Cheap flights from Christchurch to Sydney

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The best prices from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in October or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Sydney

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to SYD flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.

CHC - SYD

Price

$410 - $716

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

SYD

Rainfall

50 - 130 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$653From Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way from$296One-way flight from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Sydney?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 7% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 85% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 $1,113 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,529 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Christchurch with a flight ticket averaging about $783. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $522. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from Christchurch to Sydney by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Sydney in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHC to SYD flights in June, July
31 Jul - 6 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

10h 00m
$561

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

31 Jul - 6 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

10h 00m
$562

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

7 Jul - 11 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 25m
$636

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

Christchurch to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Christchurch found for this year
1 Nov - 14 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 45m
$515

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/6/22

23 Aug - 3 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 25m
$551

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

23 Aug - 1 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 25m
$558

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Sydney

1 Nov - 14 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$599

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

8 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$637

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

23 Aug - 3 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$645

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

  • Air New Zealand is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Christchurch to Sydney. Flights on this route from Air New Zealand typically cost $482.45 RT, a price that is 124% more expensive than the average Christchurch to Sydney flight. The cheapest flight found was $252 RT. The most popular departure airport in Christchurch when flying to Sydney is Christchurch Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Sydney is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. When flying from Christchurch to Sydney, Air New Zealand flights are 1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Sydney

25 Aug - 3 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 25m
$604

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

25 Aug - 1 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 25m
$610

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/6/22

7 Oct - 19 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

9h 25m
$612

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/6/22

  • If you’re travelling from Christchurch to Sydney, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is Jetstar. Flights on this route from Jetstar typically cost $479.66 RT, a price that is 126% more expensive than the average Christchurch to Sydney flight. The cheapest flight found was $292 RT. When travelling from Christchurch to Sydney on Jetstar, the most popular airport to depart from is Christchurch Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. When flying from Christchurch to Sydney, Jetstar flights are -10% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Sydney from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Sydney direct flight deals
23 Nov - 2 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$588

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

1 Nov - 14 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$599

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

20 Sep - 19 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$636

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Christchurch, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 4 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$846

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

30 Jun - 4 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

10h 05m
$871

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

30 Jun - 4 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

20h 50m
$965

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Sydney
28 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 55m
$244

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

18 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

22h 45m
$252

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 20m
$260

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Sydney?

To fly from Christchurch to Sydney, you need to book a flight from Christchurch (CHC) to Kingsford Smith (SYD). Nonstop flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Christchurch take 3h 30m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 8 outbound flights from Christchurch to Kingsford Smith offered by 5 different airlines.

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 Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $515, but on average you can expect to pay $596.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Sydney is less than $682.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Sydney for under $900?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Christchurch to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Sydney?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Sydney flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith was viewed by 1,031 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from Christchurch to Sydney a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Sydney?

Departing from Christchurch to Sydney will take you 3h 40m. Christchurch and Sydney are separated by a distance of 2137 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney round-trip?

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 $599 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Jetstar, starting at $604. You may be able to fly from Christchurch to Sydney for 23% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $244. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Christchurch to Sydney for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Christchurch to Sydney?

When booking a flight from Christchurch to Sydney, you may want to consider flying on Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Sydney?

Before booking your flight to Sydney from Christchurch, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: ANA (79%), American Airlines (74%), Emirates( 74%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $551 for a flight from Christchurch to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $280 while the most popular route, (Christchurch - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $479.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Sydney

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$353Average$530FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$402Average$769FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$465Average$764FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$509Average$595FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$539Average$694FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Sydney
81%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
19%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Sydney

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Sydney
Sunday7daily flights
Monday7daily flights
Tuesday7daily flights
Wednesday11daily flights
Thursday7daily flights
Friday11daily flights
Saturday7daily flights