Flights from Sydney to Christchurch

Selected fares from Sydney to Christchurch

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SYD CHC Mon, Oct 19 - Fri, Oct 30 $221
SYD CHC Sun, Aug 2 - Fri, Aug 14 $283
SYD CHC Sun, Aug 2 - Fri, Aug 14 $283
SYD CHC Sun, Jun 14 - Tue, Jun 30 $474
SYD CHC Tue, Dec 22 - Fri, Dec 25 $531

Sydney and Christchurch airports and terminals

Airports in Sydney NS, AU

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    Sydney Airport (SYD)

    Distance from City Center: 5.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SYD to CHC

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Air New Zealand, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines
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Airports in Christchurch , NZ

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    Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

    Distance from City Center: 5.7 miles

    Carriers for flights from SYD to CHC

    Carriers
    Air New Zealand, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 16 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $283
Earn $2.83
Return Mon, May 18 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Qantas

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 11 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $221
Earn $2.21
Return Wed, May 13 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $229
Earn $2.29
Return Sun, Jun 14 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in June from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jun 14 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $271
Earn $2.71
Return Sun, Jun 21 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 17 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $264
Earn $2.64
Return Mon, Jul 20 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 10 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $264
Earn $2.64
Return Mon, Jul 20 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in July from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 27 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Qantas $283
Earn $2.83
Return Mon, Aug 3 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Qantas
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Flights to Christchurch

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport

Booking cheap flights from Sydney, Nova Scotia, is easy with Orbitz.com. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport is located almost six miles northeast of Sydney and is the main airport that serves those flying out of the area. Air Canada Express, Air Saint-Pierre, Westjet and Canadian North are major airlines that have planes flying in and out of this airport. Book your flights on Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals on flights leaving from JA Douglas McCurdy Airport.

Parking and Transportation

Busses, trains and taxis are available throughout the city of Sydney. As of 2012, the city of Sydney has over 300 bus routes and 302 train stations. Both busses and trains provide direct transportation to JA Douglas McCurdy Airport. City Wide Taxi is a large taxi company that provides flat rates to those traveling to the airport. Your rate will depend on where in the city you are located. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport also has a large parking lot, and there are daily, weekly, monthly and yearly rates available to those who choose to drive. Parking costs $6.50 per day, $39 per week and $156 per month. Yearly parking costs $475.

Airport Dining

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport has a reception area where you can grab a cup of coffee or a bite to eat while waiting on your flight. You can also bring your own food to the reception area if you have time to spare before leaving Sydney. Book your flights from Sydney to anywhere in the world on Orbitz.com to find the best travel deals online.

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 Sydney to Christchurch

    • 8 direct flights are operating from Sydney to Christchurch today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 5m.
    • Emirates flight 418 (9:15 AM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Sydney to Christchurch.
    • Air New Zealand flight 7940 (7:20 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Sydney to Christchurch.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Sydney to Christchurch (Emirates flight 418, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 3h 5m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Sydney to Christchurch (Emirates flight 418, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 3h 5m.
    • Flights from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Sydney to Christchurch on Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Jetstar/Jetstar JQ416/JQ189 SYD 4:10 PM CHC 12:55 AM 320/320 6hr 45min
Jetstar/Qantas JQ416/QF215 SYD 4:10 PM CHC 12:55 AM 320/320 6hr 45min
Qantas/Jetstar QF5416/JQ189 SYD 4:10 PM CHC 12:55 AM 320/320 6hr 45min
Qantas/Qantas QF5416/QF215 SYD 4:10 PM CHC 12:55 AM 320/320 6hr 45min
Emirates EK418 SYD 9:15 AM CHC 2:20 PM 77W 3hr 5min
Qantas QF8766 SYD 9:15 AM CHC 2:20 PM 77W 3hr 5min
Emirates/Air New Zealand EK412/NZ539 SYD 7:50 AM CHC 4:45 PM 388/320 6hr 55min
Qantas/Air New Zealand QF8764/NZ539 SYD 7:50 AM CHC 4:45 PM 388/320 6hr 55min
Emirates/Air New Zealand EK5047/NZ353 SYD 9:30 AM CHC 6:05 PM 73H/320 6hr 35min
Qantas/Air New Zealand QF161/NZ353 SYD 9:30 AM CHC 6:05 PM 73H/320 6hr 35min
Asiana Airlines/Asiana Airlines OZ6552/OZ6555 SYD 9:45 AM CHC 6:20 PM 772/320 6hr 35min
Emirates EK5045 SYD 5:30 PM CHC 10:35 PM 73H 3hr 5min
Qantas QF139 SYD 5:30 PM CHC 10:35 PM 73H 3hr 5min