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The best prices from London to South Island are usually found in May or November, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to South Island (CHC)

LON - CHC
Price
£729 - £1,178
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, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£815

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

£729

From London 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 London to South Island?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from London to South Island. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to South Island.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London 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 London to South Island 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £1,007, or £1,094 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to South Island. Flights to South Island from London in May are about £855 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £621.

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

It’s optimal to fly from London to South Island at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 22% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from London to South Island in February, March 2021

21 Mar - 31 Mar
£1,246pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Mar - 2 Apr
£1,266pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Mar - 16 Apr
£1,302pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to South Island 2021 flight deals

31 Oct - 15 Nov
£761pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 25 Nov
£766pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Nov - 6 Dec
£771pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to South Island

5 Mar - 26 Mar
£1,366pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Mar - 26 Mar
£1,523pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Mar - 26 Mar
£4,385pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

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Flight FAQs

From London to South Island

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 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 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 to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from London to South Island for under £933 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to South Island for under £933. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £897, but on average you can expect to pay £1,151.

Are there direct flights from London to South Island for under £933 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from London 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 London to South Island for under £1,435?

There are currently 3+ open flights from London to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £1,435.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

Temperatures around the 23 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Christchurch is colder than in London. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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

Departing from London to South Island will take you 29h 05m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to South Island return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to South Island from £1,001 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Emirates.

Alternative routes for London to South Island

Destination information for South Island

Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.93
Average temperature for February in South Island
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in South Island
156.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 8 airlines flying from London to South Island

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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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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Emirates
£797 £1,263 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£1,173 £1,338 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
£849 £1,349 No cancel fee 72%
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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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