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 to Wellington

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

$86 - $178

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Precipitation

70 - 130 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

$126

From Christchurch to Wellington

One-way from

$26

One-way flight from Christchurch to Wellington

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 $196 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $277.

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 $172. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $88. 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 November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHC to WLG flights in November, December
11 Dec - 14 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$66

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

4 Dec - 7 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$83

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

11 Dec - 12 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$91

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Christchurch to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Christchurch found for this year
11 Dec - 14 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$66

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

4 Dec - 7 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$83

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

11 Dec - 12 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$91

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Direct flights to Wellington from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Wellington direct flight deals
3 Feb - 6 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$53

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/11/21

11 Dec - 14 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$66

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

15 Jan - 16 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$69

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Christchurch, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 7 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$83

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

5 Dec - 7 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$98

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

4 Dec - 5 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$105

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

One-way flights to Wellington from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Wellington
11 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$26

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

1 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$37

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

10 Dec
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$57

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Christchurch to Wellington flights?

Travellers who are going to Wellington from Christchurch are likely to start the trip at Christchurch International Airport. This airport is 12 kilometres from the city centre in the suburb of Harewood. This is the second busiest airport in New Zealand after Auckland Airport. This is a curfew-free airport that operates around the clock. Once passengers reach Wellington, they will be at Wellington International Airport. The airport is 5.5 kilometres from the city centre and is the third busiest New Zealand airport. The airport links to major cities in both Australia and New Zealand.

Which airlines fly directly from Christchurch to Wellington?

Direct flights are available from Christchurch to Wellington from airlines such as Jetstar and Air New Zealand. These nonstop flights are relatively inexpensive. Many of the flights take less than an hour to move passengers from Christchurch to Wellington. Flights can be found at most times of day from the early morning until later in the evening so passengers can choose the time that meets their needs best. Unlike some trips, direct flights into Wellington are typically less expensive than flights that include stopovers in one or more other cities.

What are the stopover options between Christchurch to Wellington?

Jetstar, Sounds Air, and Air New Zealand are a few of the airlines that offer stopover flights with one stop on the way to Wellington. The stop may be in Blenheim (BHE) or Nelson (NSN) airports. These one-stop flights have an average duration of 1h 23m. There are also several flights with two stopovers offered by Air New Zealand. These flights are an average of 2h 48m in duration. The flights make stops in Palmerston North (PMR) and Hamilton (HLZ).

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Christchurch to Wellington?

Since both Christchurch and Wellington are located in New Zealand, passengers do not need a passport of a visa to take this flight.

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 28 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 $53, but on average you can expect to pay $117.

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

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Wellington is less than $105.

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 are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Wellington flight route?

The Christchurch to Wellington flight path 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?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Christchurch to Wellington a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Wellington?

There are many flights that can get you from Christchurch to Wellington in 50m. Fly via Jetstar or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Christchurch and Wellington are separated by a distance of 306 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $53. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $225 return. Jetstar is 69% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Christchurch to Wellington?

Consider Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Sounds Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Christchurch to Wellington.

What are the most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Wellington?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Christchurch to Wellington are Singapore Airlines (94%), Etihad Airways (92%) and Air New Zealand (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Wellington?

The cheapest flight price from Christchurch to Wellington is $83. On average you can expect to pay $164. The most popular route, (Christchurch - Wellington), can usually be booked for $53.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Wellington

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$85
Average$209
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$86
Average$175
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Sounds Air
Cheapest$478
Average$697
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Wellington
12%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
31%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
46%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday29daily flights
Monday31daily flights
Tuesday32daily flights
Wednesday34daily flights
Thursday18daily flights
Friday30daily flights
Saturday27daily flights