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Cheap flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch from $270

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 25/11. 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.
PMR — CHC
22 Apr — 29 Apr1
1 adult
Mon 22/4
Mon 29/4

The best prices from Palmerston North to Christchurch are usually found in August or January, booked 65 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Palmerston North to Christchurch

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Palmerston North (PMR) 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

December

Cheapest in

August

Average price

$345

Round-trip from

$189
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Palmerston North to Christchurch

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 25% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch, book at least 41 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 79% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $365 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $450.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

August can be a great time to fly to Christchurch from Palmerston North with a flight ticket averaging about $330. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $195. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch (PMR - CHC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Palmerston North 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.
Tue 14/512:45PMR - CHC
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$279
Tue 14/512:45PMR - CHC
1 stop8h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/511:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$284
Tue 14/515:25PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$290
Thu 23/506:50PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Sun 26/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$307
Thu 23/506:50PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Sun 26/508:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$331
Thu 23/515:00PMR - CHC
1 stop7h 05mAir New Zealand
Sun 26/508:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$372
Tue 14/517:10PMR - CHC
2 stops4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/511:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$1,062

Cheap Palmerston North to Christchurch flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Palmerston North to Christchurch specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Prices were last updated on 17 April 2024.
Tue 14/512:45PMR - CHC
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$279
Tue 14/512:45PMR - CHC
1 stop8h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/511:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$284
Tue 14/515:25PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$290
Tue 14/517:10PMR - CHC
2 stops4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/511:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$1,062

Palmerston North to Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Palmerston North 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.
Mon 25/1106:45PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Wed 27/1112:55CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$270
Tue 14/512:45PMR - CHC
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$279
Tue 14/512:45PMR - CHC
1 stop8h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/511:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$284
Tue 14/515:25PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$290
Mon 25/1110:10PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Wed 27/1110:30CHC - PMR
1 stop6h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$304
Mon 25/1112:35PMR - CHC
1 stop3h 50mAir New Zealand
Wed 27/1112:00CHC - PMR
1 stop3h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$357
Tue 14/517:10PMR - CHC
2 stops4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/511:00CHC - PMR
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$1,062

Direct flights to Christchurch from Palmerston North

Discover direct flight options from Palmerston North to Christchurch. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,702 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
Tue 14/515:25PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Tue 21/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/4$290
Thu 23/506:50PMR - CHC
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Sun 26/510:10CHC - PMR
Nonstop1h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$307

Find flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Palmerston North 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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$279 - $1,062

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Return

Price

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Tue 14/5

1 stop7h 40m

Christchurch

Tue 21/5

Nonstop1h 20m

$279

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Tue 14/5

1 stop8h 40m

Christchurch

Tue 21/5

1 stop7h 20m

$284

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Tue 14/5

Nonstop1h 20m

Christchurch

Tue 21/5

Nonstop1h 20m

$290

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Thu 23/5

Nonstop1h 20m

Christchurch

Sun 26/5

Nonstop1h 20m

$307

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Thu 23/5

Nonstop1h 20m

Christchurch

Sun 26/5

1 stop7h 40m

$331

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Thu 23/5

1 stop7h 05m

Christchurch

Sun 26/5

1 stop7h 40m

$372

Palmerston NorthChristchurch

PMR - CHC

PMRCHC

Palmerston North

Tue 14/5

2 stops4h 40m

Christchurch

Tue 21/5

1 stop7h 20m

$1,062

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Deals found on 15/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 65 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Palmerston North to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Palmerston North to Christchurch flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch is currently $0 while a return flight costs $418. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch (average of $111). Flying from Palmerston North 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
670 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

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
670 reviews
8.3
Very Good
670 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

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 Palmerston North to Christchurch?

    You will need to book a flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch if you want to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch. At least 1 airline has flights from Palmerston North (PMR) to Christchurch (CHC) on a regular basis. There are 7 flights to Christchurch from the Palmerston North airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from PMR to CHC to be around 1h 20m.

  • Can I find flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $279, but on average you can expect to pay $418.

  • Are there direct flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch is less than $299.

  • How popular is this Palmerston North to Christchurch flight route?

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from Palmerston North to Christchurch is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $279 on this airline. Air New Zealand is priced at 15% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

    Before booking your flight to Christchurch from Palmerston North, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qantas Airways (80%), Air New Zealand (79%), Singapore Airlines( 35%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

    While on average a flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch is generally $334, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $93. When looking at the most popular route, (Palmerston North - Christchurch), you can expect to pay $279 for that flight.

  • What does PMR to CHC mean?

    PMR stands for Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch that include hotel bookings?

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

  • How can I find direct flights from Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch flight deals updated?

    The Palmerston North to Christchurch flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 15/4.

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Air New ZealandCheapest$164Average$319FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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