A vibrant city with English heritage, Christchurch is the largest city in New
Zealand. The urban area is located on the South Island’s east coast in Canterbury
province. The city is a great place for adventure activities like skiing, bungee
jumping, and swimming. Notable art institutions, botanical and pocket gardens and
parks adorn the city center.
Did you know?
• Christchurch is historically known as the gateway to Antarctica as several
expeditions were started from here and it’s been a departure place for Antarctica
for 100 years.
• The city has the oldest bridge in New Zealand, that is located in Victoria
• Hagley Park in Christchurch is the third largest urban park in the
About flights from amsterdam to christchurch
Top 5 airlines with maximum number of flights
The top 5 airlines with the maximum number of flights are Emirates, Singapore
Airlines, Qantas Airways
, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and
Airline(s) with cheapest options
The airline with the cheapest flight to Christchurch from Amsterdam is China
Eastern, followed by KLM Royal Dutch
Use the Lowest Fare Finder option by Yatra to find cheap air tickets.
Major layover airports
The major layover airports for flights from Amsterdam to Christchurch are Dubai,
Sydney, Singapore, Melbourne, and Auckland.
offer world-class service and plenty of
facilities. In the First Class, exclusive on-board lounges, private suites,
shower spas, gourmet meals, and beverages are offered. The Business Class has
relaxing seats, global cuisine, and the perfect ambiance for a comfortable
journey. Their Economy Class has region-based meals, Wi-Fi, and full-time
entertainment, making your journey memorable. Their in-flight entertainment (Ice
Digital Widescreen) has been voted as one of the best.
Reaching the city from christchurch international
Christchurch Airport is 12 km (7 miles) away from the city center. There are
plenty of rental cars of familiar brands within easy reach to all the
destinations. Buses, in regular intervals of around 30 minutes are available to
the various parts of the city and are an inexpensive mode of transport. A popular
method of transport is via shared airport shuttle buses that take you to any part
of the city. Several taxis from the taxi companies are lined up outside the
airport and can be hired to reach the city.
The offbeat trail
• Cathedral Square:
Located at the heart of the
Christchurch city, this focal point of the city gives an experience of the city’s
significant history. This place boasts of many heritage buildings and statues,
out of which the Christchurch Cathedral is the most important. Visitors and
locals can take a break here and enjoy the street shows, comedies, and speakers
performing at the square.
• Hagley Park:
The largest park in the vicinity, this place
is known for its verdant expanses, characterized by the Avon River on one side
and the roadways on the other. The Christchurch Botanical Garden within the park
is famous for its rich flora and fauna. A golf course, cricket ground, and
netball courts are also a part of the park.
• Canterbury Museum:
Established in 1867, this museum has a
great conglomeration of natural and anthropological artifacts. With fascinating
stories of art and expedition in rare Maori artifacts, the Antarctic gallery
showing exploration and discovery, a Discovery center for natural history with
cafés and stores, this museum is for people of all ages to explore and
Packing essentials when visiting christchurch
• Layered clothing and a raincoat for the unpredictable weather.
• Sunscreen lotion if you’re visiting in summer.
• Hiking boots or comfortable shoes for hiking or other adventure
Q. What is the minimum time taken to reach Christchurch from
The minimum time taken to reach Christchurch from
Amsterdam through an indirect flight is approximately 26 hours and 40
Q. What is the time difference between Amsterdam and Christchurch?
Christchurch is 10 hours ahead of Amsterdam.
Q. When is the first flight from Amsterdam to Christchurch?
The first flight out from Amsterdam to Christchurch is
at 06:45 AM.
Q. When is the last flight from Amsterdam to Christchurch?
The last flight out from Amsterdam to Christchurch is at
Q. What are the airport codes for Amsterdam and Christchurch?
The airport code of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is AMS
and of Christchurch International Airport