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Cheap flights from Palmerston North to South Island

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Palmerston North (PMR) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best PMR to CHC flight in 2021: compare Palmerston North to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Palmerston North to South Island?

To save up to 127% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Palmerston North to South Island from $250 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $337 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Palmerston North to South Island?

Flights from Palmerston North to South Island lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Palmerston North to South Island in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $88.

Cheap flights from Palmerston North to South Island in June, July 2021

The best prices found for PMR to South Island flights in June, July
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$163pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$204pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

Palmerston North to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Palmerston North found for this year
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$163pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

Direct flights to South Island from Palmerston North

Save time with Palmerston North to South Island direct flight deals
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$163pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$197pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

Last-minute flights from Palmerston North to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Palmerston North, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$243pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$267pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North

One-way flights to South Island from Palmerston North

The cheapest one-way flights from Palmerston North to South Island
02:45 - 04:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 20m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$86
Agoda.com
06:00 - 13:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
7h 25m
PMR - CHC
Air New Zealand
$114
Jettzy (NZ)
06:20 - 05:30
Air New Zealand
1 stop
23h 10m
PMR - ZQN
Air New Zealand
$155
Agoda.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Palmerston North</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Island</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Palmerston North to South Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Palmerston North to South Island?

Located just 4.0 km from the city centre, Palmerston North (PMR) is the airport most travellers will use when flying to South Island from Palmerston North.

Which airlines flying from Palmerston North to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Palmerston North to South Island have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Palmerston North to South Island for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Palmerston North to South Island for under $281. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $163, but on average you can expect to pay $267.

Are there direct flights from Palmerston North to South Island for under $281 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Palmerston North to South Island under $281. A good price for a direct flight from Palmerston North to South Island is less than $327.

Are there last-minute flights available from Palmerston North to South Island for under $281?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Palmerston North to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $281.

Is Palmerston North weather warmer or cooler than South Island?

Temperatures around the 23 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in South Island is colder than in Palmerston North. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

What are the most popular routes from Palmerston North to South Island?

When deciding which route to take from Palmerston North to South Island, consider Palmerston North - Christchurch, Palmerston North - Queenstown Intl or Palmerston North - Dunedin, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Palmerston North to South Island?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Palmerston North to South Island? While on average our users pay $197, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $73. The most popular route (Palmerston North - Christchurch), is priced around $218.

What are the most reliable airlines from Palmerston North to South Island?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Palmerston North to South Island are Air New Zealand (92%), Qantas Airways (90%) and Singapore Airlines (86%).

How long does is the flight from Palmerston North to South Island?

There are many flights that can get you from Palmerston North to South Island in 1h 20m. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Palmerston North to South Island return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($163), offers the cheapest pricing from Palmerston North to South Island.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Palmerston North to South Island one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $86 on Air New Zealand.

Alternative routes for Palmerston North to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Palmerston North to South Island

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Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Palmerston North to South Island.
Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for June in South Island
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in South Island
228.0 mm

Airports servicing Palmerston North

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Palmerston North to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Palmerston North to South Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
$74 $234 No cancel fee 78%
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Originair
$119 $256 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Originair. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$154 $286 No cancel fee 74%
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