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Distance between Christchurch (CHC) and Auckland (AKL)

Flight distance from Christchurch to Auckland (Christchurch Airport – Auckland Airport) is 463 miles / 745 kilometers / 402 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Christchurch (CHC) to Auckland (AKL) is 670 miles / 1079 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Christchurch to Auckland.

Shortest flight path between Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Auckland Airport (AKL).

How far is Auckland from Christchurch?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Christchurch and Auckland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 462.823 miles
  • 744.842 kilometers
  • 402.182 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 463.351 miles
  • 745.692 kilometers
  • 402.641 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Christchurch Airport
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: CHC
ICAO Code: NZCH
Coordinates: 43°29′21″S, 172°31′55″E

B Auckland Airport
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: AKL
ICAO Code: NZAA
Coordinates: 37°0′29″S, 174°47′31″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Christchurch and Auckland.

Time Difference

Christchurch

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Auckland

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (205 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Christchurch (CHC) → Auckland (AKL).

Distance:
463
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
463

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