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Cheap flights from Palmerston North to South Island

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The best prices from Palmerston North to South Island are usually found in May or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

PMR - CHC
Price
$135 - $329
CHC
Temperature
11 - 20 °C
CHC
Rainfall
153 - 249 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Average price

$190

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$135

From Palmerston North to South Island

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 Palmerston North to South Island?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, 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 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 $89.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Palmerston North to South Island (PMR - CHC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Palmerston North to South Island at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Palmerston North to South Island in January, February 2021

The best prices found for PMR to CHC flights in January, February
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$218pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
PMR
Palmerston North
21 Feb - 25 Feb
$219pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$223pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
PMR
Palmerston North

Palmerston North to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Palmerston North found for this year
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$142pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$164pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$184pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
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 Apr - 10 Apr
$142pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
7 May - 10 May
$184pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
7 May - 10 May
$186pp
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 Jan - 30 Jan
$277pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
Direct
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$288pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
PMR
Palmerston North
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$323pp
PMR
Palmerston North
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
PMR
Palmerston North

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Palmerston North to South Island flights.

Flight FAQs

From Palmerston North to South Island

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 $142, but on average you can expect to pay $263.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar flying from Palmerston North to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Cheapflights has 7 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 $235.

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

There are currently 10+ open flights from Palmerston North to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $281.

What days are direct flights available from Palmerston North to Christchurch?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 3,994 users have taken a look at flights from Palmerston North to Christchurch.

Does it rain more in Palmerston North or Christchurch?

Expected rainfall in Palmerston North is less than in Christchurch. You can expect this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Palmerston North weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

With an average temperature of 23 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Christchurch are colder than in Palmerston North.

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 ($142), offers the cheapest pricing from Palmerston North to South Island. You may be able to fly from Palmerston North to South Island for 38% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

Alternative routes for Palmerston North to South Island

Destination information for South Island

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Palmerston North to South Island
Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for January in South Island
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in South Island
169.0 mm

Airports servicing Palmerston North

Airports servicing Christchurch

Hourly flight availability from Palmerston North to South Island

Morning 6 AM to midday 72% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Palmerston North to South Island
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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