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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - WLG to CHC Last modified: 27/05/2016 8:06 AM

Popular flights from Wellington to Christchurch Last modified: 27/05/2016 8:06 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
30/05/2016 5/06/2016 $416
1/07/2016 3/07/2016 $416
28/07/2016 1/08/2016 $416
4/08/2016 11/08/2016 $416

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Wellington to Christchurch (WLG to CHC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Wellington to Christchurch, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $420.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Wellington to Christchurch (WLG to CHC)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $416 $548
7-14 days $422 $556
14-21 days $422 $556
21-30 days $420 $548
30-60 days $416 $548
60-90 days $416 $550
90+ days $416 $234

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Christchurch

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$416 $425 $422 $416 $416 $420 $425

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Wellington to Christchurch

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 30/05/16 5/06/16 0 $416
June Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 25/06/16 26/06/16 0 $420
July Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 1/07/16 3/07/16 0 $416
August Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 4/08/16 11/08/16 0 $416
September Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 26/09/16 6/10/16 1 $234
October Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 13/10/16 20/10/16 0 $420
November Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 4/11/16 11/11/16 0 $420
December Wellington Christchurch Air New Zealand 29/12/16 1/01/17 0 $425

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

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 Wellington to Christchurch.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$422
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$422
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$422
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$422 $420
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$420 $416
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$416

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Wellington to Christchurch (WLG to CHC)

Your Wellington 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 Wellington to Christchurch is $548.

The average price for non-stop flights from Wellington to Christchurch is $416.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Wellington to Christchurch
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 08:20 18:10
Air New Zealand 16 13 14 11 19 16 11 06:45 20:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Wellington to Christchurch (WLG 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 Wellington 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 Wellington to Christchurch is $131.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Christchurch is $416.

Wellington to Christchurch Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Wellington to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Wellington to Christchurch flight time is 57 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Wellington and Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Wellington to Christchurch is 304 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Wellington to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 115 direct flights from Wellington to Christchurch.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Wellington to Christchurch?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 85% of the non-stop flights between Wellington and Christchurch.

Airlines Flying from Wellington to Christchurch (WLG to CHC) Number of flights searched: 14Last modified: 27/05/2016 8:06 AM

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

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

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Wellington 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 Wellington - WLG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Nelson Air New Zealand $325
Wellington to Blenheim Air New Zealand $319
Wellington to Queenstown Air New Zealand $291
Wellington to Dunedin Air New Zealand $530
Wellington to Auckland Air New Zealand $264
Cheap Flights from Wellington to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from $279 Round trip from WLG to CHC