Auckland to Christchurch Flights
Flights from Auckland
Flights from Auckland depart from Auckland Airport, which serves a network of domestic destinations within New Zealand, as well as a number of international destinations. The airport itself provides travellers with a full range of services, including accommodation, shopping, refreshments and dining, and facilities for entertainment and relaxation.
Getting to Auckland Airport
The domestic and international terminals at the airport both have facilities for both short-term and long-term parking. Drivers can choose between covered and uncovered long-term parking at the international terminal, and in each case the airport terminal is within just a few minutes' walk. There is also short-term parking available for travellers who are being dropped off by car.
Auckland Airport is accessible from the city by bus, with regular departures from the ferry terminal and the central business district. Tickets can either be bought in advance or from the driver on the day of departure. Similarly, buses to the airport also operate from other towns around Auckland, including Manukau and Botany. In these cases, tickets can be bought from the bus driver, although the bus from Botany operates five days per week. There is also a regular bus link between the domestic and international terminals at the airport.
Flights Auckland: booking with ebookers.com
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The Christchurch Airport
When you're planning a trip to New Zealand, setting up the details through ebookers will save you time and help you make the most of your trip. Flights to Christchurch land at the Christchurch International Airport (CHC), six miles north-west of town in Canterbury. The airport handles domestic flights from Air New Zealand and Jetstar, as well as traffic from the international carriers Air Pacific, Emirates, Qantas, and Virgin Australia.
Setting Off from Christchurch International Airport
Travellers have many choices in transport from the airport to their lodgings in town. Taxis operate from locations outside the Regional lounge and the International Arrivals hall. Fares for the fifteen to twenty-minute ride to Christchurch vary, but are generally between NZD45 and NZD65. Rental cars can be reserved in advance through ebookers and are available at the International Arrivals hall near the domestic baggage claim area.
New Zealand's Climate
Christchurch is a coastal city and keeps relatively stable temperatures throughout the year. Summer temperatures reach their peak in December and January, with highs in the mid-twenties and lows approaching 10°C. June and July can be chilly in the Southern Hemisphere, with 12°C highs giving way to lows of 2°C. Rain can be hard to predict, so after arranging your trip through ebookers, you'll want to check the extended forecast.
Reasons to Visit
Visitors to the island who are looking for a thrill can't do better than to visit the Adrenaline Forest, a multi-level obstacle course built up high in the forest canopy. Discovery Travel offers day tours of the region by van and shuttle which range from simple drives around the countryside to wine tours which can accommodate up to 200 people. If you prefer a more relaxed, spiritual atmosphere, the Christchurch Botanic Gardens are just the spot to enjoy the large collection of exotic and indigenous plants on display.
Cheap flights from Auckland to Christchurch
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Auckland and Christchurch airports and terminals
Airports in Auckland, NZ
Jean Batten airport (AKL)
Distance from City Center: 18 kilometers
Terminals and carriers for flights from AKL to CHC
Terminal Carriers Terminal D Air New Zealand, US Airways
Interesting facts about flights from Auckland to Christchurch
- 16 direct flights are operating from Auckland to Christchurch today.
- Today’s average time for a direct flight is 1h 20m.
- Air New Zealand flight 507 (00:10 GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today’s earliest available flight from Auckland to Christchurch.
- Air New Zealand flight 561 (14:45 GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today’s latest available flight from Auckland to Christchurch.
- Today’s shortest direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 501, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 20m.
- Today’s longest direct flight from Auckland to Christchurch (Air New Zealand flight 501, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 20m.
Aircraft options between Auckland and Christchurch
|Airbus Industrie A320||Air New Zealand, US Airways|
|Boeing 737-300 Passenger||Air New Zealand, US Airways|
Flight schedule for flights from Auckland to Christchurch on Sat, Dec 14, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Air New Zealand||NZ513||AKL||07:55||CHC||09:15||320||1hr 20min|
|Air New Zealand||NZ509||AKL||09:00||CHC||10:20||320||1hr 20min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ411/NZ5031||AKL||08:00||CHC||10:30||733/AT7||2hr 30min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ671/NZ5052||AKL||07:25||CHC||11:00||733/AT7||3hr 35min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ8391/NZ8511||AKL||09:05||CHC||11:40||DH3/DH3||2hr 35min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ411/NZ5037||AKL||08:00||CHC||11:45||733/AT7||3hr 45min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ415/NZ5037||AKL||08:35||CHC||11:45||320/AT7||3hr 10min|
|Air New Zealand||NZ525||AKL||10:45||CHC||12:05||733||1hr 20min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ8331/NZ5353||AKL||08:05||CHC||12:05||DH3/AT7||4hr 0min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ5079/NZ5353||AKL||08:55||CHC||12:05||AT7/AT7||3hr 10min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ671/NZ5014||AKL||07:25||CHC||12:40||733/AT7||5hr 15min|
Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.
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Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.