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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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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.

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

CHC tips

How to connect to wifi

  • Go to settings and select Unlimited Free Airport WiFi
  • Launch your browser
  • Enter your details and accept the terms and conditions

Pick up a local SIM card

Local SIM cards can be purchased from the Vodafone and Spark kiosks located in the International Arrivals Hall.


If you would like assistance at the airport, please contact the Airport Services team at +64 3-353-7727.

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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.

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