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Flights from Sydney to Christchurch, New Zealand Last modified: 25/09/2016 2:32 AM

Sydney to Christchurch Last modified: 25/09/2016 2:32 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Sydney to Christchurch. Jetstar & China Airlines frequently offer the best deals on Sydney to Christchurch flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
SYDCHC
Tue 10/01
nonstop
CHCSYD
Sat 21/01
nonstop
$347
Select
China Airlines
SYDCHC
Sat 21/01
nonstop
CHCSYD
Fri 27/01
nonstop
$387
Select
Virgin Australia
SYDCHC
Thu 10/11
nonstop
CHCSYD
Tue 22/11
nonstop
$391
Select
Air New Zealand
SYDCHC
Sun 9/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$393
Select
Air New Zealand
SYDCHC
Tue 18/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Wed 19/10
nonstop
$393
Select
Air New Zealand
SYDCHC
Wed 19/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Tue 25/10
nonstop
$393
Select
Air New Zealand
SYDCHC
Fri 21/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Mon 24/10
nonstop
$393
Select
Air New Zealand
SYDCHC
Sat 22/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Tue 25/10
nonstop
$393
Select
Emirates
SYDCHC
Sat 21/01
nonstop
CHCSYD
Fri 27/01
nonstop
$453
Select
Qantas
SYDCHC
Sun 2/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Tue 11/10
nonstop
$461
Select
Qantas
SYDCHC
Mon 10/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Thu 20/10
nonstop
$461
Select
Qantas
SYDCHC
Wed 12/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Wed 26/10
nonstop
$461
Select
Qantas
SYDCHC
Thu 13/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Sun 16/10
nonstop
$461
Select
Qantas
SYDCHC
Mon 17/10
nonstop
CHCSYD
Wed 26/10
nonstop
$461
Select
Singapore
SYDCHC
Fri 28/10
2 stops
CHCSYD
Wed 2/11
2 stops
$934
Select
Singapore
SYDCHC
Sun 30/10
2 stops
CHCSYD
Wed 9/11
2 stops
$934
Select

How Much is a Flight from Sydney to Christchurch?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sydney to Christchurch, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $386.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Sydney to Christchurch?

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 Sydney to Christchurch 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 Sydney to Christchurch?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $444 $547
7-14 days $393 $441
14-21 days $393 $519
21-30 days $393 $519
30-60 days $357 $381
60-90 days $393 $494
90+ days $279 $403

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney to Christchurch

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney to Christchurch is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$393 $393 $357 $391 $381 $393 $393

Compare Flight Prices from Sydney to Christchurch 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 Sydney to Christchurch flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Sydney Christchurch Virgin Australia 29/09/16 18/10/16 0 $444
October Sydney Christchurch Air New Zealand 9/10/16 17/10/16 0 $393
November Sydney Christchurch Jetstar 16/11/16 2/12/16 0 $357
December Sydney Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/12/16 15/12/16 0 $393
January Sydney Christchurch Jetstar 10/01/17 21/01/17 0 $347
February Sydney Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/02/17 8/02/17 0 $393
March Sydney Christchurch Jetstar 19/03/17 1/04/17 0 $279
April Sydney Christchurch Air New Zealand 18/04/17 2/05/17 0 $393

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney to Christchurch

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$513
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$513 $488
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$488 $393
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$393 $393
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$393 $393
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$393

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney to Christchurch

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 Sydney to Christchurch is $559.

The average price for direct flights from Sydney to Christchurch is $429.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Sydney to Christchurch - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:15 10:15
Jetstar 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 19:30 19:30
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:10 17:20
Qantas 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 08:10 17:45
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 19:15 19:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney to Christchurch

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 Sydney 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 Sydney to Christchurch is $284.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney to Christchurch is $492.

Sydney to Christchurch Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Sydney to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Sydney to Christchurch flight time is 3 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How far is Christchurch from Sydney?
Answer: The distance from Sydney to Christchurch is 2,124 kilometers (1,320 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Sydney to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 37 direct flights from Sydney to Christchurch.
Question: What are the most popular Sydney airlines for direct flights from Sydney to Christchurch?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 32% of the non-stop flights between Sydney and Christchurch.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sydney to Christchurch?
Answer: Melbourne, AU

Airlines in Sydney flying to Christchurch Last modified: 25/09/2016 2:32 AMNumber of routes searched: 57Number of itineraries searched: 1,436,101

Wondering which airlines fly out of Sydney to Christchurch? We've gathered the average price of Sydney airlines with flights to Christchurch. 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.

Sydney to Christchurch
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas BNE
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand WLG
Jetstar -
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar OOL
Air New Zealand ZQN
Fiji Airways NAN
China Southern CAN
Virgin Australia PER
Singapore SIN
China Airlines TPE

Sydney to Christchurch Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sydney and Christchurch. 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 Domestic Flights from Sydney - SYD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $134

Cheap International Flights from Sydney - SYD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sydney to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $410
Flights from Sydney to London American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Korean, KLM, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $1,099
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas $503
Flights from Sydney to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $567
Flights from Sydney to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $613
Flights from Sydney to BlenheimCheck Dates
Flights from Sydney to Auckland China Airlines, Emirates, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Latam Airlines Group, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Aircalin, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $348
Flights from Sydney to Tokyo British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $757
Flights from Sydney to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $625
Flights from Sydney to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $732
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $680
Flights from Sydney to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $563
Flights from Sydney to Invercargill Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $709
Flights from Sydney to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $585
Flights from Sydney to Shanghai Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Delta, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $555
Flights from Sydney to Bangkok Cebu Pacific, British Airways, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $516
Flights from Sydney to Beijing Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $508
Flights from Sydney to Tauranga Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $625
Flights from Sydney to Taupo Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $815

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Canberra to Christchurch Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $568
Flights from Newcastle to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $579
Flights from Port Macquarie to Christchurch Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Dubbo to Christchurch Qantas Check Dates
Flights from Tamworth to Christchurch Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Canberra to Wellington Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $597
Flights from Newcastle to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $745
Flights from Canberra to Queenstown Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $777
Flights from Canberra to Auckland Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $600
Flights from Newcastle to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,075
Cheap Flights from Sydney to Christchurch