$60 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Christchurch. This flight is from Nelson and is 88% cheaper than most flights to Christchurch. To find the cheapest price to Christchurch from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from New Zealand is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around $113, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Christchurch during the month of May, then departing from New Zealand during the month March is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $133.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Christchurch is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are $194. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Christchurch at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $66 in the past 72 hours.
The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Christchurch is on a Tuesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Christchurch on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as $165. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Christchurch on Sunday is $222.
At midday is the cheapest time of day to fly from New Zealand to Christchurch when you can find flight prices for as low as $167. Flying to Christchurch at midday is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the morning when prices are $197 on average. Flights to Christchurch from New Zealand in the morning are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Christchurch area find that parks like Mona Vale are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Christchurch in January, February, or March.
Those flying to Christchurch could potentially find better pricing at Timaru Airport (141 km from Christchurch city centre) or Kaikoura Airport (151 km from Christchurch city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.
The cheapest airport near Christchurch is typically Timaru Airport, with an average price of $494/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.