Compare cheap flights from Christchurch to Gold Coast

Flight information Christchurch to Gold Coast

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Average flight time, total distance 2409 kilometres

3h 35min

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Gold Coast

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Gold Coast: Gold Coast.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Christchurch to Gold Coast is $295. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 35min is the average flight time from Christchurch to Gold Coast.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Christchurch to Gold Coast.
There are 5 flights per week flying from Christchurch to Gold Coast, as of August.

Which airlines fly from Christchurch to Gold Coast?

Direct flights from Christchurch to Gold Coast are available 5 days a week. These are sold by Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Virgin Australia.

Flights with a layover (normally in Auckland) are also available, and on some days can be cheaper than the direct options.

Is there a time difference between Christchurch and Gold Coast?

Yes. Gold Coast is 2 hours behind Christchurch in winter. Because of DST, this changes to 3 hours in summer.

What is the weather like in Gold Coast?

Gold Coast is by far the warmer and sunnier city, with its coolest month (July) only marginally chillier than Christchurch's warmest (January).

The Gold Coast is however much wetter, with almost 10 times as much rain throughout the year. December, January, February and April in Goldie each traditionally get more rain on an individual basis than Christchurch does over the whole year.

How expensive is Gold Coast?

Eating out is normally cheaper in the Gold Coast than Christchurch, but your bill may remain at a similar level because of the increased price of alcohol. Accommodation, too, is more expensive in the Queensland town.


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Essential travel information for Gold Coast

New Zealand citizens can travel freely in Australia for an unlimited period, so long as they don't have a criminal conviction.

Departing from Christchurch

Christchurch International Airport (CHC), New Zealand's 2nd busiest airport, has a single terminal for all flights. For overseas flights, it's suggested that you get to the airport at least 3 hours before departure.

Check-in desks are found on the ground floor of the terminal. Once you've got your boarding pass, head upstairs to the food court and shopping complex. The security checks for the international area are to the right of this area.

Once you get through to the departure gates, you'll have a chance to grab some duty-free items, enter airline lounges or use the airport's complimentary Wi-Fi.

Arriving in Gold Coast

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is the 2nd most popular airport in Queensland. It's found 25km from Surfers Paradise and 100km from Brisbane.

All flights land at the airport's single terminal. Immediately after passing through inbound immigration, you'll have the chance to browse the airport's duty free store. There are 3 sets of toilets before you reach customs.

Once you pass customs, you'll come into the arrivals hall where you can take out Australian dollars, arrange transport to your hotel or grab a cup of coffee.

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

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