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Flight information Christchurch to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 18874 kilometres

28h 40min

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1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Manchester: Manchester.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Christchurch to Manchester is $1,565. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
28h 40min is the average flight time from Christchurch to Manchester.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Christchurch to Manchester.

Which airlines fly from Christchurch to Manchester?

You can't take a direct flight from Christchurch to Manchester, but 3 airlines make the journey with just 1 stop. They are:

All other flights have 2 or more stops along the way.

Is there a time difference between Christchurch and Manchester?

Reversed seasons also mean the UK changes its clocks in the opposite direction. Manchester is 11 hours behind Christchurch in the UK summertime (NZ winter) and 13 hours behind in the UK winter (NZ summer).

What is the weather like in Manchester?

Manchester is a couple of degrees cooler than Christchurch, with average temperatures going from 4ºC in January (winter) to 16ºC in July and August (summer).

It also gets more rain throughout the year, though still less overall compared to most British cities.

How expensive is Manchester?

Manchester is a bit cheaper than Christchurch in most areas, but you might find that restaurants and taxis cost more. As one of the UK's biggest cities, there's no shortage of options for every budget.



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Essential travel information for Manchester

New Zealand passport holders can stay in the United Kingdom for up to 6 months without a visa.

Manchester is a safe city, but travellers should stay updated with travel warnings for the UK to make sure they stay safe.

Departing from Christchurch

Christchurch Airport (CHC) is New Zealand's 2nd busiest airport. Its single terminal was upgraded in 2013 and includes more than 35 shops, restaurants and amusements to help travellers and visitors pass the time, as well as unlimited free Wi-Fi.

The airport is 11km from the centre of Christchurch, 15 minutes by car or taxi or 20-25 minutes by bus (Line 29). It's advised that you get to the airport 3 hours before an international flight. Check-in counters for all airlines are on the ground floor, with departures upstairs.

Arriving in Manchester

Manchester Airport (MAN) is the UK's busiest airport outside of London. It has 3 terminals, organised by airline alliance. Arriving travellers can take out cash, exchange foreign currency for pounds, get something to eat or drink or use the other facilities before heading to the exit.

Taxi ranks can be found outside all 3 terminals, and should cost around £30 to the city centre. Cheaper options are the bus for £3 or train to Manchester Piccadilly for £5, departing every 10 minutes from the airport's train station between Terminals 1 and 2. Another option is to hire a car from Manchester Airport.

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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.