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The best prices from Manchester to South Island are usually found in November or June, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to South Island (CHC)

MAN - CHC
Price
£749 - £1,238
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

£1,007

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

£749

From Manchester 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 Manchester to South Island?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 17% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Manchester to South Island?

Users have found that booking a flight from Manchester to South Island at least 55 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 55 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Manchester to South Island for as little as £1,032 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £1,121 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Manchester to South Island lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Manchester to South Island in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £637.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to South Island (MAN - CHC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Manchester to South Island at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Manchester to South Island in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MAN to CHC flights in January, February
23 Feb - 11 Mar
£1,007pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
23 Feb - 11 Mar
£1,025pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
26 Jan - 2 Mar
£1,066pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Manchester found for this year
28 Sep - 16 Nov
£727pp
MAN
Manchester
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
17 Oct - 7 Nov
£738pp
MAN
Manchester
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
2 Dec - 30 Dec
£745pp
MAN
Manchester
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Manchester, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 2 Mar
£1,066pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
26 Jan - 2 Mar
£1,072pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
26 Jan - 2 Mar
£1,686pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Manchester to South Island flights.

Flight FAQs

From Manchester to South Island

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Christchurch to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Manchester to Christchurch. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Manchester to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Qantas Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manchester to South Island for under £883 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to South Island for under £883. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just £832, but on average you can expect to pay £1,244.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to South Island for under £809 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Manchester 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 Manchester to South Island for under £1,103?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Manchester to South Island within the next 7 days for less than £1,103.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Manchester to Christchurch was viewed by 1,504 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Manchester or Christchurch?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Manchester is typically greater than that of Christchurch. We can gather that this will continue over the next 19 days.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 22 °C range in January. The weather in Christchurch is generally hotter than Manchester's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

There are many flights that can get you from Manchester to South Island in 41h 25m. Fly via Emirates or Etihad Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Etihad Airways (£832), and Emirates (£1,243) offers the cheapest pricing from Manchester to South Island. Users have found that Etihad Airways is 10% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Manchester to South Island

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Manchester to South Island
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.91
Average temperature for January in South Island
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in South Island
169.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 10 airlines flying from Manchester to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
American Airlines
£1,051 £1,136 No cancel fee 71%
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Etihad Airways
£897 £1,185 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
£903 £1,204 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
£899 £1,322 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£934 £1,354 No cancel fee 74%
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British Airways
£1,091 £1,354 No cancel fee 70%
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Singapore Airlines
£950 £1,359 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
£929 £1,380 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
£927 £1,423 No cancel fee 72%
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China Southern
£831 £1,467 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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