Cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson

CHC — NSN
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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The best prices from Christchurch to Nelson are usually found in March or January, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

$83 - $180

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

NSN

Rainfall

70 - 80 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop
Round-trip from$132From Christchurch to Nelson
One-way from$53One-way flight from Christchurch to Nelson

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

Travellers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 51% 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 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 107% on flights from Christchurch to Nelson compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 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 $263. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $346.

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

Flights from Christchurch to Nelson lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Christchurch to Nelson in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $131.

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 at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 36% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Nelson in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHC to NSN flights in June, July
6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$199

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 45m
$234

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

3h 15m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 45m
$236

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

Christchurch to Nelson 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Christchurch found for this year
6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$199

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 45m
$234

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

3h 15m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 45m
$236

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Nelson

6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

6h 35m
$199

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 45m
$234

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

3h 15m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 45m
$236

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

Direct flights to Nelson from Christchurch

Save time with Christchurch to Nelson direct flight deals
6 Jul - 9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$239

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

Last-minute flights from Christchurch to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Christchurch, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

8h 45m
$234

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

29 Jun - 2 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$280

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/6/22

1 Jul - 3 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
NSN

Nelson

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
$285

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

One-way flights to Nelson from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Nelson
13 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

7h 10m
$49

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/6/22

13 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
$53

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/6/22

28 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 55m
$59

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 20/6/22

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 6 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 $199, but on average you can expect to pay $280.

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 $239.

Are there last-minute flights available from Christchurch to Nelson for under $300?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Christchurch to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Christchurch to Nelson?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Christchurch to Nelson flight route?

The Christchurch to Nelson flight path was viewed by 520 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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?

Air New Zealand can get you from Christchurch to Nelson in just under 55m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Christchurch and Nelson is about 251 km. All flights are typically direct.

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 $199. Air New Zealand is currently priced 9% 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 (92%), Air New Zealand (86%) and Singapore Airlines (69%).

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Nelson?

On average you can expect to pay $196 for a flight from Christchurch to Nelson. The cheapest flight overall is $71 while the most popular route, (Christchurch - Nelson) is currently priced at $239.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Nelson

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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 ZealandCheapest$107Average$232FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Christchurch to Nelson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Christchurch to Nelson
11%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
46%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
14%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
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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
Sunday5daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday7daily flights
Wednesday7daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday4daily flights