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Cheap Flights from Nelson to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand - NSN to CHC Last modified: 27/05/2016 1:35 PM

Popular flights from Nelson to Christchurch Last modified: 27/05/2016 1:35 PM

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
2/07/2016 9/07/2016 $355

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nelson to Christchurch, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $362.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Nelson to Christchurch 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.

How far in advance should you book flights from Nelson to Christchurch

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Nelson to Christchurch should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $364 $435
14-21 days $364 $435
21-30 days $364 $435
30-60 days $355 $426
60-90 days $364 $435
90+ days $370 $441

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

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 Nelson to Christchurch.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$364
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$364
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$370
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$370 $361
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$361

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

Your Nelson to Christchurch 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 Nelson to Christchurch is $431.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nelson to Christchurch is $361.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Nelson to Christchurch
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 4 6 6 6 6 4 4 06:50 18:45
FlexFlight 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 14:05 14:30

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

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 Nelson to Christchurch. 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 Nelson to Christchurch is $182.

The average price for round trip flights from Nelson to Christchurch is $361.

Nelson to Christchurch Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Nelson to Christchurch?
Answer: The average Nelson to Christchurch flight time is 50 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Nelson and Christchurch?
Answer: The distance from Nelson to Christchurch is 251 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch?
Answer: There are 36 direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nelson to Christchurch?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 94% of the non-stop flights between Nelson and Christchurch.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nelson to Christchurch?
Answer: Wellington, NZ

Airlines Flying from Nelson to Christchurch (NSN to CHC) Number of flights searched: 16Last modified: 27/05/2016 1:35 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Nelson to Christchurch 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 Nelson to Christchurch.

Nelson to Christchurch
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 Nelson and Christchurch, 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 Nelson - NSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nelson to Auckland Air New Zealand $495

Cheap International Flights from Nelson - NSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nelson to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $709

Cheap Domestic Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Christchurch Air New Zealand $416
Christchurch to Wellington Air New Zealand $416
Wellington to Queenstown Air New Zealand $291
Christchurch to Dunedin Air New Zealand $337
Wellington to Dunedin Air New Zealand $530
Christchurch to Queenstown Air New Zealand $283
Christchurch to Auckland Air New Zealand $283
Wellington to Auckland Air New Zealand $148
Palmerston North to Auckland Air New Zealand $437
New Plymouth to Auckland Air New Zealand $380

Cheap International Flights to Christchurch - CHC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $376
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $401
Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $432
Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $444
Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $489
Wellington to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $410
Christchurch to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic $2,293
Wellington to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic $2,230
Palmerston North to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $672
Christchurch to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai $1,486
Christchurch to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot $952
Christchurch to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand $1,019
Christchurch to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $554
Wellington to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai $1,486
New Plymouth to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $675
Wellington to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot $1,208
Wellington to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $490
Palmerston North to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $711
Cheap Flights from Nelson to Christchurch, NZ, New Zealand, from $238 Round trip from NSN to CHC