The cheapest times to fly from CHC to CLE are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • October 15th to November 25th

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 CLE is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2988 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1291 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Cleveland

Flying from Christchurch (CHC) to Cleveland, OH (CLE) will usually cost between $1313 to $1944 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1340. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2352. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1012 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1446 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHC to CLE flight.

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

CHC to CLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHC to CLE 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 depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Cleveland, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Christchurch. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $165 (10%) 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 $1424. Return trip prices are from the CLE 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 CLE 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 46 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 CLE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CLE
  • Usually 5.33% less expensive than CLE
  • 2-layover flights available

See CHC to DTW flights


Flight Hacking CHC to CLE

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 CLE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1307
  • Average savings: $139 (9.61%)

See CHC to MEL flights

Hack #2: Melbourne (CHC > MEL > CLE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1319
  • Average savings: $128 (8.82%)

See CHC to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1365
  • Average savings: $81 (5.6%)

See CHC to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CHC to CLE? 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, American, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport to Christchurch International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8772 miles or 14117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHC to CLE flight is about 16 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Christchurch and Cleveland, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CHC to CLE.


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 CLE
Destination airport name Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
City Cleveland, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 41.4
Longitude -81.9


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