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Sydney Christchurch
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Tue, 20 Aug SYD - CHC
Wed, 21 Aug CHC - SYD
£350 £343
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Sat, 17 Aug SYD - CHC
£161 £153
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Sat, 03 Aug SYD - CHC
Sat, 03 Aug CHC - SYD
£289 £284
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Thu, 08 Aug SYD - CHC
Sat, 10 Aug CHC - SYD
£295 £289
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Sat, 17 Aug CHC - SYD
£303 £297
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
48% Trains in Christchurch are 48% cheaper than in Sydney.
Sydney £2.59
Christchurch £1.35
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
6% A meal in Christchurch is 6% cheaper than a meal in Sydney.
Sydney £12.42
Christchurch £11.64
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 2.15 NZD
1 NZD = 0.47 GBP
Last checked on 22 July 2024
Distance: 1329 miles
Sydney airports
Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) How far from city centre: 5 miles
Rose Bay Spb (RSE) How far from city centre: 5 miles
Bankstown (BWU) How far from city centre: 13 miles
Palm Beach Spb (LBH) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Christchurch airports
Christchurch International Airport (CHC) How far from city centre: 6 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Sydney to Christchurch

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Sydney to Christchurch?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Sydney to Christchurch, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Sydney to Christchurch change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Sydney to Christchurch may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Sydney to Christchurch on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Sydney and Christchurch, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Sydney to Christchurch airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Sydney to Christchurch

How long does the flight take to go from Sydney to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Sydney and Christchurch is of around 03:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,165 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Sydney to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sydney to Christchurch is 153£. 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 Sydney?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.63 GBP, 54% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 3.57 GBP, while train tickets costs 48% less in Christchurch: 1.35 GBP against 2.59 GBP in Sydney. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.64 GBP in Christchurch, 6% less than the 12.42 GBP in Sydney. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Christchurch, with an average of 2.57 GBP, while in Sydney the coffee costs 2.60 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Christchurch?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sydney to Christchurch are January, February and August, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Sydney to Christchurch?
The best time of the year to go to Christchurch when flying from Sydney 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 Christchurch from Sydney 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, August, May and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sydney - Christchurch.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Sydney to Christchurch?
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 Sydney. 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 is the weather in Christchurch compared to Sydney?
While in Sydney the temperatures can reach an average of 36.63 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 2.8 ºC average degrees reported in Sydney. During the winter period, Sydney can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Christchurch have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Sydney and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Sydney and Christchurch is: Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Qantas Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from Sydney to Christchurch?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Sydney to Christchurch are:
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Emirates.
  • Jetstar.
Flight Duration 3 h and 15 m Flights between Sydney and Christchurch take, on average, 3 h and 15 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £153 Cheapest price for a flight between Sydney and Christchurch found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) The airport Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) is the departure airport operating flights between Sydney and Christchurch
Arriving Airport Christchurch International Airport Flights departing Sydney with Christchurch as destination arrive at Christchurch International Airport

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