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Cheap flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch from $284

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 14/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
NPL — CHC
22 Apr — 29 Apr1
1 adult
Mon 22/4
Mon 29/4

The best prices from New Plymouth to Christchurch are usually found in May or June, booked 61 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from New Plymouth to Christchurch

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from New Plymouth (NPL) to Christchurch (CHC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 17 April 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$347

Round-trip from

$189
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From New Plymouth to Christchurch

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 21% 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 76% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 $267 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $454 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 January. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $206.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between New Plymouth and Christchurch. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
Sat 14/906:30NPL - CHC
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/918:45CHC - NPL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$324
Sat 14/906:30NPL - CHC
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/914:00CHC - NPL
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$347
Sat 14/907:00NPL - CHC
1 stop5h 15mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/915:05CHC - NPL
1 stop5h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$409

New Plymouth to Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between New Plymouth and Christchurch in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
Sat 14/906:30NPL - CHC
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/915:15CHC - NPL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$284
Sat 14/917:15NPL - CHC
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/913:00CHC - NPL
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$304
Sat 14/906:30NPL - CHC
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/918:45CHC - NPL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$324
Sat 14/906:30NPL - CHC
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/914:00CHC - NPL
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$347
Sat 14/910:25NPL - CHC
1 stop5h 25mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/915:05CHC - NPL
1 stop2h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$386
Sat 14/907:00NPL - CHC
1 stop5h 15mAir New Zealand
Wed 18/915:05CHC - NPL
1 stop5h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$409

Find flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.

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New PlymouthChristchurch

NPL - CHC

NPLCHC

New Plymouth

Sat 14/9

Nonstop1h 30m

Christchurch

Wed 18/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$324

New PlymouthChristchurch

NPL - CHC

NPLCHC

New Plymouth

Sat 14/9

Nonstop1h 30m

Christchurch

Wed 18/9

1 stop6h 30m

$347

New PlymouthChristchurch

NPL - CHC

NPLCHC

New Plymouth

Sat 14/9

1 stop5h 15m

Christchurch

Wed 18/9

1 stop5h 25m

$409

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When is the best time to book a flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from New Plymouth to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their New Plymouth to Christchurch flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Christchurch by month

Plan your trip from New Plymouth to Christchurch by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch is currently $0 while a return flight costs $360. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch (average of $111). Flying from New Plymouth to Christchurch in March is currently the most expensive (average of $184). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$189

February

$284

March

$313

April

$211

May

$223

June

$228

July

$228

August

$240

September

$246

October

$207

November

$268

December

$250

Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Christchurch. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Christchurch. Reviews last updated 17 April 2024.
8.3
Very Good
671 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

8.3
Very Good
671 reviews
8.3
Very Good
671 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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 1 airline when you book a flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch.

  • Can I find flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $324, but on average you can expect to pay $360.

  • How popular is this New Plymouth to Christchurch flight route?

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from New Plymouth to Christchurch round-trip?

    According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($324), offers the cheapest pricing from New Plymouth to Christchurch. Air New Zealand is currently priced 13% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from New Plymouth to Christchurch are Singapore Airlines (89%), Qantas Airways (83%) and Air New Zealand (77%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

    Looking for the cheapest flight from New Plymouth to Christchurch? While on average our users pay $378, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $183. The most popular route (New Plymouth - Christchurch), is priced around $324.

  • What does NPL to CHC mean?

    NPL stands for New Plymouth Airport, while CHC stands for Christchurch Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on New Plymouth to Christchurch flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from New Plymouth to Christchurch by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from New Plymouth to Christchurch?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on New Plymouth to Christchurch flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the New Plymouth to Christchurch flight deals updated?

    The New Plymouth to Christchurch flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 16/4.

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Air New ZealandCheapest$179Average$339FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Weekly flight availability from New Plymouth to Christchurch

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