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$1,677 Find cheap flights from Canada to Christchurch

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Christchurch departing on 3/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Flights to Christchurch - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights to Christchurch to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Christchurch?

The average price of all flights to Christchurch clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Christchurch is Wednesday where tickets can be as cheap as $2,258. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Friday, where prices are $2,871 on average.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights to Christchurch, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights to Christchurch is August, where tickets cost $2,059 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and September, where the average cost of tickets from Canada is $3,279 and $2,730 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is August with an average price of $2,059.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Christchurch?

The average price for all flights to Christchurch depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Christchurch is generally at night, when flights cost $2,182 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Christchurch is generally at night, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $2,182.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Christchurch?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Christchurch, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 0 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 86 days before departure.

How long is the flight to Christchurch?

The duration of your flight to Christchurch depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Christchurch on KAYAK are from Vancouver, which takes 19h 55m, Toronto, which takes 25h 25m, Calgary, which takes 25h 50m, and Montreal, which takes 27h 45m.

How many direct flights to Christchurch are there each day?

There are around 90 direct flights from within Canada to Christchurch every day. Most flights depart in the morning, with 11:00 the most common departure time and 54% of flights departing in the morning.

How many direct flights to Christchurch are there each week?

Each week there are around 626 direct flights from within Canada to Christchurch. The most common day for departures is Friday, with 17% of flights taking off on this day.

Good to know

Low season

June

High season

December

Cheapest flight

$1,677
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 5% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (18% more expensive on average)
Flight from Vancouver to Christchurch

FAQs - booking Christchurch flights

  • How far is Christchurch from central Christchurch?

    There are 10 km between Christchurch city centre and Christchurch.

  • What is the name of Christchurch’s airport?

    When flying to Christchurch, you'll arrive at Christchurch (CHC). The airport is also known as Christchurch or Christchurch Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Christchurch?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Christchurch.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Christchurch?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Christchurch is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Christchurch?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Christchurch with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Christchurch?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Christchurch up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Christchurch?

    Of the 4 airlines that fly to Christchurch, Air New Zealand offers the most flights, with around 499 per week, followed by Jetstar with 90 flights per week.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Christchurch

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Find which airlines fly direct to Christchurch, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Canada to Christchurch

Monday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Tuesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Wednesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air Chathams, +26 more

ANA, Air Canada, +27 more

Thursday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Friday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Saturday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Sunday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

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Direct returns

Christchurch to Canada

Monday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Tuesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Wednesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air Chathams, +26 more

ANA, Air Canada, +27 more

Thursday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Friday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Saturday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

Sunday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +25 more

ANA, Air Canada, +26 more

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Top airline flying from Canada to Christchurch

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying to Christchurch. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline from Canada to Christchurch. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with to Christchurch? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8.2
Air New ZealandOverall score based on 619 reviews
7.6Food
8.1Comfort
8.8Crew
8.4Boarding
7.9Entertainment
Airline reviews

Short flight so no entertainment, turbulence so no food service - overall flight as expected

8.0 ExcellentMichelle, Apr 2024NPL - AKL
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Short flight so no entertainment, turbulence so no food service - overall flight as expected

Great meal. Best seats ever! They need to teach other airlines how to do that.

Overall excellent but the Captain kept the seat belt sign on for far too long, especially at the beginning and end of the flight. It was 2 hours after take-off before the crew were able to start the service (on an 11 hour night flight, reducing our sleeping time) and the seat belt sign on went on during breakfast (90 mins before landing) and was not turned off again until we landed. This made for an uncomfortable journey of trying to limit fluid intake because it was unclear when the toilets would be available for use.

Food was not good. We asked for Muslim food and it was weird tasteless type of boiled veges.

Crew were pleasant, happy to be there and were a joy to be around. Entire operation was professional, well thought out and ran like a Swiss clock.

United flight from SFO to PDX was cancelled. I will ask for a refund. Had to book on Alaska

They announced food service but then never came around. We also couldn’t land so kept trying to get to runway and then had to come up and go around happened like 3 times and cause the child next to me to start throwing up

There was a snafu with confirming seats at check which left us in limbo for the second leg of our trip. I believe the ANZ app is not well integrated with the systems at the terminal resulting in this disconcerting error.

Flight attendants are always pleasant and helpful. Pilot kept us updated.

Just a hiccup being added to the NZ Traveller Declaration a bit late.

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Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Christchurch found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
9/11Sat
1 stopAir Canada
27h 20mYVR-CHC
13/11Wed
1 stopAir Canada
21h 20mCHC-YVR
$1,864
7/11Thu
2 stopsAir Canada
31h 35mYYC-CHC
14/11Thu
2 stopsAir Canada
24h 28mCHC-YYC
$1,900
28/10Mon
2 stops
32h 55mYYC-CHC
21/4Mon
2 stops
36h 33mCHC-YYC
$1,969
3/8Sat
1 stop
30h 05mYVR-CHC
24/8Sat
1 stop
19h 50mCHC-YVR
$2,113
3/8Sat
2 stopsQantas Airways
35h 50mYVR-CHC
24/8Sat
2 stopsQantas Airways
26h 59mCHC-YVR
$2,140
3/8Sat
3 stopsQantas Airways
30h 35mYVR-CHC
24/8Sat
2 stopsQantas Airways
26h 59mCHC-YVR
$2,176
24/10Thu
2 stopsAir New Zealand
33h 15mYUL-CHC
8/11Fri
2 stopsAir New Zealand
52h 10mCHC-YUL
$2,269
9/9Mon
2 stopsAir New Zealand
42h 05mYOW-CHC
30/9Mon
2 stopsAir New Zealand
35h 18mCHC-YOW
$2,284
9/11Sat
2 stopsUnited Airlines
30h 40mYVR-CHC
13/11Wed
2 stopsUnited Airlines
25h 48mCHC-YVR
$2,482
7/11Thu
3 stopsUnited Airlines
62h 25mYYC-CHC
14/11Thu
2 stopsUnited Airlines
26h 15mCHC-YYC
$2,538

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Christchurch found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
3/9Tue
2 stops
29h 30mYVR-CHC
$1,677
16/10Wed
2 stopsAir New Zealand
23h 45mYVR-CHC
$1,962
16/10Wed
2 stopsAir New Zealand
22h 30mYVR-CHC
$1,972
3/9Tue
1 stop
21h 45mYVR-CHC
$2,043
16/10Wed
3 stopsEmirates
66h 35mYVR-CHC
$3,067
16/10Wed
3 stopsEmirates
66h 35mYVR-CHC
$3,069
3/9Tue
3 stopsEmirates
66h 35mYVR-CHC
$3,140
2/9Mon
2 stops
40h 55mYVR-CHC
$9,773

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Flights to Christchurch

Destination:

Christchurch (CHC)New Zealand

Return flight deals:

Christchurch - Canada

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