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Flights Nelson - Christchurch

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Get useful information about Nelson and Christchurch to organize your journey.
Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.76 NZD
Euro New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.58 EUR
Last checked on 30 March 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Christchurch are 34% 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 46% cheaper than in Nelson.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 2% more expensive in Christchurch than in Nelson.

Nelson airports
  • ( Nelson Airport (NSN)
    How far from city centre: 2 kms
Christchurch airports
  • ( Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
    How far from city centre: 10 kms
K Distance: 254 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Nelson to Christchurch? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Christchurch. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Nelson to Christchurch?
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For flights from Nelson to Christchurch, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Nelson and Christchurch. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Christchurch more expensive than Nelson to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Christchurch costs an average of 1.73 EUR euros, 46% cheaper than Nelson, with a fare of 3.18 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 34% less in Christchurch: 1.62 EUR euros against 2.45 EUR euros in Nelson. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 12.71 EUR euros in Christchurch, 15% less than the 15.02 EUR euros in Nelson. The price of a coffee is approximately 2% more expensive in Christchurch, with an average of 3.11 EUR euros, while in Nelson the coffee costs 3.06 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Nelson to Christchurch flights?
The most popular month for flights from Nelson to Christchurch are: October, September and November.
When is the best time to travel from Nelson to Christchurch?
A good period of the year to visit Christchurch from Nelson really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, October is the best month to fly to Christchurch from Nelson, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by December and November. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds April, July and February are the months with fewer searches for the route Nelson -  Christchurch.
What is the duration of a flight from Nelson to Christchurch?
Flight time, on average, from Nelson to Christchurch is usually 00:55 hours on average, at an average distance of 249 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Christchurch compared to Nelson?
The average temperature in Nelson the average temperature is 26.47 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm , Christchurch's temperatures reach 30.0 during the hot season, with 3.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.38 degrees in Christchurch, compared to the -4.61 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 most common route form Nelson to Christchurch is: Nelson Airport (NSN) to Christchurch International Airport (CHC). These airlines fly this route:
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Singapore Airlines.
  • Qantas Airways.
What airlines fly from Nelson to Christchurch?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Nelson to Christchurch are:
  • Air New Zealand.
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