East Coast to West Coast flight duration

What is the flight duration from East Coast to West Coast?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between East Coast and West Coast so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from East Coast to West Coast

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Depart
LST
Arrive
CHC

The flight time from East Coast to West Coast is 3 hours 2 minutes.

A direct flight from East Coast (LST) to West Coast (CHC) has a duration of 3 hours 2 minutes.

A distance of 1,217 miles / 1,959 km.

Related: Return journey West Coast to East Coast flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from East Coast to West Coast is 3 hours 2 minutes
  • Distance from East Coast to West Coast is 1,217 miles / 1,959 km
  • East Coast is served by 1 airports Launceston Airport (LST)
  • West Coast is served by 1 airports Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
  • The currency in West Coast, New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between East Coast, Australia and West Coast, New Zealand? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 3 hours 2 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

East Coast to West Coast flight time via Melbourne Tullamarine | LST to CHC via MEL
East Coast to Melbourne Tullamarine
1 hours
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 35 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to West Coast
3 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 55 minutes
East Coast to West Coast flight time via Sydney | LST to CHC via SYD
East Coast to Sydney
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 50 minutes
Sydney to West Coast
3 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 35 minutes
East Coast to West Coast flight time via Brisbane | LST to CHC via BNE
East Coast to Brisbane
2 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
8 hours 25 minutes
Brisbane to West Coast
3 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 30 minutes

Airlines flying between East Coast and West Coast

Most popular airlines that fly the route between East Coast and West Coast

Jetstar
Jetstar

East Coast & West Coast local time and timezones

West Coast, New Zealand time is 2 hours ahead of East Coast, Australia

Date and time in East Coast, Australia:
02:52 Sun, 15 Dec, 2019,
Hobart Timezone: AEDT (+11:00)

Date and time in West Coast, New Zealand:
04:52 Sun, 15 Dec, 2019,
Auckland Timezone: NZDT (+13:00)


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