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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Rotorua

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The best prices from Christchurch to Rotorua are usually found in August or May, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to Rotorua (ROT)

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to ROT flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Rotorua flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rotorua.
CHC - ROT
Price
$160 - $384
ROT
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
ROT
Rainfall
56 - 128 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

$384

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$160

From Christchurch to Rotorua

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 Rotorua?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 51% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 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 Rotorua from $223 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $303 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

June can be a great time to fly to Rotorua from Christchurch with a flight ticket averaging about $178. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $83. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Rotorua (CHC - ROT)?

When flying from Christchurch to Rotorua, 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 15% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Rotorua in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHC to ROT flights in June, July
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$257pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$259pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$299pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Rotorua 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rotorua from Christchurch found for this year
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$257pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$259pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$299pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Rotorua from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Rotorua direct flight deals
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$259pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$400pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
23 Jun - 24 Jun
$401pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Rotorua

Late deals on return flights to Rotorua from Christchurch, departing today and this week
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$380pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$400pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
23 Jun - 24 Jun
$401pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Rotorua

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

Rotorua is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Rotorua from Christchurch. Booking flights from Christchurch (CHC) to Rotorua (ROT) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to Rotorua from 1 airline. 1h 45m is how long a flight from Christchurch to Rotorua will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Christchurch to Rotorua have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand is one of the carriers where you may find flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Rotorua for under $280 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Rotorua for under $280. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $257, but on average you can expect to pay $451.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Rotorua for under $280 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Christchurch to Rotorua under $280. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Rotorua is less than $419.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Rotorua for under $421?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Christchurch to Rotorua within the next 7 days for less than $421.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Rotorua?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Rotorua was viewed by 1,111 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 1 flight departs from Christchurch to Rotorua per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Rotorua?

Christchurch will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Rotorua over the next 7 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Rotorua?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 24 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Rotorua is generally hotter than in Christchurch. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Christchurch to Rotorua?

There are many flights that can get you from Christchurch to Rotorua in 1h 45m. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. The distance from Christchurch to Rotorua is about 681 km. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Christchurch to Rotorua return?

Currently priced at $257, Air New Zealand will fly you from Christchurch to Rotorua and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 3% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Rotorua

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

Destination information for Rotorua

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Christchurch to Rotorua.
Flight duration
1h 50m
Average temperature for June in Rotorua
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Rotorua
89.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Rotorua

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Rotorua

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch towards Rotorua.
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Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Rotorua
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Rotorua.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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