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Auckland to Christchurch Flights

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Selected fares from Auckland to Christchurch

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
AKL CHC Thu, May 7 - Thu, May 14 $136
AKL CHC Sun, Dec 28 - Tue, Jan 6 $391
AKL CHC Sat, Jun 6 - Sat, Jun 13 $563

Auckland and Christchurch airports and terminals

Airports in Auckland , NZ
map of airports in Auckland
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    Auckland Airport (AKL)

    Distance from City Center: 11.2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from AKL to CHC

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal D Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, US Airways
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Airports in Christchurch , NZ
map of airports in Christchurch
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    Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

    Distance from City Center: 5.7 miles

    Carriers for flights from AKL to CHC

    Carriers
    Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, US Airways
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Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch

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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 4 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Air New Zealand $392
Earn $3.92
Return Sun, Dec 7 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 10 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $197
Earn $1.97
Return Tue, Feb 3 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Best one-week trip in December from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 3 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $380
Earn $3.80
Return Wed, Dec 10 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 8 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $319
Earn $3.19
Return Mon, Jan 12 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 23 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $136
Earn $1.36
Return Sat, Feb 7 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Best one-week trip in January from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 15 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $136
Earn $1.36
Return Thu, Jan 22 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $136
Earn $1.36
Return Wed, Mar 11 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Best one-week trip in February from Auckland to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 Auckland (AKL) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $136
Earn $1.36
Return Wed, Feb 25 Christchurch (CHC) Auckland (AKL) Qantas
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Flights to Christchurch

Flying From Auckland

Finding low-fare flights from Auckland is simple with the help of Orbitz.com. Flights originate at Auckland Airport, which is located in the Auckland suburb of Mangere. It is approximately 21 kilometers, or a 40-minute drive, from the city center. Auckland Airport is the central hub for Air New Zealand and is also serviced by many other airlines offering international flights, such as British Airways, Emirates, and Air China.

Parking at the Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport offers several types of parking near the terminals, including short-term and long-term covered and uncovered parking. Business Express parking is available, as is a park-and-ride with shuttle service to the terminal.

Transportation to the Airport

An Airbus service is available for transport to the airport from Auckland's CBD and downtown ferry rerminal. Tickets are available on the bus for approximately NZ$16. There are several taxi and shuttle services that can transport you to the airport from the city of Auckland. They include Alert Taxis, North Shore Taxis, and Super Shuttle. Taxi fares to the Auckland Airport are between NZ$60 to NZ$80. When you book your tickets with Orbitz.com, you can find car rental services to and from Auckland.

Restaurants at Auckland Airport

At Auckland Airport, there are over 20 restaurant options for grabbing a quick bite before your flight. There is Espresso Plus, where you can get an iced coffee and café foods. Hayama Sushi and Sumo Salad offer tasty alternatives to fast food. If it is fast food you are looking for, McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway offer tasty sandwiches. You can find whatever you are in the mood for at the airport after booking your flights from Auckland with Orbitz.com.

Christchurch International Airport

Whether flying in domestically or internationally, Orbitz.com is the place to find cheap flights to Christchurch. Orbitz.com provides all the options for your holiday travel, detailing low-cost options and airfare sales that are too good to pass up.

Located on Wairakai Road, Christchurch International Airport is seven miles northwest of Christchurch. The airport is the largest and busiest airport of New Zealand's South Island. A variety of international carriers service the airport, including Air Pacific, Emirates, Qantas, and Virgin Australia. Domestic carriers are Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

Transportation from Christchurch International

After landing in Christchurch, enjoy convenient transportation immediately available in the designated passenger pick-up location. Taxi services include Corporate Cabs, Blue Star, and Green Cabs. The standard fare between the airport and city varies from $45 to $65, depending on the provider. Shuttle services are also accessible for a lower cost. Public buses arrive and depart from the regional transport hub, along with group and tour buses. These buses have a variety of stops in and around Christchurch. Car rentals are also available through services such as Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty. Simplify things by renting your car in advance with Orbitz.com.

Weather in Christchurch

The weather in Christchurch has an average high of 72.°F during the peak of the summer in January. In the midst of winter, temperatures in July average 52.°F. Expect mainly dry conditions all year with occasional winds.

Top Christchurch Attractions

Main attractions in Christchurch include the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, the International Antarctic Centre, and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Visiting Christchurch in the summer months ensures comfortable temperatures. Many of the area's activities are focused on the outdoors, so be sure to keep this in mind when booking your cheap flights to Christchurch with Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from Auckland to Christchurch

    • 17 direct flights are operating from Auckland to Christchurch today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 20m.
    • Air New Zealand flight 507 (12:10 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from Auckland to Christchurch.
    • Air New Zealand flight 561 (2:45 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Auckland to Christchurch.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 501, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 501, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 20m.
    • Flights from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC) are available for this route.