The cheapest times to fly from LGA to CHC are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 LGA to CHC is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2565 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1175 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from New York, NY (LGA) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $1295 to $2305 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 $1294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2330. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1037 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1504 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGA to CHC flight.

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

LGA to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGA to CHC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New York. 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 Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $168 (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 $1538. Return trip prices are from the CHC to LGA 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 LGA 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 17 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1322
  • Average savings: $182 (12.1%)

See LGA to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1428
  • Average savings: $76 (5.05%)

See LGA to AKL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1452
  • Average savings: $53 (3.49%)

See LGA to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGA 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, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9120 miles or 14677 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGA to CHC flight is about 17 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from LGA to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGA
Origination airport name LaGuardia Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -73.9

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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