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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson

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The best prices from Christchurch to Nelson are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to Nelson (NSN)

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to NSN flight in 2021: compare Christchurch to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.
CHC - NSN
Price
$93 - $286
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Precipitation
51 - 78 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 55% potential price drop

Average price

$190

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$93

From Christchurch to Nelson

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 Christchurch to Nelson?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 28% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 130% on flights from Christchurch to Nelson compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $358.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Nelson?

Flights from Christchurch to Nelson lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Nelson in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $78.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Nelson (CHC - NSN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Christchurch to Nelson in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHC to NSN flights in September, October
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$89pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
17 Sep - 18 Sep
$96pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$130pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Nelson 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Christchurch found for this year
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$89pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
17 Sep - 18 Sep
$96pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$130pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Nelson from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Nelson direct flight deals
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$165pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$190pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
12 Oct - 14 Oct
$209pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Christchurch, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$89pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$147pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$175pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Christchurch</span> to <span class="emphasized">Nelson</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Nelson

What airports do I use to fly from Christchurch to Nelson?

If you book a flight from Christchurch to Nelson, you will be flying from Christchurch to Nelson. Flights to Nelson (NSN) from Christchurch (CHC) take 0h 55m for a nonstop flight. There are 5 flights from Christchurch to Nelson per day from 1 airline.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Nelson have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Christchurch to Nelson have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand is one of the carriers where you may find flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $89, but on average you can expect to pay $179.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Nelson is less than $230.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Nelson for under $100?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Christchurch to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Nelson?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Nelson flight route?

Within the past month, 902 users have taken a look at flights from Christchurch to Nelson.

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

1 flight departure from Christchurch to Nelson per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Christchurch to Nelson?

For as low as $89, Air New Zealand can have you in Nelson from Christchurch in 2h 30m. Christchurch and Nelson are separated by a distance of 251 km.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Christchurch to Nelson return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($89), offers the cheapest pricing from Christchurch to Nelson. Air New Zealand is currently priced 57% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Nelson

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Nelson

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Christchurch to Nelson.
Flight duration from CHC to NSN
0h 55m
Average temperature for September in Nelson
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nelson
69.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Nelson

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch towards Nelson.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 45% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 30% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Nelson
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Nelson.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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