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Nelson to Christchurch flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Nelson and Christchurch take, on average, 55 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Nelson with Christchurch found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Nelson Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Nelson and Christchurch
Arriving Airport Flights departing Nelson with Christchurch as destination arrives at Christchurch International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Christchurch

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Departure Thu, 26 May Return Mon, 30 May
NSN Nelson
CHC Christchurch
return from £73
Departure Sat, 11 Jun Return Sun, 12 Jun
NSN Nelson
CHC Christchurch
return from £82
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.96 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.52 GBP
Last checked on 18 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Christchurch are 30% cheaper than in Nelson.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Christchurch is 15% cheaper than a meal in Nelson.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Christchurch is 25% cheaper than in Nelson.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 9% more expensive in Christchurch than in Nelson.

Nelson airports
  • ( Nelson Airport (NSN)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 158 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Nelson to Christchurch

😷 Is it safe to travel from Nelson to Christchurch during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Nelson. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Nelson to Christchurch at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nelson to Christchurch is 73£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Christchurch expensive to visit compared to Nelson?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.54 GBP, 25% cheaper than Nelson, with a fare of 2.05 GBP, while train tickets costs 30% less in Christchurch: 1.43 GBP against 2.05 GBP in Nelson. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.25 GBP in Christchurch, 15% less than the 12.04 GBP in Nelson. The price of the coffee is around 9% more expensive in Christchurch, with an average of 2.78 GBP , while in Nelson the coffee costs 2.54 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Nelson to Christchurch?
The most popular months to book a trip from Nelson to Christchurch are October, September and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Nelson to Christchurch?
The best time of the year to go to Christchurch when flying from Nelson depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, February is the top 1º month to fly to Christchurch from Nelson in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, April, November and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Nelson -  Christchurch.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Nelson to Christchurch?
The total flight time between Nelson and Christchurch is of around 00:55 hours on average, considering an average distance of 249 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Christchurch compared to Nelson?
While in Nelson the temperatures can reach an average of 26.47 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Christchurch's temperatures can go up to 30.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.38 ºC in Christchurch, compared to the -4.61 ºC average degrees reported in Nelson. During the winter period, Nelson can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Christchurch have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Nelson and Christchurch?
The main airport route flying between Nelson and Christchurch is: Nelson Airport (NSN) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Singapore Airlines.
  • Qantas Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from Nelson to Christchurch?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Nelson to Christchurch are:
  • Air New Zealand.
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