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Flight information Christchurch to Bangkok

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Average flight time, total distance 9665 kilometres

14h 0min

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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Bangkok: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Christchurch to Bangkok is $824. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
14h 0min is the average flight time from Christchurch to Bangkok.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Christchurch to Bangkok.

Which airlines fly from Christchurch to Bangkok?

Flights from Christchurch to Bangkok have 1 stop in-between, usually in Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne or Asia. Airlines that offer the most flights on this route include:

These routes may be shared with Thai Airways or other airlines.

Is there a time difference between Christchurch and Bangkok?

Bangkok is 6 hours behind Christchurch in the summer and 5 hours behind in the winter. Thailand does not adjust for DST.

What is the weather like in Bangkok?

Bangkok is a warm destination all year round, with even its coolest months being warmer than Christchurch's summer. Temperatures may be uncomfortably hot for some travellers in March and April, while the rainy season from July to October can put a dampener on your travel plans.

How expensive is Bangkok?

Bangkok is generally a very cheap city, with food and drink, transport and accommodation available to suit everyone's budget, from backpackers to luxury travellers.

Thailand's currency is the baht, with around 22 baht to the New Zealand dollar.



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Essential travel information for Bangkok

You don't need a visa to enter Thailand and stay up to 30 days. Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months.

Some parts of Thailand in the south are considered dangerous, but Bangkok and the country on the whole are safe and welcoming to travellers. It's a good idea to check the latest travel advisories before and during your trip.

Departing from Christchurch

Christchurch Airport (CHC) is New Zealand's 2nd busiest airport and the main gateway to the South Island, handling over 6 million passengers pet year. It's 12km from Christchurch CBD and accessible by bus, shuttle, taxi or private cars with park and ride and long-term parking available.

The facility uses a single terminal for domestic and international flights, which have a combined check-in area on the ground floor. Departure gates, airline lounges and duty-free shops are upstairs, along with a selection of restaurants and other facilities. The airport offers unlimited free Wi-Fi.

You should aim to arrive at least 3 hours before your flight's scheduled departure.

Arriving in Bangkok

Most flights from Christchurch arrive at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), although low-cost flights and some other airlines may use Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK).

Suvarnabhumi Airport is the larger and more modern facility, including a duty-free shopping area, local and international restaurants and one of the 10 best airline lounges in the world.

The airport is 25km east of Bangkok city centre. Transport options include a rail link to the MRT (45 baht), public bus S1 to the Khao San Road area (60 baht) and metered taxis (200-500 baht). If you're not staying in Bangkok, you'll find counters for long-distance buses near the exits, as well as car hire.

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Please note: all information is correct as of December, 2017.

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