Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Cheapest prices for South Island flights by month
The cheapest ticket to South Island found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to South Island is currently September; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to South Island?
Average Christchurch flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - CHC
R13 456 - R21 571
11 - 22 °C
13 - 21 mm
The best time to fly to South Island is during September, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to South Island then January is statistically the hottest. June is historically the period with most rainfall.
When is the best time to book a flight to South Island?
Booking 56 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to South Island. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
Which day is cheapest to fly to South Island?
The cheapest flights to South Island are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Thursday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to South Island?
South Island flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.
Alternative, similarly priced destinations
See alternative destinations where airfare is generally forecast to be close to South Island flight prices.