Cheap flights from Vancouver to Christchurch

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How to find the cheapest flight from Vancouver to Christchurch

All the information you need to plan the best 8CA to CHC flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.

8CA - CHC

Price

C$ 886 - C$ 1,378

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

CHC

Precipitation

40 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 1,384

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 1,129

From Vancouver to Christchurch

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to Christchurch?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 16 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 16 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Vancouver to Christchurch 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,323, or C$ 1,637 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver to Christchurch?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch from Vancouver in August are about C$ 1,342 on average during August, but can be found for as low as C$ 1,013.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Christchurch (8CA - CHC)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Vancouver to Christchurch as you normally would.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Vancouver to Christchurch flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Christchurch from Vancouver?

For a flight from Vancouver to Christchurch, you will be flying into Christchurch. Christchurch (CHC) is just 9.5 km from the centre of the city. Christchurch is the only Christchurch airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Vancouver per day. 4 airlines have flights to Christchurch from Vancouver on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Vancouver to Christchurch that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Air Canada. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Christchurch for under C$ 2,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Christchurch for under C$ 2,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just C$ 2,102, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 3,713.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Vancouver to Christchurch round-trip?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Christchurch, with prices starting at C$ 2,102.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to Christchurch?

Consider Air Canada, Cathay Pacific or Air New Zealand when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Vancouver to Christchurch.

Other flights to Christchurch

Can I fly to Christchurch from Vancouver right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to Christchurch

Most visitors from Vancouver will not be allowed to enter Christchurch.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Christchurch.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to quarantine after entering Christchurch.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to Vancouver from Christchurch?

Returning to Vancouver from Christchurch

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Christchurch must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vancouver.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Christchurch are not required to quarantine after entering Vancouver.

Alternative routes for Vancouver to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Victoria to Aucklandfrom C$ 1,407 pp
Kelowna to Aucklandfrom C$ 1,712 pp

Top 2 airlines flying from Vancouver to Christchurch

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to Christchurch choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestC$ 897
AverageC$ 1,178
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
CheapestC$ 951
AverageC$ 1,463
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety