Flights from Christchurch to Dubai

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Thu 04 Jul
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$2,442 RETURN
CX Airlines
Fri 12 Jul
Updated on 15 Apr
$2,442 RETURN
CX Airlines

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Route information for flights from Christchurch to Dubai

Cheapest return price for the current month from $2,442*
Cheapest return price over next 6 months from $2,274*
Cheapest month September 2024
Most expensive month September 2024
Average flight time 19h 30m

Dubai Guide

Compare Cheap Christchurch to Dubai Flights

Book your return flights from Christchurch to Dubai and discover the UAE's glamourous desert city. Dubai's skyline shines like a glittering jewel against the barren desert backdrops. Inside its sprawling metropolis lies mega shopping malls, adrenaline-inducing activities and an influx of cultural institutions. With connecting flights via Sydney, Auckland or Singapore and a flight time of 19 hours 30 minutes, it's a destination for Kiwis looking to play hard and experience the finer things in life.

Use Webjet's powerful airline comparison search engine to find cheap flights from Christchurch to Dubai and get ready for a luxurious adventure into a shimmering oasis.

Best time to visit Dubai

The best time to visit Dubai

The best time to visit Dubai is during the city's winter months. From November to March, it's perfect beach weather with balmy days and clear blue skies. The only downside is that its high season. Book your return flights from Christchurch to Dubai well in advance to make sure you get a good deal. If you want to escape the crowds, plan your trip between April and October. The high humidity levels and temperatures keep most travellers away. Ramadan also falls between these months. During this religious fasting month, most businesses will run on shorter hours, and make note to be considerate about drinking or eating in public between sunrise and sunset.


Departing From Christchurch

Christchurch is the oldest and second busiest airport in New Zealand. It operates direct flights to 18 domestic and 11 international destinations. Emirates, Air New Zealand, Qantas and Singapore Airlines all operate daily connecting flights via Sydney, Auckland or Singapore from Christchurch (CHC) to Dubai (DXB).

Getting to Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch International Airport is located 12 kilometres from the city centre. Take a metered taxi if you don't want to waste time getting to the airport. A trip from the CBD should take 20 minutes at most and cost $65 NZD. The airport is also linked with public transport. Hop on-board metro bus 29. It's the cheapest way to get from the city centre to the airport and only costs $8N ZD for a one-way ticket. If you're travelling to Dubai as a group, look into booking an airport shuttle. The journey to the airport will take 30 minutes, and the price for two people is $30 NZD.

Parking at Christchurch Airport

Christchurch International Airport has a range of parking options. Whether you're leaving for a week or the weekend, there's an option to suit your travelling style.

Where to Park at Christchurch Airport

  • Long Stay: For trips longer than a weekend, park your car here. It's a five-minute walk to the check-in counters and costs $13 NZD for a week's stay.
  • Short Stay: If you're going away for less than three days, use this parking lot. Daily rates start as low a $27 NZD, and it's three minutes’ from the terminal building.
  • Orchard Road Car Park: The first 30 minutes here are free, and you can leave your car here for up to four hours for only $10 NZD.


Arriving in Dubai

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the main international airport in the city. It's the busiest airport in the world and operates more than 7,000 flights a week to 270 destinations around the globe.

How to Get from Dubai International Airport to Your Dubai Hotel or Accommodation

The quickest way to get from Dubai International Airport to your hotel is with a taxi. A trip into the centre city usually takes 40 to 50 minutes and costs 133 AED ($55 NZD). If you want to save money without sacrificing time, take the red metro line from the airport. The price will depend on how many zones you pass through. On average, you'll go through four zones to get to the city centre, and that trip will cost around 6 AED (less than $3 NZD). The trains run from 1pm to midnight on Fridays and every other day from 5:50am to midnight. Another affordable way to get to your hotel is on the local bus. The journey will take around 1 hour 20 minutes’ and cost 7,35 AED if your final location is in the city centre. The buses run every seven minutes during the day and every 20 minutes at night.

Things to do

Things to do in Dubai

Visit the Dubai spice souk

Located in the east of Dubai, a visit to this sprawling spice market is an intoxicating experience. It's full to the brim of sights and smells that make it one of the best places to experience traditional Middle Eastern culture.

Shop 'til you drop at the Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is the largest in the world. It's a great place to beat the heat and browse the 1,200 luxury stores. Beware: it is almost impossible to leave empty-handed.

Go to the Jumeirah Mosque

The Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque in Dubai open to non-Muslim visitors. For this reason, it does receive a high number of visitors but you can beat the crowds by visiting the mosque at dusk and hiring a tour guide to learn more about the mosque’s history.