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London (LON) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CHC flight in 2022: 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 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £1,638 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,886.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to South Island from London average £1,178. You can even find prices in November for less than £1,178, as users have found deals to South Island from as low as £780. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Island from London. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

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

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 June, July 2022

The best prices found for LON to South Island flights in June, July
20 Jul - 4 Aug
£1,817pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Jul - 5 Aug
£1,873pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 4 Aug
£1,986pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from London found for this year
25 Oct - 26 Feb
£947pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Oct - 8 Nov
£952pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Sep - 14 Sep
£957pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
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
8 Jul - 22 Jul
£2,322pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Jul - 27 Jul
£2,341pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Jul - 21 Jul
£2,346pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to South Island from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to South Island
15:55 - 18:55
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 00m
LHR - CHC
Etihad Airways
£769
StudentUniverse
13:50 - 15:55
Major Airline
2 stops
37h 05m
LHR - CHC
Major Airline
£817
JustFly
17:05 - 18:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 50m
LHR - CHC
Multiple Airlines
£840
Kiwi.com

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 China Southern. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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 £947, but on average you can expect to pay £1,040.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to South Island for under £2,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £2,400.

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 Gatwick - Christchurch or London Stansted - Christchurch as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from London to South Island?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £923. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Christchurch) can be booked for £947 on average our data indicates £2,501 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: British Airways, China Southern or Emirates.

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 can enter South Island without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.

Request to Travel Form - Use this form if you have a critical reason to travel to New Zealand while the COVID-19 border restrictions are in place.


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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 July in South Island
11.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in South Island
153.0 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 10 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
£626 £1,034 No cancel fee 69%
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Cathay Pacific
£699 £1,140 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£873 £1,045 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£963 £1,265 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
£986 £1,326 No cancel fee 69%
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SWISS
£1,007 £1,162 No cancel fee 79%
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Emirates
£1,009 £1,411 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£1,023 £1,180 No cancel fee 76%
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Qantas Airways
£1,032 £1,418 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
£1,065 £1,293 No cancel fee 81%
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