Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Sydney
Flights from Christchurch to Sydney are operated by 14 airliners – American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Air China International, China Eastern Airlines, Qantas Airways, United Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Air Canada, Emirates, South African Airways, Air New Zealand, V Australia and Thai Airways International. The most popular are provided by Qantas Airways. They operate around 1 flight a day departing from Christchurch International and arriving at Kingsford Smith. In the morning there is 1 flight, 2 flights in the evening and 0 flights at night with the earliest departuare at 07:30 and latest departure at 15:15. Please be aware that flight times and the number of flights will vary between summer and winter months. The most common flight number for this flight is QF 208, QF 46 and QF 7524.
Other airliners offer less frequent flights but departure times may be more desirable. V Australia offers 1 flight a day from Christchurch International to Kingsford Smith between the hours of 15:55 and 15:55. The flight number for this flight is VA 6003.
Qantas Airways flight prices from Christchurch International to Kingsford Smith can be found at www.qantasairways.com
Below you find a list of all the airliners that operate flights from Christchurch to Sydney and how many flights depart on a per day basis.
You will find alternative routes from Christchurch to Sydney that require 1 or more stops. On some occassions the timing may be more convenient or a quicker route. The table below shows some of the alternative route that are possible.
Return flight are operated by 16 airliners which include American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Air China International, China Eastern Airlines, Qantas Airways, United Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Air Canada, Emirates, South African Airways, Air New Zealand, V Australia, Thai Airways International, Pacific Blue Airlines and Virgin Blue. More information on return flights can be found on our Flights from Sydney to Christchurch page.
Alternative routes to Sydney
As a substitute, you will discover that Hokitika Arpt also give flights to Sydney which could be more fitting for you. Hokitika Arpt has around 4 flights a week though you will find the number of flights vary from month to month so check with the airline currier for the most up to date information.
If you wish to look at this alternative solution then remember Hokitika is around 152 kilometers (95 miles) from Christchurch. Choosing this root would probably require you look at alternative travel arrangement or look at alternative airport parking where costs could vary from airport parking provided at Christchurch. More information can be found at Flights from Hokitika to Sydney. Flights to Sydney are also available from Timaru; 3 flights a day depart from the airport.
Arriving at Sydney
If someone is collecting you at Sydney then make sure they visit our Sydney Airport Arrivals page which gives you all you need to know about flight arrivals and delays or if you choose to hire a car then visit our page which will give you the cheapest car hire quote from all companies based at Sydney.
On arriving at Sydney allow for the difference in the time zone. Sydney is GMT +10.0 compared to GMT +12.0 at Christchurch.
Sydney city center is located about 10 km (6 miles) from Kingsford Smith Airport. If you intended route is into the city then you should find a number of taxis and alternative transport at Kingsford Smith Airport which will make you gurney into the city quite easy. With the number of inhabitants more than 4,394,600 you should find plenty of hostels and hotel if you are searching for accommodation.