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The distance between Christchurch and Queenstown is 346 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, and Jetstar Airways. Christchurch and Queenstown have 56 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Christchurch to Queenstown

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Christchurch to Queenstown?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Christchurch and Queenstown takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Christchurch and Queenstown?
The flight distance between Christchurch and Queenstown is 346 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Christchurch and Queenstown?
Several carriers operate flights between Christchurch and Queenstown. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air New Zealand.
What are the most popular routes to and from Christchurch?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Christchurch and Auckland, Melbourne, Wellington, Sydney, Gold Coast, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Denpasar, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane, Bangkok, London, Phuket City, Cebu, Napier, Rotorua, Adelaide, Palmerston North.
What are the most popular routes to and from Queenstown?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Queenstown and Auckland, Wellington, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Perth, Gold Coast, Napier, Brisbane, Darwin, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Cairns, Bangkok, Rotorua, Ho Chi Minh City, Tauranga, Adelaide, Tokyo, London.
What airports are near Christchurch?
The main airport in Christchurch is Christchurch International. It is also served by Christchurch International, Hokitika, Timaru.
What airports are near Queenstown?
The main airport in Queenstown is Queenstown. It is also served by Queenstown, Dunedin, Invercargill.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Christchurch and Queenstown?
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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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