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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 - $291
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Precipitation
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

$118

From Nelson to Christchurch

One-way from

$45

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?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Nelson to Christchurch. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Christchurch.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Nelson to Christchurch at least 57 days early can save you up to 138% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 57 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Nelson to Christchurch for as little as $252 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $353 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Christchurch from Nelson. Prices for May average $199 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $89. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a May flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Nelson to Christchurch at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 34% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Christchurch in September, October 2021

The best prices found for NSN to CHC flights in September, October
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$118pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
20 Sep - 22 Sep
$134pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
2 Oct - 3 Oct
$149pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson

Nelson to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Nelson found for this year
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$118pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
20 Sep - 22 Sep
$134pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
2 Oct - 3 Oct
$149pp
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
31 Oct - 1 Nov
$165pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$191pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
2 Oct - 3 Oct
$208pp
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
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$170pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$176pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$239pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
NSN
Nelson

One-way flights to Christchurch from Nelson

The cheapest one-way flights from Nelson to Christchurch
02:30 - 03:25
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 55m
NSN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$121
Jettzy (NZ)
10:25 - 11:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 55m
NSN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$131
Kiwi.com
03:00 - 05:10
Air New Zealand
1 stop
2h 10m
NSN - CHC
Air New Zealand
$45
Jettzy (NZ)

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 4 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $201.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Christchurch is less than $232.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nelson to Christchurch for under $200?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Nelson to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Nelson to Christchurch?

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

How popular is this Nelson to Christchurch flight route?

This flight path from Nelson to Christchurch was viewed by 715 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Nelson to Christchurch on average per day?

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Nelson to Christchurch on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 67% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Nelson to Christchurch?

There are many flights that can get you from Nelson to Christchurch in 55m. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. There are 251 km between Nelson and Christchurch. All flights are typically direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Nelson to Christchurch is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $118 on this airline. This flight start at 40% 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 from NSN to CHC
0h 55m
Average temperature for September in Christchurch
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Christchurch
16.0 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 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 45% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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