Compare cheap flights from Christchurch to Delhi
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Flight information Christchurch to New Delhi
Cheapest return price last month
Average flight time, total distance 12570 kilometres
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Frequently asked questions
Which airlines fly from Christchurch to Delhi?
Many airlines fly from Christchurch to Delhi with just 1 stop.
Cathay Pacific and China Southern fly all the way to New Delhi (stopping in Hong Kong and Guangzhou respectively). Other routes are shared between airlines, such as Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines.
Is there a time difference between Christchurch and Delhi?
Delhi is 7 and a half hours behind Christchurch in the NZ summertime, but only 6 and a half hours behind in the winter.
What is the weather like in Delhi?
Delhi has a very variable climate that's hotter than Christchurch for most of the year, but gets colder in the winter.
Summer lasts from April to July, when average temperatures can vary from 25°C to 35°C. The end of summer overlaps with the monsoon season, which ends in September.
December to January is winter, which is dry and cool (14°C average).
How expensive is Delhi?
Most prices in Delhi are several times cheaper than back home. If you eat and get around like the locals, your travel money will go much further.
India's currency is the rupee. NZ$1 is worth around 45 rupees.
Average cost of a meal
Average cost of a coffee
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD
Essential travel information for Delhi
You need a visa to enter India. You should apply online for an e-Visa at least 72 hours before your departure.
Stay safe in Delhi and other destinations by reading the SafeTravel guide to India.
Departing from Christchurch
Christchurch Airport (CHC) is the busiest airport on the South Island. Check-in counters for all airlines are on the ground floor, after which you head to the 1st floor for security clearance, departure gates and duty-free shopping. There's a wide selection of restaurants and stores both airside and landside.
You should aim to arrive at Christchurch Airport 3 hours before your international departure. Travel from the city centre takes around 15 minutes by car/taxi and up to 25 minutes by bus (Line 29 from Victoria Street).
Arriving in Delhi
New Delhi Airport (DEL) is the busiest airport in India. Most international flights land at Terminal 3, unless you're connecting with a low-cost airline, in which case you’ll use Terminal 1.
After you've claimed your bags, you can exchange currency and pick up some essentials from the stores before heading to your Delhi hotel. An air-conditioned taxi will cost 600-800 rupees, depending on how far you're travelling. Travelling by metro is a cheaper and faster option, costing 10-60 rupees, or you can hire a car at the airport to drive yourself.
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Please note: all information is correct as of January, 2018.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.