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Flights from Christchurch to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:01 AM

Christchurch to Cairns Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:01 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Cairns. Virgin Australia & Qantas frequently offer the best deals on Christchurch to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
CHCCNS
Thu 1/12
1 stop
CNSCHC
Tue 13/12
1 stop
$771
Select
Qantas
CHCCNS
Thu 1/12
1 stop
CNSCHC
Tue 13/12
1 stop
$780
Select
Air New Zealand
CHCCNS
Wed 26/10
1 stop
CNSCHC
Mon 31/10
1 stop
$835
Select
Air New Zealand
CHCCNS
Thu 27/10
1 stop
CNSCHC
Tue 1/11
1 stop
$835
Select
Air New Zealand
CHCCNS
Fri 28/10
1 stop
CNSCHC
Wed 2/11
1 stop
$835
Select
Air New Zealand
CHCCNS
Wed 9/11
1 stop
CNSCHC
Wed 16/11
1 stop
$835
Select
Jetstar
CHCCNS
Thu 27/10
1 stop
CNSCHC
Tue 1/11
1 stop
$898
Select

How Much is a Flight from Christchurch to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Christchurch to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $899.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Cairns?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Christchurch to Cairns based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Christchurch to Cairns?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Christchurch to Cairns.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $942
7-14 days $0 $869
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $0 $0
30-60 days $0 $773
60-90 days $0 $771
90+ days $0 $752

Cheapest Day To Fly from Christchurch to Cairns

We've examined 21,808,054,587 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Christchurch to Cairns is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,151 $883 $792 $771 $792 $1,129 $773

Compare Flight Prices from Christchurch to Cairns by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Christchurch to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 29/09/16 12/10/16 1 $942
October Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 28/10/16 2/11/16 1 $792
November Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 13/11/16 27/11/16 1 $773
December Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 1/12/16 13/12/16 1 $771
January Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 5/01/17 8/01/17 1 $1,019
February Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 6/02/17 13/02/17 1 $752
March Christchurch Cairns Virgin Australia 5/03/17 9/03/17 1 $752
April Christchurch Cairns Qantas 1/04/17 15/04/17 1 $806

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Christchurch to Cairns

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Christchurch to Cairns. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$811
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$811

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Christchurch to Cairns

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Christchurch to Cairns is $857.

The average price for direct flights from Christchurch to Cairns is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Christchurch to Cairns

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 Christchurch to Cairns. 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 Christchurch to Cairns is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Cairns is $857.

Christchurch to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Christchurch to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Christchurch flying to Cairns Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:01 AMNumber of routes searched: 27Number of itineraries searched: 5,188

Wondering which airlines fly out of Christchurch to Cairns? We've gathered the average price of Christchurch airlines with flights to Cairns. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Christchurch to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas BNE
Qantas SYD / BNE
Qantas BNE / SYD
Jetstar SYD
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas MEL / BNE
Qantas MEL / SYD
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar OOL
Jetstar OOL / SYD
Air New Zealand PMR / AKL
Air New Zealand WLG / AKL

Christchurch to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Christchurch and Cairns. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap International Flights from Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Christchurch to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $954
Flights from Christchurch to Sydney China Airlines, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $330
Flights from Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $422
Flights from Christchurch to Hamilton Island Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $861
Flights from Christchurch to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Christchurch to Mackay Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $367
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $934
Flights from Christchurch to Bangkok China Airlines, China Southern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $991
Flights from Christchurch to Tokyo Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore $1,097
Flights from Christchurch to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $480
Flights from Christchurch to London American, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,667
Flights from Christchurch to Port Moresby Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,281
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur China Airlines, Emirates, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,100

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Wellington to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $770
Flights from Nelson to Cairns Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Blenheim to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $1,085
Flights from Wellington to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $737
Flights from Wellington to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $413
Flights from Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $321
Flights from Wellington to Hamilton IslandCheck Dates
Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $355
Flights from Wellington to Proserpine Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,152
Flights from Wellington to MackayCheck Dates
Flights from Wellington to Singapore Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $804
Flights from Wellington to Bangkok Air China, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $804
Flights from Wellington to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $402
Flights from Wellington to London American, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,688
Flights from Nelson to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $688
Flights from Wellington to Port Moresby Qantas $1,325
Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Cairns