Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Christchurch (from: Toronto)

The average price to go to Christchurch from Toronto airport is $ 1916 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1665 (in may) and $ 2285 (in december), which is a saving of $ 251 or a surplus of $ 370 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1633 to $1687 and it is generally more economical to leave on a monday and return on a monday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Christchurch before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Toronto-Christchurch plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 4859 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Christchurch from Toronto and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1665, saving $ 251 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1916). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 2285).

Flight Toronto-Christchurch: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1710 $ 2092 fair price
February$ 1526 $ 1822 fair price
March$ 1485 $ 1744 good price
April$ 1481 $ 1758 good price
May$ 1490 $ 1665 very good price
June$ 1549 $ 1756 good price
July$ 1746 $ 2145 fair price
August$ 1602 $ 1971 fair price
September$ 1504 $ 1950 fair price
October$ 1607 $ 2093 fair price
November$ 1444 $ 1698 good price
December$ 1801 $ 2285 very high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Toronto to Christchurch

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Toronto to Christchurch range from $1088 to $5387. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $1089 to $1143), 1% at the maximum price (from $5332 to $5387). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1687 to $1741 (8% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Toronto->Christchurch flight

There are 12 companies that serve Toronto from Christchurch airport: WestJet, Air New Zealand, Air Canada, Qantas, China Southern, United, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Porter Airlines, flair airlines, Kish Airline and Philippine Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 4859 flights analyzed in previous years, WestJet was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (25% of the time) on the Toronto->Christchurch route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Toronto-Christchurch flights departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday as your departure date, you can save an average of $86. On the other hand, departing on a wednesday may cost you an additional $120.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Christchurch to Toronto departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $121. Conversely, departing from Christchurch on a friday may cost you an additional $174.


Top prices Toronto-Christchurch

Round tripDatesPrice
Toronto → Christchurch07-10 to 17-10-2024$ 1451 
Toronto → Christchurch12-10 to 21-10-2024$ 1529 
Toronto → Christchurch06-11 to 21-11-2024$ 1300 
Toronto → Christchurch07-11 to 26-11-2024$ 1451 
Toronto → Christchurch16-11 to 25-11-2024$ 1469 
Toronto → Christchurch19-11 to 23-11-2024$ 1492 
Toronto → Christchurch01-12 to 25-12-2024$ 1415 
Toronto → Christchurch21-02 to 28-02-2025$ 1466 
Toronto → Christchurch04-03 to 18-03-2025$ 1370 
Toronto → Christchurch17-03 to 29-03-2025$ 1476 


When to book your flight Toronto - Christchurch to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 9 to 10 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Toronto-Christchurch flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Toronto to Christchurch, it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 1724 $, which is a saving of 192 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 9 to 10 months in advance, you will pay the full price (244 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Toronto to Christchurch flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 2016 $)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1579 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1798), 3 to 4 months ($ 1795)

March

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 1524 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1635)

April

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1611 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1683)

May

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1595 $)

June

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1596 $)

July-
August

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1955 $)

September-
October-
November

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 1424 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1688), 2 to 3 months ($ 1622), 3 to 4 months ($ 1494), 5 to 6 months ($ 1694)

December

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 2034 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 2258), 2 to 3 months ($ 2194)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for Toronto->Christchurch are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $14. Conversely, by buying it on a wednesday, you may end up paying $48 more.



Toronto to Christchurch: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
August 2024$ 1895
$1718 to $2192
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September 2024$ 1600
$1544 to $1655
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October 2024$ 1561
$1411 to $1787
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November 2024$ 1428
$1300 to $1492
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December 2024$ 1415
$1415 to $1415
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January 2025$ 2114
$2005 to $2221
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February 2025$ 1610
$1466 to $1715
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March 2025$ 1417
$1370 to $1476
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June 2025$ 1554
$1554 to $1554
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, august, september, october, november, december, february, march and june are cheaper to travel to Christchurch. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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