Direct flights to Christchurch

Travel to Christchurch and experience everything New Zealand's second largest city has to offer. See all direct flights to the city and learn more about Christchurch in our extensive guide.

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Situated on the east coast of the South Island, Christchurch is the second largest city in New Zealand offering a fantastic mix of historic landmarks, tourist attractions and spectacular beaches.

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With its beautiful gardens and parks it is little wonder it is known as the Garden City and with the glorious River Avon running through the city, it really does boast an impressive and picturesque setting.

A Christchurch holiday is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, the city offering a host of activities like walking trails, cycling and horseback riding and watersports, including swimming with dolphins. Besides the green space, there are beaches; a lively city centre packed with pubs and restaurants, a healthy sports scene and several museums.

Direct flights to Christchurch

The majority of the flights landing in Christchurch and domestic routes from other parts of the country. You can also find direct flights to Christchurch from some Australian cities, and a couple of airports in Asia. Please take a look at the links below to see flight options from each airport.

Domestic flights

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The perfect destination for outdoor experiences

One of Christchurch’s most popular attractions is the Christ Church Cathedral, a beautiful Anglican building dating back to 1865 and boasting an impressive architecture, stone carvings and stained-glass windows.

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If you enjoy strolling around museums and galleries, the Canterbury Museum has a wonderful collection of Maori treasures and children will love the interactive natural history exhibits at the Discovery Centre.

The International Antarctic Centre also caters well for families with many hands-on activities including an indoor snow and ice experience and penguin feeding. For art lovers, Christchurch Art Gallery houses the largest art collection in the South Island showcasing contemporary and historic displays.

To make the most of the city’s natural beauty, why not take the Christchurch Gondola, a small cable car, offering you incredible panoramic views of the cityscape. For beach lovers, some of the best beaches in Christchurch include Sumner and Waimairi beach and Taylor’s Mistake Beach is widely considered to be Christchurch’s premier surfing beach.

Find a cheap flight to Christchurch

Our competitive fares at Directflights.com means you can benefit from some of the cheapest flights to Christchurch whether you’re booking in advance or looking for last minute flights. For the best offers on cheap flights to Christchurch we recommend you try and avoid the busy times of year to travel.

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Christchurch weather and climate

Christchurch has a fairly dry temperate climate, with warm to hot summers and mild winters. Summer temperatures range from mild to extremely hot, often moderated by sea breezes blowing in from the northeast.

Winters bring clear, cold days, with temperatures often dropping below freezing level at night, with frost. Snow is a rarity in the city, but falls occasionally in the suburban hills. Rainfalls can be expected any time of year, but are more likely in winter.