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Planning your next vacation to Christchurch? The 'Garden City’ features an abundance of natural wonders and the best alternative to explore them is to book a cheap car rental at Christchurch Airport with VIPCars.

At VIPCars, we offer hundreds of clean, reliable, safe and updated vehicles from all the top-notch domestic and international car suppliers. Whatever you are looking for- be it a premium sedan for your next business meet, a family carrier, or a stylish convertible, our rental fleet has wide range of options for travel needs. Pre-book your CHC airport car rental with us and your car will be waiting for you on your arrival!


How to book a Christchurch Airport car rental with VIPCars?

Booking your CHC Airport car rental couldn’t have been easier. With our easy-to-use booking engine and basic internet knowledge, anyone can book a cheap CHC car rental in real-time online.

Our booking engine features a simple 3-step booking process, which includes:

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    Enter your basic details in the booking form and initiate a quick search. The next step is to compare the deals for Christrchruch Airport in temrs of price, inclusions and supplier.

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    Filters can be used for those who prefer only AC cars or a vehicle from particular suppler and so on.

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    The last step is to book your Christchurch Airport car hire by paying a small security deposit. The remaining amount shall be presented at the supplier's desk at the time of actual-pickup.

Where to return your rental vehicle in Christchurch?

The following are the rental locations in Christchurch where you can return your CHC Airport car hire

Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport

All our partner suppliers based in the airport allow the renters to drop-off their cars at CHC airport

Christchurch Downtown

Christchurch Downtown

You can also return your vehicle in Christchurch downtown at your supplier's off-airport address.

For further information on drop off addresses of your selected supplier other than the one provided here, please do get in touch with the supplier.

A Brief Overview of Christchurch Airport (CHC)

Christchurch International Airport, the second largest airport after Auckland, primarily offers its services to Christchurch, New Zealand. The CHC airport was officially opened as a domestic airport on 18th May, 1940, but was upgraded to an International airport, almost a decade later, on 16th December, 1950.

Several domestic and international airlines operate from Christchurch Airport, such as Air New Zealand, China Airlines, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Airlines. The CHC airport is comprised of one main terminal and two perpendicular runways; there’s also a third grass runway, that lies parallel to the primary runway and is often used for general aviation.

It provides flights to over 200 location around the globe, along with big names like Heathrow, Frankfurt, Atlanta, Dubai, Munich, and Dallas/Fort Worth etc.

Address: 30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
IATA Code: CHC

Live Flight Status for Christchurch Airport

Airlines Depart Arrive
Etihad Airways ETD441209:30 Brisbane (YBBN)12:59 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ836905:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)06:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
American Airlines AAL903101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ824908:00 Auckland (NZAA)09:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ774700:20 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)02:10 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar JST28900:50 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)01:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD457805:35 Queenstown (NZQN)06:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
American Airlines AAL903101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA636000:30 Brisbane (YBBN)03:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ585306:35 Nelson (NZNS)07:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD471200:40 Queenstown (NZQN)01:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ821907:00 Auckland (NZAA)08:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Thai Airways THA481700:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ35501:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ775104:45 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)06:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ809106:30 Auckland (NZAA)07:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD470304:00 Auckland (NZAA)05:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar JST18708:20 Gold Coast (YBCG)11:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ36704:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)05:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ565204:35 Queenstown (NZQN)05:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Asiana AAR656000:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Asiana AAR655506:00 Auckland (NZAA)07:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ54703:00 Auckland (NZAA)04:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA426610:00 Gold Coast (YBCG)13:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ54302:00 Auckland (NZAA)03:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ37707:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)07:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ55104:00 Auckland (NZAA)05:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ565405:35 Queenstown (NZQN)06:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ824706:00 Auckland (NZAA)07:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ55505:00 Auckland (NZAA)06:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ53901:00 Auckland (NZAA)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ64600:40 Queenstown (NZQN)01:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ55906:00 Auckland (NZAA)07:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ562500:20 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)02:10 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
United UAL679000:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ771004:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)05:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ56106:30 Auckland (NZAA)07:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ56307:00 Auckland (NZAA)08:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Turkish Airlines THY876600:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA499800:50 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)01:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ56708:00 Auckland (NZAA)09:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ822905:00 Auckland (NZAA)06:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA421409:30 Brisbane (YBBN)12:59 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ57109:00 Auckland (NZAA)10:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD470103:00 Auckland (NZAA)04:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar SCR28900:50 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)01:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI555300:50 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)01:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA13908:55 Sydney (YSSY)12:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ562304:45 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)06:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ822304:00 Auckland (NZAA)05:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Delta DAL723300:30 Brisbane (YBBN)03:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar SCR23301:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA499800:50 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)01:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar SCR23705:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD452309:00 Auckland (NZAA)10:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE753905:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI555300:50 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)01:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ822103:00 Auckland (NZAA)04:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar JST23705:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD451502:00 Auckland (NZAA)03:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ783101:40 Rotorua (NZRO)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA495501:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar JST23301:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ822702:00 Auckland (NZAA)03:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ783305:00 Rotorua (NZRO)06:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ773801:00 Invercargill (NZNV)02:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air China CCA514400:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ821701:00 Auckland (NZAA)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
American Airlines AAL903101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ884902:15 Nelson (NZNS)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ12500:30 Brisbane (YBBN)03:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ778104:15 Napier (NZNR)05:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ774205:30 Invercargill (NZNV)06:45 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ575002:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ788905:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)06:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD469701:00 Auckland (NZAA)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ88400:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ578501:40 Rotorua (NZRO)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ570801:00 Invercargill (NZNV)02:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI552305:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE753101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA495705:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ578705:00 Rotorua (NZRO)06:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI551901:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ871405:30 Invercargill (NZNV)06:45 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Jetstar SCR18708:20 Gold Coast (YBCG)11:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Turkish Airlines THY933612:45 Singapore Changi (WSSS)22:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ767501:10 New Plymouth (NZNP)02:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ575204:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)05:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ577704:15 Napier (NZNR)05:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI552305:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ876301:10 New Plymouth (NZNP)02:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ767901:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE753905:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD451402:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Swiss SWR417812:45 Singapore Changi (WSSS)22:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ769104:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)05:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ87610:00 Gold Coast (YBCG)13:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD452108:00 Auckland (NZAA)09:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air China CCA516809:30 Brisbane (YBBN)12:59 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE753905:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE753101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ769307:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)07:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ753400:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air Canada ACA970400:30 Brisbane (YBBN)03:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ329712:45 Singapore Changi (WSSS)22:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE753101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ9909:30 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)12:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD459505:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)06:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI551901:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ804503:30 Tauranga (NZTG)05:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA421800:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Ethiopian Airlines ETH132112:45 Singapore Changi (WSSS)22:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ880503:30 Tauranga (NZTG)05:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
American Airlines AAL903101:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air China CCA590703:00 Auckland (NZAA)04:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ827306:35 Nelson (NZNS)07:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ575406:30 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)07:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI552305:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Lufthansa DLH977812:45 Singapore Changi (WSSS)22:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air China CCA591102:00 Auckland (NZAA)03:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD631200:30 Brisbane (YBBN)03:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ782103:05 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)04:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air China CCA591901:00 Auckland (NZAA)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA495705:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ782305:10 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA29712:45 Singapore Changi (WSSS)22:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD453107:00 Auckland (NZAA)08:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD451804:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)05:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA495705:05 Auckland (NZAA)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ518503:05 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)04:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ771206:30 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)07:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ518705:10 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)06:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ752610:00 Gold Coast (YBCG)13:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD453501:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)02:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Emirates UAE532702:55 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)06:20 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA495501:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
China Eastern CES841508:55 Sydney (YSSY)12:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Qantas QFA495501:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD454504:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)05:25 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ80409:30 Brisbane (YBBN)12:59 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA434309:30 Nadi Int'l (NFFN)13:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD442200:20 Sydney (YSSY)03:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
British Airways BAW742308:55 Sydney (YSSY)12:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Fiji Airways FJI551901:40 Auckland (NZAA)03:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD455107:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)07:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Air New Zealand ANZ799509:30 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)12:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Virgin Australia VOZ750409:30 Brisbane (YBBN)12:59 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Etihad Airways ETD472106:30 Auckland (NZAA)07:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Singapore Airlines SIA636409:30 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)12:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)
Airlines Depart Arrive
Singapore Airlines SIA452402:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)
Virgin Australia VOZ760202:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)
Air New Zealand ANZ562002:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Hamilton Int'l (NZHN)
Singapore Airlines SIA450503:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Virgin Australia VOZ832703:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Virgin Australia VOZ772704:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Etihad Airways ETD467503:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Etihad Airways ETD454904:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Air New Zealand ANZ565103:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Air New Zealand ANZ565304:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:10 Queenstown (NZQN)
Singapore Airlines SIA434204:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Nadi Int'l (NFFN)
Qantas QFA383303:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:25 Nadi Int'l (NFFN)
Air New Zealand ANZ81804:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Nadi Int'l (NFFN)
Fiji Airways FJI45003:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:25 Nadi Int'l (NFFN)
Singapore Airlines SIA453205:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:10 Nelson (NZNS)
Virgin Australia VOZ761805:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:10 Nelson (NZNS)
Air New Zealand ANZ585205:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:10 Nelson (NZNS)
China Airlines CAL998402:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:15 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Emirates UAE532802:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:15 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Air New Zealand ANZ793204:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:45 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Singapore Airlines SIA636504:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:45 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Etihad Airways ETD632204:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:45 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Hong Kong Airlines CRK304904:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:45 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Qantas QFA13202:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:15 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Virgin Australia VOZ13204:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:45 Melbourne Tullamarine (YMML)
Singapore Airlines SIA444500:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Virgin Australia VOZ770100:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Virgin Australia VOZ770302:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Virgin Australia VOZ770505:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Virgin Australia VOZ770707:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Etihad Airways ETD479100:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Etihad Airways ETD452502:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Etihad Airways ETD452905:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Etihad Airways ETD473707:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Air New Zealand ANZ574900:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Air New Zealand ANZ575102:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:40 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Air New Zealand ANZ575505:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Air New Zealand ANZ575707:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:05 Dunedin Int'l (NZDN)
Turkish Airlines THY876304:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Singapore Airlines SIA421504:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Thai Airways THA484204:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Air China CCA516704:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Virgin Australia VOZ750504:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Etihad Airways ETD446504:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Air New Zealand ANZ80504:30 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:30 Brisbane (YBBN)
Singapore Airlines SIA454201:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:05 Tauranga (NZTG)
Virgin Australia VOZ798601:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:05 Tauranga (NZTG)
Air New Zealand ANZ880401:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:05 Tauranga (NZTG)
Singapore Airlines SIA426505:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:00 Gold Coast (YBCG)
Virgin Australia VOZ752905:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:00 Gold Coast (YBCG)
Jetstar JST18603:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:35 Gold Coast (YBCG)
Air New Zealand ANZ87905:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:00 Gold Coast (YBCG)
Jetstar SCR18603:55 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:35 Gold Coast (YBCG)
Singapore Airlines SIA438103:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:05 Invercargill (NZNV)
Virgin Australia VOZ771903:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:05 Invercargill (NZNV)
Virgin Australia VOZ772106:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:30 Invercargill (NZNV)
Air New Zealand ANZ871303:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:05 Invercargill (NZNV)
Air New Zealand ANZ871506:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:30 Invercargill (NZNV)
Singapore Airlines SIA436600:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Virgin Australia VOZ755600:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Virgin Australia VOZ769207:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Virgin Australia VOZ762403:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:55 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Virgin Australia VOZ762805:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:25 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Etihad Airways ETD463807:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Etihad Airways ETD452200:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Etihad Airways ETD455403:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:55 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Etihad Airways ETD456405:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:25 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Air New Zealand ANZ535200:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)01:35 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Air New Zealand ANZ837807:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:05 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Air New Zealand ANZ36003:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:55 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Air New Zealand ANZ37205:35 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:25 Wellington Int'l (NZWN)
Qantas QFA876507:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:25 Sydney (YSSY)
Emirates UAE41307:05 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:25 Sydney (YSSY)
Singapore Airlines SIA454002:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:35 Rotorua (NZRO)
Virgin Australia VOZ764602:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:35 Rotorua (NZRO)
Air New Zealand ANZ578602:50 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:35 Rotorua (NZRO)
Singapore Airlines SIA453601:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)02:30 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)
Virgin Australia VOZ764001:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)02:30 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)
Virgin Australia VOZ764207:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:55 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)
Air New Zealand ANZ518401:15 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)02:30 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)
Air New Zealand ANZ518607:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:55 Palmerston North Int'l (NZPM)
Singapore Airlines SIA453002:20 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:50 Napier (NZNR)
Virgin Australia VOZ760802:20 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:50 Napier (NZNR)
Air New Zealand ANZ577402:20 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:50 Napier (NZNR)
Qantas QFA493003:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
LAN Airlines LAN569103:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Emirates UAE753603:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI551601:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:00 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI552203:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Qantas QFA493003:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
LAN Airlines LAN569103:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Emirates UAE753603:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI551601:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:00 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI552203:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Turkish Airlines THY875005:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Turkish Airlines THY875208:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Turkish Airlines THY874809:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Atlantic VIR763206:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Atlantic VIR763409:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Singapore Airlines SIA440209:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)
United UAL673804:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:20 Auckland (NZAA)
United UAL681405:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:20 Auckland (NZAA)
United UAL681006:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:20 Auckland (NZAA)
United UAL673607:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:20 Auckland (NZAA)
United UAL681208:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air China CCA590804:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air China CCA591005:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air China CCA591606:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air China CCA591807:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air China CCA591208:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air China CCA591409:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ821401:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)02:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ822402:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ824403:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ821804:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ806405:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ885006:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ768207:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ823808:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Virgin Australia VOZ823609:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD454001:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)02:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD454602:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD455203:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD470004:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD466805:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD459806:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD450407:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD472608:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Etihad Airways ETD472409:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Qantas QFA493003:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
LAN Airlines LAN569103:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Emirates UAE753603:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI551601:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:00 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI552203:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Qantas QFA493003:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
LAN Airlines LAN569103:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Emirates UAE753603:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI551601:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:00 Auckland (NZAA)
Fiji Airways FJI552203:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Jetstar JST23001:40 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:00 Auckland (NZAA)
Jetstar JST23603:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ54201:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)02:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ54602:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)03:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ55003:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)04:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ55404:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)05:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ55805:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)06:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ56206:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)07:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ56607:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)08:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ57008:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)09:20 Auckland (NZAA)
Air New Zealand ANZ57409:00 Christchurch Int'l (NZCH)10:20 Auckland (NZAA)

Services Available at Christchurch International Airport

 

Free Internet &
Associated Services

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Christchurch Airport. Likewise, internet kiosks and public telephones are also readily available in the main terminal complex.

 

Currency exchange
& banking

Numerous Automatic Teller Machines along with currency exchange kiosks are located throughout the CHC terminal complex. A full-service bank is also present on the ground floor, near the integrated check-in area of the main terminal complex.

 

24/7 Snackbars,
Restaurants & Cafes

Christchurch International Airport houses a wide range of restaurants, bars and cafeterias. Though, a majority of them are present on the first floor of the main terminal complex. Also, 'Long White Cafe’ is the only outlet at CHC Airport, that’s open for 24 hours a day!

 

Duty-Free Shopping
Outlets

Duty-free shopping is available to both the arriving and departing International passengers at CHC Airport. Besides that, the airport terminal houses a wide range of retail outlets, including a luggage retailer, a newsagent, a MAC cosmetics outlet, and two souvenir shops.

 

Service Desks of
Car Hire Companies

Car hire companies represented at Christchurch Airport include: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Ezi Car Rental, Hertz, and Thrifty. The rental offices of all the aforementioned companies are situated in both the Domestic and International Arrivals areas.

Shopping Venues at Christchurch Airport (CHC)

Antarctica

The store offers New-Zealand-inspired gifts and products that are unique to Antarctica.

Ballantynes

This store is the best one-stop shop for men and women cosmetics, fashion, gifts and home ware.

Global Culture

At this kiwi brand store travelers can buy some great t-shirts and hoodies for men, women and kids.

Global Culture International

Here you can find a big range of pottery, jewelry and clothes designed by NZ’s native designers.

JR/ Duty-Free Departures and Arrival Stores

Here you can buy from top labels in fragrance, spirit, fashion, watches and sunglasses.

Luggage Solutions

The store sells travel accessories, cabin bags, padlocks and electrical adaptors.

Places to Dine at Christchurch Airport

Burger King

Besides its classic burgers, Burger King’s value menu also offers breakfast, chicken and more.

Coffee Culture

At Coffee Culture, travelers can enjoy great coffee and a variety of delicious food options.

Espresso to Go

Its world-renowned coffee is manufactured using Arabic beans that are roasted locally in Christchurch.

Long White Cafe

At the café, you can order from a variety of food options like sandwiches, sushi and take-away meals.

Noodle

Noodle is most famous for its noodle soups or wok fried creations!  

Number Eight

It reflects the best of Kiwi culture through its great food menu and a variety of wines and beers. 

Lounges at Christchurch Airport

Air New Zealand Koru Lounge

Air New Zealand International Lounge

Manaia Lounge

Entertainment Venue at Christchurch Airport – Time Zone

Besides food and shopping options at Christchurch airport, there is one more place where you can spend your layover within the airport premises. Time Zone is a family entertainment centre which offers latest games that can be enjoyed by all age groups. It is indeed a great way to freshen up before embarking on your trip.

Popular Attractions located nearby Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch houses a prolific range of attractions and exploring them individually will definitely burn a hole in your pocket.The best alternative to cover all the major attractions in Christchurch is to travel around in a cheap car hire booked with VIPCars.

The following are a few popular attractions located in close proximity to CHC Airport:

Intl Arctic Center

Intl Arctic Center:

Port Hills

Port Hills

Orana Wildlife Park

Orana Wildlife Park

Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum

Road Trip from Christchurch to Queenstown

Day 1

Christchurch

On the first day, you can pick up your car rental at CHC Airport and can either rest or check out some of the points of interest in Christchurch.

Christchurch’s Hidden Gems:


  • Summer Beach in Christchurch
  • Talbot Forest Cheese Shop in Geraldine
  • Tekapo Springs
Suggested Accommodations:

Christchurch Motel; if you want something fancy you can try 'Rydges Latimer Christchurch’.

Christchurch Map
Day 2

Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier

Driving time 5 hr 12 minutes; Driving Distance: 385 kilometers via SH 73 and State Highway 6

Christchurch’s Hidden Gems:

Your trip from Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier will take you towards the Southern Alps; on the way:


  • You can enjoy the scenic views of the Canterbury Plains
  • You can visit Greymouth which would prove a great stop for food, some quick exploration or shopping
  • You can also visit Hokitika, best known for 'Wild Food Festival’
Suggested Accommodations:

Glacier View Motel; check out 'Scenic Hotel Franz Josef’ if you are looking for a luxury accommodation

Christchurch Map
Day 3

Explore Franz Josef Glacier

Ways to explore the twin Glaciers:


  • Glacier Heli Hike
  • Glacier Valley Walk
  • Heli High Climb
Must-do:

Glacier Hot Pools

Christchurch Map
Day 4

Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown

Driving time 4 hr 44 minutes; Driving Distance: 352.7 km via State Highway 6

Things to See on the Way:


  • Lake Paringa, where you can stop for a meal
  • Haast, and its Haast pass – full of twists and turns
  • Town of Makarora which is best known for its unspooled wilderness; also a great place to refuel your car hire!

There are also other places on the way like Lake Hawea, Wanka, and Arrowtown etc, that can be good stops if you feel like taking a break. And who can forget the bungee jumping at Kawarau River Bridge, and exceptional vineyards of Gibson!

Suggested Accommodations:

Mercure Queenstown is great and affordable; for others who love luxury, they can try Copthorne Resort Lakefront

Christchurch Map
Day 5

Explore Queenstown

Use your last day discovering the delights of Queenstown. Here are a few places that you can visit in your Christchurch Airport (CTC) car rental in abject luxury!

Highlights:


  • Adventure sorts can enjoy their time while Jet Boating at Shotover Rivers or Kawarau.
  • They can also visit 'the Remarkable’, best known for skiing and mountain walking etc.
Ride up the Skyline Gondola:

Do try it and end up having a great dining experience in its restaurant!

Milford Sound:

It is a must if you want to observe seals and penguins while taking in natural marvels like waterfalls etc.

Christchurch Map

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