenstown to Christchurch instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Sat 27/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 10/6$114
Sat 24/813:35ZQN - CHC
Nonstop1h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$136
Mon 22/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$160
Sun 23/616:25ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$191
Sat 20/707:20ZQN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$203
Sun 23/610:25ZQN - CHC
1 stop22h 40mJetstar
Deal found 9/6$213
Sun 21/710:25ZQN - CHC
Nonstop1h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 9/6$216
Mon 22/710:45ZQN - CHC
1 stop6h 50mJetstar
Deal found 9/6$226
Sat 24/810:45ZQN - CHC
1 stop10h 05mJetstar
Deal found 9/6$242

Find flights from Queenstown to Christchurch within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,629 searches. Data last updated 10 June 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$162 - $316

Route

Departure

Return

Price

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Wed 30/10

1 stop10h 05m

Christchurch

Mon 4/11

Nonstop1h 00m

$162

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Fri 1/11

Nonstop0h 55m

Christchurch

Sat 9/11

1 stop15h 35m

$172

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Tue 29/10

Nonstop1h 10m

Christchurch

Tue 5/11

Nonstop1h 15m

$182

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Sat 29/6

Nonstop0h 55m

Christchurch

Mon 1/7

Nonstop1h 00m

$188

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Tue 29/10

Nonstop1h 10m

Christchurch

Thu 7/11

Nonstop1h 00m

$193

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Mon 4/11

Nonstop0h 55m

Christchurch

Sun 10/11

Nonstop1h 15m

$195

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Sat 29/6

Nonstop0h 55m

Christchurch

Mon 1/7

Nonstop1h 00m

$201

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Fri 26/7

Nonstop0h 55m

Christchurch

Sun 28/7

1 stop5h 35m

$234

Queenstown IntlChristchurch

ZQN - CHC

ZQNCHC

Queenstown Intl

Fri 1/11

1 stop5h 10m

Christchurch

Thu 7/11

1 stop10h 00m

$316

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 8/6

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Queenstown to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 31 May 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch, you should look to book at least 33 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Queenstown to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 9 June 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Queenstown to Christchurch flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Christchurch from Queenstown with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
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Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Christchurch, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 6.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Christchurch. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Christchurch. Reviews last updated 10 June 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Air New Zealand and Jetstar from Queenstown to Christchurch. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
601 reviews

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very Good
601 reviews
8.3
Very Good
601 reviews

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

6.8
Okay
618 reviews
8.3
Very Good
601 reviews

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Queenstown to Christchurch. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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.

  • 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 Multiple Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $232.

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

    Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Christchurch is less than $232.

  • How popular is this Queenstown to Christchurch flight route?

  • 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 $182. Another option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $316 round trip. 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: Singapore Airlines (94%), Etihad Airways (77%), Qantas Airways( 71%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    The cheapest flight price from Queenstown to Christchurch is $85. On average you can expect to pay $225. The most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Christchurch), can usually be booked for $172.

  • What does ZQN to CHC mean?

    This is defined as Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN) and Christchurch Airport (CHC). Codes like Christchurch Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Queenstown to Christchurch flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Queenstown to Christchurch with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Queenstown to Christchurch flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Queenstown to Christchurch flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Queenstown to Christchurch by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Queenstown to Christchurch offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Queenstown to Christchurch flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Queenstown to Christchurch flight deals updated?

    The Queenstown to Christchurch flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 10/6.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch (average of $104). Flying from Queenstown to Christchurch in March is currently the most expensive (average of $184). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top airline flying from Queenstown to Christchurch

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Air New ZealandCheapest$167Average$303FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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