Cheap flights from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC - ZQN)

CHC — ZQN
Jun 17 — Jun 241

The best prices from Christchurch to Queenstown Intl are usually found in June or May, booked 85 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Christchurch to Queenstown

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Christchurch (CHC) to Queenstown (ZQN). 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 12, 2024.

Popular in

February

Cheapest in

June

Average price

$173

Round-trip from

$1,065
High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Christchurch to Queenstown Intl

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

Tuesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Christchurch to Queenstown. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Queenstown.

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

To save up to 75% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Christchurch to Queenstown from $181 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $207 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown lean towards being more expensive in February. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Queenstown in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $111.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Christchurch to Queenstown 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 22% on airfare.

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Christchurch to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on June 12, 2024.
Booking 84 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Christchurch to Queenstown. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Christchurch to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Christchurch to Queenstown flight should consider departing on Monday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday 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 Christchurch to Queenstown

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

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

ZQN

Temperature

37.4 - 59 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Queenstown, 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 59.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 37.4 F).

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Christchurch to Queenstown. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • How popular is this Christchurch to Queenstown flight route?

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

    No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Christchurch to Queenstown consider choosing Singapore Airlines (82%), Qantas Airways (81%) or Etihad Airways (80%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

  • What does CHC to ZQN mean?

    CHC and ZQN are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. CHC to ZQN refers to a flight route from Christchurch Airport to Queenstown Intl Airport.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown?

    Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Christchurch to Queenstown (average of $1,065). Flying from Christchurch to Queenstown in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,915). 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 Christchurch to Queenstown

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Air New ZealandCheapest$125Average$206FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%

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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Queenstown

Find hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Queenstown. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
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27%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Queenstown

Explore weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Queenstown. 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 12, 2024.
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