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Cheap flights from South Island to Europe

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Island (CHC) to Europe

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Europe?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 19% on flights from South Island to Europe compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,842. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,049.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Europe?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Europe. Flights to Europe from South Island in March are about $1,635 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $1,227.

Cheap flights from South Island to Europe in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHC to Europe flights in January, February
8 Feb - 22 Feb
$10,889pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
WAW
Warsaw Frederic Chopin
WAW
Warsaw Frederic Chopin
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
8 Feb - 22 Feb
$10,922pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
WAW
Warsaw Frederic Chopin
WAW
Warsaw Frederic Chopin
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
8 Feb - 22 Feb
$11,010pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
WAW
Warsaw Frederic Chopin
WAW
Warsaw Frederic Chopin
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Europe 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Europe from South Island found for this year
5 Jun - 19 Jun
$1,941pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Mar - 21 Apr
$1,944pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Mar - 21 Apr
$1,976pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Europe from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Europe
08:00 - 08:15
Emirates
3 stops
36h 15m
CHC - FRA
Emirates
$1,011
Mix&Match (NZ)
06:50 - 03:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
30h 45m
CHC - CDG
Singapore Airlines
12:00 - 10:40
Multiple Airlines
4 stops
34h 40m
CHC - FRA
Multiple Airlines
$6,906
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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Europe

Can I find flights from South Island to Europe for under $1,948 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Europe for under $1,948. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,941, but on average you can expect to pay $2,030.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Christchurch to Europe to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Christchurch to Europe include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Europe have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Christchurch to Europe that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Europe for under $1,948 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to Europe, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Christchurch to Europe?

Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Christchurch to Europe.

What are the most popular routes from Christchurch to Europe?

While some choose either Christchurch - Warsaw Frederic Chopin or Christchurch - Oslo Gardermoen, Christchurch - Duesseldorf Intl is the most popular route from Christchurch to Europe.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Europe?

While on average a flight from Christchurch to Europe is generally $2,454, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $708. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Duesseldorf Intl), you can expect to pay $2,225 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from South Island to Europe?

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand can get you from South Island to Europe in just under 29h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Island to Europe return?

Our cheapest airline available from South Island to Europe is Emirates. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,941 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Etihad Airways, starting at $2,099.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to Europe one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $935. Users have also found tickets on Singapore Airlines for as little as $1,176.

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Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 10 airlines flying from South Island to Europe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Europe choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$889 $1,137 No cancel fee 80%
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China Southern
$789 $1,138 No cancel fee 69%

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Etihad Airways
$951 $1,161 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$1,006 $1,277 No cancel fee 74%
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Qatar Airways
$1,160 $1,298 No cancel fee 68%
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EVA Air
$1,097 $1,367 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$975 $1,383 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$956 $1,424 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
$613 $1,489 No cancel fee 78%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,170 $1,574 No cancel fee 72%
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