Cheap flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

CHC — ZQN
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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The best prices from Christchurch to Queenstown Intl are usually found in June or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Queenstown

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to ZQN flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.

CHC - ZQN

Price

$134 - $233

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

ZQN

Rainfall

50 - 80 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average price$213Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from$213From Christchurch to Queenstown Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Queenstown.

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

To save up to 84% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Christchurch to Queenstown from $327 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $397 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Queenstown?

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Queenstown from Christchurch. Prices for June average $278 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $159. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a June flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC - ZQN)?

When flying from Christchurch to Queenstown, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Queenstown in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHC to ZQN flights in June, July
27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$175

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/6/22

27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$220

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/6/22

28 Jun - 30 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$239

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

Christchurch to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Christchurch found for this year
27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$175

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/6/22

31 Aug - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$178

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$220

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/6/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$175

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/6/22

31 Aug - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$178

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

28 Jun - 30 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$239

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

4h 45m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

5h 05m
$317

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/6/22

26 Jul - 28 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

4h 45m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

10h 30m
$358

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

31 Aug - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

13h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

27h 00m
$464

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

Direct flights to Queenstown from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Queenstown direct flight deals
27 Jul - 4 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$175

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/6/22

31 Aug - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$178

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

26 Jul - 28 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$287

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Christchurch, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 30 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$239

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$370

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

28 Jun - 30 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

4h 45m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$390

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Queenstown
19 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
$67

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/6/22

16 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$84

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

30 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 00m
$86

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Queenstown flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Queenstown?

If you book a flight from Christchurch to Queenstown, you will be flying from Christchurch to Queenstown Intl. Flights to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) from Christchurch (CHC) take 1h 00m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Christchurch to Queenstown per day from 1 airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Queenstown for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Queenstown for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $403.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Queenstown is less than $456.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Queenstown for under $300?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Christchurch to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Queenstown flight route?

Within the past month, 761 users have taken a look at flights from Christchurch to Queenstown Intl.

How many flights depart from Christchurch to Queenstown on average per day?

1 flight departure from Christchurch to Queenstown per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Queenstown?

There are many flights that can get you from Christchurch to Queenstown in 1h 10m. Fly via Air New Zealand or Jetstar to get the fastest option. Christchurch and Queenstown are separated by a distance of 348 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Queenstown round-trip?

Air New Zealand, at $175, was found to be the cheapest airline from Christchurch to Queenstown. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Jetstar. Air New Zealand is priced at 37% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Before booking your flight to Queenstown from Christchurch, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Singapore Airlines (94%), Qantas Airways (92%), Air New Zealand( 87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?

The cheapest flight price from Christchurch to Queenstown is $192. On average you can expect to pay $329. The most popular route, (Christchurch - Queenstown Intl), can usually be booked for $178.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Queenstown

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top airline flying from Christchurch to Queenstown

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New ZealandCheapest$133Average$265FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Queenstown

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Queenstown
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
54%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
16%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Queenstown

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Queenstown
Sunday6daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday10daily flights
Wednesday10daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday8daily flights