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Christchurch to Queenstown flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Christchurch and Queenstown take, on average, 1 h and 51 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Christchurch with Queenstown found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Christchurch International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Christchurch and Queenstown
Arriving AirportFlights departing Christchurch with Queenstown as destination arrives at Queenstown Airport (limited)

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Departure Sat, 14 Aug Return Sun, 15 Aug
CHC Christchurch
ZQN Queenstown
return from £50
Departure Wed, 01 Sep Return Mon, 06 Sep
CHC Christchurch
ZQN Queenstown
return from £115
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 2.0 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.51 GBP
Last checked on 04 August 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
30%

Trains in Queenstown are 30% cheaper than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£1.5
Queenstown
£1
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Queenstown costs roughly the same as in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£10.03
Queenstown
£10.03
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
57%

Taxis are 57% more expensive in Queenstown than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£1.5
Queenstown
£2.36
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
12%

Coffee in Queenstown is 12% cheaper than in Christchurch.

Christchurch
£2.52
Queenstown
£2.23
Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
Queenstown airports
  • ( Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 224 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Christchurch to Queenstown

😷 Is it safe to travel from Christchurch to Queenstown 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 Christchurch. 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 Christchurch to Queenstown at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Christchurch to Queenstown is 50£. 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 Queenstown expensive to visit compared to Christchurch?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Queenstown costs an average of 2.38 GBP, 57% more expensive than Christchurch, with a fare of 1.52 GBP, while train tickets costs 38% less in Queenstown: 1.01 GBP against 1.62 GBP in Christchurch. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.14 GBP in both Queenstown and Christchurch. The price of the coffee is around 10% cheaper in Queenstown, with an average of 2.26 GBP, while in Christchurch the coffee costs 2.51 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Christchurch to Queenstown?
The most popular months to book a trip from Christchurch to Queenstown are December, June and January, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Christchurch to Queenstown?
The best time of the year to go to Queenstown when flying from Christchurch depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Queenstown from Christchurch in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, June and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Christchurch -  Queenstown.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Christchurch to Queenstown?
The total flight time between Christchurch and Queenstown is of around 01:51 hours on average, considering an average distance of 821 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Christchurch and Queenstown?
The main airport route flying between Christchurch and Queenstown is: Christchurch International Airport (CHC) to Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Singapore Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Christchurch to Queenstown?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Christchurch to Queenstown are:
  • Air New Zealand.
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