The cheapest times to fly from EWR to CHC are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 27th to December 9th (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 EWR to CHC is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2534 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1145 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $1253 to $1959 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 $1276. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2166. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $890 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1421 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to CHC flight.

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

EWR to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to CHC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Newark. 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Christchurch, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Newark. 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 $1393. Return trip prices are from the CHC to EWR 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 EWR to CHC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1323
  • Average savings: $98 (6.9%)

See EWR to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1376
  • Average savings: $45 (3.13%)

See EWR to AKL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1381
  • Average savings: $40 (2.82%)

See EWR to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Christchurch International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9104 miles or 14651 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to CHC flight is about 17 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from EWR to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EWR
Origination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2

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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