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Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

Whether you’re going from Christchurch Airport to city center or from Kaikoura to Christchurch Airport, count on Uber to get you there.

30 Durey Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-353-7777

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Ways to ride

How to get a ride from Christchurch Airport

Find your pickup location

Exit the terminal on the ground level and head to the Rideshare Pick-up Zone, located behind the purple Express Park (car park building).

Check the app for details

Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. You can also look for signs at CHC that point to the designated Rideshare Pick-up Zone.

Meet your driver

Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Christchurch Airport map

The Rideshare Pick-up Zone is located outside of the terminal, behind the purple Express Park car park building.

CHC tips

Top questions from riders

Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Christchurch Airport.

Uber can get you from:

  • Christchurch Airport to Riccarton, starting at $16
  • Christchurch Airport to Christchurch CBD, starting at $22
  • Christchurch Airport to the Cathedral Junction, starting at $23
  • Christchurch Airport to Phillipstown, starting at $27

These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location, and dropoff location. Trips originating from and terminating at Christchurch Airport are subject to an airport access fee.

Yes, Christchurch Airport charges a $5.50 access fee for Uber pickups and dropoffs. This fee is automatically added to your fare when you request a ride to or from Christchurch Airport.

Christchurch Airport requires that Uber pickups begin at the Rideshare Pick-up Zone, which is located outside of the terminal behind the purple Express Park (car park building).

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Christchurch Airport visitor information

Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is the 2nd-busiest airport in New Zealand.

The airport is about a 20-minute drive from the city center.

Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport serves the following airlines:

  • Air New Zealand
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Southern
  • Emirates
  • Fiji
  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Singapore
  • Sounds Air

Christchurch Airport lounges

Christchurch Airport hosts 4 airline lounges:

  • Air New Zealand
  • Emirates
  • Qantas
  • Singapore Airlines

Things to do at Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport features a variety of dining options, duty-free facilities, shops, and leisure areas for passengers.

Currency exchange at Christchurch Airport

Foreign currency can be exchanged at the 6 Travelex stores located throughout Christchurch Airport. There are also Travelex ATMs throughout the terminal.

Hotels near Christchurch Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near CHC, there are multiple hotels and accommodation options nearby.

Find more information about Christchurch Airport here.

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