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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)

All the information you need to plan the best PMR to CHC flight in 2021: compare Palmerston North to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
PMR - CHC
Price
$135 - $329
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

$135

From Palmerston North to Christchurch

One-way from

$86

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 $250. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $337.

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 $189 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $88. 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for PMR to CHC flights in June, July
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$163pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$204pp
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

Cheap flights to Christchurch from Palmerston North found for this year
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$163pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
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

Save time with Palmerston North to Christchurch direct flight deals
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$163pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
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

Late deals on return flights to Christchurch from Palmerston North, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$243pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$267pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

One-way flights to Christchurch from Palmerston North

The cheapest one-way flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch
02:45 - 04:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 20m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$86
Agoda.com
06:00 - 13:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
7h 25m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$114
Jettzy (NZ)
12:10 - 03:25
Air New Zealand
2 stops
15h 15m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$182
Agoda.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Palmerston North to Christchurch

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 2 different airlines have flights from Palmerston North (PMR) to Christchurch (CHC) on a regular basis. There are 5 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.

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.

Can I find flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $281. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $163, but on average you can expect to pay $267.

Are there direct flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch under $281. A good price for a direct flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch is less than $327.

Are there last-minute flights available from Palmerston North to Christchurch for under $281?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $281.

What days are direct flights available from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

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

How many flights depart from Palmerston North to Christchurch on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from Palmerston North to Christchurch per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

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 15 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. The distance between Palmerston North and Christchurch is about 436 km. 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 $163 on this airline. Air New Zealand is priced at 28% 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 $86.

Alternative routes for Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North to Christchurch.
Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for June in Christchurch
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Christchurch
21.0 mm

Airports servicing Palmerston North

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Palmerston North to Christchurch

See what time of day planes typically take off from Palmerston North towards Christchurch.
Morning 6 AM to midday 45% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 38% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Palmerston North to Christchurch
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Palmerston North to Christchurch.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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