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Cheap flights from Nelson to Christchurch

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best NSN to CHC flight in 2021: compare Nelson to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
NSN - CHC
Price
$118 - $290
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

Average price

$224

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$118

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 73% 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 $249.

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 $188 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $88. 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 34% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Christchurch in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NSN to CHC flights in June, July
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$210pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$214pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
15 Jun - 16 Jun
$223pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
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
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$97pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$99pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$139pp
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
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$97pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$214pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$230pp
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
23 Jun - 25 Jun
$224pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$232pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
23 Jun - 25 Jun
$244pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Nelson</span> to <span class="emphasized">Christchurch</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Nelson to Christchurch

What airports do I use to fly from Nelson to Christchurch?

If you book a flight from Nelson to Christchurch, you will be flying from Nelson to Christchurch. Flights to Christchurch (CHC) from Nelson (NSN) take 0h 55m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Nelson to Christchurch per day from 1 airline.

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.

Can I find flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $241.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch under $140. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Christchurch is less than $223.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nelson to Christchurch for under $280?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Nelson to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $280.

What days are direct flights available from Nelson to Christchurch?

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

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 11 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 $97, 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 ($97), offers the cheapest pricing from Nelson to Christchurch. This flight start at 51% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Nelson to Christchurch

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nelson to Christchurch.
Flight duration
0h 55m
Average temperature for June in Christchurch
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Christchurch
21.0 mm

Airports servicing Nelson

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Nelson to Christchurch

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nelson towards Christchurch.
Morning 6 AM to midday 47% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 44% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Nelson to Christchurch
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nelson to Christchurch.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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