The cheapest times to fly from CHC to STN are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • July 30th to December 9th

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 STN is early September. Prices can be as high as $5595 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $1128 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Christchurch (CHC) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1295 to $4968 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 $1163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $5046. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3883 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2611 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHC to STN flight.

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

CHC to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHC to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Christchurch. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $832 (27%) 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 $2701. Return trip prices are from the STN 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 STN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 22 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CHC to STN

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 STN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (CHC > HKG > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1567
  • Average savings: $1044 (39.98%)

See CHC to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (CHC > SYD > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1581
  • Average savings: $1031 (39.47%)

See CHC to HKG flights

Hack #3: Melbourne (CHC > MEL > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1616
  • Average savings: $996 (38.13%)

See CHC to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, atlasglobal, Emirates, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Qantas, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Christchurch International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 11754 miles or 18916 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHC to STN flight is about 22 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Christchurch and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from CHC to STN.


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 STN
Destination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2


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