Cheap flights from Glasgow to South Island

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The best prices from Glasgow to South Island are usually found in May or June, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to South Island (CHC)

GG1 - CHC
Price
£716 - £1,403
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

£1,141

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

£716

From Glasgow 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 Glasgow to South Island?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 25% on the overall cost on flights from Glasgow to South Island.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to South Island, 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 £1,032 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,121.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Glasgow. Prices for May average £876 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £637. 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 Glasgow to South Island (GG1 - CHC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Glasgow to South Island in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Glasgow to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Glasgow found for this year
20 Nov - 10 Dec
£991pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 Nov - 10 Dec
£994pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 Nov - 11 Dec
£1,039pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to South Island from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to South Island
08:15 - 17:05
Emirates
2 stops
43h 50m
GLA - CHC
Emirates
£714
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to South Island

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Glasgow to Christchurch are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Emirates, Qantas Airways, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to South Island for under £1,324 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to South Island for under £1,324. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just £1,262, but on average you can expect to pay £1,265.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to South Island for under £1,250 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Glasgow to South Island, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 22 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Christchurch is typically hotter than in Glasgow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to South Island?

There are many flights that can get you from Glasgow to South Island in 36h 15m. Fly via Emirates to get the fastest option.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Glasgow to South Island return?

Emirates, at £1,263, was found to be the cheapest airline from Glasgow to South Island..

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Glasgow to South Island one-way?

£714 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Emirates.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to South Island

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 3 airlines flying from Glasgow to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
£924 £1,317 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£958 £1,345 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
£1,105 £1,464 No cancel fee 81%
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