Flights from Christchurch to Sydney

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$431 ONE WAY
QF Airlines

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Route information for flights from Christchurch to Sydney

Cheapest one-way price for the current month from $431*
Cheapest one-way price over next 6 months from $240*
Cheapest month April 2024
Most expensive month April 2024
Average flight time 3h 30m

Sydney Guide

What Are The Best Places to Stay in Sydney?

Surry Hills

Surry Hills is arguably the coolest neighbourhood to stay in while holidaying on Christchurch to Sydney flights. The centrally-located neighbourhood was once an industrial area, but over the past few decades has transformed into the trendy spot you’ll see today. While wandering through Surry Hills in between your Christchurch to Sydney return flights, you’ll find countless cafes, stylish boutiques, and a wide variety of restaurants offering international cuisines. Surry Hills is the perfect neighbourhood to stay in while holidaying if you’re looking for a local experience within easy reach of the bustling CBD.

Bondi Beach

If you’re hoping to experience the glamourous coastal side to Australia’s largest city, you can’t go wrong with accommodation in Bondi Beach as your base of choice for a trip from Christchurch to Sydney. The beachside neighbourhood is east of central Sydney and is home to one of Australia’s most iconic beaches. Spend your days lounging on the beach and your evenings checking out cafes and bars along Campbell Parade. Plan to stay in Bondi Beach while holidaying on cheap flights to Sydney from Christchurch if you’re after that quintessential coastal Australian experience.

The Rocks

The Rocks is one of the most central neighbourhoods in Sydney and also one of the most historic. It’s located right on Sydney Harbour between the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. The Rocks is home to Victorian-style buildings, winding pedestrian roads, old-fashioned pubs, a great selection of restaurants, and regular markets and festivals. If you choose to stay in the Rocks while holidaying you’ll be right in the heart of the CBD with easy access to transport links for your return flight from Sydney to Christchurch and many of Sydney’s top attractions.


What Are Sydney’s Most Famous Landmarks and Monuments?

Harbour Bridge

The Harbour Bridge is a must-see landmark while holidaying on flights Christchurch to Sydney. It stretches across Sydney Harbour between the CBD and northern suburbs. There are several ways to experience the bridge while visiting the city. There’s an official Harbour Bridge climb, which takes visitors along the northern arch of the bridge. You can also get a great view by visiting the Pylon Lookout on the southern end of the Harbour Bridge. If you’re travelling on a budget, you can even get a glimpse of the harbour and Sydney for free by taking a walk from one end of the bridge to the other.

Opera House

The iconic Sydney Opera House occupies a prime piece of real estate on Sydney Harbour. Its sail design gives it a distinctive and modern look compared to other buildings in central Sydney. You can walk around the base of the Opera House, or admire it from the Harbour Bridge or from aboard a ferry departing Circular Quay. Inside, the Opera House hosts a variety of performances from international artists. To truly experience the Opera House whilst on your holiday to Sydney from Christchurch, consider seeing a play, classical music concert, or opera inside. Behind-the-scenes tours are also available.

Sydney Tower

The Sydney Tower is the city’s tallest building and the second-tallest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere. Its location in the heart of the CBD means it provides one of the best aerial views you can experience. From the observation deck, you can look out over the sprawling suburbs of Sydney and the glittering water of Sydney Harbour. After saving money on your cheap flights from Christchurch to Sydney why not have some added adventure and take part in the SKYWALK. This thrilling activity takes visitors on a scenic 360° walk around the top of Sydney Tower.


When Is The Best Time to Visit Sydney?

If you’re hoping to experience hot weather that’s perfect for beach-going, consider booking a flight into Sydney Airport (SYD) for travel in the summer months. In summer, Sydney typically reaches average temperatures of 26°C during the day – perfect for lounging on the beach or heading into the water for a surf. However, this weather also means summer is the busiest time to book flights to Sydney from Christchurch. There are large crowds and higher hotel rates to accommodate them.

For beautiful weather without the crowds, look into cheap flights to Sydney from Christchurch in spring or autumn. On either side of the summer high season, Sydney experiences beautiful weather with comfortable temperatures of about 23°C – still warm enough to visit the beach and perfect for hiking around Sydney and in nearby national parks.

If you’re after a great deal, consider booking return flights from Sydney to Christchurch in winter. Even in winter, Sydney has average daytime temperatures of 17°C, so you can comfortably spend plenty of time outdoors. This cooler temperature also means you’ll experience fewer tourists and lower hotel rates if you plan Christchurch to Sydney flights between June and August.