Cheap flights from Christchurch to Wellington

CHC — WLG
29 May — 5 Jun1
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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 2022: 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

Rainfall

70 - 130 mm

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average price$136Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$133From 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 Sunday 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 $207 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $292.

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 $182. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $93. 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 in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Wellington in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHC to WLG flights in May, June
28 May - 29 May
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$113

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

5 Jun - 8 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 00m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$128

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

6 Jun - 9 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$130

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Christchurch to Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Christchurch found for this year
31 Aug - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$77

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

14 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$88

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/5/22

28 May - 29 May
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$113

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Wellington

24 Jun - 26 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 00m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$141

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/5/22

24 Jun - 26 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

3h 40m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$243

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/5/22

15 Jul - 17 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 00m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

1h 05m
$365

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Christchurch to Wellington

31 Aug - 2 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$77

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/5/22

14 Aug - 22 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$88

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/5/22

6 Jun - 9 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$130

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

Direct flights to Wellington from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Wellington direct flight deals
5 Jun - 8 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 00m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$128

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

6 Jun - 9 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$130

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

26 Jun - 28 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$131

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Christchurch, departing today and this week
31 May - 2 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$147

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 2 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 05m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$209

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

1 Jun - 3 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$210

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

One-way flights to Wellington from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Wellington
2 Jun
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$53

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23/5/22

10 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 00m
$54

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

10 Oct
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$59

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 21/5/22

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 23 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 $77, but on average you can expect to pay $193.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Christchurch to Wellington under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Wellington is less than $175.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Wellington for under $200?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Christchurch to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Wellington?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Wellington flight route?

The Christchurch to Wellington flight path was viewed by 2,984 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 9 flights from Christchurch to Wellington a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 56% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% 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. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Wellington round-trip?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $77. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $141 return. Jetstar is 57% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $53 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Jetstar from $59 and Qantas Airways from $1,120 one-way.

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 Etihad Airways (92%), Air New Zealand (91%) and Fiji Airways (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Wellington?

The cheapest flight price from Christchurch to Wellington is $63. On average you can expect to pay $154. The most popular route, (Christchurch - Wellington), can usually be booked for $77.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Wellington

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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
JetstarCheapest$73Average$126FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$104Average$178FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Sounds AirCheapest$505Average$736FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Wellington
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
46%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday22daily flights
Monday25daily flights
Tuesday26daily flights
Wednesday26daily flights
Thursday20daily flights
Friday25daily flights
Saturday17daily flights