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About Flights to Christchurch

Summary info about Christchurch flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$346

Best Round-Trip Price

$827

Fastest flight time

16h 30m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Christchurch from United States in the last 72 hours is $346 (Honolulu to Christchurch).
The best round-trip flight price to Christchurch from United States in the last 72 hours is $827 (Los Angeles to Christchurch).
The fastest flight to Christchurch from United States takes 16h 30m (Honolulu to Christchurch).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Christchurch, including Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways and Jetstar.

Cheapest flights to Christchurch airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Christchurch airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Christchurch

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Christchurch

Los Angeles (LAX) to Christchurch (CHC)

Typically, flights to Christchurch from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Christchurch, which has an average price of $1,013

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHRISTCHURCH FROM LOS ANGELESMay22% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Christchurch costs on average just $788 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHRISTCHURCH FROM LOS ANGELESDecember32% more expensiveIt costs about $1,341 for flights to Christchurch from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHRISTCHURCH FROM LOS ANGELESDecember515% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Christchurch from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Christchurch?

Christchurch flight deals from cities in the United States require approximately two days to two days and a half. Flights from Washington DC take approximately 60 hours to get to Christchurch in New Zealand. Miami flights into Christchurch, New Zealand take approximately 52 hours, as they require two layovers along the way. The duration of these layovers also affects the flight times. Flights from New York take approximately 46 hours 10 minutes to get to Christchurch in New Zealand.

You’ll find that there are currently no direct Christchurch flight deals from the United States. Airlines offering one and two-stop flights to Christchurch, New Zealand from the United States are Singapore Airlines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, Korean Airlines, Emirates, and Lufthansa Airlines. These flights can be found in Washington Dulles International Airport, New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, and Miami International Airport. You’ll find that flights from Washington DC require layovers in Los Angeles and Singapore while those from New York require a single layover in Singapore before landing in Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch. Alternatively, you’ll find flight deals from Newark in New Jersey that have layovers in Frankfurt and Singapore.

$15 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Christchurch. This flight is from Lagos, Lagos and is 100% cheaper than most flights to Christchurch. To find the cheapest price to Christchurch from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Christchurch. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be 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.

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Christchurch is about 14 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $1,412. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Christchurch outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Christchurch for $827.

According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Christchurch from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $1,586. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from United States to Christchurch on a Sunday will generally be more expensive and average around $2,342. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Christchurch is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Christchurch in the evening for as low as $1,618. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Christchurch is at noon when prices are around $3,270.

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 $3,903 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.



Christchurch flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Christchurch found recently by users on momondo
Fiji Airways
Nov 15
LAX5:45 pmLos Angeles
17h 35m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
Dec 6
CHC9:20 amChristchurch
18h 30m
1 stop
LAX3:50 amLos Angeles
Fiji Airways
Sep 13
LAX7:55 pmLos Angeles
17h 20m
1 stop
CHC1:15 pmChristchurch
Sep 22
CHC9:15 amChristchurch
18h 40m
1 stop
LAX3:55 amLos Angeles
Fiji Airways
Nov 15
LAX5:45 pmLos Angeles
17h 35m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
Dec 6
CHC9:20 amChristchurch
18h 30m
1 stop
LAX3:50 amLos Angeles
Air New Zealand
Jul 12
HNL6:00 amHonolulu
30h 40m
2 stops
CHC12:40 pmChristchurch
Jul 21
CHC8:05 amChristchurch
18h 25m
2 stops
HNL2:30 amHonolulu
Air New Zealand
Jul 12
HNL6:00 amHonolulu
28h 25m
1 stop
CHC10:25 amChristchurch
Jul 21
CHC8:05 amChristchurch
18h 25m
2 stops
HNL2:30 amHonolulu
Air New Zealand
Jul 12
HNL6:00 amHonolulu
12h 25m
1 stop
CHC6:25 pmChristchurch
Jul 21
CHC3:00 pmChristchurch
11h 30m
1 stop
HNL2:30 amHonolulu

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Christchurch

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Christchurch, view some of our deals below provided by Fiji Airways and Jetstar
Jetstar
Aug 11
HNL4:30 amHonolulu
27h 35m
2 stops
CHC8:05 amChristchurch
Multiple Airlines
Aug 10
HNL4:30 amHonolulu
32h 00m
1 stop
CHC12:30 pmChristchurch
Multiple Airlines
Aug 11
HNL4:30 amHonolulu
18h 00m
1 stop
CHC10:30 pmChristchurch

Which airlines fly to Christchurch?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Christchurch

Which airlines fly to Christchurch?

For flights from United States to Christchurch, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, United Airlines and Virgin Australia. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

Air New Zealand Flights to Christchurch

Air New Zealand operates around 83 flights into Christchurch in any given week. The most common departure point for these flights was from Wellington, with the best round-trip Air New Zealand deal found being $1,021 (Boston Logan Intl to Christchurch). Users have rated Air New Zealand 8.4/10 in over 17 reviews on momondo.

Air Canada Flights to Christchurch

Another popular choice for flights to Christchurch is Air Canada (7.7/10, 136 reviews). Most Air Canada flights landing in Christchurch will be arriving from Sydney Kingsford Smith, but there are 4 Air Canada flights to Christchurch from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Air Canada deal found on momondo this week was $855 (Boston Logan Intl to Christchurch, round-trip).


Airports near Christchurch

Below you will find all the airports in Christchurch along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from Christchurch airport?

Christchurch Airport is not far from the city center. Take advantage of bus 29 that goes between the airport and city center. To access these buses, head over to the outside of International Arrivals. These buses take 30 minutes to get to the city center and operate every day. You can also rent a car at the airport or pre-book online from rental companies available, such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Thrifty. These can be found in the International Arrivals area. You can also take a taxi, which will take approximately 20 minutes to get to the city center. Taxis are located outside International Arrivals. Uber is also available in Christchurch, New Zealand.


Popular routes to Christchurch

Most frequently searched flights to Christchurch along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time20h 45m
Cheapest price$1,505
Los Angeles to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time17h 20m
Cheapest price$827
Seattle to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time23h 05m
Cheapest price$1,092
Salt Lake City to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time22h 45m
Cheapest price$1,290
San Francisco to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time18h 20m
Cheapest price$900
Sydney to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price$255
Orlando to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time26h 59m
Cheapest price$1,379
Chicago to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price$1,237
Minneapolis to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time34h 55m
Cheapest price$1,621
Washington, D.C. to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time38h 15m
Cheapest price$1,675
Denver to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time22h 34m
Cheapest price$1,425
Dallas to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time28h 39m
Cheapest price$2,361
Atlanta to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time32h 25m
Cheapest price$1,494
Houston to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time21h 15m
Cheapest price$1,268
Honolulu to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time25h 10m
Cheapest price$849
Portland to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price$1,212
Philadelphia to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time28h 16m
Cheapest price$1,741
Detroit to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time35h 00m
Cheapest price$1,655
San Diego to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time31h 30m
Cheapest price$2,173
Boston to Christchurch Flights
Fastest flight time31h 35m
Cheapest price$2,292

Visa requirements for visiting Christchurch

Travelers from the United States are required to have a passport that is valid for at least two months to enter New Zealand. Visas are not a requirement to enter the country, however, travelers need to apply for an ETA.


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Best things to do and see in Christchurch

Check out the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, which explains the history behind the town's church. Some exhibits tell the story of what happened during the Victorian era as well as World War I. Enjoy the city views by hopping on a 10-minute gondola ride to the peak of Mount Cavendish. Spread out over 400 acres of land is the city’s Hagley Park, which has a variety of outdoor activities for you to choose from. Be sure to learn about the climate from the International Antarctic Center, which showcases exhibitions on the environment and wildlife. If you’re looking for a fun place to unwind, Dux Central is known for its popular craft beer. Relax at the Cathedral Square, located right next to the cathedral church and metallic chalice. Events and festivals are mostly held here and food truck market day is observed every Friday.


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