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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - AKL to CHC Last modified: 27/05/2016 6:38 PM

Popular flights from Auckland to Christchurch Last modified: 27/05/2016 6:38 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28/08/2016 4/09/2016 $158

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL to CHC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Auckland to Christchurch, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $283.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL to CHC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Auckland to Christchurch based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Auckland to Christchurch

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Auckland to Christchurch should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $496 $496
7-14 days $285 $335
14-21 days $280 $496
21-30 days $283 $337
30-60 days $280 $337
60-90 days $283 $496
90+ days $158 $239

Cheapest Day To Fly from Auckland to Christchurch

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Auckland to Christchurch.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$280 $285 $282 $283 $280 $285 $283

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Auckland to Christchurch

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Auckland to Christchurch.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 29/05/16 7/06/16 0 $496
June Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 13/06/16 19/06/16 0 $280
July Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 15/07/16 18/07/16 0 $280
August Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 28/08/16 4/09/16 0 $158
September Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 11/09/16 15/09/16 0 $283
October Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/10/16 10/10/16 0 $283
November Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 12/11/16 19/11/16 0 $283
December Auckland Christchurch Air New Zealand 11/12/16 17/12/16 0 $282

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Auckland to Christchurch

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Auckland to Christchurch.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$496
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$496 $285
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$285 $505
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$505 $285
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$285 $505
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$505

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL to CHC)

Your Auckland to Christchurch flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Auckland to Christchurch is $496.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Christchurch is $280.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Auckland to Christchurch.

Nonstop Flight Details from Auckland to Christchurch
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 5 5 4 4 8 4 6 06:45 21:00
Air New Zealand 17 16 18 18 18 12 15 06:00 21:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL to CHC)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Auckland to Christchurch. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Auckland to Christchurch is $85.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Christchurch is $280.

Auckland to Christchurch Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Auckland to Christchurch flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Auckland and Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Auckland to Christchurch is 745 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 148 direct flights from Auckland to Christchurch.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Auckland to Christchurch?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 77% of the non-stop flights between Auckland and Christchurch.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Auckland to Christchurch?
Answer: Wellington, NZ

Airlines Flying from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL to CHC) Number of flights searched: 21Last modified: 27/05/2016 6:38 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Auckland to Christchurch with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Auckland to Christchurch.

Auckland to Christchurch
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand WLG X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Auckland and Christchurch, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Auckland to Wellington Air New Zealand $262
Auckland to Nelson Air New Zealand $486
Auckland to Dunedin Air New Zealand $326
Auckland to Blenheim Air New Zealand $486
Auckland to Queenstown Air New Zealand $280
Auckland to Palmerston North Air New Zealand $437
Auckland to Invercargill Air New Zealand $779
Auckland to New Plymouth Air New Zealand $377
Auckland to Napier - Hastings Air New Zealand $420

Cheap International Flights from Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Auckland to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic $2,017

Cheap Domestic Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hamilton to Christchurch Air New Zealand $569
Rotorua to Christchurch Air New Zealand $498
Tauranga to Christchurch Air New Zealand $501
New Plymouth to Christchurch Air New Zealand $510
Whangarei to Christchurch Air New Zealand $645
Taupo to Christchurch Air New Zealand Check Dates
Kerikeri to Christchurch Air New Zealand $712
Hamilton to Wellington Air New Zealand $221
Tauranga to Wellington Air New Zealand $350
Hamilton to Nelson Air New Zealand $432
Rotorua to Wellington Air New Zealand $465
Tauranga to Nelson Air New Zealand $660
Rotorua to Nelson Air New Zealand $670
Hamilton to Blenheim Air New Zealand $642
Whangarei to Wellington Air New Zealand $420
New Plymouth to Wellington Air New Zealand $414
Taupo to Wellington Air New Zealand $632
New Plymouth to Nelson Air New Zealand Check Dates
Tauranga to Blenheim Air New Zealand $642
Rotorua to Blenheim Air New Zealand $657
Cheap Flights from Auckland to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from $106 Round trip from AKL to CHC