Christchurch to Queenstown

Christchurch to Queenstown

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Christchurch to Queenstown Schedule

Christchurch to Queenstown Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ22808:30 - 09:50$ 246.30
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ23411:35 - 12:55$ 145.77
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ23614:05 - 15:25$ 263.77
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ65119:40 - 20:40$ 247.99

Transportation from Christchurch to Queenstown

  • Flights
    $ 39
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Christchurch to Queenstown?

When you want to get from Christchurch to Queenstown, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Flight

How far is Christchurch from Queenstown?

The overland distance from Christchurch to Queenstown is 281 miles (452 km).
The flying distance is 217 miles (348 km).

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Queenstown?

The travel time from Christchurch to Queenstown takes approximately 25 hours.

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

To get from Christchurch to Queenstown prepare to shell out about USD 38.84 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown Otago are operated 6 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Christchurch to Queenstown

While flight is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your airticket:

  • It is recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it's recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Christchurch to Queenstown Otago
Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways.

Do many travellers take flight from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Up to now, 588 booked flight tickets from Christchurch to Queenstown through our service. You can check reviews above.