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The best prices from Christchurch to Sydney are usually found in September or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to Sydney (SYD)

CHC - SYD
Price
$356 - $620
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$535

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$356

From Christchurch to Sydney

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 Christchurch to Sydney?

Flying to your destination on a Monday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Sydney. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Christchurch to Sydney?

To save up to 48% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Christchurch to Sydney from $437 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $561 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Sydney?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Sydney from Christchurch average $357. You can even find prices in August for less than $357, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $247. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from Christchurch. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 53%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Sydney (CHC - SYD)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Christchurch to Sydney is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Sydney in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHC to SYD flights in January, February
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,455pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,571pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$7,012pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Christchurch found for this year
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$476pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$575pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$578pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Sydney from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Sydney direct flight deals
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$697pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Sydney from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Sydney
16:30 - 09:45
Jetstar
1 stop
19h 15m
CHC - SYD
Jetstar
$546
Travelgenio
03:05 - 16:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 20m
CHC - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$1,100
Gotogate
04:35 - 13:45
Air New Zealand
3 stops
35h 10m
CHC - SYD
Air New Zealand
$1,147
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Sydney flights.

Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Sydney

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $562 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $562. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $476, but on average you can expect to pay $4,379.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $703 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Christchurch to Sydney under $703. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Sydney is less than $697.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 5,491 users have taken a look at flights from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Christchurch is more than in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

With an average temperature of 27 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Sydney are hotter than in Christchurch.

How long does is the flight from Christchurch to Sydney?

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines can get you from Christchurch to Sydney in just under 3h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 22h 35m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Christchurch to Sydney return?

Our cheapest airline available from Christchurch to Sydney is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $698 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at $14,990.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Christchurch to Sydney one-way?

$283 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air New Zealand. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Jetstar, with prices from $546.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Sydney

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Christchurch to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 27m
Average temperature for January in Sydney
0.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Sydney
144.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 5 airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$181 $247 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$225 $328 No cancel fee 78%
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Virgin Australia
$222 $333 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$235 $339 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$171 $356 No cancel fee 74%
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