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Cheap flights from Tauranga to South Island

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The best prices from Tauranga to South Island are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tauranga (TRG) to South Island (CHC)

TRG - CHC
Price
$158 - $347
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$158

From Tauranga to South Island

One-way from

$132

One-way flight from Tauranga to South Island

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 Tauranga to South Island?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Tauranga to South Island. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to South Island.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Tauranga 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 Tauranga to South Island within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $253.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Island from Tauranga average $191. You can even find prices in May for less than $191, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as $90. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from Tauranga. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 82%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tauranga to South Island (TRG - CHC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Tauranga to South Island in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Tauranga to South Island in April, May 2021

6 May - 10 May
$239pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga
6 May - 10 May
$240pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga
6 May - 10 May
$272pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
TRG
Tauranga

Tauranga to South Island 2021 flight deals

4 Nov - 7 Nov
$137pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga
5 Aug - 11 Aug
$156pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga
5 Aug - 11 Aug
$159pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga

Direct flights to South Island from Tauranga

5 Aug - 11 Aug
$159pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga
25 Jun - 30 Jun
$169pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga
6 Aug - 11 Aug
$218pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
TRG
Tauranga

Last-minute flights from Tauranga to South Island

20 Apr - 23 Apr
$294pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
TRG
Tauranga
18 Apr - 20 Apr
$337pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
TRG
Tauranga
21 Apr - 26 Apr
$346pp
TRG
Tauranga
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
TRG
Tauranga

One-way flights to South Island from Tauranga

07:00 - 09:00
Air New Zealand
Direct
2h 00m
TRG - CHC
Air New Zealand
$153
Travel2Be
07:00 - 09:00
Air New Zealand
Direct
2h 00m
TRG - CHC
Air New Zealand
$399
Jettzy (NZ)
14:20 - 17:55
Air New Zealand
1 stop
3h 35m
TRG - CHC
Air New Zealand
$133
Tripmonster

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Flight FAQs

From Tauranga to South Island

Can I find flights from Tauranga to South Island for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tauranga to South Island for under $284. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $246.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand flying from Tauranga to Christchurch have implemented new flexible change policies.

Are there direct flights from Tauranga to South Island for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Tauranga to South Island under $284. A good price for a direct flight from Tauranga to South Island is less than $410.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tauranga to South Island for under $427?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tauranga to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $427.

What days are direct flights available from Tauranga to Christchurch?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 18,397 users have taken a look at flights from Tauranga to Christchurch.

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

1 flight departure from Tauranga to Christchurch per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Tauranga or Christchurch?

Expected rainfall in Tauranga is less than in Christchurch. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Tauranga weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 24 °C range in February. The weather in Christchurch is generally colder than Tauranga's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

There are many flights that can get you from Tauranga to South Island in 2h. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. There are 719 km between Tauranga and South Island. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $157, Air New Zealand will fly you from Tauranga to South Island and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Tauranga to South Island for 43% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Tauranga 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 $133.

Alternative routes for Tauranga to South Island

Destination information for South Island

Flight duration
1h 56m
Average temperature for April in South Island
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in South Island
186.0 mm

Airports servicing Tauranga

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Tauranga to South Island

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 72% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 11% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Tauranga to South Island
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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