$52 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Christchurch. This flight is from Wellington and is 92% 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 August is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from United States, with most prices found around $1,281. If you don’t want to visit Christchurch in August, then you should wait until February to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,289.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 58 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 $1,492. 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 $783 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 $632 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. New Zealand has restricted entry to all travelers who are not New Zealand nationals (Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau) or permanent residents, with a few limited exceptions. The following people should seek approval from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) using the limited exceptions process: Partners, dependent children (aged 24 years and under) and legal guardians of New Zealand citizens and residents. Australian citizens and permanent residents who normally live in New Zealand Essential health workers Other essential workers who are specifically agreed to by the New Zealand Government (see here for specific details) Samoan and Tongan citizens making essential travel New Zealand-based partners and dependent children (aged 19 years and under) of a work or student visa holder who is in New Zealand Critical humanitarian travel Maritime crew All of the above travelers will be subject to mandatory isolation at a government facility for 14 days upon arrival unless they’re airline crew members or people transiting through. Travelers may only transit New Zealand if they’re Australian nationals or residents on their way to Australia, or they have government approval. 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. 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.