Sydney to Christchurch Flights
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.
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.
Cheap flights from Sydney to Christchurch
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Sydney to Christchurch
|Leave Mon, Jan 20||Sydney (SYD)||Christchurch (CHC)||Virgin Australia||
|Return Mon, Mar 10||Christchurch (CHC)||Sydney (SYD)||Virgin Australia|
Best one-week trip in January from Sydney to Christchurch
|Leave Sun, Jan 19||Sydney (SYD)||Christchurch (CHC)||Virgin Australia||
|Return Sun, Jan 26||Christchurch (CHC)||Sydney (SYD)||Virgin Australia|
Cheapest weekend flights in February from Sydney to Christchurch
|Leave Fri, Feb 14||Sydney (SYD)||Christchurch (CHC)||Virgin Australia||
|Return Mon, Feb 17||Christchurch (CHC)||Sydney (SYD)||Virgin Australia|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Sydney to Christchurch
|Leave Thu, Feb 6||Sydney (SYD)||Christchurch (CHC)||Virgin Australia||
|Return Thu, Feb 20||Christchurch (CHC)||Sydney (SYD)||Virgin Australia|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Sydney to Christchurch
|Leave Fri, Mar 7||Sydney (SYD)||Christchurch (CHC)||Virgin Australia||
|Return Sun, Mar 16||Christchurch (CHC)||Sydney (SYD)||Virgin Australia|
Best one-week trip in March from Sydney to Christchurch
|Leave Sun, Mar 30||Sydney (SYD)||Christchurch (CHC)||Virgin Australia||
|Return Sun, Apr 6||Christchurch (CHC)||Sydney (SYD)||Virgin Australia|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Sydney and Christchurch
|Virgin Australia||SYD||CHC||Thu, Jun 19 - Wed, Jul 16||$279|
|Emirates||SYD||CHC||Sun, Jul 6 - Wed, Jul 16||$342|
|Qantas||SYD||CHC||Sun, May 25 - Fri, Jun 6||$462|
|Air New Zealand||SYD||CHC||Wed, Jan 29 - Mon, Feb 10||$525|
Sydney and Christchurch airports and terminals
Airports in SydneyNS, AU
Sydney Airport (SYD)
Distance from City Center: 5 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from SYD to CHC
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Qantas
Interesting facts about flights from Sydney to Christchurch
- 5 direct flights are operating from Sydney to Christchurch today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 3m.
- Asiana Airlines flight 6560 (3:30 AM GMT, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Sydney to Christchurch.
- Qantas flight 139 (12:50 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 (Asiana Airlines flight 6560, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) takes 3h 0m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Sydney to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 888, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 5m.
- Flights from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC) are available for this route.
Aircraft options between Sydney and Christchurch
|Boeing 767-300 Passenger||Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines|
|Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger||Qantas, Air New Zealand|
|Airbus Industrie A320||Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines|
Flight schedule for flights from Sydney to Christchurch on Thu, Dec 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Jetstar||JQ151||SYD||7:45 PM||CHC||12:45 AM||320||3hr 0min|
|Jetstar/Jetstar||JQ529/JQ171||SYD||7:25 PM||CHC||5:05 AM||320/320||7hr 40min|
|Qantas/Qantas||QF487/QF203||SYD||8:00 PM||CHC||5:05 AM||73H/320||7hr 5min|
|Qantas/Qantas||QF489/QF203||SYD||8:30 PM||CHC||5:05 AM||73H/320||6hr 35min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ848/NZ345||SYD||7:00 AM||CHC||2:15 PM||320/733||5hr 15min|
|Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia||VA8042/VA8655||SYD||7:00 AM||CHC||2:15 PM||320/733||5hr 15min|
|Air New Zealand||NZ884||SYD||9:30 AM||CHC||2:35 PM||320||3hr 5min|
|Asiana Airlines||OZ6560||SYD||9:30 AM||CHC||2:35 PM||320||3hr 5min|
|Virgin Australia||VA8104||SYD||9:30 AM||CHC||2:35 PM||320||3hr 5min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ7250/NZ898||SYD||6:00 AM||CHC||2:40 PM||73H/320||6hr 40min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ7254/NZ898||SYD||6:30 AM||CHC||2:40 PM||73H/320||6hr 10min|
|Qantas/Air New Zealand||QF401/NZ898||SYD||6:00 AM||CHC||2:40 PM||73H/320||6hr 40min|
|Qantas/Singapore Airlines||QF401/SQ6818||SYD||6:00 AM||CHC||2:40 PM||73H/320||6hr 40min|
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