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The distance between Nelson and Christchurch is 250 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, and Jetstar Airways. Nelson and Christchurch have 64 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights12101111-128
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Air New Zealand on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Nelson to Christchurch

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nelson to Christchurch?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nelson and Christchurch takes around 0.92 hours.
What is the flight distance between Nelson and Christchurch?
The flight distance between Nelson and Christchurch is 250 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nelson and Christchurch?
Several carriers operate flights between Nelson and Christchurch. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air New Zealand.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nelson?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nelson and Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane, Rarotonga, Denpasar, Singapore, Hobart, Napier, Dublin, Palmerston North, Queenstown, Los Angeles, Phuket City, Tokyo, Mackay, Proserpine, Davao.
What are the most popular routes to and from Christchurch?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Christchurch and Auckland, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Wellington, Singapore, Manila, Sydney, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Phuket City, London, Palmerston North, Phnom Penh, Cebu, Napier, Hobart, Seoul, Darwin.
What airports are near Nelson?
The main airport in Nelson is Nelson. It is also served by Woodbourne, Nelson, Picton Aerodrome, Westport.
What airports are near Christchurch?
The main airport in Christchurch is Christchurch International. It is also served by Christchurch International, Hokitika, Timaru.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Nelson and Christchurch?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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