$84 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Christchurch. This flight is from Wellington and is 79% cheaper than most flights to Christchurch. To find the cheapest price to Christchurch from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Christchurch. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $112. The month of March is another great option to travel to Christchurch, with average flight prices from New Zealand averaging 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. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from New Zealand for as low as $65.
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 $163. When flying out on a Sunday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from New Zealand to Christchurch for around $222.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Christchurch is at midday when flights can be purchased for as low as $167. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around $200. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Christchurch for January, February, and March. Parks like Mona Vale are popular hot spots in those months.
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 $405/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.