Cheap flights from South Island to Sydney

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 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $520 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $587.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from South Island in September are about $477 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $294.

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Island to SYD flights in January, February
23 Jan - 1 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

18h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$803

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20.1.22

23 Jan - 1 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
$804

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20.1.22

23 Jan - 1 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

20h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
$868

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20.1.22

South Island to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Island found for this year
7 May - 10 May
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

12h 55m
$498

Jetstar

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Deal found 21.1.22

1 Apr - 3 Apr
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

12h 55m
$528

Jetstar

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Deal found 21.1.22

1 Apr - 3 Apr
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$552

Jetstar

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Deal found 21.1.22

Direct flights to Sydney from South Island

Save time with South Island to Sydney direct flight deals
1 Apr - 3 Apr
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$568

Jetstar

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Deal found 21.1.22

7 May - 10 May
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$635

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21.1.22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Sydney
8 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$193

Jetstar

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Deal found 21.1.22

8 Jun
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 10m
$204

Jetstar

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Deal found 21.1.22

6 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 35m
$235

Jetstar

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Deal found 19.1.22

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 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 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 $498, but on average you can expect to pay $717.

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

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from South Island to Sydney under $600. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Sydney is less than $601.

How popular is this South Island to Sydney flight route?

The South Island to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 5,491 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $193. Users have also found prices from $278 and $290 on Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, respectively.

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

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $235. While the most popular route (Queenstown Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith) can be booked for $498 on average our data indicates $483 when flying from South Island to Sydney.

Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from South Island right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from South Island need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

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

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


Can I fly back to South Island from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to South Island from Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

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
Jetstar
Cheapest$211
Average$411
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$254
Average$578
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$266
Average$507
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$292
Average$545
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$334
Average$688
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety