Cheap flights from South Island to Sydney

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17 Aug — 24 Aug1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Sydney?

To save on the cost of your flight from South Island to Sydney, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 81% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,130 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,488.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Sydney?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from South Island in October are about $781 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $511.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Sydney (EDG - SYD)?

When flying from South Island to Sydney, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Island to Sydney in August, September 2022

The best prices found for South Island to SYD flights in August, September
25 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

15h 40m
$660

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

25 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$666

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

25 Aug - 29 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$674

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

South Island to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Island found for this year
18 Nov - 23 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$453

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

9 Nov - 15 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$466

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Nov - 22 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$484

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from South Island to Sydney

22 Dec - 27 Dec
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

7h 30m
$710

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

7 Dec - 8 Dec
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

13h 05m
$711

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

14 Dec - 17 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 40m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

13h 25m
$713

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from South Island to Sydney

2 Nov - 9 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 05m
$676

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

15 Sep - 19 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 55m
$735

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 05m
$833

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to Sydney from South Island

Save time with South Island to Sydney direct flight deals
18 Nov - 23 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$453

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

9 Nov - 15 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$466

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Nov - 22 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$484

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Last-minute flights from South Island to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from South Island, departing today and this week
19 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$711

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$738

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug - 27 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

12h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$743

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

One-way flights to Sydney from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Sydney
18 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$185

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

11 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$190

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

9 Dec
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$199

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Island to Sydney flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from South Island?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from South Island to Sydney. It is only a 7.5 km journey from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Sydney’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Island 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 South Island to Sydney for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Sydney for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $453, but on average you can expect to pay $551.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Sydney for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Island to Sydney under $500. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Sydney is less than $624.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Sydney for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Island to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this South Island to Sydney flight route?

The South Island to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 1,393 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular routes from South Island to Sydney?

The most popular route from South Island to Sydney is Christchurch - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider Queenstown Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Dunedin - Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

When booking a flight from South Island 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 South Island to Sydney?

Consider American Airlines (73%), Emirates (73%) or China Eastern (73%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from South Island to Sydney.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to Sydney?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $297. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Sydney Kingsford Smith) can be booked for $598 on average our data indicates $815 when flying from South Island to Sydney.

Alternative routes for South Island to Sydney

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

Departure points for flights from South Island to Sydney

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Top 5 airlines flying from South Island to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$220Average$527FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$345Average$572FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$431Average$751FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$455Average$895FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$504Average$988FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from South Island to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Island to Sydney
50%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
19%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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