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Flights to Christchurch - New Zealand

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  1. Flights to Christchurch from London often involve a stop-over in Australia or Middle east.
  2. Flights to Christchurch take up to 26 hours.
  3. The best and the cheapest time to fly to Christchurch is from April till June.

Cheap Flights to Christchurch

  • Return flight London to Christchurch from £679
  • Return flight Manchester to Christchurch from £699
  • Return flight Birmingham to Christchurch from £699
  • Return flight Glasgow to Christchurch from £719

About Christchurch

The centre of New Zealand’s Canterbury region Christchurch is situated on the east side of the Southern Island on the shores of the Gulf of Pegasus. From the day of its establishment it has been prevailed by the aristocratic Anglo-Saxon atmosphere.

Christchurch is the third largest city in New Zealand. It is undoubtedly a beauty of the South Island. The special charm of the city is created by the numerous parks and gardens. In 1996, Christchurch won the title of the "Garden City of the world", which was contested by 620 cities from different countries. The first European settlement in New Zealand was formed here. Christchurch and is still considered the most European city in the country, immigrants from Europe account for 85 % of its population. And thanks to the abundance of old buildings of the Victorian era and a large number of parks in New Zealand Christchurch can easily confused with some small British town.

Region Canterberry
Christchurch population 390 000
Founded in 1856
Area 608 km²
Population density 641 ppl/km²
Currency New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Time zone UTC+12
Postal Code 8011
International telephone code +64 3

Flying to Christchurch

Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is 12 km away from the city centre and it is the main air hub for exploring New Zealand's south island. The average travel time for a flight from London is 23.5 hours. And cheaper flights options to Christchurch from the UK may involve one or more stopovers which can be made in US or Middle East. The cheapest fares to Christchurch can be found between April and June. Choose you cheapest fare using Cheapflights'R'us search window above.

Once you are in Christchurch Airport

You can travel by bus ($7.50 a ticket), by taxi (about $50) or by a shuttle. Travelling by car be aware that there are lots of roads in the city with just one way traffic.

For mountain tracking, wear shoes with hard soles or shoes, because in sneakers or loafers it would be painful to walk on rocky terrain. And do not forget to bring drinking water.

Things to visit in Christchurch

Christchurch is a city of elegant neo-Gothic architecture, graceful appearance which is full of English flavour and excellence. It is worth to visit the Cathedral Square, which locals often called the " square" due to its shape. The city's cathedral built in 1901 is attracting tourists. It also features a huge metal "bowl" sculpture created by an outstanding sculptor Neil Dawson. This huge inverted cone horn -like ice cream , was installed on the 150th anniversary of the city. Other places worth visiting for their architecture are Catholic Church of the Holy Communion and old English church of St Michael and All Saints. You can also visit: Culture and Art Center, Art galleries, Ethnological Museum of Canterbury, Historical Museum, International Museum of the Antarctic, Automobile Museum, Maritime Gallery Lyttelton, Memory Bridge, built in 1923 in memory of new Zealanders killed in the First World War.

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Book with cheapflightsrus.com for cheap bargain flights to Christchurch New Zealand. Traditionally the most English of the New Zealand cities, Christchurch has been slower than Auckland and Wellington to embrace the increasingly multicultural nature of urban NZ society. There’s still plenty to do in Christchurch especially with low cost cheap Christchurch Flights from the UK. Visitors can visit Christchurch with a English past though, with a grand Anglican cathedral rising from a stately square, gliding down the sleepy Avon River and trams rattling contentedly along Worcester St. But scratch the surface a little, and a more dynamic Christchurch is reflected in the restored lane-ways and squares around Lichfield St, High St’s hip café scene and locals’ immense pride in their beautifully maintained Arts Centre.

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