Cheap flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch

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The best prices from New Plymouth to Christchurch are usually found in November or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Plymouth (NPL) to Christchurch (CHC)

All the information you need to plan the best NPL to CHC flight in 2021: compare New Plymouth to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
NPL - CHC
Price
$218 - $388
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$388

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$218

From New Plymouth 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 New Plymouth to Christchurch?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 127% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Plymouth to Christchurch from $249 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $336 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Christchurch from New Plymouth average $188. You can even find prices in May for less than $188, as users have found deals to Christchurch from as low as $88. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Christchurch from New Plymouth. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 82%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch (NPL - CHC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from New Plymouth to Christchurch is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 53% on airfare.

Cheap flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NPL to CHC flights in June, July
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$259pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$266pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
15 Jun - 16 Jun
$274pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Multiple airlines
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth

New Plymouth to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from New Plymouth found for this year
16 Sep - 28 Sep
$116pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
16 Sep - 28 Sep
$189pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
16 Sep - 28 Sep
$235pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
NPL
New Plymouth

Direct flights to Christchurch from New Plymouth

Save time with New Plymouth to Christchurch direct flight deals
16 Sep - 28 Sep
$116pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
28 Jun - 1 Jul
$259pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$266pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth

Last-minute flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from New Plymouth, departing today and this week
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$288pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$302pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
20 Jun - 22 Jun
$322pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth

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Flight FAQs

From New Plymouth to Christchurch

What airports do I use to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

Booking a flight from New Plymouth (NPL) to Christchurch (CHC) is your only option if you wish to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch. On a typical day, there are 2 flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch, all of which are around 1h 30m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 2 airlines when you book a flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch.

Which airlines flying from New Plymouth to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air New Zealand and Jetstar are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $116, but on average you can expect to pay $323.

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

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch under $140. A good price for a direct flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch is less than $312.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $420?

There are currently 8+ open flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $420.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch have been viewed 590 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in New Plymouth or Christchurch?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in New Plymouth is typically greater than that of Christchurch. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is New Plymouth weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 22 °C range in January. The weather in Christchurch is generally hotter than New Plymouth's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

There are many flights that can get you from New Plymouth to Christchurch in 1h 30m. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($117), offers the cheapest pricing from New Plymouth to Christchurch. Air New Zealand is currently priced 60% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for New Plymouth 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 New Plymouth to Christchurch.
Flight duration
1h 30m
Average temperature for June in Christchurch
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Christchurch
21.0 mm

Airports servicing New Plymouth

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from New Plymouth to Christchurch

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Plymouth towards Christchurch.
Morning 6 AM to midday 62% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 38% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Plymouth to Christchurch
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Plymouth to Christchurch.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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