Cheap flights from Christchurch to Sydney

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to SYD flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
CHC - SYD
Price
$357 - $621
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Precipitation
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

$357

From Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$383

One-way flight from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% 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 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 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 $493 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $557 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Christchurch with a flight ticket averaging about $452. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $279. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Christchurch to Sydney by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Christchurch to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Christchurch found for this year
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$740pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$761pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$810pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Sydney from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Sydney direct flight deals
4 Jan - 11 Jan
$685pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
21 Feb - 25 Feb
$705pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
21 Feb - 25 Feb
$706pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Sydney
06:45 - 14:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
9h 45m
CHC - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$388
Kiwi.com
06:45 - 03:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
23h 10m
CHC - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$541
Kiwi.com
04:40 - 12:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 50m
CHC - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$383
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Sydney

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.

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 $586, but on average you can expect to pay $776.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Sydney is less than $713.

How popular is this Christchurch to Sydney flight route?

Flights from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 5,491 times in the past calendar month.

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

Air New Zealand, at $685, was found to be the cheapest airline from Christchurch to Sydney. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Jetstar.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Christchurch?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Christchurch will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Christchurch from Sydney?

Returning to Christchurch from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

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Alternative routes for Christchurch to Sydney

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Christchurch to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.98
Flight duration from CHC to SYD
3h 25m
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 5 airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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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