Cheap flights from Auckland to South Island

AKL — CHC
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 89% on flights from Auckland to South Island compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $184. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $236.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Island from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $151 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $87. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

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

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 August, September 2022

The best prices found for AKL to South Island flights in August, September
14 Sep - 19 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$151

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

7 Sep - 14 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$157

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

18 Aug - 20 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 25m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$159

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Auckland to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Auckland found for this year
19 Nov - 21 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$110

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

21 Nov - 26 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$112

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

16 Nov - 21 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$115

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Auckland to South Island

27 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$109

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Nov - 21 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$110

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

21 Nov - 26 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$112

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Auckland to South Island

14 Sep - 19 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$151

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Nov - 12 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

6h 15m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

6h 25m
$157

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

18 Aug - 20 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 25m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$159

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Direct flights to South Island from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to South Island direct flight deals
27 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$109

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Nov - 21 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$110

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

21 Nov - 26 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$112

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Last-minute flights from Auckland to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Auckland, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 20 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 25m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$159

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug - 18 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 25m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$170

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

16 Aug - 18 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
CHC

Christchurch

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
$173

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to South Island from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to South Island
6 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$46

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

5 Dec
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$47

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 25m
$49

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to South Island flights.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to South Island for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $132.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to South Island for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to South Island under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to South Island is less than $132.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to South Island for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

You can find direct flights on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Auckland to South Island flight route?

Within the past month, 9,637 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?

On average, you can expect to see 14 flights from Auckland to South Island a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 79% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 21% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to South Island?

Airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand fly from Auckland to South Island in about 1h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Auckland and South Island is about 748 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the most popular routes from Auckland to South Island?

When deciding which route to take from Auckland to South Island, consider Auckland Intl - Queenstown Intl, Auckland Intl - Christchurch or Auckland Intl - Dunedin, as they are the most popular.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to South Island?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Auckland to South Island consider choosing Air Canada(100%), United Airlines(81%) or Alaska Airlines(77%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to South Island?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Auckland to South Island? While on average our users pay $179, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $51. The most popular route (Auckland Intl - Queenstown Intl), is priced around $183.

Alternative routes for Auckland to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Auckland to South Island

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Top 2 airlines flying from Auckland to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to South Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$51Average$171FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$112Average$227FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to South Island

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland to South Island
7%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
49%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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