Cheap flights from Edinburgh to South Island

Return
Economy
Edinburgh (EDI)
Christchurch (CHC)
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs Cheapflights |

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

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to CHC flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to South Island?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Edinburgh. Prices for May average £1,036 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £707. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Edinburgh to South Island as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to South Island in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI to South Island flights in May, June
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£2,015pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£2,204pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Jun - 16 Jun
£2,264pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Edinburgh found for this year
1 Nov - 30 Nov
£1,178pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Nov - 8 Dec
£1,188pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Nov - 30 Nov
£1,227pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to South Island from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to South Island
02:20 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 10m
EDI - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£919
Kiwi.com
02:05 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 25m
EDI - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£921
Kiwi.com
15:45 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
50h 45m
EDI - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£923
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Edinburgh</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Island</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to South Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to South Island?

Most people fly from Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) if they book a flight from Edinburgh to South Island. Edinburgh Turnhouse is conveniently located just 6.8 mi from Edinburgh’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Singapore Airlines, and Lufthansa flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to South Island for under £1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to South Island for under £1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,178, but on average you can expect to pay £1,431.

How popular is this Edinburgh to South Island flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island flight path was viewed by 296 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to South Island?

The cheapest flight price from Edinburgh to South Island is £767. On average you can expect to pay £2,697. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Christchurch), can usually be booked for £1,188.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to South Island?

When booking a flight from Edinburgh to South Island, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, China Southern or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Island from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to South Island

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Island.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

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.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from South Island?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from South Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to South Island

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

Destination points for flights from Edinburgh to South Island

Select to see more specific information for flights from Edinburgh to all places in South Island.

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.96
Average temperature for May in South Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in South Island
199.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse 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
Emirates
£744 £984 No cancel fee 75%
Search Emirates flights
Singapore Airlines
£1,036 £1,601 No cancel fee 81%
Search Singapore Airlines flights
Lufthansa
£1,104 £1,355 No cancel fee 76%
Search Lufthansa flights
Home South Pacific New Zealand South Island Cheap flights from Edinburgh to South Island
  • Return
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First