Cheap Flights to Christchurch from Sydney

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at AU$234 for one-way flights and AU$473 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Reviews from verified customers

Dec 16, 2019

Awesome !

Nov 15, 2019

Excellent service, comfortable plane, quick without excessive queues.

Sep 30, 2019

Waiting in line at Customs Christchurch airport for well over 40 minutes!

Aug 25, 2019

Excellent air line.

Aug 12, 2019

Great service from staff thanks

Jun 1, 2019

45 min delay at ChCh was most disappointing..

Mar 28, 2019

This was an Emirates operated flight just a Qantas number. Have been flying Qantas for years but Emirates surpasses Qantas. Great movies, good food, roomy seats. Qantas has cut down on a number of things in recent years like seat size, meals (eg, breakfast is not longer a hot breakfast but a snack type roll but Emirates is the full breakfast). And all the Qantas frequent flyer benefits apply to Emirates. Happy to fly them again (more than Qantas!)

Jan 10, 2019

First pleasant experience flying with Emirates. Will fly again in future

Dec 17, 2018

The Emirates A380-800 is the best plane in earth!!!!

Nov 3, 2018

Old plane. No entertainment

Sydney to Christchurch route information

Origin Airport Kingsford Smith Intl.
Destination Airport Christchurch Intl.
Airlines Serving Air New Zealand, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$473
Distance 2,115 km

Cheap SYD to CHC Flights

SYD to CHC Flights

Sydney and Christchurch Airports

Trade the urban sparkle of “Harbour City” for the dewy foliage of “Garden City” when you board flights from Sydney to Christchurch. Take off from Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia’s oldest commercial international airport, and land at Christchurch Airport (CHC), New Zealand’s first international airport.

Sydney International Airport, the longest, continuously running international airport in the world, is very busy, but getting in and out is easy. Take the Airport Link underground rail directly to the terminals from city centre. Bus route 400 connects to all terminals as well. Save some time and drive yourself; the airport is only 8 km south of city centre. There are multiple parking bays that connect to the airport via aerobridges.

When your Christchurch flight lands, take a deep breath and enjoy the slower pace of this new place. A smaller town doesn’t mean a sacrifice of convenience, however. CHC boasts an ultramodern baggage handling system, as well as a first-floor retail area with many food outlets and shops as well as comfy waiting areas. To leave the airport, hire one of our Rental cars in Christchurch, and use State Highway 1 or Memorial Avenue to get to city centre, roughly 10 km away. Three city bus routes service the airport; purple and number 29 go to the central city. Or, you can take a shuttle or taxi into Christchurch. Meanwhile, The Loop is where you’ll find the pick-up and drop-off area.

Route Information

Sydney to Christchurch flights clock in at just over three hours and fly over 2,100 km across the Tasman Sea. Grab a few of your favourite magazines and order a bubbly beverage; you’ll be at your destination before you know it.

A New Zealand Getaway is Just Steps Away

Book cheap flights to Christchurch from Sydney on today, and see everything from Gothic revival architecture to Maori art and culture. When you’ve walked the halls of the Christchurch Arts Centre and snapped photos at the Orana Wildlife Park, book your Sydney flight tickets on for your return home.