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Cheap flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch

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The best prices from Palmerston North to Christchurch are usually found in May or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Palmerston North (PMR) to Christchurch (CHC)

PMR - CHC
Price
$133 - $323
CHC
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
CHC
Rainfall
13 - 21 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$133

From Palmerston North to Christchurch

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Christchurch. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 127% on flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $246. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $332.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Christchurch from Palmerston North. Prices for May average $186 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $87. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a May flight can save you 82% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Palmerston North to Christchurch at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch in February, March 2021

6 Mar - 8 Mar
$305pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
PMR
Palmerston North
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$334pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
2 Mar - 3 Mar
$354pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

Palmerston North to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

31 Aug - 4 Sep
$169pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
8 Aug - 10 Aug
$187pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
8 Aug - 10 Aug
$189pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

Direct flights to Christchurch from Palmerston North

8 Aug - 10 Aug
$187pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
8 Aug - 10 Aug
$189pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$416pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

Last-minute flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch

6 Mar - 8 Mar
$305pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
PMR
Palmerston North
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$334pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$369pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
PMR
Palmerston North

One-way flights to Christchurch from Palmerston North

06:20 - 07:40
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 20m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$79
mytrip.com
03:30 - 10:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
6h 55m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
14:40 - 04:10
Air New Zealand
2 stops
13h 30m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$224
Bravofly

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Flight FAQs

From Palmerston North to Christchurch

Can I find flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $276 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $276. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $187, but on average you can expect to pay $285.

Which airlines flying from Palmerston North to Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar flying from Palmerston North to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $276 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch under $276. A good price for a direct flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch is less than $264.

Are there last-minute flights available from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $415?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $415.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 3,994 users have taken a look at flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch.

Does it rain more in Palmerston North or Christchurch?

Expected rainfall in Palmerston North is less than in Christchurch. You can expect this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Palmerston North weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

With an average temperature of 23 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Christchurch are colder than in Palmerston North.

How long does is the flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Departing from Palmerston North to Christchurch will take you 1h 20m. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

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 $187 on this airline. Air New Zealand is priced at 17% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Palmerston North to Christchurch one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $79.

Alternative routes for Palmerston North to Christchurch

Destination information for Christchurch

Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for March in Christchurch
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Christchurch
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Palmerston North

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Palmerston North to Christchurch

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 46% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Palmerston North to Christchurch
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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