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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)

CHC - NSN
Price
$94 - $289
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Rainfall
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

$125

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$94

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?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 99% 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 Christchurch to Nelson from $327 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $422 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Nelson from Christchurch. Prices for May average $241 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $115. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a May flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Christchurch to Nelson is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson in April, May 2021

6 May - 13 May
$128pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$131pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$132pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to Nelson 2021 flight deals

6 May - 13 May
$128pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$131pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$132pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Nelson from Christchurch

23 Apr - 27 Apr
$134pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
7 May - 11 May
$141pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
17 May - 21 Jun
$156pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Nelson

15 Apr - 20 Apr
$135pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
14 Apr - 16 Apr
$136pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
14 Apr - 17 Apr
$202pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch

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Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to Nelson

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $142 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $142. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $173.

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.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $142 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson under $142. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Nelson is less than $240.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Nelson for under $142?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Christchurch to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $142.

How popular is this flight route?

The Christchurch to Nelson flight path was viewed by 4,891 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Christchurch or Nelson?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Christchurch is roughly less than Nelson. You can assume this to be the case over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than Nelson?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 22 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Nelson is typically the same as in Christchurch. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Christchurch to Nelson?

Departing from Christchurch to Nelson will take you 55m. All flights are typically direct.

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

Currently priced at $128, Air New Zealand will fly you from Christchurch to Nelson and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 38% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Nelson

Destination information for Nelson

Flight duration
0h 55m
Average temperature for April in Nelson
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Nelson
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing Nelson

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 46% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 28% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Christchurch to Nelson
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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