Cheap flights from Christchurch (CHC) to Sydney (SYD) from $157

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHC — SYD
Jun 17 — Jun 241

The best prices from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in June or March, booked 79 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Christchurch to Sydney

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Christchurch (CHC) to Sydney (SYD). 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

December

Cheapest in

June

Round-trip from

$1,092

One-way from

$205
High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
From Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way flight from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Flights from Christchurch to Sydney are found to be more expensive on Wednesday. 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 Sydney.

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

To save up to 30% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 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 Sydney from $418 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $467 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Christchurch in June are about $378 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $225.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 35% on flights from Christchurch to Sydney by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap Christchurch to Sydney flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Christchurch to Sydney specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Prices were last updated on June 12, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Christchurch to Sydney in June and July 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Thu 7/256:35 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 8/85:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/12$411
Fri 7/126:05 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 7/176:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/11$439
Wed 6/196:35 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Wed 6/265:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/11$488
Fri 7/126:05 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 7/176:00 amSYD - CHC
1 stop6h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/11$513
Thu 6/134:50 pmCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Thu 6/206:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$569

Christchurch to Sydney 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Christchurch and Sydney in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Christchurch to Sydney in June and July 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Thu 9/54:05 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop8h 10mJetstar
Wed 9/119:05 amSYD - CHC
1 stop8h 45mJetstar
Deal found 6/11$344
Fri 8/98:35 amCHC - SYD
1 stop11h 05mJetstar
Sun 8/119:05 amSYD - CHC
1 stop6h 30mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$399
Tue 11/53:05 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop8h 40mAir New Zealand
Fri 11/85:45 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/11$405
Thu 7/256:35 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 8/85:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/12$411
Tue 11/53:05 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop8h 40mAir New Zealand
Fri 11/87:15 pmSYD - CHC
1 stop10h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/11$412
Fri 7/126:05 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 7/176:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/11$439
Fri 9/136:05 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Mon 9/1610:20 amSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$440
Wed 6/196:35 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Wed 6/265:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/11$488
Fri 7/126:05 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 7/176:00 amSYD - CHC
1 stop6h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/11$513

Christchurch to Sydney flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Christchurch to Sydney for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Christchurch to Sydney. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Wed 6/196:35 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Wed 6/265:55 pmSYD - CHC
Nonstop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/11$488

One-way flights to Sydney from Christchurch

Search for one-way flight options from Christchurch to Sydney. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Christchurch to Sydney can choose from these deals. Users can also find round-trip Christchurch to Sydney flights by using the search form above.
Sun 8/116:15 amCHC - SYD
1 stop27h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$157
Tue 8/131:50 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop20h 15mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$161
Tue 8/201:50 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop20h 15mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$164
Wed 8/214:05 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop7h 35mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$165
Thu 8/151:50 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop20h 15mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$170
Sun 8/116:35 amCHC - SYD
Nonstop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/12$172
Wed 8/148:25 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop13h 40mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$173
Fri 11/18:30 pmCHC - SYD
1 stop13h 30mJetstar
Deal found 6/10$174
Mon 8/128:35 amCHC - SYD
1 stop10h 55mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$175

Find flights from Christchurch to Sydney within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Christchurch to Sydney that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

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$344 - $847

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ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Thu 9/5

1 stop8h 10m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 9/11

1 stop8h 45m

$344

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Fri 8/9

1 stop11h 05m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 8/11

1 stop6h 30m

$399

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Tue 11/5

1 stop8h 40m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 11/8

Nonstop3h 10m

$405

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Thu 7/25

Nonstop3h 40m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 8/8

Nonstop3h 05m

$411

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Tue 11/5

1 stop8h 40m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 11/8

1 stop10h 10m

$412

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Fri 7/12

Nonstop3h 30m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 7/17

Nonstop3h 00m

$439

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Fri 9/13

Nonstop3h 30m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 9/16

Nonstop3h 05m

$440

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Fri 7/12

Nonstop3h 30m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 7/17

1 stop6h 50m

$513

ChristchurchSydney Kingsford Smith

CHC - SYD

CHCSYD

Christchurch

Fri 8/9

2 stops14h 30m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 8/11

1 stop19h 35m

$847

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Deals found on 6/11

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Christchurch to Sydney. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Christchurch to Sydney is 79 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 Christchurch to Sydney?

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

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Temperature and rainfall in Sydney by month

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

SYD

Temperature

51.8 - 71.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Sydney, 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 71.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Sydney

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Sydney. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Sydney. Reviews last updated June 12, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Qantas Airways, Jetstar and Air New Zealand from Christchurch to Sydney by reading reviews from past customers. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very good
595 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8.0
Very good
240 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.6
Good
930 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

6.8
Okay
615 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,418 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Sydney?

    If you wish to fly to Sydney from Christchurch, then you need to book flights from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith. There are 21 flights from Christchurch (CHC) to Kingsford Smith (SYD) per day to choose from. Flights to Sydney from Christchurch are available from 3 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 3h 20m is how long a nonstop flight from Christchurch to Sydney Kingsford Smith typically takes.

  • Can I find flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $344, but on average you can expect to pay $613.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Christchurch to Sydney for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Christchurch to Sydney under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Christchurch to Sydney is less than $422.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Sydney for under $500?

    There are currently 1+ open flights from Christchurch to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $500.

  • How popular is this Christchurch to Sydney flight route?

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

    Currently priced at $344, Jetstar will fly you from Christchurch to Sydney and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $405 and $439, respectively. Jetstar is 8% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $157. Air New Zealand flights start at $172 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $196 one-way.

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

    Consider United Airlines (88%), Thai Airways (85%) or ANA (85%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Christchurch to Sydney.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Sydney?

    While on average a flight from Christchurch to Sydney is generally $1,264, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $177. When looking at the most popular route, (Christchurch - Sydney Kingsford Smith), you can expect to pay $260 for that flight.

  • What does CHC to SYD mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Christchurch Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a CHC to SYD flight.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney 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 Sydney?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Christchurch to Sydney 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.

  • How recently were the Christchurch to Sydney flight deals updated?

    The Christchurch to Sydney flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

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

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

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Christchurch to Sydney (average of $1,092). Flying from Christchurch to Sydney in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,370). 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 3 airlines flying from Christchurch to Sydney

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air New ZealandCheapest$179Average$365FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
Qantas AirwaysCheapest$186Average$433FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
EmiratesCheapest$197Average$452FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%

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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Sydney

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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Sydney

Explore weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Sydney. 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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