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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
$123 - $254
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Rainfall
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

$123

From Christchurch to Wellington

One-way from

$44

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?

Flights from Christchurch to Wellington are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Wellington.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 83% on flights from Christchurch to Wellington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $173. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $237.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Wellington. Flights to Wellington from Christchurch in April are about $164 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $93.

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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHC to WLG flights in June, July
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$93pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$96pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
26 Jul - 27 Jul
$99pp
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
20 Aug - 21 Aug
$80pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$93pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$96pp
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
20 Aug - 21 Aug
$80pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$93pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$96pp
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
29 Jun - 1 Jul
$186pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$203pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jun - 30 Jun
$204pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
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WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Wellington from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Wellington
11:50 - 12:40
Jetstar
Direct
0h 50m
CHC - WLG
Jetstar
$45
Jettzy (NZ)
11:50 - 12:40
Jetstar
Direct
0h 50m
CHC - WLG
Jetstar
$59
Jettzy (NZ)
04:40 - 05:30
Jetstar
Direct
0h 50m
CHC - WLG
Jetstar
$75
Jettzy (NZ)

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Christchurch</span> to <span class="emphasized">Wellington</span> flights.

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 19 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 $143 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $143. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $143 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington under $143. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Wellington is less than $170.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Wellington for under $286?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Christchurch to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $286.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Wellington?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Wellington was viewed by 4,891 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 22 flights depart from Christchurch to Wellington on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 36% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Wellington?

The rainfall in Christchurch is generally more than the rainfall in Wellington. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Wellington?

Expect the weather to be around 22 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Wellington is generally colder than in Christchurch.

How long does is the flight from Christchurch to Wellington?

Airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand fly from Christchurch to Wellington in about 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 306 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to 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 $81 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $168. These flights start at 52% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Christchurch to Wellington one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $45. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

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
0h 51m
Average temperature for June in Wellington
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Wellington
49.0 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 55% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of flight departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Wellington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Wellington.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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