Cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch (ZQN - CHC)

ZQN — CHC
Jun 25 — Jul 21

Cheap flight deals from Queenstown to Christchurch

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Queenstown (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$175

Round-trip from

$1,033
High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Queenstown Intl to Christchurch

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 56% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $169, or $245 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from Queenstown. Users have commonly found prices around $186 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $78. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from ZQN to CHC?

When flying from Queenstown to Christchurch, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far ahead should I book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Queenstown to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Queenstown to Christchurch is 85 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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What is the cheapest day to fly from Queenstown to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Queenstown to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Queenstown to Christchurch flight should consider departing on Thursday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Christchurch from Queenstown with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

42.8 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Christchurch, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 42.8 F).

Related info for your journey

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  • How popular is this Queenstown to Christchurch flight route?

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Queenstown to Christchurch are Singapore Airlines (96%), Etihad Airways (84%) and Air New Zealand (82%).

  • What does ZQN to CHC mean?

    Great question - ZQN to CHC just means Queenstown Intl Airport to Christchurch Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

  • Can I find deals for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Queenstown to Christchurch flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Queenstown to Christchurch with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Queenstown to Christchurch flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Queenstown to Christchurch flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Queenstown to Christchurch by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Queenstown to Christchurch offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Queenstown to Christchurch flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?

    Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch (average of $1,033). Flying from Queenstown to Christchurch in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,824). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top airline flying from Queenstown to Christchurch

Discover the top airline that operate flights from Queenstown to Christchurch. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
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Air New ZealandCheapest$87Average$154FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%

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Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch

Find hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
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Weekly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch

Explore weekly flight availability from Queenstown to Christchurch. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
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