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The best prices from Nelson to Christchurch are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Nelson (NSN) to Christchurch (CHC)

NSN - CHC
Price
$117 - $287
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Nelson to Christchurch

One-way from

$144

One-way flight from Nelson to Christchurch

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Nelson to Christchurch?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 69% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Nelson to Christchurch?

Find a great deal and save up to 127% by booking at least 60 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Nelson to Christchurch within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $247.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Nelson to Christchurch?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from Nelson. Users have commonly found prices around $187 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $87. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelson to Christchurch (NSN - CHC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Nelson to Christchurch at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 37% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Christchurch in January, February 2021

The best prices found for NSN to CHC flights in January, February
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$239pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$251pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$264pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Nelson to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Nelson found for this year
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$149pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$150pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$153pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson

Direct flights to Christchurch from Nelson

Save time with Nelson to Christchurch direct flight deals
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$150pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
10 May - 11 May
$185pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$264pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Last-minute flights from Nelson to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Nelson, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 22 Jan
$303pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$318pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$322pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

One-way flights to Christchurch from Nelson

The cheapest one-way flights from Nelson to Christchurch
13:35 - 14:30
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 55m
NSN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$189
Mix&Match (NZ)
02:00 - 13:05
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
11h 05m
NSN - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$145
Gotogate
12:15 - 03:25
Air New Zealand
2 stops
15h 10m
NSN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$169
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Nelson to Christchurch flights.

Flight FAQs

From Nelson to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $278 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $278. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $149, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

Which airlines flying from Nelson to Christchurch have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand flying from Nelson to Christchurch have implemented new flexible change policies.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $278 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch under $278. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Christchurch is less than $264.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nelson to Christchurch for under $417?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Nelson to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $417.

What days are direct flights available from Nelson to Christchurch?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 3,994 users have taken a look at flights from Nelson to Christchurch.

Does it rain more in Nelson or Christchurch?

Nelson will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Christchurch over the next 8 days.

Is Nelson weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 22 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Christchurch is generally the same as in Nelson. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Nelson to Christchurch?

For as low as $149, Air New Zealand can have you in Christchurch from Nelson in 55m. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Nelson to Christchurch return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($149), offers the cheapest pricing from Nelson to Christchurch. This flight start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Nelson to Christchurch one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $169.

Alternative routes for Nelson to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Nelson to Christchurch
Flight duration
0h 55m
Average temperature for January in Christchurch
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Christchurch
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Nelson

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Nelson to Christchurch

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 63% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 26% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Nelson to Christchurch
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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