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Sydney to Christchurch Flights

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Selected fares from Sydney to Christchurch

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SYD CHC Tue, Aug 12 - Mon, Aug 18 $275
SYD CHC Sun, Sep 7 - Thu, Sep 11 $359
SYD CHC Mon, Aug 25 - Mon, Sep 8 $378
SYD CHC Thu, Mar 26 - Fri, Apr 10 $569

Sydney and Christchurch airports and terminals

Airports in Sydney NS, AU
map of airports in Sydney
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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, Asiana Airlines, Qantas
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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 SYD to CHC

    Carriers
    Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Qantas
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Cheap flights from Sydney to Christchurch

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Christchurch Airport Hotels

Hotel only $107

Sudima Christchurch Airport

3 stars
3.4 / 5 13 reviews

Corner Memorial Avenue & Orchard Road Map

Airport Transfers, Breakfast, Newspaper & Internet

...***Sudima Christchurch Airport will begin a $20M redevelopment upgrade taking effect from the 1st of September 2013 with an anticipated end date of July 2015. .... More

Hotel only $152

Copthorne Hotel Commodore Christchurch Airport

4 stars
4.5 / 5 13 reviews

449 Memorial Avenue Map

...The Copthorne Commodore Hotel delivers direct airport accommodation, and is situated just ten minutes from the center of Christchurch.... More

Hotel only $104

Airport Lodge Motel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 10 reviews

105 Roydvale Avenue, Burnside Map

...Experience quiet, comfortable and affordable accommodation conveniently situated off the flight path and within 5 minutes drive of Christchurch International Airport.... Airport Lodge Motel... More

Airways Motel Christchurch

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

Cnr Russley Road and Dinton Street Map

...We are located just 5min from Christchurch International Airport.... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 1 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $480
Earn $4.80
Return Mon, Aug 4 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 12 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $275
Earn $2.75
Return Mon, Aug 18 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Sep 7 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $275
Earn $2.75
Return Thu, Sep 11 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in September from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 29 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $352
Earn $3.52
Return Mon, Oct 6 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 1 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $275
Earn $2.75
Return Wed, Oct 15 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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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

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Sydney to Christchurch today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 5m.
    • Qantas flight 8766 (4:15 AM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Sydney to Christchurch.
    • Air New Zealand flight 7940 (2:20 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 (Air New Zealand flight 888, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 0m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Sydney to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 7940, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 10m.
    • Flights from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Sydney and Christchurch

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Qantas, Air New Zealand
Boeing 777-300ER Qantas
Airbus Industrie A320 Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines