The cheapest times to fly from PER to CHC are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 20th to September 2nd
  • October 1st to October 14th

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 PER to CHC is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $955 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $429 for Friday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Christchurch

Flying from Perth (PER) to Christchurch (CHC) will usually cost between $489 to $741 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $494. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $860. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $591 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PER to CHC flight.

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

PER to CHC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PER to CHC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Perth. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHC, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into PER. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $28 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $597. Return trip prices are from the CHC to PER 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 PER to CHC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Melbourne (PER > MEL > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $491
  • Average savings: $101 (17.01%)

See PER to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (PER > SYD > CHC)

  • Price for both tickets: $536
  • Average savings: $55 (9.31%)

See PER to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3130 miles or 5037 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PER to CHC flight is about 6 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Perth and Christchurch?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from PER to CHC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PER
Origination airport name Perth International Airport
City Perth
Country Australia
Latitude -31.9
Longitude 116

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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