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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)

CHC - WLG
Price
$120 - $249
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

Average price

$137

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$120

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 $169. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $232.

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 $160 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $91.

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 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Wellington in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHC to WLG flights in January, February
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$94pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
19 Feb - 24 Feb
$97pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jan - 2 Feb
$113pp
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
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$84pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$94pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
19 Feb - 24 Feb
$97pp
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
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$84pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$94pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
19 Feb - 24 Feb
$97pp
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
28 Jan - 2 Feb
$113pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$127pp
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$129pp
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
01:30 - 13:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
12h 20m
CHC - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$289
Gotogate
07:00 - 12:05
Jetstar
1 stop
5h 05m
CHC - WLG
Jetstar
$342
CheapFlights
02:00 - 02:45
Air New Zealand
3 stops
24h 45m
CHC - WLG
Air New Zealand
$475
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Wellington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Wellington

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $84, but on average you can expect to pay $137.

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.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington under $140. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Wellington is less than $140.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Wellington for under $140?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Christchurch to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $140.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Wellington?

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

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, 4 flights depart from Christchurch to Wellington on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Wellington?

The rainfall in Christchurch is generally same as the rainfall in Wellington. This will continue over the next 6 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 45m. 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 $84 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $138. These flights start at 48% 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 $30. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Wellington

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Christchurch to Wellington
Flight duration
0h 52m
Average temperature for January in Wellington
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Wellington
30.0 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

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 46% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 41% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Wellington
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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