The cheapest times to fly from LBB to CHC are

  • January 15th to June 10th (except the week of February 12th)
  • October 22nd to November 11th (except the week of October 29th)

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 LBB to CHC is early May. Prices can be as high as $4212 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1259 for Tuesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Lubbock, TX (LBB) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $1264 to $2754 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1354. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2964. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1610 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1561 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LBB to CHC flight.

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

LBB to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LBB to CHC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lubbock. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHC, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LBB. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Christchurch, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Lubbock. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $398 (19%) 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 $1612. Return trip prices are from the CHC to LBB 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 LBB 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 37 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1372
  • Average savings: $190 (12.14%)

See LBB to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (LBB > SFO > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1484
  • Average savings: $77 (4.93%)

See LBB to SFO flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (LBB > SEA > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1557
  • Average savings: $4 (0.26%)

See LBB to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, EVA Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Christchurch International Airport to Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7572 miles or 12186 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LBB to CHC flight is about 14 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Lubbock, TX and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from LBB to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LBB
Origination airport name Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City Lubbock, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 33.7
Longitude -101.8

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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