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Heathrow (LHR) to South Island (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to CHC flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
LHR - CHC
Price
£719 - £1,136
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£719

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£719

From Heathrow to South Island

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to South Island?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 22% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Heathrow to South Island 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £995, or £1,081 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to South Island from Heathrow average £845. You can even find prices in May for less than £845, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as £614. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from Heathrow. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to South Island in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LHR to CHC flights in May, June
22 Jun - 16 Oct
£886pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Jun - 16 Oct
£887pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Jun - 27 Jun
£898pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Heathrow found for this year
6 Sep - 20 Sep
£800pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 4 Dec
£830pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 4 Dec
£852pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
20 May - 27 May
£1,353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 May - 27 May
£1,497pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Island from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to South Island
12:50 - 18:25
Emirates
3 stops
42h 35m
LHR - CHC
Emirates
02:00 - 09:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
44h 10m
LHR - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£1,012
Kiwi.com
16:50 - 04:25
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
48h 35m
LHR - CHC
Singapore Airlines
£1,026
FlightHub

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to South Island

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 London Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 London Heathrow to Christchurch 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 Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

For a flight from London Heathrow to Christchurch, you will be flying into Christchurch. Christchurch (CHC) is just 5.9 mi from the centre vof the city. Christchurch is the only Christchurch airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day. 10 airlines have flights to Christchurch from London Heathrow on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to South Island for under £851 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to South Island for under £851. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £800, but on average you can expect to pay £891.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to South Island for under £780 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to South Island for under £1,418?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Heathrow to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £1,418.

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Christchurch?

Expected rainfall in Heathrow is less than in Christchurch. You can expect this to be the case over the next 19 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Expect the weather to be around 24 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Christchurch is generally colder than in Heathrow.

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

There are many flights that can get you from Heathrow to South Island in 37h 40m. Fly via British Airways or Singapore Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £873, British Airways will fly you from Heathrow to South Island and back. In addition to British Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

£703 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Singapore Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Emirates, with prices from £808.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to South Island

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

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 = $1.95
Average temperature for May in South Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in South Island
199.0 mm

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Top 8 airlines flying from 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
Qantas Airways
£895 £1,126 No cancel fee 74%
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Etihad Airways
£918 £1,127 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£908 £1,173 No cancel fee 75%
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China Southern
£761 £1,256 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
£937 £1,313 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
£1,173 £1,338 No cancel fee 70%
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Singapore Airlines
£960 £1,363 No cancel fee 81%
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Air New Zealand
£945 £1,383 No cancel fee 78%
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