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How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to CHC flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to South Island?

To save on the cost of your flight from London Heathrow Airport 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 £1,027 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to South Island (LHR - EDG)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to South Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to South Island?

May can be a great time to fly to South Island from London Heathrow Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £872. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £634. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to South Island in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LHR to South Island flights in January, February
16 Feb - 23 Feb
£893pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Feb - 22 Feb
£948pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Feb - 23 Feb
£949pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Heathrow found for this year
30 Apr - 15 May
£825pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Apr - 17 May
£826pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 13 Nov
£833pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Heathrow, departing today and this week
23 Jan - 29 Jan
£5,076pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Jan - 29 Jan
£5,294pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Jan - 29 Jan
£5,439pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Island from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to South Island
17:25 - 13:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
32h 40m
LHR - CHC
Multiple Airlines
17:05 - 11:00
Qantas Airways
1 stop
29h 55m
LHR - CHC
Qantas Airways
£701
DreamWorldTravel
12:50 - 14:30
Emirates
3 stops
37h 40m
LHR - CHC
Emirates
£777
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to South Island

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Island for under £900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Island for under £900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £825, but on average you can expect to pay £881.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to South Island for under £5,100?

There are currently 5+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £5,100.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London Heathrow Airport to South Island one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £632. Users have also found prices from £701 and £777 on Qantas Airways and Emirates, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to South Island?

The most popular airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to South Island are American Airlines, British Airways and Cathay Pacific. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from London Heathrow Airport to South Island?

The most popular route from London Heathrow Airport to South Island is London Heathrow - Christchurch. You may also consider London Heathrow - Dunedin or London Heathrow - Queenstown Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to South Island?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Heathrow Airport to South Island? While on average our users pay £1,390, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £550. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Christchurch), is priced around £825.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to South Island

Most visitors from London Heathrow will not be allowed to enter South Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow 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.


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

Returning to London Heathrow from South Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days hours before departing to London Heathrow.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

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Alternative routes for Heathrow to South Island

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

Destination points for flights from Heathrow to South Island

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Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $2.01
Average temperature for January in South Island
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in South Island
169.0 mm

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Top 8 airlines flying from London Heathrow to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
China Southern
£557 £920 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
£599 £917 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
£632 £959 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
£664 £929 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£672 £1,012 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
£686 £961 No cancel fee 72%
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Air New Zealand
£691 £1,094 No cancel fee 78%
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British Airways
£858 £980 No cancel fee 70%
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