International (€)
Deutschland (€)
España (€)

Queenstown to Christchurch flights

Why book with Opodo?
  • Cheap flights with over 660 airlines
  • Compare the best deals
  • Fly to Christchurch for low prices
Flight DurationFlights between Queenstown and Christchurch take, on average, 1 h and 24 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Queenstown with Christchurch found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Queenstown Airport (limited) is the departure airport operating flights between Queenstown and Christchurch
Arriving AirportFlights departing Queenstown with Christchurch as destination arrives at Christchurch International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Christchurch

Latest deals and top flight routes from Queenstown airports.

Departure Sat, 09 Oct Return Mon, 11 Oct
ZQN Queenstown
CHC Christchurch
return from £96
Departure Sat, 30 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
ZQN Queenstown
CHC Christchurch
return from £90
Flight route information
Find out further information on Queenstown and Christchurch to help you prepare for your trip.
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 27 September 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 51% more expensive in Christchurch than in Queenstown.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Christchurch is 36% cheaper than in Queenstown.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 8% more expensive in Christchurch than in Queenstown.

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

Search for flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

Find cheap flights from Queenstown to Christchurch with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Queenstown with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Queenstown to Christchurch to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Queenstown to Christchurch

😷 Is it safe to travel from Queenstown 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 Queenstown. 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 Queenstown to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch is 90£. 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 Queenstown?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.51 GBP, 36% cheaper than Queenstown, with a fare of 2.36 GBP, while train tickets costs 51% more in Christchurch: 1.51 GBP against 1.00 GBP in Queenstown. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.04 GBP in both Christchurch and Queenstown. The price of the coffee is around 13% more expensive in Christchurch, with an average of 2.53 GBP , while in Queenstown the coffee costs 2.23 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Queenstown to Christchurch?
The most popular months to book a trip from Queenstown to Christchurch are September, December and January, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Queenstown to Christchurch?
The best time of the year to go to Christchurch when flying from Queenstown depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Christchurch from Queenstown in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Queenstown -  Christchurch.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Queenstown to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Queenstown and Christchurch is of around 01:24 hours on average, considering an average distance of 550 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 Queenstown and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Queenstown and Christchurch is: Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Singapore Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Queenstown to Christchurch?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Queenstown to Christchurch are:
  • Air New Zealand.
Other popular routes

Other city destinations

View more

Our International travel websites

Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch
Flüge von Queenstown nach Christchurch
Queenstown Christchurch