Cheap flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef

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Christchurch (CHC) to Great Barrier Reef

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to CNS flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Great Barrier Reef.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 12% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $731, or $741 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef?

May can be a great time to fly to Great Barrier Reef from Christchurch with a flight ticket averaging about $671. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $448. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef (CHC - zzYJV)?

When flying from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

One-way flights to Great Barrier Reef from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef
02:00 - 18:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
19h 35m
CHC - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$452
Kiwi.com
06:45 - 13:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
9h 35m
CHC - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$473
Kiwi.com
06:45 - 13:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
9h 35m
CHC - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$549
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef

What airport do you fly from for flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef?

Christchurch (CHC), located 9.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $879, but on average you can expect to pay $946.

How popular is this Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef flight route?

Flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef have been viewed 411 times in the past calendar month.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Great Barrier Reef

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Great Barrier Reef from Christchurch?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef

Most visitors from Christchurch will not be allowed to enter Great Barrier Reef.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Great Barrier Reef.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Great Barrier Reef.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Christchurch from Great Barrier Reef?

Returning to Christchurch from Great Barrier Reef

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Great Barrier Reef are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Great Barrier Reef are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

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Alternative routes for Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination points for flights from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef

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Destination information for Great Barrier Reef

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.97
Average temperature for September in Great Barrier Reef
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Great Barrier Reef
8.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing

Lizard Island (LZR)
Hayman Island (HIS)
Hamilton Island (HTI)

Top 4 airlines flying from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Great Barrier Reef 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
Emirates
$238 $384 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$346 $479 No cancel fee 80%
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Jetstar
$341 $493 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$310 $546 No cancel fee 74%
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