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Cheap flights to Christchurch, New Zealand

Cheap flights to Christchurch

Most popular in December High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $1478 Price for this month
Cheapest price $1132 From New York to Christchurch

Cheapest Prices for Christchurch flights by month

January
$1683
February
$1289
March
$1310
April
$1661
May
$1382
June
$1377
July
$1490
August
$1286
September
$1411
October
$1422
November
$1478
December
$2092
August is currently the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch. At this moment in time December 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.
$2410
$1928
$1446
$964
Price
$964 - $2141
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
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.

When is the best time to book flights to Christchurch?

The best time to book flights to Christchurch is 52 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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Which day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

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

What time of day is cheapest to fly?

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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Airport for Christchurch

Cheap flights to Christchurch, New Zealand