Christchurch to Sydney By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from Christchurch, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia by various transport modes including Air, Sea and Road. Compare transit times, emissions, route options and much more.

Christchurch to Sydney by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Sydney by plane will take about 1 day 3h and departs from Christchurch International Airport (CHC) and arrives into Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD). There are flights departing every few hours on this route. Air New Zealand is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing 2-4 times a day.

Quickest air route

Christchurch International Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 3h

Every few hours

2,146 km

1,333 mi.

Direct

No stops

Estimated emissions

74kg-123kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: NZAir New Zealand
2-4 times a dayAirbus A320neo+6 others
Carrier Identifier: QFQantasF
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A330 Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: JQJetstar Airways
DailyAirbus A320
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Most frequent

Christchurch International Airport to Melbourne International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 12h

Every few hours

3,276 km

2,035 mi.

Direct

No stops

Estimated emissions

80kg-142kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: NZAir New Zealand
2-4 times a dayAirbus A320neo+6 others
Carrier Identifier: JQJetstar Airways
2-4 times a dayAirbus A320
Carrier Identifier: QFQantas
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 737-800 (winglets)
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Christchurch to Sydney by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Sydney by ship will take about 13 days 3h and departs from Lyttelton (NZLYT) and arrives into Brisbane (AUBNE). There are vessels departing every 2-4 weeks on this route. MSC is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with vessels departing every 2-4 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Lyttelton to Brisbane

Port of loading

Port of loading

13 days 3h

Every 2-4 weeks

4,312 km

2,679 mi.

Direct

1 stop

Estimated emissions

373kg CO₂ (per TEU)

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 2-4 weeksMSC NIMISHA III+7 others
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Closest seaports

Lyttelton to Sydney

Port of loading

Port of loading

14 days 4h

1-2 times a week

2,599 km

1,615 mi.

Direct

No stops

Estimated emissions

285kg-461kg CO₂ (per TEU)

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: 11DXCNC Line
Every 1-2 weeksMIA SCHULTE
Carrier Identifier: ANNUANL
Every 2-4 weeksKETA
Carrier Identifier: CMDUCMA CGM
Every 2-4 weeksCMA CGM SEMARANG
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 2-4 weeksMSC NIMISHA III+7 others
Carrier Identifier: MAEUMaersk
Every 2-4 weeksGSL Kithira+11 others
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