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Cheap flights from South Island to Rotorua

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The best prices from South Island 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
South Island (CHC) to Rotorua (ROT)

CHC - ROT
Price
$158 - $380
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

$269

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$158

From South Island 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 South Island to Rotorua?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 68%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from South Island to Rotorua, book at least 29 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 51% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $221 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $300.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Rotorua from South Island average $176. You can even find prices in June for less than $176, as users have found deals to Rotorua from as low as $82. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Rotorua from South Island. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

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

It’s optimal to fly from South Island to Rotorua in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from South Island to Rotorua in January, February 2021

31 Jan - 2 Feb
$319pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$324pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$329pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Rotorua 2021 flight deals

6 Apr - 9 Apr
$204pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Apr - 8 Apr
$217pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Apr - 8 Apr
$224pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Rotorua from South Island

6 Apr - 9 Apr
$204pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Apr - 8 Apr
$224pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
31 Jan - 3 Feb
$353pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to Rotorua

31 Jan - 2 Feb
$319pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$324pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$329pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Rotorua

Can I find flights from South Island to Rotorua for under $278 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Rotorua for under $278. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $164, but on average you can expect to pay $300.

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.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Rotorua for under $278 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from South Island to Rotorua under $278. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Rotorua is less than $372.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Rotorua for under $417?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Island to Rotorua within the next 7 days for less than $417.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Rotorua was viewed by 853 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 South Island to Rotorua on average per day?

On average 2 flights depart from Christchurch to Rotorua per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Rotorua?

Christchurch will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Rotorua over the next 6 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 South Island to Rotorua?

Air New Zealand can get you from South Island to Rotorua in just under 1h 45m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 681 km between South Island and Rotorua. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from South Island to Rotorua return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Island to Rotorua from $164 return. This flight start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for South Island to Rotorua

Destination information for Rotorua

Flight duration
1h 50m
Average temperature for January in Rotorua
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Rotorua
56.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Rotorua

Hourly flight availability from South Island to Rotorua

Morning 6 AM to midday 76% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 24% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from South Island to Rotorua
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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