Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Christchurch (CHC)

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The best prices from Chicago to Christchurch are usually found in June or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CHC flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
CHI - CHC
Price
$991 - $2,098
CHC
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
CHC
Precipitation
0.5 - 0.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$991

From Chicago to Christchurch

One-way from

$842

One-way flight from Chicago to Christchurch

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 round-trip from Chicago to Christchurch?

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Christchurch 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Christchurch?

May can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $1,205. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $903. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Christchurch (CHI - CHC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Christchurch in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Chicago to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Chicago found for this year
12 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,797pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Dec - 7 Jan
$2,078pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Dec - 7 Jan
$2,196pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Christchurch from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Christchurch
2:00 pm - 7:55 am
Air New Zealand
1 Stop
22h 55m
ORD - CHC
Air New Zealand
$994
FlightNetwork
1:25 pm - 5:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
45h 00m
ORD - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$842
FlightNetwork
2:20 am - 5:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 05m
ORD - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$867
FlightNetwork

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Christchurch

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Christchurch due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Christchurch for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Air Canada flying from Chicago to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch from Chicago?

Located just 5.9 mi from the city center, Christchurch is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Christchurch from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Christchurch (CHC) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 3 different airlines.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Christchurch is colder than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $994.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Christchurch, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Christchurch from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Christchurch

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Christchurch.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Christchurch?

Returning to Chicago from Christchurch

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.44
Average temperature for August in Christchurch
53.6 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Christchurch
0.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Christchurch 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
Air Canada
$1,077 $1,091 No cancel fee 67%
Qantas Airways
$788 $1,101 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$993 $1,514 No cancel fee 78%
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