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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Port Douglas

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The best prices from Christchurch to Port Douglas are usually found in May or August, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to Port Douglas (CNS)

CHC - CNS
Price
$552 - $827
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$782

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$552

From Christchurch to Port Douglas

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 Christchurch to Port Douglas?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 15% on flights from Christchurch to Port Douglas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $693. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $758.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Port Douglas?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Port Douglas from Christchurch. Prices for May average $646 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $473. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Port Douglas (CHC - CNS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Christchurch to Port Douglas in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Christchurch to Port Douglas 2021 flight deals

11 Aug - 15 Aug
$804pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$1,186pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$1,188pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Port Douglas

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to Cairns flight path was viewed by 411 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

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

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Cairns?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Christchurch is roughly less than Cairns. You can assume this to be the case over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Temperatures around the 31 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Cairns is hotter than in Christchurch. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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Destination information for Port Douglas

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.94
Average temperature for January in Port Douglas
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Port Douglas
322.0 mm

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Top 4 airlines flying from Christchurch to Port Douglas

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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