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Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - CHC to ZQN Last modified: 30/05/2016 6:55 AM

Popular flights from Christchurch to Queenstown Last modified: 30/05/2016 6:55 AM

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
15/09/2016 17/09/2016 $281

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC to ZQN)?

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 $356.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC to ZQN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Christchurch to Queenstown

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $447 $685
7-14 days $323 $513
14-21 days $343 $492
21-30 days $301 $462
30-60 days $343 $676
60-90 days $441 $676
90+ days $281 $416

Cheapest Day To Fly from Christchurch to Queenstown

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$323 $301 $301 $343 $441 $441 $343

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Christchurch to Queenstown

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 21/06/16 25/06/16 0 $301
July Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 14/07/16 19/07/16 0 $343
August Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 17/08/16 20/08/16 0 $441
September Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 15/09/16 17/09/16 0 $281
October Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 13/10/16 18/10/16 0 $281
November Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 18/11/16 20/11/16 0 $432
December Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 23/12/16 28/12/16 0 $432
February Christchurch Queenstown Air New Zealand 11/02/17 23/02/17 0 $449

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

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 Christchurch to Queenstown.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$447
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$447 $447
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$447 $447
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$447 $447
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$447

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC to ZQN)

Your Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown is $462.

The average price for non-stop flights from Christchurch to Queenstown is $301.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Christchurch to Queenstown
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 09:35 15:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC to ZQN)

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 $141.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Queenstown is $301.

Christchurch to Queenstown Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: The average Christchurch to Queenstown flight time is an hour.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Christchurch and Queenstown?
Answer: The distance from Christchurch to Queenstown is 346 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Christchurch to Queenstown.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Christchurch and Queenstown.

Airlines Flying from Christchurch to Queenstown (CHC to ZQN) Number of flights searched: 7Last modified: 30/05/2016 6:55 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch to Queenstown.

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

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Christchurch and Queenstown, 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 Christchurch - CHC

Cheap International Flights from Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $449
Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $437
Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $458

Cheap Domestic Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Queenstown Air New Zealand $317
Blenheim to Queenstown Air New Zealand $753
Wellington to Dunedin Air New Zealand $407
Wellington to Invercargill Air New Zealand $608
Wellington to Christchurch Air New Zealand $153
Blenheim to Dunedin Air New Zealand Check Dates
Nelson to Invercargill Air New Zealand $701
Nelson to Christchurch Air New Zealand $356
Blenheim to Christchurch Air New Zealand $422
Wellington to Nelson Air New Zealand $331
Wellington to Auckland Air New Zealand $266
Wellington to Blenheim Air New Zealand $138
Nelson to Wellington Air New Zealand $326
Blenheim to Wellington Air New Zealand $320
Nelson to Auckland Air New Zealand $277
Blenheim to Auckland Air New Zealand $495

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $508
Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $443
Wellington to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $411
Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand, from $188 Round trip from CHC to ZQN