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Flight information for Sydney to Christchurch
(SYD to CHC)

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Best Price Found

$188

Fastest flight time

2h 04m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Christchurch

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Christchurch from Sydney in the past 72 hours is $188. The best round-trip flight deal from Sydney to Christchurch found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $353.
The fastest flight from Sydney to Christchurch takes 2h 04m
Direct flights go from Sydney to Christchurch every day.
There is 1 airport near Christchurch: Christchurch (CHC)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Christchurch

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Christchurch?

August. The cheapest time of year to fly to Christchurch from Sydney is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Sydney for Christchurch?

Friday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Friday. The most expensive is typically Saturday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Christchurch?

In the morning. Sydney to Christchurch flights are approximately 1% more expensive in the afternoon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Christchurch from Sydney?

Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand, Emirates, and Qantas Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Sydney to Christchurch

What is the cheapest Sydney to Christchurch flight route?

Sydney Kingsford Smith - Christchurch. Fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch for the best Sydney - Christchurch flight prices

How far in advance should you book Sydney to Christchurch flights?

59 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Sydney to Christchurch is approximately 59 days to departure

How many flights depart from Sydney to Christchurch on average per day?

The number of flights available between Sydney and Christchurch is 21 per day as of September 2023. The most frequent departure time is 6:00AM, with 66% of daily flights leaving at noon.

How many flights depart from Sydney to Christchurch on average per week?

The number of flights available between Sydney and Christchurch is 147 per week as of September 2023. The most frequent departure day is Sunday, with 14% of weekly flights leaving on this day.

Can stopping save me money on Sydney to Christchurch flights?

You could potentially save up to 13% on your flight if you consider stops on a Sydney to Christchurch flight.

When traveling from Sydney to Christchurch, the most popular airport to fly into is Christchurch Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Christchurch Airport from Sydney are departing from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The cheapest route from Sydney to Christchurch is SYD ā€” CHC with an average price of $255 RT during the month of September.

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) to Christchurch Airport (CHC)$255
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Sydney to Christchurch by changing tabs
Jetstar
Nov 14
SYD4:05 amSydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
1 stop
CHC6:55 amChristchurch
Nov 21
CHC3:30 pmChristchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD5:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Jan 16
SYD12:55 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
11h 30m
1 stop
CHC6:25 pmChristchurch
Feb 13
CHC1:00 amChristchurch
3h 35m
SYD4:35 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
Oct 27
SYD8:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
7h 20m
1 stop
CHC8:20 amChristchurch
Nov 3
CHC4:30 pmChristchurch
25h 50m
1 stop
SYD6:20 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Oct 26
SYD2:55 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
3h 04m
CHC10:59 amChristchurch
Nov 2
CHC12:35 pmChristchurch
3h 30m
SYD4:05 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Nov 14
SYD4:05 amSydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
1 stop
CHC6:55 amChristchurch
Nov 28
CHC3:30 pmChristchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD5:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Jan 16
SYD12:55 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
11h 30m
1 stop
CHC6:25 pmChristchurch
Feb 13
CHC1:00 amChristchurch
3h 35m
SYD4:35 amSydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Christchurch

If you're looking for one-way flights from Sydney to Christchurch, view some of our deals below provided by Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas Airways
Multiple Airlines
Nov 20
SYD7:10 amSydney Kingsford Smith
17h 35m
1 stop
CHC6:45 pmChristchurch
Jetstar
Oct 10
SYD3:55 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
15h 10m
1 stop
CHC12:05 amChristchurch
Air New Zealand
Nov 2
SYD2:05 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
3h 10m
CHC10:15 amChristchurch

Best airlines flying from Sydney to Christchurch

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Sydney to Christchurch with momondo
Airline
Rating
Free Cancellation
Price
EmiratesPriceFrom $198Free CancellationRating
8.0
370 reviews
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $208Free CancellationRating
7.3
132 reviews
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Air New ZealandPriceFrom $244Free CancellationRating
7.7
149 reviews
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  • Emirates Flights From Sydney to Christchurch

    Emirates is one of the most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Christchurch, operating 14 flights/week on average for this route. A good Emirates flight deal for Sydney to Christchurch starts from $198 round-trip, up to an average price of $477. Our users have rated Emirates at 8.0/10.

  • Air New Zealand Flights From Sydney to Christchurch

    Another popular option for Sydney to Christchurch flights is Air New Zealand (7.7/10, 149 ratings). Air New Zealand flies from Sydney to Christchurch around 7 times per week, with deals starting from $244 round-trip and rising to an average price of around $447.


Jetstar flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Our best Jetstar deals on Sydney to Christchurch flight tickets
Jetstar
Nov 14
SYD4:05 amSydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
1 stop
CHC6:55 amChristchurch
Nov 21
CHC3:30 pmChristchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD5:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Nov 14
SYD4:05 amSydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
1 stop
CHC6:55 amChristchurch
Nov 28
CHC3:30 pmChristchurch
13h 30m
1 stop
SYD5:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Feb 6
SYD4:05 amSydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
1 stop
CHC6:55 amChristchurch
Feb 12
CHC1:20 pmChristchurch
15h 40m
1 stop
SYD5:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith

Air New Zealand flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Our best Air New Zealand deals on Sydney to Christchurch flight tickets
Air New Zealand
Jan 16
SYD12:55 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
11h 30m
1 stop
CHC6:25 pmChristchurch
Feb 13
CHC1:00 amChristchurch
3h 35m
SYD4:35 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Jan 16
SYD12:55 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
11h 30m
1 stop
CHC6:25 pmChristchurch
Feb 13
CHC1:00 amChristchurch
3h 35m
SYD4:35 amSydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Oct 30
SYD2:05 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
3h 10m
CHC10:15 amChristchurch
Nov 12
CHC1:50 amChristchurch
7h 40m
1 stop
SYD9:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith

  • How far is Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Christchurch is 1327.3 mi. Typically, this will take 3h 04m by plane in normal conditions.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Christchurch Airport?

    Prices for flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Christchurch Airport refresh daily.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Christchurch Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Christchurch Airport?

    Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Christchurch Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Christchurch Airport?

    The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Christchurch Airport may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Christchurch Airport. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Alternative routes for Sydney to Christchurch

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Sydney to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time3h 00m
Cheapest price$208

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Yes. momondo enables you to select and highlight flights to Christchurch from Sydney with this policy.

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