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Cheap flights from Rotorua to South Island

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Rotorua (ROT) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best ROT to CHC flight in 2021: compare Rotorua 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 Rotorua to South Island?

Find a great deal and save up to 127% by booking at least 60 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Rotorua to South Island within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $250.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Rotorua. Prices for May average $189 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $88. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a May flight can save you 82% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from Rotorua to South Island in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ROT to South Island flights in June, July
10 Jul - 13 Jul
$223pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$237pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
10 Jul - 13 Jul
$240pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua

Rotorua to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Rotorua found for this year
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$183pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
10 Jul - 13 Jul
$223pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$237pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua

Direct flights to South Island from Rotorua

Save time with Rotorua to South Island direct flight deals
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$183pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
10 Jul - 13 Jul
$223pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$291pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua

Last-minute flights from Rotorua to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Rotorua, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 26 Jun
$298pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua
23 Jun - 24 Jun
$320pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
ROT
Rotorua
24 Jun - 26 Jun
$337pp
ROT
Rotorua
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ROT
Rotorua

One-way flights to South Island from Rotorua

The cheapest one-way flights from Rotorua to South Island
05:45 - 12:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
6h 40m
ROT - CHC
Air New Zealand
$116
Jettzy (NZ)

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Rotorua to South Island

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

Most people fly from Rotorua (ROT) if they book a flight from Rotorua to South Island. Rotorua is conveniently located just 7.1 km from Rotorua’s city centre.

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

Air New Zealand is one of the carriers that may have flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Rotorua to South Island for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rotorua to South Island for under $281. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $183, but on average you can expect to pay $303.

Are there direct flights from Rotorua to South Island for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Rotorua to South Island under $281. A good price for a direct flight from Rotorua to South Island is less than $354.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Rotorua to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $421.

Is Rotorua weather warmer or cooler than South Island?

Temperatures around the 24 °Cs can be experienced in February. The weather in South Island is colder than in Rotorua. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

What are the cheapest flights from Rotorua to South Island?

On average you can expect to pay $226 for a flight from Rotorua to South Island. The cheapest flight overall is $69 while the most popular route, (Rotorua - Christchurch) is currently priced at $183.

How long does is the flight from Rotorua to South Island?

There are many flights that can get you from Rotorua to South Island in 1h 55m. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Currently priced at $183, Air New Zealand will fly you from Rotorua to South Island and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Air New Zealand, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $116.

Alternative routes for Rotorua to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Rotorua to South Island

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Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Rotorua to South Island.
Flight duration
1h 50m
Average temperature for June in South Island
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in South Island
228.0 mm

Airports servicing Rotorua

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)
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