Wellington to Christchurch

Wellington to Christchurch

  Oct 2, 2021, 14 trips (NZD 125 – NZD 0)

Wellington to Christchurch Schedule

Wellington to Christchurch Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ533106:05 - 07:10NZD 257.44
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ28708:20 - 09:10NZD 146.24
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ33708:15 - 09:10NZD 367.77
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ29112:10 - 13:00NZD 125.23
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ536114:05 - 15:10NZD 367.77
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ36916:00 - 16:55NZD 367.77

Transportation from Wellington to Christchurch

How to get from Wellington to Christchurch

Travelling between Wellington and Christchurch is possible by flight. At the moment it is the only option available for this route.

How far is Wellington from Christchurch?

Travelling by land the distance between Wellington and Christchurch is 396 km while it is about 304 km as the crow flies.

How long does it take to get from Wellington to Christchurch?

Travelling by flight between Wellington and Christchurch, expect to spend about 21 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Wellington to Christchurch?

flight tickets for Wellington - Christchurch route will set you back about NZD 366.91. To ensure the best price, buy tickets in advance.

How many trips per day are there between Wellington and Christchurch?

  • 2 by Ferry+Train from Wellington to Christchurch starting from 08:45 Picton until 19:00 Picton
  • 1 by flight from Wellington to Christchurch starting from 10:30 Christchurch Airport until 10:30 Christchurch Airport
    Flights from Wellington to Christchurch are operated 1 times a day.

Useful tips for travelling between Wellington and Christchurch by flight

To get from Wellington to Christchurch your choice is limited to a single transportation option but it does not mean you cannot make your trip as comfortable as possible. Check our simple hints to avoid disappointment during your travel.


Useful tips for air travellers:

  • Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
  • Remember to calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
  • In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Wellington and Christchurch

Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways.

How many travellers choose to get from Wellington to Christchurch by flight?

We have sold flight tickets to 557 passengers. Some of them left reviews on their trip above on this page. Check travellers' reviews to get prepared. They are always the most useful and reliable source of information.