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 2022: compare Chicago to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
CHI - CHC
Price
$991 - $2,098
CHC
Temperature
42.8 - 62.6 °F
CHC
Precipitation
1.6 - 2.4 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

Average price

$1,522

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$991

From Chicago (CHI) 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 month to fly from Chicago to Christchurch?

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Christchurch from Chicago average $1,371. You can even find prices in June for less than $1,371, as users have found deals to Christchurch from as low as $945. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Christchurch from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 53%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Christchurch?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Christchurch?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 56% on flights from Chicago to Christchurch compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,576. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,116.

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.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Christchurch in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to CHC flights for January, February
19 Feb - 12 Mar
$1,717pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Feb - 12 Mar
$2,160pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Feb - 12 Mar
$2,241pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Christchurch 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Chicago found for this year
26 Apr - 5 May
$1,265pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 May - 15 May
$1,337pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 May - 15 May
$1,338pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Christchurch

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Christchurch for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Christchurch for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,265, but on average you can expect to pay $1,456.

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

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($1,265), Air New Zealand ($1,427), and United Airlines ($1,624) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Christchurch. These flights start at 7% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Christchurch?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Christchurch? While on average our users pay $1,736, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,055. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Christchurch), is priced around $1,265.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Christchurch check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air New Zealand.

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.

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 24 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 = $1.47
Average temperature for January in Christchurch
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Christchurch
0.7 ″

Airports servicing 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
Qantas Airways
$788 $1,101 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$993 $1,514 No cancel fee 78%
Air Canada
$1,077 $1,091 No cancel fee 67%
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