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Cheap Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - ZQN to CHC

Popular flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

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
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 NZD256
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 NZD256

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Queenstown to Christchurch, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be NZD337.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Christchurch

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days NZD437 NZD668
7-14 days NZD423 NZD667
14-21 days NZD437 NZD671
21-30 days NZD270 NZD313
30-60 days NZD256 NZD667
60-90 days NZD437 NZD671
90+ days NZD185 NZD667

Cheapest Day To Fly from Queenstown to Christchurch

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
NZD437 NZD257 NZD435 NZD256 NZD256 NZD270 NZD458

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

Your Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Christchurch is NZD575.

The average price for non-stop flights from Queenstown to Christchurch is NZD337.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Queenstown to Christchurch
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 08:25 15:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch (ZQN 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 Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Christchurch is NZD118.

The average price for round trip flights from Queenstown to Christchurch is NZD337.

Queenstown to Christchurch Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Queenstown to Christchurch flight time is 58 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Queenstown and Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Queenstown to Christchurch is 346 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 20 direct flights from Queenstown to Christchurch.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Queenstown and Christchurch.

Airlines Flying from Queenstown to Christchurch (ZQN to CHC)

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

Queenstown to Christchurch
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 Queenstown 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 Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Queenstown to Auckland Air New Zealand NZD215

Cheap International Flights from Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Queenstown to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD609
Queenstown to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD657
Queenstown to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD641
Queenstown to Perth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD1,084
Queenstown to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai NZD1,856
Queenstown to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot NZD1,425
Queenstown to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Air New Zealand, SkyStar NZD1,840
Queenstown to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic NZD2,307
Queenstown to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Malindo Check Dates
Queenstown to Los Angeles American, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United NZD1,311
Queenstown to Apia Air New Zealand Check Dates
Queenstown to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand NZD1,814
Queenstown to Honolulu Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United NZD2,740
Queenstown to Port Moresby Air New Zealand, Niugini Check Dates

Cheap Domestic Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Dunedin to Wellington Air New Zealand NZD227
Dunedin to Auckland Air New Zealand NZD393

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Dunedin to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD618
Dunedin to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD542
Dunedin to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD631
Invercargill to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD731
Dunedin to Nadi Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand NZD983
Dunedin to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot NZD1,796
Dunedin to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai NZD1,856
Dunedin to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Malaysia, Air New Zealand NZD1,359
Dunedin to Los Angeles American, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United NZD2,010
Dunedin to London Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Virgin Atlantic NZD2,526
Invercargill to Apia Air New Zealand NZD1,307
Dunedin to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand Check Dates
Dunedin to Honolulu Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United NZD1,208
Cheap Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from NZD178 Round trip from ZQN to CHC