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Christchurch to Wellington flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Christchurch and Wellington take, on average, 54 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Christchurch with Wellington found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Christchurch International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Christchurch and Wellington
Arriving AirportFlights departing Christchurch with Wellington as destination arrives at Wellington International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Wellington

Latest deals and top flight routes from Christchurch airports.

Departure Thu, 09 Dec Return Sat, 11 Dec
CHC Christchurch
WLG Wellington
return from £37
Departure Wed, 29 Dec Return Sun, 02 Jan
CHC Christchurch
WLG Wellington
return from £75
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.95 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.52 GBP
Last checked on 28 November 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 59% more expensive in Wellington than in Christchurch.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Wellington is 10% cheaper than a meal in Christchurch.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 25% more expensive in Wellington than in Christchurch.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Wellington is 6% cheaper than in Christchurch.

Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
Wellington airports
  • ( Wellington International Airport (WLG)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 190 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Christchurch to Wellington

😷 Is it safe to travel from Christchurch to Wellington 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 Wellington at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Christchurch to Wellington is 37£. 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 Wellington expensive to visit compared to Christchurch?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Wellington costs an average of 1.92 GBP, 25% more expensive than Christchurch, with a fare of 1.53 GBP, while train tickets costs 59% more in Wellington: 2.43 GBP against 1.53 GBP in Christchurch. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.20 GBP in Wellington, 10% less than the 10.22 GBP in Christchurch. The price of the coffee is around 6% cheaper in Wellington, with an average of 2.47 GBP, while in Christchurch the coffee costs 2.62 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Christchurch to Wellington?
The most popular months to book a trip from Christchurch to Wellington are January, February and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Christchurch to Wellington?
The best time of the year to go to Wellington 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 Wellington from Christchurch in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, June and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Christchurch -  Wellington.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Christchurch to Wellington?
The total flight time between Christchurch and Wellington is of around 00:54 hours on average, considering an average distance of 303 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 Wellington compared to Christchurch?
While in Christchurch the temperatures can reach an average of 30.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Wellington's temperatures can go up to 22.98 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.7 ºC in Wellington, compared to the -2.38 ºC average degrees reported in Christchurch. During the winter period, Christchurch can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Wellington have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Christchurch and Wellington?
The main airport route flying between Christchurch and Wellington is: Christchurch International Airport (CHC) to Wellington International Airport (WLG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.
  • Singapore Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Christchurch to Wellington?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Christchurch to Wellington are:
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.
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