Cheap flights from Seattle (SEA) to Christchurch (CHC)

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The best prices from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Christchurch are usually found in May or November, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to CHC flight in 2021: compare Seattle to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
SEA - CHC
Price
$1,036 - $1,657
CHC
Temperature
42.8 - 62.6 °F
CHC
Precipitation
1.6 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$1,238

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$1,036

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle to Christchurch?

May can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Seattle with a flight ticket averaging about $1,266. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $954. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Christchurch (SEA - CHC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Seattle to Christchurch is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 11% by booking at least 16 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Seattle to Christchurch within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,203.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 18% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Christchurch in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SEA to CHC flights for October, November
1 Nov - 14 Nov
$1,960pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
3 Nov - 13 Nov
$2,034pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
3 Nov - 13 Nov
$9,951pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Seattle found for this year
8 Dec - 13 Jan
$1,211pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
5 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,476pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
6 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,486pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Christchurch from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Christchurch
9:30 am - 7:25 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
24h 55m
SEA - CHC
United Airlines
$1,689
United
11:05 am - 12:30 pm
Emirates
3 Stops
52h 25m
SEA - CHC
Emirates
2:15 pm - 10:10 am
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
47h 55m
SEA - CHC
Singapore Airlines
$2,938
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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Christchurch

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Air Canada are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Seattle to Christchurch for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Christchurch for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,147, but on average you can expect to pay $1,406.

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

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to Christchurch, with prices starting at $1,496. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Air New Zealand and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $1,521 and $1,960, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,522. Users have also found prices from $1,689 and $2,938 on United Airlines and Singapore Airlines, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Seattle to Christchurch are American Airlines, Air Canada and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to Christchurch?

The cheapest flight price from Seattle to Christchurch is $569. On average you can expect to pay $2,087. The most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Christchurch), can usually be booked for $1,147.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Christchurch, New Zealand

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Christchurch

Most visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl will not be allowed to enter Christchurch.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle from Christchurch?

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.42
Average temperature for October in Christchurch
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Christchurch
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 3 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
$834 $1,272 No cancel fee 67%
Qantas Airways
$882 $1,040 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$1,072 $1,420 No cancel fee 78%
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