Best time to beat the crowds (25% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (16% more expensive on average)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
When to book flights from Christchurch to Dunedin
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Flight prices as travel date approaches
Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Christchurch
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $132 or less one-way and $253 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Christchurch to Dunedin was found, on average, 52 days before departure.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 34% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Christchurch to Dunedin
There are usually 31 direct flights each day leaving Christchurch in the direction of Dunedin, for a total of 218 flights weekly.
The airlines most regularly connecting Christchurch to Dunedin are Air New Zealand (14 flights per day), Etihad Airways (13 flights per day), and Singapore Airlines (2 flights per day).
The earliest flight leaves Christchurch at at 06:40 and lands in Dunedin at at 07:45.
The last flight leaves Christchurch at at 19:25 and lands in Dunedin at at 20:30.
Etihad Airways, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Singapore Airlines operate direct flights from Christchurch to Dunedin.
The ATR 72-201 / 202 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Christchurch to Dunedin flight route.
Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Christchurch and Dunedin, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from Christchurch to Dunedin on a daily basis.
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 from Christchurch to Dunedin.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Dunedin from Christchurch is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Dunedin with an airline and back to Christchurch with another airline.
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 Dunedin from Christchurch up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.