Christchurch to Palmerston North flights from £134

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Tips to know when travelling to Palmerston North

The distance between Christchurch and Palmerston North is 435 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, and Qantas. Christchurch and Palmerston North have 77 direct flights per week.

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Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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QantasQFAQFYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Christchurch to Palmerston North?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Christchurch and Palmerston North takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Christchurch and Palmerston North?
The flight distance between Christchurch and Palmerston North is 435 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Christchurch and Palmerston North?
Several carriers operate flights between Christchurch and Palmerston North. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air New Zealand.
What are the most popular routes to and from Christchurch?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Christchurch and Auckland, Melbourne, Wellington, Sydney, Gold Coast, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Denpasar, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane, Bangkok, London, Queenstown, Phuket City, Cebu, Napier, Rotorua, Adelaide.
What are the most popular routes to and from Palmerston North?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Palmerston North and Auckland, Melbourne, Queenstown, Tauranga, Nelson, Bangkok, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Manila, Dunedin, Kuala Lumpur, London, Brisbane, Davao, Athens, Da Nang, Cairns, Sapporo, Apia.
What airports are near Christchurch?
The main airport in Christchurch is Christchurch International. It is also served by Christchurch International, Timaru, Hokitika.
What airports are near Palmerston North?
The main airport in Palmerston North is Palmerston North. It is also served by Wellington International, Hawke's Bay, Whanganui Airport, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Taupo, Kapiti Coast.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Christchurch and Palmerston North?
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