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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

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
$354 - $617
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

$354

From Christchurch to Sydney

One-way from

$256

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 $435 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $559 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 $356. You can even find prices in August for less than $356, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $246. 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHC to SYD flights in June, July
30 Jun - 14 Jul
$505pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
20 Jul - 25 Jul
$525pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
20 Jul - 25 Jul
$529pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Christchurch found for this year
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$470pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
1 Sep - 11 Sep
$500pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
1 Sep - 11 Sep
$501pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Sydney from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Sydney direct flight deals
1 Sep - 11 Sep
$553pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
20 Jul - 25 Jul
$557pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
1 Sep - 11 Sep
$559pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Christchurch, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 27 Jun
$584pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
23 Jun - 27 Jun
$591pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
23 Jun - 23 Jun
$617pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Sydney from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Sydney
08:20 - 03:25
Jetstar
1 stop
21h 05m
CHC - SYD
Jetstar
$257
Kiwi.com
11:10 - 12:40
Qantas Airways
Direct
3h 30m
CHC - SYD
Qantas Airways
$495
Jettzy (NZ)
16:10 - 06:20
Air New Zealand
1 stop
16h 10m
CHC - SYD
Air New Zealand
$521
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Sydney

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 20m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 6 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 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 $560 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $560. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $470, but on average you can expect to pay $552.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $560 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney under $560. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Sydney is less than $634.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Sydney for under $700?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Christchurch to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Sydney?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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, 9 flights depart from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 11% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 89% 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 7 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?

Emirates, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand can get you from Christchurch to Sydney in just under 3h 20m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 2137 km between Christchurch and Sydney. Most flights are nonstop.

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 $471 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, starting at $553 and $558 round-trip.

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

$209 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 and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $237 and $301, respectively.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 21m
Average temperature for June in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Sydney
84.0 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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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch towards Sydney.
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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.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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