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Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Christchurch (CHC)

One-way flights were as low as AU$186 and round trip flights were AU$342 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


Darwin to Christchurch Flight Deals from AU$342

Considering a quick trip to Christchurch, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from DRW to CHC. With heaps of cheap fares from Darwin, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Darwin Intl. to Christchurch Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest DRW to CHC Flights

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Darwin to Christchurch flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top DRW to CHC routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling FromDarwin Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeDRW
Traveling ToChristchurch Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHC
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$342

FAQs about flights from Darwin Intl. (DRW) to Christchurch Intl. (CHC)

How long is the flight from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)?

The flight from DRW to CHC usually takes around 7 hours and 15 minutes. Just think, it's your chance to finally delete all 5,256 unopened emails from your inbox.

What airlines fly direct from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)?

Darwin and Christchurch, unfortunately, aren't connected by direct flights. However, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand offer the next best thing. These airlines service the route from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) with only one stopover.

How many flights are there from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)?

Planning your well-deserved break in Christchurch takes only a few mouse clicks. With 9 flights operating from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) every week, you'll have no problem finding one to suit your needs.

Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Christchurch Airport (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • Keeping your fluids up is essential to having a pleasant overall travel experience. By staying properly hydrated, you'll feel more energetic and ready to hit the ground running the minute you hit the tarmac.
  • If you've booked a tight connecting flight (or you're simply itching to begin your holiday), choose a seat near the front of the aircraft. Be warned though, this area usually has facilities for families with young kids, and you might get seated close to noisy, wriggling toddlers. Remember your earplugs.
  • Think about bringing a few nutritious snacks in your carry-on luggage. If nothing on the airline menu looks particularly appetising, at least your muesli bars will keep you going.
  • Here's your chance to do a bit of digital housekeeping. Delete (or finally read!) all those emails which have been piling up in your inbox for months. There's nothing like finally getting on top of those little red notifications.
  • You'll be sorry if you forget to bring along a quality neck pillow. The difference a few solid hours of sleep makes to the start of your holiday can be huge.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • You'll need to go through airport security, so avoid wearing metal, including silver belt buckles. Your shoes should be easy to take on and off in case they need to be scanned. On board, many comfortable layers are the best option so you are prepared for any temperature fluctuations.
  • Staying seated for such a long time isn't so good for your blood circulation. Get up and move around the cabin once in a while, do some ankle circles and knee bends in your seat and think about wearing a pair of compression socks or tights.
Can you take food on international flights:
  • As long as the food adheres to gel and liquid restrictions, you're allowed to bring it on board with you. Consider your in-flight neighbours and leave at home any particularly smelly foods (forget tuna sandwiches). Dry snacks are a good choice.
Address:
Christchurch
New Zealand
IATA Code:
CHC
Longitude:
172.538892
Latitude:
-43.488655
Time Zone:
Pacific/Auckland
Address:
Darwin NT
Australia
IATA Code:
DRW
Longitude:
130.877521
Latitude:
-12.407805
Time Zone:
Australia/Darwin

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Christchurch Intl.

Jucy Snooze Christchurch AU$80
Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020
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Jucy Snooze Christchurch

Jucy Snooze Christchurch

5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
Jucy Snooze Christchurch
     
    3.9 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Very reasonably priced for a bed and bathroom for the night. Clean and comfortable for a quick stay.

    Novotel Christchurch Airport Get Rates
    Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020
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    Novotel Christchurch Airport

    Novotel Christchurch Airport

    30 Durey Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, NZ
    Novotel Christchurch Airport
       
      4.8 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      A beautiful new property with very friendly and helpful staff.

      Sudima Christchurch Airport Get Rates
      Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2020
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      Sudima Christchurch Airport

      Sudima Christchurch Airport

      550 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
      Sudima Christchurch Airport
         
        4.4 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Very user friendly staff very nice. Highly recommended

        International Antarctic Centre Get Rates
        International Antarctic Centre

        International Antarctic Centre

        Orchard Road, 38, Christchurch, Canterbury
        International Antarctic Centre
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Christchurch, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of International Antarctic Centre and Russley Golf Club. Omarino Wine Park and Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre are also within 3 miles (5 km).

          Hotels in Nearby Christchurch

          Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch Get Rates
          Reviewed on 6 Sep. 2020
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          Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

          Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

          166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
          Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
             
            4.4 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Bed a little under dressed, room getting a little tired

            Southwark Hotel & Apartments AU$65
            Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020
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            Southwark Hotel & Apartments

            Southwark Hotel & Apartments

            25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
            Southwark Hotel & Apartments
               
              4.2 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Central location, easy access, clean and tidy. Warm and comfortable

              Crowne Plaza Christchurch Get Rates
              Reviewed on 23 Aug. 2020
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              Crowne Plaza Christchurch

              Crowne Plaza Christchurch

              764 Colombo Street, Christchurch
              Crowne Plaza Christchurch
                 
                4.7 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                The upgrade we had on the room as there was a slight problem with the toilet in the first room the resturant was good and the lounge near the reciiption. Staff with good knowledge very helpful.

                Rydges Latimer Christchurch AU$117
                Reviewed on 6 Sep. 2020
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                Rydges Latimer Christchurch

                Rydges Latimer Christchurch

                30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
                Rydges Latimer Christchurch
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Room was very comfortable. Communication with restaurant Staff could have been better. Due to Covid Level 2 I Rang the day prior to check if we needed to book to have a meal in their bar on the Saturday night and Was told there was no need to but upon arrival at the hotel we were informed the restaurant ...

                  Low Priced Christchurch Intl. Hotels

                  BreakFree on Cashel AU$65
                  Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2020
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                  BreakFree on Cashel

                  BreakFree on Cashel

                  165 Cashel Street, Christchurch
                  BreakFree on Cashel
                     
                    3.9 of 5
                    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Very good price. Clean and comfortable. Great location

                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch AU$80
                    Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020
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                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch

                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch

                    5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
                    Jucy Snooze Christchurch
                       
                      3.9 of 5
                      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Very reasonably priced for a bed and bathroom for the night. Clean and comfortable for a quick stay.

                      Country Glen Lodge AU$83
                      Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020
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                      Country Glen Lodge

                      Country Glen Lodge

                      107 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
                      Country Glen Lodge
                         
                        4.4 of 5
                        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        Good location & comfortable beds. Needs a make over as starting to look a bit tied.

                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation AU$54
                        Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2020
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                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation

                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation

                        263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
                        All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation
                           
                          4.3 of 5
                          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Easy check in, room tidy with all necessities. Staff were friendly.

                          Luxury Hotels near Christchurch Intl.

                          Commodore Airport Hotel Get Rates
                          Reviewed on 4 Jun. 2020
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                          Commodore Airport Hotel

                          Commodore Airport Hotel

                          449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
                          Commodore Airport Hotel
                             
                            4.7 of 5
                            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                            Friendliness of staff, always on hand to welcome you and show you to your room.

                            The George Christchurch AU$246
                            Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2019
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                            The George Christchurch

                            The George Christchurch

                            50 Park Terrace, Christchurch
                            The George Christchurch
                               
                              4.6 of 5
                              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                              I like this Hotel . Except the light switches . Very hard to work.

                              Heritage Christchurch AU$220
                              Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2020
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                              Heritage Christchurch

                              Heritage Christchurch

                              28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
                              Heritage Christchurch
                                 
                                4.6 of 5
                                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                Arrived to check-in, reception has moved to a room down the hall, which is not at all welcoming. Suite was great, clean and spacious. Staff were friendly.

                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch AU$170
                                Reviewed on 26 Aug. 2020
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                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch

                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch

                                Clearwater Avenue, Christchurch
                                Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch
                                   
                                  4.5 of 5
                                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  The property and rooms are beautiful. Very close to the airport and priced well.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Christchurch

                                  Commodore Airport Hotel Get Rates
                                  Reviewed on 4 Jun. 2020
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                                  Commodore Airport Hotel

                                  Commodore Airport Hotel

                                  449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch
                                  Commodore Airport Hotel
                                     
                                    4.7 of 5
                                    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Friendliness of staff, always on hand to welcome you and show you to your room.

                                    Ashford Motor Lodge AU$133
                                    Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2020
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                                    Ashford Motor Lodge

                                    Ashford Motor Lodge

                                    35 Papanui Road, Christchurch
                                    Ashford Motor Lodge
                                       
                                      4.5 of 5
                                      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Warm, clean and well equipped Roomy Handy in location

                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park AU$75
                                      Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020
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                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park

                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park

                                      39 MEADOW STREET, PAPANUI, Christchurch
                                      Christchurch TOP 10 Holiday Park
                                         
                                        4.4 of 5
                                        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Facilities staff and overall experience was excellent. Highly recommended.

                                        Camelot Motor Lodge AU$90
                                        Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020
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                                        Camelot Motor Lodge

                                        Camelot Motor Lodge

                                        28 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch
                                        Camelot Motor Lodge
                                           
                                          4.1 of 5
                                          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          needs more parking, when booking with a pet ,there needs to be a space in the booking so the motel knows you a bringing your pet..on the wotif page.


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