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 to Nelson

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to NSN flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.

CHC - NSN

Price

$66 - $203

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

NSN

Precipitation

70 - 80 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

$228

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$97

From Christchurch to Nelson

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 $273. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $373.

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 $81.

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHC to NSN flights in January, February
21 Jan - 24 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

11h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

2h 30m
$138

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 13/1/22

26 Jan - 29 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$157

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

4 Feb - 9 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 20m
$170

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

Christchurch to Nelson 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Christchurch found for this year
21 Jan - 24 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

11h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

2h 30m
$138

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 13/1/22

26 Jan - 29 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$157

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

4 Feb - 9 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 20m
$170

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

Direct flights to Nelson from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Nelson direct flight deals
7 Mar - 10 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$153

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 13/1/22

26 Jan - 29 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$157

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

4 Feb - 9 Feb
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$170

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Christchurch, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 24 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

11h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

2h 30m
$138

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

20 Jan - 22 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

11h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

24h 50m
$207

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/22

19 Jan - 21 Jan
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$219

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Nelson flights.

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.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Nelson for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $286.

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

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Christchurch to Nelson is less than $206.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Nelson for under $200?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Christchurch to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Christchurch to Nelson flight route?

The Christchurch to Nelson flight path was viewed by 902 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Nelson round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Christchurch to Nelson round-trip from $138. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Sounds Air. Air New Zealand is currently priced 35% 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 Air New Zealand (95%), Qantas Airways (93%) and Singapore Airlines (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Nelson?

On average you can expect to pay $230 for a flight from Christchurch to Nelson. The cheapest flight overall is $199 while the most popular route, (Christchurch - Nelson) is currently priced at $154.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Nelson

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

Top airline flying from Christchurch to Nelson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Nelson choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$91
Average$229
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Nelson
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
34%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
50%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Christchurch to Nelson
Sunday8daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday9daily flights
Wednesday9daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday9daily flights
Saturday6daily flights