The cheapest times to fly from CHC to CMH are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • October 8th to December 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CHC to CMH is late January. Prices can be as high as $3773 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1126 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Christchurch (CHC) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $1211 to $2122 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1259 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1449 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHC to CMH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CHC to CMH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CHC to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHC to CMH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Christchurch. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $241 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1435. Return trip prices are from the CMH to CHC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CHC to CMH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CHC to CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 3.00% less expensive than CMH
  • 2-layover flights available

See CHC to DAY flights

Destination alternative #2: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 0.17% less expensive than CMH
  • 2-layover flights available

See CHC to CLE flights


Flight Hacking CHC to CMH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CHC to CMH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CHC > LAX > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1239
  • Average savings: $210 (14.46%)

See CHC to BNE flights

Hack #2: Brisbane (CHC > BNE > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1329
  • Average savings: $120 (8.25%)

See CHC to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (CHC > SFO > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1415
  • Average savings: $34 (2.31%)

See CHC to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CHC to CMH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, EVA Air, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Christchurch International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8677 miles or 13964 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CHC to CMH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHC to CMH flight is about 16 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Christchurch and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CHC to CMH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CHC
Origination airport name Christchurch International Airport
City Christchurch
Country New Zealand
Latitude -43.5
Longitude 172.5

Return Airport

Destination code CMH
Destination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9


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