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Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Nelson, NZ, New Zealand - CHC to NSN

Popular flights from Christchurch to Nelson

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 NZD177

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Christchurch to Nelson (CHC to NSN)?

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 NZD286.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Christchurch to Nelson (CHC to NSN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Christchurch to Nelson

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Christchurch to Nelson.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
NZD355
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
NZD355

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Christchurch to Nelson (CHC to NSN)

Your Christchurch to Nelson flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 NZD419.

The average price for non-stop flights from Christchurch to Nelson is NZD350.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Christchurch to Nelson
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 5 5 5 6 5 3 5 06:55 18:35
FlexFlight 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 09:30 12:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Christchurch to Nelson (CHC to NSN)

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 NZD114.

The average price for round trip flights from Christchurch to Nelson is NZD350.

Christchurch to Nelson Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: The average Christchurch to Nelson flight time is 50 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Christchurch and Nelson?
Answer: The distance from Christchurch to Nelson is 251 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: There are 36 direct flights from Christchurch to Nelson.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Christchurch to Nelson?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 94% 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 Flying from Christchurch to Nelson (CHC to NSN)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Christchurch to Nelson with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Christchurch to Nelson.

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

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Christchurch and Nelson, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Christchurch - CHC

Cheap International Flights from Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD445
Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD343
Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD448

Cheap Domestic Flights to Nelson - NSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Blenheim Air New Zealand NZD174
Nelson to Wellington Air New Zealand NZD121
Wellington to Christchurch Air New Zealand NZD131
Wellington to Auckland Air New Zealand NZD137
Nelson to Christchurch Air New Zealand NZD201
Nelson to Auckland Air New Zealand NZD480
Wellington to Queenstown Air New Zealand NZD279
Wellington to Hamilton Air New Zealand NZD188
Blenheim to Auckland Air New Zealand NZD224
Wellington to Rotorua Air New Zealand NZD206
Wellington to Dunedin Air New Zealand NZD207
Wellington to Tauranga Air New Zealand NZD246
Wellington to Gisborne Air New Zealand NZD518
Wellington to Invercargill Air New Zealand NZD587

Cheap International Flights to Nelson - NSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD505
Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD441
Wellington to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD408
Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Nelson, NZ, New Zealand, from NZD123 Round trip from CHC to NSN