Christchurch to Wellington

Christchurch to Wellington

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Transportation from Christchurch to Wellington

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    NZD 84.34
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How to get from Christchurch to Wellington by Plane

Taking a flight is the fastest and easiest way to get from Christchurch to Wellington. In order to find the best deal, use our online booking service.

There are regular flights departing from Christchurch to Wellington so there are many options to choose from. Keep in mind, however, that a plane is a relatively expensive means of transportation. If you want to secure the best deal, it’s better to book a ticket in advance. It’s also a good idea to plan far ahead if travelling around popular travel seasons.

How far is it from Christchurch to Wellington?

According to Google Maps, the driving distance from Christchurch to Wellington B is 247 miles (396 km). A flying distance is shorter - it is approximately 189 miles.

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Wellington by Plane?

Traveling by plane guarantees the fastest time to get from Christchurch to Wellington. The estimated Christchurch to Wellington travel time is 50m. Keep in mind, however, that getting to the airport, checking-in, and passing through security checks will take some time - it’s better to come to the airport at least an hour in advance if you are flying domestically and two hours in advance if it is an international flight.

The trip duration from Christchurch and Wellington is more or less the same whichever airline you choose to fly.

How much does it cost to get from Christchurch to Wellington?

There are a few ways to secure the cheapest airline tickets. Here are several hints on how to grab the best deals for flying from Christchurch to Wellington:

  • Getting the cheapest air ticket is possible during the airline’s sale period. Discounts can be quite huge, but you have to monitor good deals constantly.
  • Buy an air ticket with a low-cost airline. There are airlines that position themselves as low-cost carriers. Their tickets can be quite cheap - bear in mind though that the departure time can be inconvenient.
  • Buy a ticket straight at the airport. This is the least convenient way to get a plane ticket. A same day Christchurch to Wellington ticket price is usually higher than the one you get if booking in advance.

Best Rated Companies for This Route

The route from Christchurch to Wellington is operated by the following airlines: Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways. Most travellers who bought air tickets for this route with us, opted for . Yet all the carriers we offer enjoy good reputation and provide decent service.

Before booking your flight ticket, always check what is included into the airfare. Remember that checked luggage may or may not be included. Luggage allowance and carry-on luggage dimensions also differ from carrier to carrier. Budget airlines may require online check-in and make you pay for any extras like choosing your seat or onboard meals.