Compare Cheap Flights from Brisbane to Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch is a vibrant and bustling city located on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. It is known for its traditional English heritage mixed with creative urban architecture which gives the city an authentic look.
Christchurch is packed with amazing options to fill your free time, from hiking in the Port Hills to exploring the city by double-decker bus, gondola or tram. You can even enjoy the view from a classic Edwardian punt. Discover eclectic shops and pubs and indulge your tastes in superb restaurants. There is also something for art and culture lovers too, such as the Canterbury Museum, Isaac Theatre Royal, many fantastic galleries and extraordinary street art. There, you can hike, ski, bungee jump, mountain bike, raft, surf, swim, golf, see whales, dolphins, and seals, visit wineries and gardens, and so much more.
If you want to spend your holiday exploring this vibrant city and at the same time relaxing in green heaven, Webjet will help you find the best offers for BNE to CHC flights. Return flights to Christchurch from Brisbane are especially popular as they are very affordable.
Things to do in Christchurch
If you love history and tales of old, there is plenty of real gems in Christchurch. Through the door of the beautiful historic building in the centre of the city, you will step back in time and explore legends and artefacts belonging to times that are long gone. There you can find a fascinating Antarctic collection, Maori exhibits, and a Christchurch Victorian Street.
Hanmer Springs and Hurunui
Thermal waters, wine, and adventure-you can have all that in Hanmer Springs and Hurunui. As it is very close to the Christchurch Airport it is an attractive South Pacific wine destination. Only 90 minutes from Christchurch, you arrive at the alpine spa village of Hanmer Springs. Here you can indulge yourself at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa. They offer sulphur and thermal pools, sauna and steam rooms, a lazy river, and water-fuelled action with waterslides. At Hanmer Springs, you can also have an adventure of your lifetime. You can bungee jump, go on a white-water rafting trip, or buckle up for a jet boat ride.
Christchurch Parks and Reserves
Christchurch is also known as “The Garden city”. There you will find many gardens, parks, forests, and wetlands. They are perfect if you want to take a relaxing stroll, but they can also provide you with plenty of other recreational activities.
Some of the famous parks are Christchurch's inner-city park, Riccarton Bush and Ilam Homestead Gardens, The Groynes, Styx Mill Conservation Reserve & Travis Wetland and many others. In these beautiful green oases, you can see historic buildings sitting alongside the Avon River, wildlife, exotic plants and many perfect picnic spots.
Best time to visit Christchurch
When is the best time to travel from Brisbane (BNE) to Christchurch (CHC)?
Most travellers prefer to travel from Brisbane (BNE) to Christchurch (CHC) when the weather is warm. The warmest months in Christchurch are January, February, and December and that is the time when most of the travellers book their flights Brisbane to Christchurch.
But in Christchurch every season has its wonders and magic. There are weather highlights in every season, so many would agree that the best time to book your return flight to Christchurch from Brisbane is tomorrow.
Cheap Flights to Christchurch (CHC) from Brisbane (BNE)
Are you looking for cheap flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Christchurch (CHC)?
There are around 25 BNE to CHC flights daily, out of which 3 are direct flights. Direct BNE to CHC flights last around 3 and a half hours.
If you want to book cheap flights from Brisbane to Christchurch then Webjet offers you the best deals. There you can find cheap flights from Brisbane to Christchurch under AUD 400. Also, if you want more affordable prices then you should consider return flights to Christchurch from Brisbane.
Departing from Brisbane Airport (BNE)
Brisbane airport is the main airport for the municipality of Brisbane. Behind Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane has the 3rd largest number of connections for domestic flights in Australia. The airport connects to 29 international locations as well.
Getting to Brisbane Airport (BNE)
There are several ways you could get to the airport. One of the most popular ways is by taxi. Taxis are available 24/7 from ranks right outside the Domestic and International Terminals. Prices can go between AUD 45 AND AUD 55. The drive from the city to the airport is approximately 25 minutes.
Another quick option is by the Airtrain. Brisbane Airport is just 20 minutes by train from the city. Train services run every 15 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes during off-peak periods.
Parking Options at Brisbane Airport (BNE)
Parking won’t be a problem as there are many options when you have flights Brisbane (BNE) to Christchurch (CHC). If you are going only on a short trip then the best option would be ParkLong car parks which are located at the domestic and international terminals.
If you are looking for the most affordable parking space then the best option is the AIRPARK which is a little farther away from the terminals, but there is a shuttle bus service that can take you to and from the terminals.
Arriving at Christchurch Airport (CHC)
Christchurch Airport is the second largest airport in New Zealand. It is only a few kilometres from the city centre. Your flights Brisbane to Christchurch end here and you are ready to start your unforgettable holiday in Christchurch.
Getting from Christchurch Airport (CHC) to Your Hotel
When you have finally arrived from Brisbane (BNE) to Christchurch (CHC) you will quickly pick up your luggage and prepare to leave Christchurch Airport. Christchurch city centre is only a 15-minute drive from the airport and several transport options are available from the terminal including shuttles, rental cars, and taxis.
One of the best options is the Regular Metro bus which connects the airport to the city centre and many other locations. Tickets cost AUD 8.50 one way and AUD 15 return.
A more convenient way of transport is by taxi. The taxi rank is located outside the International Arrivals Hall. Prices vary, but the standard fare is usually around AUD 45-AUD 65.