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Cheap flights from South Island to Riverside

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

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

CHC - LAX
Price
$998 - $1,657
LAX
Temperature
19 - 35 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 66 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

Average price

$1,263

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$998

From South Island to Riverside

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 Riverside?

Users have found that flying from South Island to Riverside on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from South Island to Riverside at least 16 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 16 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Island to Riverside for as little as $1,140 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,310 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Riverside from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $1,194 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $825. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from South Island to Riverside at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from South Island to Riverside in April, May 2021

2 May - 10 May
$2,948pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$3,136pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
10 Apr - 16 Apr
$3,256pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Riverside 2021 flight deals

18 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,419pp
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,422pp
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,627pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to Riverside

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$3,136pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
17 Apr - 24 Apr
$3,313pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
17 Apr - 24 Apr
$3,328pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Riverside from South Island

10:00 - 18:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
51h 15m
CHC - LAX
Multiple Airlines
16:10 - 08:45
Air New Zealand
2 stops
59h 35m
CHC - LAX
Air New Zealand
$2,017
Kiwi.com
16:55 - 10:15
Emirates
3 stops
60h 20m
CHC - LAX
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Riverside

Can I find flights from South Island to Riverside for under $2,986 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Riverside for under $2,986. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $2,948, but on average you can expect to pay $3,980.

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 Riverside for under $2,986 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to Riverside, 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 Riverside for under $3,271?

There are currently 14+ open flights from South Island to Riverside within the next 7 days for less than $3,271.

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 same as 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 Riverside?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand fly from South Island to Riverside in about 29h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 45m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Emirates ($2,948), Air New Zealand ($3,328), and Qantas Airways ($3,627) offers the cheapest pricing from South Island to Riverside.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qantas Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $869. Users have also found prices from $1,661 and $1,674 on Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, respectively.

Alternative routes for South Island to Riverside

Destination information for Riverside

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for April in Riverside
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Riverside
18.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to Riverside

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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