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$201 Find cheap flights from Napier to Christchurch

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Napier to Christchurch departing on 31/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Napier to Christchurch, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Napier to Christchurch (NPE-CHC)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Napier to Christchurch that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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NPE-CHC
1h 40mdirect
CHC-NPE
1h 35mdirect
Qantas Airways
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NPE-CHC
1h 40mdirect
CHC-NPE
1h 35mdirect
Air New Zealand
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NPE-CHC
1h 40mdirect
CHC-NPE
1h 35mdirect
Singapore Airlines
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Flights from Napier to Christchurch - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Napier to Christchurch to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Napier to Christchurch?

The average price of all flights from Napier to Christchurch clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
When flying from Napier to Christchurch, you should consider leaving on a Monday and avoid Thursdays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Napier, you’ll find the best rates on Sundays and the most expensive ones on Thursdays.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Napier to Christchurch?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Napier to Christchurch, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Napier to Christchurch is October, where tickets cost $307 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are March and November, where the average cost of tickets is $431 and $401 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a stopover from Napier to Christchurch?

The average price for all direct flights, flights with one stopover, and flights with two stopovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
No, with an average price for the route of $367, prices are generally cheapest when you fly direct.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Napier to Christchurch?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Napier to Christchurch, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Napier to Christchurch, you should book around 3 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 138 days before departure.

Which airlines fly direct between Napier and Christchurch?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Napier to Christchurch.
There is just one airline that flies from Napier to Christchurch direct and that is Air New Zealand. The best one-way deal found from Air New Zealand for the route is $176.

How many flights are there between Napier and Christchurch per day?

Each day, there are between 2 and 3 nonstop flights that take off from Napier and land in Christchurch, with an average flight time of 1h 40m. The most common departure time is 16:00 and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 20 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Monday, when 15% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Saturday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Napier and Christchurch?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There is only one cabin class option available for the route, which is Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

What’s the earliest departure time from Napier to Christchurch?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Napier at 06:30 and will be landing in Christchurch at 08:10.

What’s the latest departure time from Napier to Christchurch?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Napier to Christchurch jets off at 16:20 and lands at 18:00.

Good to know

Low season

May

High season

August

Cheapest flight

$201
Best time to beat the crowds (8% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 8% lower on average.
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When to book flights from Napier to Christchurch

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Napier to Christchurch based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
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FAQs for booking flights from Napier to Christchurch

  • What is the cheapest flight from Napier to Christchurch?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Napier to Christchurch was $120 for a one-way ticket.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Napier to Christchurch?

    On your way to Christchurch, you’ll fly out from Napier Hawkes Bay. You’ll be landing at Christchurch.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Napier to Christchurch?

    The ATR 72-201 / 202 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Napier to Christchurch flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Napier to Christchurch?

    Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Napier and Christchurch, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from Napier to Christchurch?

    There are direct flights from Napier to Christchurch on a daily basis.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Napier to Christchurch?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Napier to Christchurch.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Napier to Christchurch?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Christchurch from Napier is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Napier to Christchurch?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Christchurch with an airline and back to Napier with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Napier to Christchurch?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Christchurch from Napier up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Napier to Christchurch

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $197 or less one-way and $359 or less round-trip.

Prefer to fly direct from Napier Hawkes Bay to Christchurch?

Find which airlines fly direct from Napier Hawkes Bay Airport to Christchurch Airport, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Napier Hawkes Bay to Christchurch

Monday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Tuesday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Wednesday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Thursday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Friday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Saturday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Sunday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

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Direct returns

Christchurch to Napier Hawkes Bay

Monday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Tuesday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Wednesday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Thursday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Friday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Saturday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Sunday

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

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Top airline flying from Napier to Christchurch

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Napier to Christchurch. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Napier to Christchurch? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8.1
Air New ZealandOverall score based on 565 reviews
8.7Crew
7.6Food
8.4Boarding
8.2Comfort
7.8Entertainment
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Gate agent was fantastic in Auckland. They wanted to charge me for my two bags even though I was gold member with United in Tonga. So I had to pay for an upgrade. The meals on both flights had no vegetarian option. The only one item the salad was not tasty at all. Good thing I had brought my own snacks. The bread was white roll which is so not healthy. I think New Zealand air can definitely improve their food offering.

6.0 GoodSteve, Jul 2024TBU - AKL
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Gate agent was fantastic in Auckland. They wanted to charge me for my two bags even though I was gold member with United in Tonga. So I had to pay for an upgrade. The meals on both flights had no vegetarian option. The only one item the salad was not tasty at all. Good thing I had brought my own snacks. The bread was white roll which is so not healthy. I think New Zealand air can definitely improve their food offering.

The entire process was excellent! The economy sits are a bit snug so I'll have to be sure to purchase premier or business class next time but, other than that, food, service, attendants were exceptional. Gate agents and ticket agents too!

Can you please process refund. Mum died and dad went to Pakistan to bury her after cancelling flight.

Short flight so no entertainment, turbulence so no food service - overall flight as expected

All was good, the only thing was it didn't run on time.

Great meal. Best seats ever! They need to teach other airlines how to do that.

Overall excellent but the Captain kept the seat belt sign on for far too long, especially at the beginning and end of the flight. It was 2 hours after take-off before the crew were able to start the service (on an 11 hour night flight, reducing our sleeping time) and the seat belt sign on went on during breakfast (90 mins before landing) and was not turned off again until we landed. This made for an uncomfortable journey of trying to limit fluid intake because it was unclear when the toilets would be available for use.

The staff and crew on board were excellent. Business class however, was very weird. I thought we would have individual pods, but the way it was set up was unexpected. Not very private and If you wanted to lay down, you had to have an entire bed made up for you by the crew, rather than how Delta one works where you could just lie down whenever you feel like it. It was a 16 hour flight. I chose not to have my bed made, and that turned out to be a good idea because everybody who had their bed made had to wait for the crew to roll up their mattresses. So strange!

Food was not good. We asked for Muslim food and it was weird tasteless type of boiled veges.

Crew were pleasant, happy to be there and were a joy to be around. Entire operation was professional, well thought out and ran like a Swiss clock.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Napier to Christchurch found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
31/7Wed
directAir New Zealand
1h 40mNPE-CHC
$201
1/8Thu
directAir New Zealand
1h 40mNPE-CHC
$205
31/7Wed
1 stop
4h 35mNPE-CHC
$243
31/7Wed
1 stop
12h 50mNPE-CHC
$270
1/8Thu
1 stopAir New Zealand
11h 30mNPE-CHC
$292
1/8Thu
1 stopAir New Zealand
6h 50mNPE-CHC
$344
31/7Wed
2 stops
14h 45mNPE-CHC
$414
31/7Wed
2 stops
14h 45mNPE-CHC
$438
1/8Thu
2 stopsAir New Zealand
24h 55mNPE-CHC
$624
1/8Thu
2 stopsAir New Zealand
24h 55mNPE-CHC
$720

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Napier - Christchurch Flights

Departure:

Napier (NPE)New Zealand

Destination:

Christchurch (CHC)New Zealand

Return flight deals:

Christchurch - Napier

Cabin classes:

$3,638
$258