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The best prices from South Island to Los Angeles are usually found in August or May, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
South Island (CHC) to Los Angeles (LAX)

CHC - LAX
Price
$987 - $1,637
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$987

From South Island to Los Angeles

One-way from

$826

One-way flight from South Island to Los Angeles

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 South Island to Los Angeles?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 19% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Island to Los Angeles from $1,127 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,294 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $1,180 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $815. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Los Angeles (CHC - LAX)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 29% on flights from South Island to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from South Island to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHC to LAX flights in January, February
9 Feb - 17 Feb
$2,644pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
7 Feb - 15 Feb
$2,705pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
9 Feb - 17 Feb
$2,717pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from South Island found for this year
11 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,431pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
12 Oct - 4 Nov
$1,435pp
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
11 Oct - 8 Nov
$1,438pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from South Island, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$2,829pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$2,953pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
24 Jan - 31 Jan
$4,510pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Los Angeles from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Los Angeles
04:35 - 08:40
Qantas Airways
2 stops
23h 05m
CHC - LAX
Qantas Airways
$827
Travel2Be
02:00 - 02:45
United Airlines
1 stop
19h 45m
CHC - LAX
United Airlines
$879
United
07:30 - 18:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
30h 45m
CHC - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$988
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Island to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Island to Los Angeles

Can I find flights from South Island to Los Angeles for under $1,546 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Los Angeles for under $1,546. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,529, but on average you can expect to pay $2,483.

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

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

Are there direct flights from South Island to Los Angeles for under $1,546 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Los Angeles for under $2,951?

There are currently 10+ open flights from South Island to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $2,951.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Los Angeles was viewed by 907 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Los Angeles?

The rainfall in Christchurch is generally more than the rainfall in Los Angeles. This will continue over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 32 °C on average in the month of August. The temperature in Los Angeles is typically hotter than in Christchurch. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from South Island to Los Angeles?

For as low as $1,735, Qantas Airways can have you in Los Angeles from South Island in 18h 25m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Island to Los Angeles from $1,530 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from $2,706, and Air New Zealand, from $2,765.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $799. Users have also found prices from $827 and $2,145 on United Airlines and Qantas Airways, respectively.

Alternative routes for South Island to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from South Island to Los Angeles
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
19.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Los Angeles 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
Fiji Airways
$558 $727 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$651 $839 No cancel fee 80%
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United Airlines
$686 $850 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
$588 $866 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$653 $955 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$791 $1,073 No cancel fee 78%
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