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Sydney Christchurch
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Thu., 01 Aug. SYD - CHC
Sat., 03 Aug. CHC - SYD
$654 $628
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Wed., 24 Jul. SYD - CHC
$266
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Sat., 27 Jul. SYD - CHC
Sat., 27 Jul. CHC - SYD
$480 $460
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Sydney Christchurch
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Thu., 18 Jul. SYD - CHC
Fri., 19 Jul. CHC - SYD
$796
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Sat., 27 Jul. SYD - CHC
Mon., 29 Jul. CHC - SYD
$665 $658
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Sydney Christchurch
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Thu., 08 Aug. SYD - CHC
Sun., 11 Aug. CHC - SYD
$569 $546
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
47% Trains in Christchurch are 47% cheaper than in Sydney.
Sydney $5
Christchurch $2.64
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
5% A meal in Christchurch is 5% cheaper than a meal in Sydney.
Sydney $24
Christchurch $22.72
Exchange rate
1 AUD = 1.11 NZD
1 NZD = 0.91 AUD
Last checked on 12 July 2024
Distance: 2139 kms
Sydney airports
Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) How far from city centre: 8 kms
Bankstown (BWU) How far from city centre: 21 kms
Palm Beach Spb (LBH) How far from city centre: 12 kms
Rose Bay Spb (RSE) How far from city centre: 8 kms
Christchurch airports
Christchurch International Airport (CHC) How far from city centre: 10 kms

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Sydney to Christchurch

How long does the flight take to go from Sydney to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Sydney and Christchurch is of around 03:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,165 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Sydney to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sydney to Christchurch is $266. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Christchurch expensive to visit compared to Sydney?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 3.18 AUD, 54% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 6.90 AUD, while train tickets costs 47% less in Christchurch: 2.64 AUD against 5.00 AUD in Sydney. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 22.72 AUD in Christchurch, 5% less than the 24.00 AUD in Sydney. The price of the coffee is around the same price in Christchurch and Sydney, with an average of 5.02 AUD.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Sydney to Christchurch?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Sydney. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Christchurch compared to Sydney?
While in Sydney the temperatures can reach an average of 36.63 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Christchurch's temperatures can go up to 30.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.38 ºC in Christchurch, compared to the 2.8 ºC average degrees reported in Sydney. During the winter period, Sydney can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Christchurch have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Sydney and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Sydney and Christchurch is: Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Emirates.
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Qantas Airways.

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