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Cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson from $204

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 30/7. 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.
CHC — NSN
19 Jun — 26 Jun1
1 adult
Wed 19/6
Wed 26/6

The best prices from Christchurch to Nelson are usually found in August or September, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Christchurch to Nelson

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Christchurch (CHC) to Nelson (NSN). 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 14 June 2024.

Popular in

November

Cheapest in

August

Average price

$275

Round-trip from

$197
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Christchurch to Nelson

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 42% 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 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 210% on flights from Christchurch to Nelson compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 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 $188. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $342.

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

Flights from Christchurch to Nelson lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Nelson in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $84.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CHC to 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 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Nelson

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Christchurch and Nelson. 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 133,234 searches. Data last updated 14 June 2024.
Tue 30/708:40CHC - NSN
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$204
Tue 30/710:15CHC - NSN
1 stop6h 15mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$220
Tue 30/709:40CHC - NSN
1 stop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/718:20NSN - CHC
1 stop2h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$272

Cheap Christchurch to Nelson flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Christchurch to Nelson specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 133,234 searches. Prices were last updated on 14 June 2024.
Tue 30/708:40CHC - NSN
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$204
Tue 30/710:15CHC - NSN
1 stop6h 15mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$220
Tue 30/709:40CHC - NSN
1 stop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/718:20NSN - CHC
1 stop2h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$272

Christchurch to Nelson 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Christchurch and Nelson in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 133,234 searches. Data last updated 14 June 2024.
Tue 30/708:40CHC - NSN
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$204
Tue 30/710:15CHC - NSN
1 stop6h 15mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$220
Tue 30/709:40CHC - NSN
1 stop3h 05mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/718:20NSN - CHC
1 stop2h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$272

Direct flights to Nelson from Christchurch

Discover direct flight options from Christchurch to Nelson. 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 133,234 searches. Data last updated 14 June 2024.
Tue 30/708:40CHC - NSN
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Tue 30/719:55NSN - CHC
Nonstop0h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$204

Find flights from Christchurch to Nelson within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Christchurch to Nelson 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 133,234 searches. Data last updated 14 June 2024.

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ChristchurchNelson

CHC - NSN

CHCNSN

Christchurch

Tue 30/7

Nonstop0h 55m

Nelson

Tue 30/7

Nonstop0h 55m

$204

ChristchurchNelson

CHC - NSN

CHCNSN

Christchurch

Tue 30/7

1 stop6h 15m

Nelson

Tue 30/7

Nonstop0h 55m

$220

ChristchurchNelson

CHC - NSN

CHCNSN

Christchurch

Tue 30/7

1 stop3h 05m

Nelson

Tue 30/7

1 stop2h 25m

$272

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Deals found on 12/6

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Christchurch to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Booking 53 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Christchurch to Nelson?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Christchurch to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 9 June 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Christchurch to Nelson flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Christchurch to Nelson

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Nelson from Christchurch with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Nelson by month

Plan your trip to Nelson by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Nelson, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 7.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Nelson

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Nelson. 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 Nelson. Reviews last updated 14 June 2024.
8.2
Very Good
592 reviews

Food

7.6

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.2
Very Good
592 reviews
8.2
Very Good
592 reviews

Food

7.6

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Christchurch to Nelson. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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 8 flights from Christchurch to Nelson per day from 1 airline.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $204, but on average you can expect to pay $232.

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

    Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Christchurch to Nelson under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Nelson is less than $204.

  • How popular is this Christchurch to Nelson flight route?

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

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Christchurch to Nelson round-trip from $204. Air New Zealand is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Christchurch to Nelson?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Christchurch to Nelson are Qantas Airways (86%), Air New Zealand (84%) and Singapore Airlines (73%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Nelson?

    On average you can expect to pay $241 for a flight from Christchurch to Nelson. The cheapest flight overall is $131 while the most popular route, (Christchurch - Nelson) is currently priced at $180.

  • What does CHC to NSN mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Christchurch Airport to Nelson Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a CHC to NSN flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Christchurch to Nelson that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Christchurch to Nelson flight 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 Christchurch to Nelson with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Christchurch to Nelson 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 Christchurch to Nelson that include hotel bookings?

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

  • How can I find direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Christchurch to Nelson?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Christchurch to Nelson 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 Christchurch to Nelson that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Christchurch to Nelson 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 Christchurch to Nelson?

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

    The Christchurch to Nelson flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 12/6.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Christchurch to Nelson?

    Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Christchurch to Nelson (average of $122). Flying from Christchurch to Nelson in March is currently the most expensive (average of $200). 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.

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Air New ZealandCheapest$117Average$259FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

Explore weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 14 June 2024.
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