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The best prices from London to Christchurch are usually found in May or November, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CHC flight in 2021: compare London to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
LON - CHC
Price
£743 - £1,201
CHC
Temperature
6 - 17 °C
CHC
Precipitation
40 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£833

Average for round-trip flights in سبتمبر 2021

Round-trip from

743﷼

From London All airports (LON) to Christchurch

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Christchurch?

Users have found that flying from London to Christchurch on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Christchurch?

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Christchurch, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 22% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £1,026 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,115.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Christchurch from London. Prices for May average £872 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £634. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 37% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Christchurch (LON - CHC)?

When flying from London to Christchurch, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from London to Christchurch in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to CHC flights in September, October
30 Oct - 2 Dec
£876pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 2 Dec
£906pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Oct - 18 Nov
£967pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from London found for this year
30 Oct - 2 Dec
£876pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 2 Dec
£906pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Nov - 28 Nov
£923pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from London, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 11 Oct
£1,108pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 11 Oct
£1,250pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 11 Oct
£1,388pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Christchurch from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Christchurch
04:20 - 04:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 40m
LHR - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£722
qatarairways.com
07:25 - 10:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
62h 45m
LHR - CHC
Singapore Airlines
05:05 - 17:35
Emirates
2 stops
48h 30m
LHR - CHC
Emirates
£774
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Christchurch

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch from London?

If you book a flight to Christchurch from London, you will be flying to Christchurch, which is the city’s only airport. Christchurch (CHC) is located 5.9 mi from the centre of Christchurch. There are 0 flights from London to Christchurch per day from 10 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Singapore Airlines, and Air New Zealand flying from London to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Christchurch to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to Christchurch include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Christchurch due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Christchurch for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Christchurch for under £900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Christchurch for under £900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £864, but on average you can expect to pay £921.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Christchurch for under £1,200?

There are currently 4+ open flights from London to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than £1,200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Christchurch return?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Christchurch, with prices starting at £934. Another option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at £996 return.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Christchurch?

Consider American Airlines, British Airways or Cathay Pacific when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to Christchurch.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Christchurch?

The cheapest flight price from London to Christchurch is £419. On average you can expect to pay £1,610. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Christchurch), can usually be booked for £861.

What are the most popular routes from London to Christchurch?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Christchurch, London Gatwick - Christchurch or London City - Christchurch when deciding on the best route from London to Christchurch.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Christchurch, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Christchurch from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Christchurch

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter Christchurch.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to London from Christchurch?

Returning to London from Christchurch

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.95
Average temperature for September in Christchurch
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Christchurch
16.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 8 airlines flying from London to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Christchurch choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£556 £919 No cancel fee 69%
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Emirates
£583 £924 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
£621 £987 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
£655 £824 No cancel fee 74%
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Etihad Airways
£671 £824 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
£691 £1,011 No cancel fee 78%
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Singapore Airlines
£703 £997 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£858 £979 No cancel fee 70%
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