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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Sydney

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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 Thursday

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Christchurch (CHC) to Sydney (SYD)

CHC - SYD
Price
$360 - $627
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

Round-trip from

$360

From Christchurch to Sydney

One-way from

$286

One-way flight 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 $442 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $567 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 $362. You can even find prices in August for less than $362, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $250. 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 April, May 2021

27 Apr - 4 May
$624pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
20 Apr - 29 Apr
$651pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
20 Apr - 29 Apr
$657pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Sydney 2021 flight deals

14 Dec - 19 Dec
$512pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
12 Sep - 30 Sep
$559pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
27 Nov - 30 Nov
$573pp
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

7 Jul - 23 Jul
$617pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
27 Apr - 4 May
$624pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
4 Jul - 23 Jul
$626pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Sydney

20 Apr - 29 Apr
$651pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
20 Apr - 29 Apr
$657pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
20 Apr - 29 Apr
$661pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Sydney from Christchurch

11:00 - 12:45
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 45m
CHC - SYD
Air New Zealand
16:55 - 10:50
Jetstar
1 stop
19h 55m
CHC - SYD
Jetstar
$377
Jettzy (NZ)
11:05 - 17:25
Air New Zealand
2 stops
8h 20m
CHC - SYD
Air New Zealand
$446
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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Sydney

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $569 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $569. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $559, but on average you can expect to pay $631.

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 $711 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney under $711. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Sydney is less than $671.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Sydney for under $711?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Christchurch to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $711.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Sydney?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

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.

How many flights depart from Christchurch to Sydney on average per day?

Per day, 2 flights depart from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

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?

Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and Jetstar can get you from Christchurch to Sydney in just under 3h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 55m. There are 2137 km between Christchurch and Sydney. 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 Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $559 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $618.

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

$286 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 $377.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Sydney

Destination information for Sydney

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 25m
Average temperature for April in Sydney
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Sydney
127.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 5 airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney

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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