Christchurch Airport Guide to Christchurch International Airport - CHC

Christchurch International Airport taxi

By taxi you can get to Christchurch downtown from the airport within 15 up to 20 minutes depending on the traffic, since it is 12 km away from the airport. 


You can find taxi ranks outside the International Arrivals Hall, facing the main terminal and at the ground level and outside the Regional Lounge. 


Find taxi companies at the taxi ranks of Christchurch Airport operating 24 hours a day:

- Blue Star Taxis: +64 3 379 9799
- Corporate Cabs: +64 3 379 5888
- First Direct Taxis: +64 3 377 55 55
- Gold Band Taxis: +64 3 3795 795
- Green Cabs: +64 0508 447 336


Fares to get to the city centre can vary between $45.00 and $65.00. The fare to get either collected or delivered to Christchurch Airport is of $5.50.

Share a car

Sharing car apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the above options. You can consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip.

Apps like Uber or BlaBlaCar may be useful for your trip to any of the cities nearby.