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The best prices from South Island to Sydney are usually found in September or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Sunday

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

CHC - SYD
Price
$352 - $614
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

Average price

$530

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$352

From South Island 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 South Island 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 South Island to Sydney?

Users have found that booking a flight from South Island to Sydney at least 54 days early can save you up to 48% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 54 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Island to Sydney for as little as $433 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $555 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Sydney from South Island with a flight ticket averaging about $354. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $245. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from South Island 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.

South Island to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Island found for this year
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$547pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$548pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$573pp
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Sydney from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Sydney
12:15 - 10:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
24h 25m
CHC - SYD
Virgin Australia
$563
CheapFaresNow
03:40 - 08:45
Jetstar
2 stops
31h 05m
CHC - SYD
Jetstar
06:30 - 12:45
Air New Zealand
3 stops
32h 15m
CHC - SYD
Air New Zealand
$1,109
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From South Island to Sydney

Can I find flights from South Island to Sydney for under $1,113 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Sydney for under $1,113. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,044, but on average you can expect to pay $4,484.

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.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Sydney for under $1,113 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to Sydney, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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.

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 6 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 South Island to Sydney?

Departing from South Island to Sydney will take you 12h 45m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Island to Sydney return?

Our cheapest airline available from South Island to Sydney is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,445 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at $14,989.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $449. However, be on the lookout for offers from Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, as they are both options that can get you from South Island to Sydney for a low price.

Alternative routes for South Island to Sydney

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from South Island to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.94
Average temperature for January in Sydney
0.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Sydney
144.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Sydney

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.

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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