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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
$220 - $390
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Precipitation
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

$252

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$220

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?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 86% 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 $351 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $431 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at $144.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 53% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch in September, October 2021

The best prices found for NPL to CHC flights in September, October
16 Sep - 17 Sep
$156pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
16 Sep - 17 Sep
$214pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$221pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
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 - 17 Sep
$156pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
17 Nov - 28 Nov
$176pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
17 Nov - 28 Nov
$190pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth

Direct flights to Christchurch from New Plymouth

Save time with New Plymouth to Christchurch direct flight deals
17 Nov - 28 Nov
$190pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$235pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
18 Nov - 19 Nov
$241pp
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 Sep - 23 Sep
$234pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$255pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$266pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
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 3 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $176, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

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

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch under $200. A good price for a direct flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch is less than $266.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $300?

There are currently 11+ open flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

How popular is this New Plymouth to Christchurch flight route?

This flight path from New Plymouth to Christchurch was viewed by 590 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 New Plymouth to Christchurch on average per day?

2 flight departures from New Plymouth to Christchurch per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

A quick flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch can take about 1h 30m. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $176. There are 518 km between New Plymouth and Christchurch. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch from $176 return. This flight start at 39% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 from NPL to CHC
1h 30m
Average temperature for September in Christchurch
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Christchurch
16.0 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 54% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 31% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 15% 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
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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