The cheapest times to fly from CHC to ATL are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • July 23rd to August 5th

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 ATL is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3000 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1024 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Christchurch (CHC) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1084 to $2065 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2470. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1349 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1413 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHC to ATL flight.

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

CHC to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHC to ATL 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CHC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Christchurch. 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 Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1224. Return trip prices are from the ATL 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 ATL 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 CHC to ATL

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 ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1306
  • Average savings: $108 (7.61%)

See CHC to IAH flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (CHC > IAH > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1352
  • Average savings: $61 (4.32%)

See CHC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (CHC > HOU > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1357
  • Average savings: $56 (3.96%)

See CHC to HOU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

How many flights go between Christchurch and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from CHC to ATL.


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


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