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The best prices from Edinburgh to South Island are usually found in May or November, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to South Island (CHC)

EDI - CHC
Price
£768 - £1,266
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£1,024

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

£768

From Edinburgh to South Island

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 Edinburgh to South Island?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to South Island. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to South Island?

To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 55 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to South Island from £1,025 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £1,114 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to South Island?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to South Island. Flights to South Island from Edinburgh in May are about £871 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £633.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to South Island (EDI - CHC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Edinburgh to South Island in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Edinburgh to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Edinburgh found for this year
1 Sep - 30 Sep
£969pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Sep - 30 Sep
£999pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Sep - 30 Sep
£1,032pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to South Island flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to South Island

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse 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.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Christchurch that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qantas Airways, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

How popular is this flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to Christchurch flight path was viewed by 341 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Christchurch?

The rainfall in Edinburgh is generally less than the rainfall in Christchurch. This will continue over the next 14 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 22 °C range in January. The weather in Christchurch is generally hotter than Edinburgh's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to South Island
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.91
Average temperature for January in South Island
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in South Island
169.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 3 airlines flying from Edinburgh to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to South Island 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
Qantas Airways
£958 £1,329 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
£924 £1,334 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£1,105 £1,464 No cancel fee 81%
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