The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CHC are

  • January 29th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 30th to September 23rd
  • October 15th 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 ATL to CHC is early September. Prices can be as high as $3196 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1256 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $1281 to $2462 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1349. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2625. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1276 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1516 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CHC flight.

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

ATL to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CHC flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Christchurch, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $257 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1563. Return trip prices are from the CHC to ATL 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 ATL to CHC 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 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to CHC

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 ATL to CHC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1351
  • Average savings: $165 (10.88%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (ATL > SFO > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1458
  • Average savings: $58 (3.83%)

See ATL to SFO flights

Hack #3: Auckland (ATL > AKL > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1513
  • Average savings: $3 (0.2%)

See ATL to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, JetBlue, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Christchurch International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8370 miles or 13470 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to CHC flight is about 16 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from ATL to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

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


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