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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 Fri, Apr 17 - Tue, Apr 28 $267
SYD CHC Sun, Jun 21 - Wed, Jul 1 $349
SYD CHC Sun, Jun 21 - Wed, Jul 1 $349
SYD CHC Fri, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 13 $414
SYD CHC Sun, Jun 21 - Wed, Jul 1 $499
SYD CHC Fri, Feb 6 - Sat, Feb 21 $1,255

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, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, 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, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $653
Earn $6.53
Return Sun, Jan 4 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 15 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $267
Earn $2.67
Return Tue, Feb 17 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in January from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jan 18 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $346
Earn $3.46
Return Sun, Jan 25 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $473
Earn $4.73
Return Mon, Feb 23 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 13 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $275
Earn $2.75
Return Wed, Feb 18 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in February from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 9 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $417
Earn $4.17
Return Mon, Feb 16 Christchurch (CHC) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Sydney to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 12 Sydney (SYD) Christchurch (CHC) Virgin Australia $296
Earn $2.96
Return Mon, Mar 23 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

    • 10 direct flights are operating from Sydney to Christchurch today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 6m.
    • Air New Zealand flight 884 (3:30 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from Sydney to Christchurch.
    • Emirates flight 5045 (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 (China Airlines flight 055, Airbus Industrie A330-300) takes 3h 5m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Sydney to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 884, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 10m.
    • 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, Dec 22, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Jetstar JQ151 SYD 7:40 PM CHC 12:45 AM 320 3hr 5min
Jetstar/Jetstar JQ525/JQ171 SYD 6:30 PM CHC 5:00 AM 320/320 8hr 30min
Jetstar/Qantas JQ525/QF203 SYD 6:30 PM CHC 5:00 AM 320/320 8hr 30min
Jetstar/Jetstar JQ529/JQ171 SYD 8:25 PM CHC 5:00 AM 321/320 6hr 35min
Jetstar/Qantas JQ529/QF203 SYD 8:25 PM CHC 5:00 AM 321/320 6hr 35min
Jetstar/Jetstar JQ201/JQ243 SYD 9:10 PM CHC 7:35 AM 320/320 8hr 25min
Jetstar/Qantas JQ201/QF4965 SYD 9:10 PM CHC 7:35 AM 320/320 8hr 25min
Air New Zealand NZ884 SYD 9:30 AM CHC 2:40 PM 320 3hr 10min
Virgin Australia VA7534 SYD 9:30 AM CHC 2:40 PM 320 3hr 10min
Emirates EK5017 SYD 9:45 AM CHC 2:50 PM 73H 3hr 5min
Emirates EK418 SYD 10:15 AM CHC 3:20 PM 77W 3hr 5min
Qantas QF8766 SYD 10:15 AM CHC 3:20 PM 77W 3hr 5min
Jetstar/Jetstar JQ400/JQ189 SYD 6:05 AM CHC 3:55 PM 320/320 7hr 50min