Flights to Christchurch

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Flights to Christchurch land at Christchurch International Airport, the first to be built in New Zealand. It is located in the suburb of Harewood and around half an hour's drive from the city centre. There are frequent bus transfers into the town. The first port of call for any visitor should be the Cardboard Cathedral, a temporary structure built to replace the original cathedral which was destroyed in the earthquake of 2010. Other things to do in Christchurch include:

  • Exploring local history and Antarctic exhibitions at the Canterbury Museum
  • A visit to Orana Wildlife Park, the largest in New Zealand
  • Visiting the port town of Lyttelton with its stunning setting
  • Hiring a punt and gliding down the River Avon
  • Having an adventurous go at white-water rafting
Once you've booked your cheap flights to Christchurch it's easy to find good value accommodation in the city. Hotels in Christchurch range from clean and safe backpacker hostels to motels and bed and breakfasts, both in the town itself and in the surrounding countryside. If you plan on staying more than a couple of weeks look out for furnished apartments in the city centre.

It is a good idea to rent a car in Christchurch as the city is so easy to navigate with its grid system. Having your own vehicle also gives you the freedom to get out into the beautiful New Zealand countryside. For the best deals reserve your car when you book your flights to Christchurch. Taking a drive along the scenic route of Summit Road is recommended. It gives you breathtaking views of Pegasus Bay and the Southern Alps.

Flights to Christchurch - Best prices

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Auckland - Christchurch JetStar Airways $48 One-way 02 September 6 days ago
Wellington - Christchurch JetStar Airways $51 One-way 10 February 6 days ago
Hamilton - Christchurch Air New Zealand $100 One-way 05 July 9 days ago

Latest Christchurch flight searches

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Dunedin to Christchurch flights Air New Zealand $119 One-way 28 December Today 11:23
Sunshine Coast to Christchurch flights JetStar Airways $295 One-way 13 February Yesterday
Port Moresby to Christchurch flights Qantas Airways $841 Return 17 to 28 March Yesterday
Apia to Christchurch flights Fiji Airways $366 One-way 17 February Yesterday
Bundaberg to Christchurch flights Air New Zealand $464 Return 20 to 29 October Yesterday
Alice Springs to Christchurch flights Qantas Airways $505 One-way 29 January Yesterday
Darwin to Christchurch flights JetStar Airways $454 One-way 28 January Yesterday
Gladstone to Christchurch flights Virgin Australia $562 Return 18 April to 10 May Yesterday
Wanaka to Christchurch flights Air New Zealand $211 One-way 31 January Yesterday
Mumbai to Christchurch flights Qantas Airways $765 One-way 16 February Yesterday

With cheap flights to Christchurch available from many Australian airports it's a great time to take a break in this South Island city. The British Victorian heritage of Christchurch is shown in the number of its fine old buildings, many in the neo-Gothic style. The River Avon meanders quietly through the city and is the perfect place for tranquil walks away from the bustle of the centre.

Weather forecast for Christchurch
  • Wednesday 25
    Min 11 °C
    Max 24 °C
  • Thursday 26
    Min 13 °C
    Max 26 °C
  • Friday 27
    Min 10 °C
    Max 22 °C
  • Saturday 28
    Min 11 °C
    Max 21 °C
  • Sunday 29
    Min 13 °C
    Max 26 °C
Climate in Christchurch
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    Days of rain
  • January
    17 °C
    16.00
    6
  • February
    17 °C
    12.00
    5
  • March
    15 °C
    17.00
    6
  • April
    12 °C
    18.00
    6
  • May
    9 °C
    18.00
    6
  • June
    6 °C
    20.00
    7
  • July
    6 °C
    18.00
    5
  • August
    7 °C
    21.00
    6
  • September
    9 °C
    16.00
    5
  • October
    11 °C
    13.00
    5
  • November
    13 °C
    15.00
    4
  • December
    15 °C
    19.00
    5