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When to book flights from Nelson to Christchurch
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Nelson
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $105 or less one-way and $192 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Nelson to Christchurch was found, on average, 84 days before departure.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be March, April and May. The cheapest month to fly is November.
On average*, there is no price difference when choosing to fly in the morning or the evening on this flight route.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Nelson to Christchurch
There are 12 direct flights per day travelling from Nelson to Christchurch, for an average of 85 flights per week.
If you are looking for a flight deal from Nelson to Christchurch, look for departures on Fridays and avoid leaving on a Friday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from Christchurch, Friday is the cheapest day to fly and Friday is the most expensive.
The earliest flight leaves Nelson at 06:30 and lands in Christchurch at 07:25.
The last flight leaves Nelson at 19:55 and lands in Christchurch at 20:50.
Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Singapore Airlines operate direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch.
The ATR 72-201 / 202 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Nelson to Christchurch flight route.
Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Nelson and Christchurch, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from Nelson to Christchurch on a daily basis.
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 Nelson to Christchurch.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Christchurch from Nelson is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
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 Nelson with another airline.
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 Nelson up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.