Cheap flights from Brisbane to Christchurch

Flight information Brisbane to Christchurch

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2500 kilometres

3h 25min

Most popular airline last month

Air New Zealand


1 airport

Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Christchurch?

How easy is it to depart from Brisbane? 

Brisbane Airport is the primary airport for the city of Brisbane, and the state of Queensland, This airport has 2 terminals.

  • International Terminal – flights to New Zealand will depart from here.

The International Terminal has information desks, charging outlets, VIP lounges, cash machines, shops, restaurants, payphones, free WiFi, and currency exchange. A complimentary bus service links the terminals. There is also an AirTrain service, which costs $5.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours. 

What do I need before I depart from Brisbane?

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Christchurch?

Christchurch International Airport is the principal airport Christchurch city, and New Zealand’s South Island. There are 2 terminals here.

  • International Terminal – incoming flights from Brisbane are directed here.

Travellers will find cash machines, a full-service bank, a newsagency, a pharmacy, duty-free shops, restaurants, premier lounges, and free WiFi. The Domestic Terminal is within walking distance.

What is the weather like in Christchurch?

  • Christchurch has a mild climate. Summer temperatures hover around 21-23°C, the shoulder seasons between 14-20°C, and winter drops as low as 11°C. 

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Christchurch? 

  • Christchurch is 3 hours ahead of Brisbane during Daylight Savings Time (DST) and 2 hours ahead during Standard Time (ST).

Is Christchurch cheaper than Brisbane?

Christchurch and Brisbane are around the same price range, though you’ll find that dining in Christchurch is a little but cheaper. Read all about the top 10 things you can do in Christchurch here.

  Brisbane Christchurch
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 80NZD ($72)
Average cost of a coffee $4.20 4.40NZD ($4.20)
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $30 45-65NZD ($43-62)

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2017 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.