The cheapest times to fly from CLT to CHC are

  • February 5th to March 18th
  • April 16th to June 17th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

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 CLT to CHC is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2905 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1257 for Monday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $1349 to $2326 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 $1373. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2503. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1130 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to CHC flight.

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

CLT to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to CHC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. 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 Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Christchurch, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Charlotte. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $182 (11%) 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 $1600. Return trip prices are from the CHC to CLT 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 CLT 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 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CLT 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 CLT to CHC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1408
  • Average savings: $134 (8.66%)

See CLT to LAX flights

Hack #2: Auckland (CLT > AKL > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1427
  • Average savings: $115 (7.43%)

See CLT to AKL flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (CLT > SFO > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1522
  • Average savings: $19 (1.23%)

See CLT to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, JetBlue, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Christchurch International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8596 miles or 13834 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to CHC flight is about 16 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from CLT to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CLT
Origination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9

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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