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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)

NPL - CHC
Price
$222 - $394
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

$229

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$222

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 $253 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $341 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 $191. You can even find prices in May for less than $191, as users have found deals to Christchurch from as low as $90. 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 April, May 2021

15 Apr - 18 Apr
$287pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
20 Apr - 23 Apr
$296pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
14 Apr - 16 Apr
$297pp
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

13 Jun - 15 Jun
$185pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
13 Jun - 15 Jun
$243pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$287pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth

Direct flights to Christchurch from New Plymouth

13 Jun - 15 Jun
$185pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$503pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NPL
New Plymouth
20 Apr - 23 Apr
$520pp
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

15 Apr - 18 Apr
$287pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
14 Apr - 16 Apr
$297pp
NPL
New Plymouth
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NPL
New Plymouth
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$330pp
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

Can I find flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $284. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $185, but on average you can expect to pay $380.

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.

Are there direct flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch under $284. A good price for a direct flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch is less than $512.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $427?

There are currently 10+ open flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $427.

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 12 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 ($185), offers the cheapest pricing from New Plymouth to Christchurch. Air New Zealand is currently priced 37% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for New Plymouth to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Flight duration
1h 30m
Average temperature for April in Christchurch
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Christchurch
19.0 mm

Airports servicing New Plymouth

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from New Plymouth to Christchurch

Morning 6 AM to midday 52% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 48% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from New Plymouth to Christchurch
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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