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Home Flights Oceania New Zealand Cheap flights to Christchurch, New Zealand

Cheap flights to Christchurch, New Zealand

Popular in February High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $1402 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from $1219 From Las Vegas to Christchurch
One-way from $988 One-way flight from Las Vegas to Christchurch
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Christchurch related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Christchurch along with the rest of New Zealand. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: New Zealand has restricted entry to all travelers who are not New Zealand nationals (Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau) or permanent residents, with a few limited exceptions. The following people should seek approval from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) using the limited exceptions process: Partners, dependent children (aged 24 years and under) and legal guardians of New Zealand citizens and residents. Australian citizens and permanent residents who normally live in New Zealand Essential health workers Other essential workers who are specifically agreed to by the New Zealand Government (see here for specific details) Samoan and Tongan citizens making essential travel New Zealand-based partners and dependent children (aged 19 years and under) of a work or student visa holder who is in New Zealand Critical humanitarian travel Maritime crew All of the above travelers will be subject to mandatory isolation at a government facility for 14 days upon arrival unless they’re airline crew members or people transiting through. Travelers may only transit New Zealand if they’re Australian nationals or residents on their way to Australia, or they have government approval. From June 19, transit will be open to all Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment.. If you are looking to book a trip to Christchurch and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Christchurch flights by month

January
$1436
February
$1271
March
$1123
April
$1193
May
$999
June
$1101
July
$1313
August
$1163
September
$1125
October
$1193
November
$1093
December
$1201
May is currently the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch. At this moment in time January is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Christchurch?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - CHC
Price
$999 - $1810
CHC
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
CHC
Rainfall
0.51 - 0.83 inches
The best time to fly to Christchurch is during May, but great deals can be found at other times. January tends to be the warmest period in Christchurch so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. June is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

The cheapest flights to Christchurch are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Christchurch trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

Often called the Garden City of New Zealand, Christchurch is a charming town of 350,000 people that is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Shopping in Christchurch is one of the town’s great attractions. Head to new developments like the re:Start shopping mall which offers plenty for tourists to explore, but the spectacular farmers market which features delicacies from around the world will be irresistible to any foodie.

For culture lovers this may be New Zealand’s finest city. Tour the stunning Botanical Gardens, head to the newly restored cathedral or learn a thing or two about the vast continent to New Zealand’s south at the unique International Antarctic Centre. Nature lovers will adore the animals on view at the Orana Wildlife Park, while art fans will flock to the city’s fine art gallery, one of New Zealand’s best.

Don’t be afraid to explore outside the city limits as well. Lovers of fine wine will want to get out of town to the vineyards of the hinterland. Visit New Brighton pier to experience the region’s excellent surf, see Kiwi in the wild at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, sail with dolphins, cycle the Alps or you can even try skiing in the Southern Alps when the season is right around July and August.

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Best Time to Fly to Christchurch

The southern island of New Zealand enjoys beautiful summer weather, and high season lasts from around the start of December through until March. The sunshine also sees a range of festivals, many of them accessible for free in Hagley Park. However, visit during the southern winter between June and August to enjoy Alpine sports and relax in the city when tourists are slightly less numerous.

Budget travelers who want to explore out of season flight deals, should check out prices between March and May, or around September and October for the best deals and mild weather.

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Getting around Christchurch

The city has a superb public transport system, so getting around should not present any difficulties. The majority of buses will also have on-board bike racks, so feel free to cycle and ride to get the most out of your stay. There is also a handy ferry across the harbor, which provides a nice sight-seeing opportunity as well.

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