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Cheapest one-way trip

£44

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£61

Cheapest round-trip

£86

Average round-trip

£169

Nonstop flights in February

£61 – £238

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£61

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The distance between Auckland and Christchurch is 746 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Emirates, Hawaiian Airlines, and China Airlines. Auckland and Christchurch have 179 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Auckland to Christchurch

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYes0
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Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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EmiratesUAEEKNo0
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Hawaiian AirlinesHALHANoNo
China AirlinesCALCIYesOpens 48 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Auckland to Christchurch?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Auckland and Christchurch takes around 1.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Auckland and Christchurch?
The flight distance between Auckland and Christchurch is 746 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Auckland and Christchurch?
Several carriers operate flights between Auckland and Christchurch. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Auckland?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Auckland and Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, Wellington, Queenstown, Brisbane, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Nelson, Dunedin, Perth, Napier, Palmerston North, Singapore, New Plymouth, London, Bangkok, Nadi, Denpasar, New Delhi.
What are the most popular routes to and from Christchurch?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Christchurch and Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Wellington, Singapore, Manila, Sydney, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Phuket City, London, Palmerston North, Phnom Penh, Cebu, Napier, Hobart, Seoul, Darwin, New Delhi.
What airports are near Auckland?
The main airport in Auckland is Auckland. It is also served by Auckland, Rotorua Regional, Tauranga, Hamilton, Kerikeri, Whangarei, Taupo, Whakatane.
What airports are near Christchurch?
The main airport in Christchurch is Christchurch International. It is also served by Christchurch International, Timaru, Hokitika.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Auckland and Christchurch?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Auckland and Christchurch thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Auckland and Christchurch can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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