The cheapest times to fly from CHC to ANC are

  • February 12th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to August 12th (except the weeks of June 25th, July 2nd, and July 30th)
  • October 15th to October 28th

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 ANC is mid May. Prices can be as high as $6585 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1310 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Christchurch (CHC) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $1360 to $3188 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1376. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $3299. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1923 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1491 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHC to ANC flight.

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

CHC to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHC to ANC 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $499 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1524. Return trip prices are from the ANC 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 ANC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CHC to ANC

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 ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1356
  • Average savings: $135 (9.05%)

See CHC to HNL flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (CHC > HNL > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1391
  • Average savings: $100 (6.71%)

See CHC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (CHC > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1408
  • Average savings: $84 (5.6%)

See CHC to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Christchurch International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7529 miles or 12117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHC to ANC flight is about 14 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Christchurch and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from CHC to ANC.


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 ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


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