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Cheap flights from Rotorua to Christchurch

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Rotorua (ROT) to Christchurch (CHC)

ROT - CHC
Price
$164 - $372
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Average price

$239

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$164

From Rotorua 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 Rotorua to Christchurch?

Users have found that flying from Rotorua to Christchurch on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 127% on flights from Rotorua to Christchurch compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $247. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $333.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rotorua 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 Rotorua in May are about $187 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $87.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rotorua to Christchurch (ROT - CHC)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Rotorua to Christchurch by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Rotorua to Christchurch in January, February 2021

2 Feb - 4 Feb
$275pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$283pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$296pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua

Rotorua to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

7 Apr - 10 Apr
$160pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$204pp
ROT
Rotorua
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
4 Sep - 7 Sep
$224pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua

Direct flights to Christchurch from Rotorua

7 Apr - 10 Apr
$160pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
6 Apr - 9 Apr
$304pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
5 Apr - 8 Apr
$314pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua

Last-minute flights from Rotorua to Christchurch

2 Feb - 4 Feb
$275pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$283pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
31 Jan - 3 Feb
$328pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua

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Flight FAQs

From Rotorua to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Rotorua to Christchurch for under $278 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rotorua to Christchurch for under $278. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $160, but on average you can expect to pay $314.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand flying from Rotorua to Christchurch have implemented new flexible change policies.

Are there direct flights from Rotorua to Christchurch for under $278 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Rotorua to Christchurch under $278. A good price for a direct flight from Rotorua to Christchurch is less than $380.

Are there last-minute flights available from Rotorua to Christchurch for under $278?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Rotorua to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $278.

How popular is this flight route?

The Rotorua to Christchurch flight path was viewed by 960 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 Rotorua to Christchurch on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Rotorua to Christchurch a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Rotorua or Christchurch?

Rotorua will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Christchurch over the next 8 days.

Is Rotorua weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Expect the weather to be around 24 °C on average in February. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Christchurch is generally colder than in Rotorua.

How long does is the flight from Rotorua to Christchurch?

Airlines like Air New Zealand fly from Rotorua to Christchurch in about 1h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 681 km between Rotorua and Christchurch. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Rotorua to Christchurch return?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Christchurch, with prices starting at $160. Air New Zealand is currently priced 38% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Rotorua to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Flight duration
1h 50m
Average temperature for January in Christchurch
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Christchurch
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Rotorua

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Rotorua to Christchurch

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 83% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Rotorua to Christchurch
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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