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Wellington to Christchurch flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Wellington and Christchurch take, on average, 55 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Wellington with Christchurch found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Wellington International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Wellington and Christchurch
Arriving Airport Flights departing Wellington with Christchurch as destination arrives at Christchurch International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Christchurch

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Departure Mon, 04 Jul Return Mon, 11 Jul
WLG Wellington
CHC Christchurch
return from £41
Departure Thu, 21 Jul Return Sun, 24 Jul
WLG Wellington
CHC Christchurch
return from £49
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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 22 June 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Christchurch are 27% cheaper than in Wellington.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Christchurch is 20% cheaper than in Wellington.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 10% more expensive in Christchurch than in Wellington.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Wellington to Christchurch

😷 Is it safe to travel from Wellington 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 Wellington. 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 Wellington to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Wellington to Christchurch is 41£. 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 Wellington?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.55 GBP, 20% cheaper than Wellington, with a fare of 1.94 GBP, while train tickets costs 27% less in Christchurch: 1.45 GBP against 1.99 GBP in Wellington. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.33 GBP in both Christchurch and Wellington. The price of the coffee is around 6% more expensive in Christchurch, with an average of 2.80 GBP , while in Wellington the coffee costs 2.63 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Wellington to Christchurch?
The most popular months to book a trip from Wellington to Christchurch are January, February and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Wellington to Christchurch?
The best time of the year to go to Christchurch when flying from Wellington depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Christchurch from Wellington in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Wellington -  Christchurch.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Wellington to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Wellington and Christchurch is of around 00:55 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 Christchurch compared to Wellington?
While in Wellington the temperatures can reach an average of 22.98 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 2.7 ºC average degrees reported in Wellington. During the winter period, Wellington can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Christchurch have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Wellington and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Wellington and Christchurch is: Wellington International Airport (WLG) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.
  • Singapore Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Wellington to Christchurch?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Wellington to Christchurch are:
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.

Christchurch International Airport - Latest customer reviews

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5.0 /5
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