Cheap flights from Auckland to South Island

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Auckland (AKL) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CHC flight in 2021: compare Auckland to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to South Island?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 127% on flights from Auckland to South Island compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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 $251. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $338.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Island from Auckland average $189. You can even find prices in May for less than $189, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as $89. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from Auckland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 82%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to South Island (AKL - zzEDG)?

When flying from Auckland to South Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Auckland to South Island in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to South Island flights in September, October
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$90pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$106pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Auckland found for this year
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$90pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$106pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to South Island from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to South Island direct flight deals
11 Jan - 16 Jan
$80pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
12 Jan - 18 Jan
$86pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$90pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Auckland, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$210pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$214pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$237pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
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Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to South Island from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to South Island
08:45 - 10:40
Jetstar
Direct
1h 55m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$96
TravelFusion
10:15 - 17:30
Air New Zealand
1 stop
7h 15m
AKL - CHC
Air New Zealand
$114
Jettzy (NZ)
16:00 - 04:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
12h 10m
AKL - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$118
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to South Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to South Island?

For a flight from Auckland to South Island, you will be flying from Auckland Intl. Auckland Intl (AKL) is just 17.9 km from the centre of the city.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to South Island for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to South Island for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $128.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to South Island for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to South Island under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to South Island is less than $138.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to South Island for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to South Island?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Auckland to South Island flight route?

Within the past month, 18,397 users have taken a look at flights from Auckland Intl to South Island.

How many flights depart from Auckland to South Island on average per day?

Per day, 14 flights depart from Auckland to South Island on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 14% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 57% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to South Island?

A quick flight from Auckland to South Island can take about 1h 25m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $80. Airlines will cover a distance of 748 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to South Island.
Flight duration from AKL to South Island
1h 30m
Average temperature for September in South Island
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in South Island
208.0 mm

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