$62 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Christchurch. This flight is from Wellington and is 91% cheaper than most flights to Christchurch. To find the cheapest price to Christchurch from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from United States, with most prices found around $1,216. If you don’t want to visit Christchurch in May, then you should wait until March to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,227.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 14 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Christchurch. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $1,412. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Christchurch from United States for as low as $832 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Christchurch is on a Sunday. Travelers who choose to depart for Christchurch on a Sunday will often find tickets for as low as $1,368. The most expensive day to fly to Christchurch is Tuesday, with ticket prices averaging around $1,821.
Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Christchurch flights are usually those with departure times in the afternoon. Our users have found flights to Christchurch in the afternoon for as low as $1,411. Flights to Christchurch are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $1,673. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Those flying to Christchurch could potentially find better pricing at Timaru Airport (88 mi from Christchurch city center) or Kaikoura Airport (94 mi from Christchurch city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
With an average price of $690 per person, Timaru Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Christchurch. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
Currently, New Zealand travel restrictions include travel to Christchurch. Entry restrictions
New Zealand has restricted entry to all travelers with the exception of nationals of New Zealand (including Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau), residents and their family members, nationals of Australia ordinarily resident in New Zealand, Samoan and Tongan citizens making essential travel, travelers entering as essential health workers, other essential workers, New Zealand-based partners and dependent children (aged 19 years and under) of a work or student visa holder who is in New Zealand and humanitarian flights. Essential workers who are specifically agreed to by the New Zealand Government (see here for specific details).Entry requirements
From January 15, all travelers arriving from the UK and US will be also be required to have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.Quarantine requirements
Travelers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.Transiting rules
Travelers are not allowed to transit with the exception of nationals and residents of New Zealand and nationals of Australia, travelers with a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) or transit visa issued by New Zealand. Transit is only allowed at Auckland (AKL) for maximum 24 hours. From June 19, transit will be open to all Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment.All other info
Airline crew must use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Effective on November 3, travelers must have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in managed isolation.If you are planning to travel to Christchurch at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.