The cheapest times to fly from HNL to CHC are

  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • July 30th to December 23rd

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 HNL to CHC is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $7595 for Thursday flights during mid February, or as low as $471 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Honolulu, HI (HNL) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $581 to $2924 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $702. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid February, with an average price of $1941. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1239 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $870 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HNL to CHC flight.

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

HNL to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HNL to CHC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Honolulu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Christchurch, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Honolulu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $799 (48%) 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 $773. Return trip prices are from the CHC to HNL 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 HNL 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 9 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Sydney (HNL > SYD > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $845
  • Average savings: $25 (2.87%)

See HNL to SYD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $846
  • Average savings: $25 (2.82%)

See HNL to AKL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $20 (2.3%)

See HNL to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Christchurch International Airport to Daniel K Inouye International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4853 miles or 7810 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HNL to CHC flight is about 9 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Honolulu, HI and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from HNL to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HNL
Origination airport name Daniel K Inouye International Airport
City Honolulu, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 21.3
Longitude -157.9

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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