Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch

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How to find the cheapest flight from Auckland (AKL) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CHC flight in 2023: compare Auckland to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.

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Average price

₹ 14,041

Round-trip from

₹ 8,326,272
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in September 2023
From Auckland Intl to Christchurch



₹ 100,218 - ₹ 594,932



6 - 17 °C



40 - 60 mm

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Christchurch?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 138% on the overall cost on flights from Auckland to Christchurch.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Christchurch?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 93% 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 54 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 Auckland to Christchurch 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as ₹ 17,032, or ₹ 22,266 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Christchurch?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around ₹ 13,577 for the month, but tickets can be as low as ₹ 4,819. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Christchurch (AKL - CHC)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 48% on flights from Auckland to Christchurch by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Christchurch flights.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Christchurch?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Auckland to Christchurch flight route?

How many flights depart from Auckland to Christchurch on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 43 flights from Auckland to Christchurch a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Christchurch?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Auckland to Christchurch consider choosing Virgin Atlantic(93%), Turkish Airlines(84%) or LATAM Airlines(84%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What does AKL to CHC mean?

Auckland Intl Airport is AKL and Christchurch Airport is CHC. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Auckland to Queenstownfrom ₹ 11,788 pp

Top 2 airlines flying from Auckland to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Christchurch choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
JetstarCheapest₹ 6,795Average₹ 10,870FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest₹ 11,977Average₹ 16,627FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Christchurch

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland to Christchurch
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
47%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Christchurch

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Christchurch
Monday93daily flights
Tuesday75daily flights
Wednesday85daily flights
Thursday81daily flights
Friday91daily flights
Saturday68daily flights
Sunday67daily flights
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