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£501+ Cheap flights to Christchurch

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 2/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
BOS — CHC
23 Jul — 30 Jul1
1 adult
Tue 23/7
Tue 30/7

Flights to Christchurch in 2024

Find the latest flights to Christchurch in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 996,417 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Return from

£725

One-way from

£501

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

November

Average price

£1,605
10/11-22/11
  • 10/11-22/11
  • 4 total stops
  • 77h 55m total
  • London to Christchurch
2/9
  • 2/9
  • 3 total stops
  • 50h 45m total
  • London to Christchurch
High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average for return flights in July 2024

Cheap flights to Christchurch in July & August 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Christchurch in July and August 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 996,417 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Check out some of the flights available from low prices to Christchurch in July and August 2024. Deals update frequently so be sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for.
Sat 17/814:10LHR - CHC
2 stops31h 00mAir New Zealand
Mon 7/1017:00CHC - LHR
2 stops29h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7£1,085
Thu 22/814:10LHR - CHC
2 stops31h 00mAir New Zealand
Thu 29/816:00CHC - LHR
2 stops29h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7£1,087
Thu 15/814:10LHR - CHC
2 stops33h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 22/817:00CHC - LHR
2 stops30h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,124
Thu 15/814:10LHR - CHC
2 stops33h 15mAir New Zealand
Thu 22/816:00CHC - LHR
2 stops29h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7£1,244
Sun 18/811:35LGW - CHC
2 stops45h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sat 24/808:35CHC - LGW
2 stops42h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,340
Sun 18/812:20LHR - CHC
2 stops34h 35mAir New Zealand
Sat 24/805:45CHC - LHR
2 stops36h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 18/7£1,364
Thu 22/818:25LGW - CHC
2 stops39h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 29/808:35CHC - LGW
2 stops41h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,417
Sat 17/811:00LHR - CHC
2 stops49h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 7/1006:10CHC - LHR
3 stops49h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,468
Thu 22/809:30LHR - CHC
2 stops27h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 29/808:35CHC - LHR
3 stops47h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£1,477

Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Christchurch in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 996,417 searches and data were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Browse some of the best deals on flights to Christchurch in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 5/1121:00LHR - CHC
2 stops47h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 21/1108:20CHC - LHR
2 stops46h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£749
Mon 11/1121:10LHR - CHC
1 stop31h 10mChina Southern
Mon 20/122:30CHC - LHR
2 stops55h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 18/7£800
Mon 11/1121:30LHR - CHC
2 stops30h 50mChina Southern
Mon 20/122:30CHC - LHR
2 stops55h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 18/7£804
Wed 13/1121:10LHR - CHC
1 stop31h 10mChina Southern
Wed 27/1122:30CHC - LHR
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 18/7£839
Wed 13/1121:30LHR - CHC
2 stops54h 50mChina Southern
Wed 27/1122:30CHC - LHR
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 18/7£844
Tue 3/918:10LGW - CHC
2 stops38h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 18/909:40CHC - LGW
2 stops39h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£861
Mon 11/1121:10LHR - CHC
1 stop31h 10mChina Southern
Sun 19/122:30CHC - LHR
2 stops31h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 18/7£865
Mon 11/1121:30LHR - CHC
2 stops30h 50mChina Southern
Sun 19/122:30CHC - LHR
2 stops31h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 18/7£870
Mon 21/1021:20LHR - CHC
2 stops51h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sat 16/1110:30CHC - LHR
2 stops44h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£891

Flights to Christchurch departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Christchurch, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 996,417 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Browse through available last-minute flights travelling to Christchurch. Prices refresh often so be sure to come back soon for more deals.
Thu 25/714:45LHR - CHC
2 stops46h 10mFinnair
Mon 12/806:05CHC - LHR
2 stops36h 55mFinnair
Deal found 17/7£1,591
Thu 25/714:45LHR - CHC
2 stops46h 10mFinnair
Mon 12/806:05CHC - LHR
2 stops39h 05mFinnair
Deal found 18/7£1,595
Thu 25/714:45LHR - CHC
2 stops46h 10mFinnair
Mon 12/806:05CHC - LHR
3 stops36h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/7£1,706
Thu 25/714:45LHR - CHC
2 stops46h 10mFinnair
Mon 12/806:05CHC - LHR
3 stops36h 45mFinnair
Deal found 18/7£1,712
Fri 26/711:15LHR - CHC
2 stops49h 40mFinnair
Wed 28/806:05CHC - LHR
2 stops41h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/7£1,755
Fri 26/713:20LHR - CHC
3 stops47h 35mFinnair
Wed 28/806:05CHC - LHR
2 stops41h 45mFinnair
Deal found 17/7£2,168
Fri 26/713:20LHR - CHC
3 stops47h 35mFinnair
Wed 28/806:05CHC - LHR
2 stops41h 45mFinnair
Deal found 18/7£2,175
Fri 26/706:35LHR - CHC
3 stops54h 45mTurkish Airlines
Wed 28/806:05CHC - LHR
3 stops44h 00mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/7£2,377
Thu 25/721:10STN - CHC
2 stops39h 45mEmirates
Mon 12/817:45CHC - STN
2 stops30h 10mEmirates
Deal found 17/7£2,488

One-way flights to Christchurch

Explore one-way flight options to Christchurch for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 996,417 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
If you're looking for options on one-way flights to Christchurch, check out these fares. If you're in need of a round-trip flight to Christchurch instead, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Mon 2/906:05STN - CHC
3 stops50h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£501
Sun 10/1105:55STN - CHC
3 stops49h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£520
Mon 2/907:40LGW - CHC
3 stops53h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£557
Sun 10/1121:00LHR - CHC
2 stops33h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£575
Sat 9/1121:00LHR - CHC
2 stops47h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£583
Wed 30/1012:10LGW - CHC
2 stops56h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£588
Sat 9/1112:10LGW - CHC
2 stops42h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£589
Mon 21/1018:00LGW - CHC
2 stops49h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/7£596
Sat 2/1121:00LHR - CHC
2 stops53h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7£596

Find flights to Christchurch within your budget

Locate flights to Christchurch that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 996,417 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

£725 - £1,399

Route

Depart

Return

Price

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Sun 10/11

2 stops33h 55m

Christchurch

Fri 22/11

2 stops44h 00m

£725

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Mon 11/11

1 stop31h 10m

Christchurch

Mon 20/1

2 stops55h 50m

£800

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Thu 31/10

2 stops30h 10m

Christchurch

Thu 14/11

2 stops48h 55m

£1,070

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Thu 22/8

2 stops31h 00m

Christchurch

Thu 29/8

2 stops29h 25m

£1,087

London StanstedChristchurch

STN - CHC

STNCHC

London Stansted

Tue 5/11

2 stops28h 45m

Christchurch

Thu 21/11

2 stops30h 45m

£1,090

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Tue 24/12

1 stop28h 05m

Christchurch

Fri 17/1

1 stop39h 30m

£1,128

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Fri 8/11

2 stops29h 35m

Christchurch

Sun 19/1

2 stops37h 05m

£1,249

London GatwickChristchurch

LGW - CHC

LGWCHC

London Gatwick

Mon 11/11

1 stop36h 20m

Christchurch

Mon 20/1

1 stop31h 25m

£1,322

London HeathrowChristchurch

LHR - CHC

LHRCHC

London Heathrow

Sun 1/12

3 stops52h 45m

Christchurch

Mon 3/3

3 stops47h 55m

£1,399

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 17/7

Best time to book a flight to Christchurch

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Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Christchurch, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 6.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
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 17 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Christchurch should consider flying on Sunday afternoons, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Sunday mornings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Christchurch. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Christchurch. Reviews last updated 18 July 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch, such as Etihad Airways, China Southern and Finnair. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very Good
566 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.2
Very Good
1,363 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.1
Very Good
3,769 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.0
Very Good
188 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

7.8
Good
952 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

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.

  • When is the best time to fly to Christchurch?

    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.

  • What does CHC mean?

    Christchurch Airport is CHC. This code is created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use IATA codes to identify the departing or arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • 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.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Christchurch if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Christchurch on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Christchurch?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, United Airlines is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Christchurch.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Christchurch?

    Christchurch is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Christchurch. One-way flights to Christchurch typically cost £32, while return flights cost around £46.

  • How much is a return flight to Christchurch?

    A return flight to Christchurch will typically cost around £91, however they can be found for as little as £60.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Christchurch depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Christchurch, London offers the quickest one-way flight (26 hours 15 minutes).

  • Does Christchurch have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Christchurch can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Christchurch?

    Yes. Christchurch has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Novotel Christchurch Airport is the closest property to Christchurch (0.0 mi away from Christchurch).

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