Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

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The best prices from Queenstown Intl 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 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

$99 - $200

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

CHC

Precipitation

40 - 60 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

Average price

$185

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$145

From 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 65% 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 87% by booking at least 61 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 $256.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Queenstown in May are about $235 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $97.

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 at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ZQN to CHC flights in January, February
28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$176

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$195

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 10m
$206

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Queenstown to Christchurch 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Queenstown found for this year
28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$176

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$195

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 10m
$206

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Direct flights to Christchurch from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Christchurch direct flight deals
28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$176

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$195

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Queenstown, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 23 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

10h 45m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$241

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

21 Jan - 23 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$247

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

23 Jan - 24 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

16h 05m
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$248

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

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 4 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 $176, but on average you can expect to pay $294.

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

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Christchurch is less than $185.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch for under $300?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Queenstown to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Wednesday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Christchurch flight route?

Flights from Queenstown Intl to Christchurch have been viewed 807 times in the past calendar month.

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

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

How long is the flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?

For as low as $176, Air New Zealand can have you in Christchurch from Queenstown in 1h 10m. 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 $176. Another option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $285 round trip. Air New Zealand is 24% 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 (100%), Air New Zealand (95%), Etihad Airways( 93%).

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

The cheapest flight price from Queenstown to Christchurch is $161. On average you can expect to pay $222. The most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Christchurch), can usually be booked for $176.

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 Zealand
Cheapest$126
Average$265
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

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
71%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
28%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday5daily flights