Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Christchurch (CHC)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Christchurch are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CHC flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
LAX - CHC
Price
$788 - $1,341
CHC
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
CHC
Precipitation
0.5 - 0.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$788

From Los Angeles to Christchurch

One-way from

$595

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Christchurch?

Users have found that flying from Los Angeles to Christchurch on a Thursday 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 Los Angeles 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 18% on flights from Los Angeles 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 $1,041. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,187.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Christchurch?

May can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $1,013. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $709. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Christchurch (LAX - CHC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Christchurch at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX to CHC flights for September, October
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$2,035pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,048pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$2,391pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Los Angeles found for this year
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$890pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$950pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$1,243pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch

Late deals on round-trip flights to Christchurch from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,048pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,728pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$4,398pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Christchurch from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch
7:00 pm - 9:20 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
18h 20m
LAX - CHC
Fiji Airways
$595
SmartFares
6:20 pm - 5:45 pm
Qantas Airways
3 Stops
51h 25m
LAX - CHC
Qantas Airways
$1,050
Ovago
12:40 pm - 5:35 pm
Emirates
3 Stops
56h 55m
LAX - CHC
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Christchurch

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $890, but on average you can expect to pay $1,496.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Christchurch for under $2,100?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Christchurch flight route?

Within the past month, 16 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Christchurch.

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

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Christchurch, with prices starting at $1,212. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Fiji Airways and Qantas Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $1,504 and $1,884, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $595 on Fiji Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $1,050 and Air New Zealand from $1,190 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Christchurch, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Christchurch from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Christchurch

Most visitors from Los Angeles will not be allowed to enter Christchurch.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles from Christchurch?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Christchurch, New Zealand

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.41
Average temperature for September in Christchurch
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Christchurch
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 6 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
Virgin Australia
$417 $818 No cancel fee 80%
Air Canada
$831 $867 No cancel fee 67%
Qantas Airways
$696 $909 No cancel fee 74%
Fiji Airways
$682 $943 No cancel fee 74%
American Airlines
$704 $1,009 No cancel fee 71%
Air New Zealand
$742 $1,150 No cancel fee 78%
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