Cheap flights from London to South Island

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London (LON) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CHC flight in 2021: compare London 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 to South Island?

To save on the cost of your flight from London 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 £1,025 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,114.

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

May can be a great time to fly to South Island from London with a flight ticket averaging about £871. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £633. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to South Island (LON - zzEDG)?

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

Cheap flights from London to South Island in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to South Island flights in September, October
19 Oct - 9 Nov
£902pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 11 Dec
£934pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 11 Dec
£997pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from London found for this year
19 Oct - 9 Nov
£902pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 11 Dec
£934pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Nov - 25 Feb
£958pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from London, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 2 Nov
£4,472pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Oct - 2 Nov
£4,546pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Oct - 2 Nov
£5,737pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Island from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to South Island
07:25 - 10:20
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
38h 55m
LHR - CHC
Singapore Airlines
£684
DreamWorldTravel
16:50 - 14:35
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
33h 45m
LHR - DUD
Singapore Airlines
£799
FlightNetwork
17:55 - 11:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
53h 05m
LHR - CHC
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to South Island

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to South Island that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to South Island 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 London to South Island 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to South Island 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 London and South Island 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.

Can I find flights from London to South Island for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to South Island for under £1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £902, but on average you can expect to pay £1,010.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to South Island for under £4,500?

There are currently 10+ open flights from London to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £4,500.

What are the cheapest flights from London to South Island?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £418. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Christchurch) can be booked for £902 on average our data indicates £1,609 when flying from London to South Island

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

Before booking your flight from London to South Island, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, British Airways or Cathay Pacific.

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

When deciding which route to take from London to South Island, consider London Heathrow - Christchurch, London City - Christchurch or London Heathrow - Queenstown Intl, as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Island

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to South Island

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Island.

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

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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 London from South Island?

Returning to London from South Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

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

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Alternative routes for London to South Island

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

Destination points for flights from London 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 London to South Island.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.95
Average temperature for September in South Island
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in South Island
208.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from London to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£556 £918 No cancel fee 69%
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Emirates
£582 £950 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£598 £916 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
£620 £986 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£631 £957 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
£671 £1,010 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
£691 £1,092 No cancel fee 78%
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British Airways
£857 £978 No cancel fee 70%
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