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If you are actually flying from Christchurch to Los Angeles or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Christchurch and Los Angeles, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

Flight time from Christchurch to Los Angeles is 15 hours

One stop flight time from CHC to LAX via AKL is 15 hours (Operated by Air New Zealand)

More direct flights with stopover

How long does it take to fly from Christchurch to Los Angeles?

There are very few non-stop flights from Christchurch to Los Angeles. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Christchurch and Los Angeles takes close to 15 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 38 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 24 hrs .

The nearest airport to Christchurch, is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) and the nearest airport to Los Angeles, is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Distance from Christchurch to Los Angeles is approximately 11100 kilometers.


Flight time from Christchurch to Los Angeles via Auckland • CHC to LAX via AKL

Flight duration from Christchurch International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport via Auckland International Airport, New Zealand on Air New Zealand flight is 17 hours 30 minutes

Air New Zealand
CHC ➝ AKL ➝ LAX
Total flight duration
17 hours 30 minutes
CHC to AKL → 1 hour 20 minutes
AKL Stop 3 hours 55 minutes
AKL to LAX → 12 hours 15 minutes

Flight time from Christchurch to Los Angeles via Auckland • CHC to LAX via AKL

Flight duration from Christchurch International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport via Auckland International Airport, New Zealand on Air New Zealand flight is 19 hours 40 minutes

Air New Zealand
CHC ➝ AKL ➝ LAX
Total flight duration
19 hours 40 minutes
CHC to AKL → 1 hour 20 minutes
AKL Stop 6 hours 5 minutes
AKL to LAX → 12 hours 15 minutes

Airlines operating flights between Christchurch and Los Angeles

American Airlines

Air New Zealand

United Airlines

Christchurch - Los Angeles Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Christchurch, New Zealand :
12:55 PM, Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
Christchurch Timezone: +13:00
Current time in Los Angeles, United States :
04:55 PM, Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
Los Angeles Timezone: -07:00
Christchurch time is 20 hours ahead of Los Angeles

CHC to LAX Flight - Christchurch Airport to Los Angeles Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Christchurch Airport & Los Angeles Airport is given below. Click the map to view Christchurch to Los Angeles flight path and travel direction.

Christchurch - Lat: -43.4877, Long: 172.538   Los Angeles - Lat: 33.9435, Long: -118.409

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