The cheapest times to fly from DEN to CHC are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • April 9th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 6th to September 23rd (except the week of August 27th)

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 DEN to CHC is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2683 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1159 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $1192 to $2060 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1223. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2277. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1054 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1349 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to CHC flight.

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

DEN to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to CHC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Denver. 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 Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DEN. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Christchurch, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Denver. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $143 (9%) 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 $1403. Return trip prices are from the CHC to DEN 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 DEN 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 14 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1234
  • Average savings: $115 (8.53%)

See DEN to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1290
  • Average savings: $59 (4.34%)

See DEN to AKL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1346
  • Average savings: $3 (0.22%)

See DEN to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Christchurch International Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7723 miles or 12429 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to CHC flight is about 14 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from DEN to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEN
Origination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7

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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