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Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown, New Zealand Last modified: 26/09/2016 12:58 AM

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Christchurch to Queenstown Last modified: 26/09/2016 12:58 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Queenstown. Air New Zealand frequently offer the best deals on Christchurch to Queenstown flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air New Zealand
CHCZQN
Fri 6/01
nonstop
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Tue 10/01
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$195
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How Much is a Flight from Christchurch to Queenstown?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Christchurch to Queenstown, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $321.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?

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 Queenstown 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 Queenstown?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $372 $482
7-14 days $332 $391
14-21 days $241 $321
21-30 days $214 $279
30-60 days $214 $279
60-90 days $316 $421
90+ days $150 $230

Cheapest Day To Fly from Christchurch to Queenstown

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Christchurch to Queenstown is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$332 $241 $214 $311 $332 $443 $372

Compare Flight Prices from Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Queenstown flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 26/10/16 2/11/16 0 $214
November Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 4/11/16 7/11/16 0 $332
December Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 27/12/16 4/01/17 0 $290
January Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 6/01/17 10/01/17 0 $195
February Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 7/02/17 11/02/17 0 $443
March Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 3/03/17 5/03/17 0 $443
April Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 1/04/17 8/04/17 0 $150
May Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 31/05/17 1/06/17 0 $443

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$445
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$445 $311
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$311 $332
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$332 $332
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$332

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

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 Queenstown is $279.

The average price for direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown is $214.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 06:40 16:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

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 Queenstown. 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 Queenstown is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Queenstown is $214.

Christchurch to Queenstown Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: The average Christchurch to Queenstown flight time is an hour and a minute.
Question: How far is Queenstown from Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Christchurch to Queenstown is 346 kilometers (215 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: There are 25 direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown.
Question: What are the most popular Christchurch airlines for direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Christchurch and Queenstown.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: Wellington, NZ

Airlines in Christchurch flying to Queenstown Last modified: 26/09/2016 12:58 AMNumber of routes searched: 15Number of itineraries searched: 33,220

Wondering which airlines fly out of Christchurch to Queenstown? We've gathered the average price of Christchurch airlines with flights to Queenstown. 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 Queenstown
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Air New Zealand WLG
Air New Zealand AKL
Jetstar SYD

Christchurch to Queenstown Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Christchurch and Queenstown. 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 Sydney China Airlines, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $333
Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $373
Flights from Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $424

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $523
Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $395
Flights from Wellington to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $409
Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown