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Flights from Christchurch to Nelson, New Zealand Last modified: 29/09/2016 12:59 AM

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Christchurch to Nelson Last modified: 29/09/2016 12:59 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Nelson. Air New Zealand frequently offer the best deals on Christchurch to Nelson flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air New Zealand
CHCNSN
Sat 21/01
nonstop
NSNCHC
Fri 27/01
nonstop
$149
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How Much is a Flight from Christchurch to Nelson?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Christchurch to Nelson, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $284.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Nelson?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Christchurch to Nelson based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Christchurch to Nelson?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Christchurch to Nelson.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $399 $470
7-14 days $279 $314
14-21 days $358 $428
21-30 days $358 $428
30-60 days $179 $219
60-90 days $0 $0
90+ days $149 $204

Cheapest Day To Fly from Christchurch to Nelson

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Christchurch to Nelson is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$358 $358 $279 $240 $179

Compare Flight Prices from Christchurch to Nelson by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Christchurch to Nelson flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 30/09/16 7/10/16 0 $418
October Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 7/10/16 10/10/16 0 $279
November Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 27/11/16 2/12/16 0 $179
December Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 29/12/16 3/01/17 0 $358
January Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 21/01/17 27/01/17 0 $149
February Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 3/02/17 19/02/17 0 $358
June Christchurch Nelson Air New Zealand 27/06/17 4/07/17 0 $171

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Christchurch to Nelson

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Christchurch to Nelson. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$279
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$279

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Christchurch to Nelson

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Christchurch to Nelson is $219.

The average price for direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson is $179.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Christchurch to Nelson.

Weekly Direct Flights from Christchurch to Nelson - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 6 6 9 8 7 4 3 06:55 18:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Christchurch to Nelson

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Christchurch to Nelson. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Christchurch to Nelson is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Nelson is $179.

Christchurch to Nelson Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: The average Christchurch to Nelson flight time is 50 minutes.
Question: How far is Nelson from Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Christchurch to Nelson is 251 kilometers (156 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: There are 40 direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson.
Question: What are the most popular Christchurch airlines for direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Christchurch and Nelson.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: Wellington, NZ

Airlines in Christchurch flying to Nelson Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 12Number of itineraries searched: 35,485

Wondering which airlines fly out of Christchurch to Nelson? We've gathered the average price of Christchurch airlines with flights to Nelson. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Christchurch to Nelson
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand -
Air New Zealand WLG
Air New Zealand AKL

Christchurch to Nelson Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Christchurch and Nelson. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap International Flights from Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Christchurch to Sydney China Airlines, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $329
Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $410
Flights from Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $376

Cheap International Flights to Nelson - NSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $398
Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $403
Flights from Wellington to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $407
Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Nelson