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South Island to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2021: compare South Island to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Sydney?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from South Island to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $498. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $562.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Sydney from South Island average $457. You can even find prices in September for less than $457, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $282. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from South Island. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Sydney (zzEDG - 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.

South Island to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Island found for this year
26 Nov - 17 Dec
$1,661pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
26 Nov - 17 Dec
$1,708pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Sydney from South Island

Save time with South Island to Sydney direct flight deals
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$703pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$840pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Sydney
16:05 - 03:05
Jetstar
1 stop
13h 00m
ZQN - SYD
Jetstar
$313
TravelFusion
11:20 - 04:20
LATAM Airlines
1 stop
19h 00m
ZQN - SYD
LATAM Airlines
$319
Lan
11:15 - 02:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
17h 10m
ZQN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$366
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Sydney

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 $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Sydney for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $703, but on average you can expect to pay $881.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Sydney for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from South Island to Sydney under $800. A good price for a direct flight from South Island to Sydney is less than $772.

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 flights from South Island to Sydney?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $120. While the most popular route (Timaru - Sydney Kingsford Smith) can be booked for $853 on average our data indicates $527 when flying from South Island to Sydney

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 popular routes from South Island to Sydney?

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

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from South Island?

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

Most visitors from South Island will not be allowed 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.

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Do I need a test to fly back to South Island from Sydney?

Returning to South Island 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 South Island.

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

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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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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.97
Flight duration from South Island to SYD
3h 21m
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 5 airlines flying from South Island to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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
$202 $394 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$243 $554 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$254 $485 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$279 $522 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$320 $658 No cancel fee 78%
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