Cheap flights from Christchurch to Wellington

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The best prices from Christchurch to Wellington are usually found in April or May, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to WLG flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.
CHC - WLG
Price
$121 - $251
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Precipitation
16 - 50 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$121

From Christchurch to Wellington

One-way from

$55

One-way flight from Christchurch to Wellington

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 Wellington?

Users have found that flying from Christchurch to Wellington on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Christchurch to Wellington?

To save on the cost of your flight from Christchurch to Wellington, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 102% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $189 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $266.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Wellington?

April can be a great time to fly to Wellington from Christchurch with a flight ticket averaging about $165. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $84. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Wellington (CHC - WLG)?

It’s optimal to fly from Christchurch to Wellington at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 37% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Wellington in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHC to WLG flights in September, October
25 Sep - 26 Sep
$69pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$77pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$96pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Christchurch found for this year
25 Sep - 26 Sep
$69pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$77pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$80pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Wellington from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Wellington direct flight deals
25 Sep - 26 Sep
$69pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$77pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$80pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Christchurch, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 26 Sep
$69pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$77pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$97pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Wellington from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Wellington
12:40 - 13:30
Jetstar
Direct
0h 50m
CHC - WLG
Jetstar
$55
mytrip.com
04:40 - 13:05
Jetstar
1 stop
8h 25m
CHC - WLG
Jetstar
$121
mytrip.com
07:00 - 12:05
Air New Zealand
2 stops
5h 05m
CHC - WLG
Air New Zealand

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Wellington

What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Wellington?

Booking a flight from Christchurch (CHC) to Wellington (WLG) is your only option if you wish to fly from Christchurch to Wellington. On a typical day, there are 12 flights from Christchurch to Wellington, all of which are around 0h 50m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 3 airlines when you book a flight from Christchurch to Wellington.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Wellington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Christchurch to Wellington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Sounds Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $69, but on average you can expect to pay $130.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Wellington is less than $128.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Wellington for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Christchurch to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Wellington?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Saturday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Wellington flight route?

Flights from Christchurch to Wellington have been viewed 4,891 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Christchurch to Wellington on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 21 flights from Christchurch to Wellington a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 10% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 24% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 48% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 19% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Wellington?

A quick flight from Christchurch to Wellington can take about 50m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $69. Airlines will cover a distance of 306 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Wellington return?

Our cheapest airline available from Christchurch to Wellington is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $69 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $148. You may be able to fly from Christchurch to Wellington for 58% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Wellington

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

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Christchurch to Wellington.
Flight duration from CHC to WLG
0h 51m
Average temperature for September in Wellington
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Wellington
23.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Wellington

Top 3 airlines flying from Christchurch to Wellington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Wellington 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
$59 $120 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$58 $143 No cancel fee 78%
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Sounds Air
$326 $476 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sounds Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch towards Wellington.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 63% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 20% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Wellington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Wellington.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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