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 October 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.
Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to South Island. Flying to South Island in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.
When is the best time to fly to South Island?
Average Christchurch flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - CHC
R13 638 - R21 863
11 - 22 °C
13 - 21 mm
October is typically the best time to fly to South Island, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to South Island, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being June.
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?
At the moment, Sunday is the most economical day to take a flight to South Island. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to South Island?
Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to South Island. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.
Alternative, similarly priced destinations
See alternative destinations where airfare is generally forecast to be close to South Island flight prices.