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Auckland to Christchurch flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Auckland and Christchurch take, on average, 1 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Auckland with Christchurch found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Auckland Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Auckland and Christchurch
Arriving Airport Flights departing Auckland with Christchurch as destination arrives at Christchurch International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Christchurch

Latest deals and top flight routes from Auckland airports.

Departure Wed, 01 Jun Return Sun, 05 Jun
AKL Auckland
CHC Christchurch
return from £34
Departure Thu, 16 Jun Return Sun, 19 Jun
AKL Auckland
CHC Christchurch
return from £32
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.96 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.52 GBP
Last checked on 15 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Christchurch are 34% cheaper than in Auckland.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Christchurch is 20% cheaper than a meal in Auckland.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Christchurch is 25% cheaper than in Auckland.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 1% more expensive in Christchurch than in Auckland.

Auckland airports
  • ( Auckland Airport (AKL)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 475 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Auckland to Christchurch

😷 Is it safe to travel from Auckland to Christchurch during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Auckland. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Auckland to Christchurch is 32£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Christchurch expensive to visit compared to Auckland?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.54 GBP, 25% cheaper than Auckland, with a fare of 2.05 GBP, while train tickets costs 34% less in Christchurch: 1.44 GBP against 2.17 GBP in Auckland. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.25 GBP in Christchurch, 20% less than the 12.81 GBP in Auckland. The price of the coffee is around 1% more expensive in Christchurch, with an average of 2.78 GBP , while in Auckland the coffee costs 2.74 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Auckland to Christchurch?
The most popular months to book a trip from Auckland to Christchurch are December, January and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Auckland to Christchurch?
The best time of the year to go to Christchurch when flying from Auckland depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, February is the top 1º month to fly to Christchurch from Auckland in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, August and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Auckland -  Christchurch.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Auckland to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Auckland and Christchurch is of around 01:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 744 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Christchurch compared to Auckland?
While in Auckland the temperatures can reach an average of 27.9 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Christchurch's temperatures can go up to 30.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.38 ºC in Christchurch, compared to the 4.05 ºC average degrees reported in Auckland. During the winter period, Auckland can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Christchurch have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Auckland and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Auckland and Christchurch is: Auckland Airport (AKL) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.
  • Emirates.
Which are the airlines with flights from Auckland to Christchurch?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Auckland to Christchurch are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Air New Zealand.
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