Compare cheap Napier-Hastings to Christchurch flights

Flight information Napier-Hastings to Christchurch

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Average flight time, total distance 574 kilometres

1h 35min

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Air New Zealand


1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Christchurch: Christchurch.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Napier-Hastings to Christchurch is $148. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 35min is the average flight time from Napier-Hastings to Christchurch.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Napier-Hastings to Christchurch.
There are 21 flights per week flying from Napier-Hastings to Christchurch, as of August.

Which airlines fly from Napier-Hastings to Christchurch?

Air New Zealand is the only airline with direct flights from Napier-Hastings Airport (Hawke's Bay Airport) to Christchurch.

You can sometimes find cheaper prices on connecting flights with a layover. These are offered by Air New Zealand, Jetstarand Sounds Air.

Is there a time difference between Napier and Christchurch?

No, New Zealand cities are all in the same time zone.

What is the weather like in Christchurch?

Christchurch has colder winters than Napier, dropping to an average of 6°C in July, but both cities have similar summer temperatures around 18°C. Christchurch receives much less rain though, especially between January and March.

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Essential travel information for Christchurch

  • You need to show a driving licence, passport, company ID or other accepted photo ID to board domestic flights in New Zealand. Check with your airline for more details.
  • If you'll be using public transport in Christchurch, get cheaper fares with a Metrocard. These cost $10, with a minimum $10 top-up.

Departing from Napier-Hastings

Napier-Hastings Airport (NPE), officially Hawke's Bay Airport, is located 5km from Napier and 22km from Hastings.

Its single terminal is currently being upgraded to add more services for departing and arriving passengers. At present, facilities are limited to a café, a shop and an Air New Zealand Koru Lounge.

Check-in closes 20 minutes before flights to Christchurch depart if you need to check in any bags, or 30 minutes before it you don't. It's recommended that you get to the airport with at least an hour to spare.

Arriving in Christchurch

Christchurch Airport (CHC) is one of New Zealand's busiest airports, but all flights still use a single terminal. After disembarking your flight, you can get cash from an ATM and use any other services you need before continuing to your destination in Christchurch.

The city is 15 minutes from the airport in normal traffic. Travelling by local bus can take up to 40 minutes (from $2.30), but the express bus is faster ($8.50). A taxi should cost around $40, or you can book a rideshare service, airport shuttle or car hire from Christchurch Airport.

Return flights from Christchurch to Napier-Hastings

Christchurch Airport has a shared check-in area for all flights. You should arrive 1 hour before your flight from Christchurch to Napier-Hastings is scheduled to take off.

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Please note: all information is correct as of April 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.