Cheap flights to Christchurch

ICT — CHC
21 May — 28 May1
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Flights to Christchurch in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£828Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£922From London to Christchurch
One-way from£541One-way flight from London to Christchurch (CHC)

Cheap flights to Christchurch in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHC flights for May, June
13 Jun - 10 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

30h 05m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

37h 10m
£1,082

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

13 Jun - 10 Oct
LCY

London City

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

29h 30m
CHC

Christchurch

LCY

London City

2 stops

31h 40m
£1,103

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

13 Jun - 10 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

30h 05m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

33h 50m
£1,167

Lufthansa

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Deal found 5/14/22

Christchurch 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch found for this year
30 Oct - 12 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

29h 05m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

30h 30m
£922

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

29 Oct - 11 Nov
LGW

London Gatwick

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

35h 45m
CHC

Christchurch

LGW

London Gatwick

3 stops

35h 30m
£936

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

26 Sep - 6 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

49h 30m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

39h 45m
£948

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last minute flights to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch, departing today and this week
25 May - 15 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

51h 40m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

42h 05m
£1,450

American Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

25 May - 15 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

49h 40m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

42h 05m
£1,501

American Airlines

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Deal found 5/13/22

26 May - 11 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

49h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

42h 15m
£1,565

American Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch?

The cheapest ticket to Christchurch found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

£1,182

February

£1,110

March

£1,155

April

£1,289

May

£1,175

June

£1,157

July

£1,405

August

£1,239

September

£1,094

October

£1,118

November

£1,118

December

£1,235

Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Christchurch. Flying to Christchurch in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Christchurch?

Average Christchurch flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LON - CHC

Price

£1,094 - £1,575

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

CHC

Rainfall

40 - 60 mm

Peak Season: 

The southern island of New Zealand enjoys beautiful summer weather, which marks the high season, lasting from around the start of December through until March.

The sunshine also sees a range of festivals take place. If you book flights to Christchurch during the month of February then expect to see crowds. Over 18,000 visit during this time, many of them flying from all over the globe to watch one of the world’s longest running multi-sport events, The Speight’s Coast to Coast. The challenge is not for the faint-hearted as the competitors run, bike and swim their way around the 150 mile course which can take up to two days to complete.

Another event to keep travellers and locals busy during the following month is the Great Kiwi Beer Festival. The festival is dedicated to celebrating the brewing industry in New Zealand and features an array of over 100 local, national and international brews for attendees to try and enjoy.

Alternatively, book a flight to Christchurch during the southern winter, between June and August, to enjoy Alpine sports.

Off Season:

Visitors, who want to take advantage cheap flights to Christchurch, should check out prices between March and May, or around September and October for the best deals and mild weather.

When is the best time to book a flight to Christchurch?

The price you pay for your flight to Christchurch may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 54 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Christchurch. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Christchurch?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Christchurch. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

Christchurch overview

Often called the Garden City of New Zealand, Christchurch is a charming town of 350,000 people that is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Shopping in Christchurch is one of the town’s great attractions. Head to new developments like the re:Start shopping mall which offers plenty for tourists to explore, but the spectacular farmers market which features delicacies from around the world will be irresistible to any foodie.

Culture lovers who book flights to Christchurch may find this to be New Zealand’s finest city. Tour the stunning Botanical Gardens, head to the newly restored cathedral or learn a thing or two about the vast continent to New Zealand’s south at the unique International Antarctic Centre. Nature lovers will adore the animals on view at the Orana Wildlife Park, while art fans will flock to the city’s fine art gallery, one of New Zealand’s best.

Don’t be afraid to explore outside the city limits as well. Lovers of fine wine will want to get out of town to the vineyards of the hinterland. Visit New Brighton pier to experience the region’s excellent surf, see Kiwi in the wild at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, sail with dolphins, cycle the Alps or you can even try skiing in the Southern Alps when the season is right around July and August.

Getting around Christchurch

The city has a superb public transport system, so getting around should not present any difficulties. The majority of buses will also have on-board bike racks, so feel free to cycle and ride to get the most out of your stay. There is also a handy ferry across the harbour, which provides a nice sight-seeing opportunity as well.

Getting from the Airport to the City

The 7 mile route from Christchurch International Airport (CHC) into the city centre takes around 30 minutes by bus. You can also choose an express service which costs a little more but takes less time. Shuttle services are offered by cab firms, and there are ordinary taxis to catch as well, all of them licensed by the airport. You can also arrange a car rental from the arrivals terminal, but it’s advisable to book this beforehand.

Christchurch airport overview

Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is a small, clean, lovely airport, full of first-rate facilities and amenities. Currently, the airport building is being restored after earthquake damage, and its Domestic Terminal is being upgraded to cope with increases in passenger traffic. This work is all scheduled to be completed by 2012.

Flights to Christchurch International Airport are operated by local and foreign carriers, offering connections to many New Zealand destinations, as well as cities in Australia and Southeast Asia.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch?

For a flight to Christchurch, you will be flying into Christchurch. Christchurch (CHC) is just 5.9 mi from the center of the city.