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The distance between Christchurch and Wellington is 304 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Emirates, Sounds Air, and Qantas. Christchurch and Wellington have 129 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Christchurch to Wellington

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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EmiratesUAEEKNo0
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Sounds AirSDAS8NoNo
QantasQFAQFYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Christchurch to Wellington?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Christchurch and Wellington takes around 0.94 hours.
What is the flight distance between Christchurch and Wellington?
The flight distance between Christchurch and Wellington is 304 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Christchurch and Wellington?
Several carriers operate flights between Christchurch and Wellington. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Jetstar Airways, 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, Sydney, Gold Coast, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Denpasar, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane, Bangkok, London, Queenstown, Phuket City, Cebu, Napier, Rotorua, Adelaide, Palmerston North.
What are the most popular routes to and from Wellington?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Wellington and Auckland, Queenstown, Melbourne, Nelson, Sydney, Brisbane, London, Bangkok, Manila, Tauranga, Kuala Lumpur, Darwin, Ho Chi Minh City, Hamilton, Singapore, Dunedin, Hanoi, Gold Coast, Colombo, Perth.
What airports are near Christchurch?
The main airport in Christchurch is Christchurch International. It is also served by Christchurch International, Timaru, Hokitika.
What airports are near Wellington?
The main airport in Wellington is Wellington International. It is also served by Wellington International, Palmerston North, Whanganui Airport, Kapiti Coast.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Christchurch and Wellington?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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