Flights from Adelaide to Christchurch

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Compare Cheap Adelaide to Christchurch Flights


No matter if you’re eager to see the mountains that stood in for the Edoras in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, or you fancy yourself a green-thumb and want to admire the blooms behind its ‘Garden City’ moniker; a visit to Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island is always a good idea. And the best way to get your holiday to Christchurch started is nabbing a great-value airfare from Adelaide on Webjet. Christchurch has a host of family-friendly activities to enjoy with your entire tribe, such as off-roading to Mount Sunday, whale-watching from Kaikoura, or even having breakfast with penguins. Plus there are things to do for couples, groups and even solo travellers, too.


 

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The best time to visit Christchurch


With longer daylight hours and daily temperatures reaching 22°C (71°F), summer in Christchurch is unsurprisingly the city’s busiest tourist season. It can be helpful to book any outdoor activities and tours, as well as hotels, before you board your ADL to CHC flight. Autumn temperatures drop slightly between March and May and there is often the chance of an afternoon shower or two. If you’re searching for cheap flights from Adelaide to Christchurch, look to travel in May, just before winter ski season begins. Skiers and snowboarders head to the slopes from June through August. Flowers are in bloom throughout September through November, with daytime temperatures reaching 17°C (62°F) and visitors enjoying plenty of sunshine for their outdoor pursuits. 


 

 

Departing From Adelaide


Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer cheap airfares from Adelaide to Christchurch. Travel time is more than six hours and usually includes one stopover in Melbourne. 


 

Getting to Adelaide Airport


The quickest route to the airport from the city centre is via Uber or taxi. The journey from city to airport can be as quick as 15 minutes and should cost between $23 to $27 AUD. If you’re on a budget, then the cheapest option is with the Metro bus services. The J1x line uses a double decker bus equipped to handle additional luggage - perfect for your extra winter clothes or snow gear if you’ve visiting Christchurch to make the most of the nearby mountains. If you’re packing light for your summer trip to Christchurch, hop on the express J1a line.


 

Parking at Adelaide Airport

 


Parking your car at the airport doesn’t have to break the bank. Adelaide Airport has two budget-friendly options that will save you time and money.


 

Where to Park at Adelaide Airport


If you plan on parking your car at the airport, you can pre-book your space up to nine months in advance. And with safe and secure storage at the airport, you can have peace of mind that your car is safe while you’re on holiday in Christchurch.
 
Terminal Car Park: Weekly rates for international travellers allow offer the lowest rates for covered parking. The Terminal Car Park has ample parking available 24/7 and uses a special parking system to guide drivers to the nearest open slot. Enjoy a 4-minute walk to the terminals along the covered walkway. The weekly rate for covered parking at the Terminal Car Park starts at $108 AUD. 
Long Term Car Park: Offer the cheapest parking rates for the ADL to CHC journey.The uncovered lots include shuttle transfer to the terminals, or you can take the quick 10-minute walk along the marked path. Weekly rates at The Long Term Car Park start at $67 AUD.


 

Arriving in Christchurch


All flights from Adelaide land at Christchurch International Airport (CHC).


 

How to Get from Christchurch International Airport to Your Christchurch Hotel or Accommodation


Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is located 12 kilometres from the city. Several taxi services are available outside the arrivals area. The one-way fare for the 15-minute ride into the city centre can cost between $45 to $64 NZD ($43 to $62 AUD). The Super Shuttle can take passengers to the CBD in about 30 minutes. The fare for one traveller is $25 NZD ($24 AUD) and $30 NZD ($29 AUD) for a pair. Each additional traveller in a group is only $4 NZD ($3.80 AUD) more. The cheapest route to the city centre from CHIC is via the number 29 Metro Bus. Passengers can enjoy the 30-minute ride for only $8 NZD ($7.60 AUD). 


 
 

 

Things to do in Christchurch


Book an all-day excursion to Mount Sunday to get an up-close view of the peak that stood in for Edoras in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Tour guides offer behind-the-scenes insights that even avid LOTR fans may have missed. After the tour, have your picture taken with props from the movies and the mountain in the background. When you’ve had your fill of the beautiful scenery at Mount Sunday, head to The Tannery, a fully-restored Victorian Tannery filled with local treasures and souvenirs, for some retail therapy and a taste of local fare. Experience the chill of the arctic winds in the Antarctic Storm Room at the International Antarctic Centre, or even book in advance to breakfast with some of the centre’s waddling penguin residents. If the weather is nice, enjoy a brisk stroll along the Avon River at Hagley Park. The dog- and bike-friendly park is home to well-maintained botanical gardens and also hosts public events throughout the year.

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