Cheap flights from Nelson to Auckland

The best prices from Nelson to Auckland Intl are usually found in May or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Nelson to Auckland

All the information you need to plan the best NSN to AKL flight in 2022: compare Nelson to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.

NSN - AKL

Price

$95 - $225

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Average price

$229

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$141

From Nelson to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Nelson to Auckland?

Travellers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 52% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Nelson to Auckland?

To save up to 97% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Nelson to Auckland from $327 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $390 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Nelson to Auckland?

Flights from Nelson to Auckland lean towards being more expensive in February. Prices are generally better when you fly from Nelson to Auckland in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $100.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelson to Auckland (NSN - AKL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Nelson to Auckland in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Auckland in January, February 2022

The best prices found for NSN to AKL flights in January, February
5 Feb - 8 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$202

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 22/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

13h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$214

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$229

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Nelson to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Nelson found for this year
5 Feb - 8 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$202

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

13h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$214

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$229

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Direct flights to Auckland from Nelson

Save time with Nelson to Auckland direct flight deals
5 Feb - 8 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$202

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$229

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Last-minute flights from Nelson to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Nelson, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 30 Jan
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

10h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
$202

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 28 Jan
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

3h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

3h 55m
$230

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

3h 20m
$266

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Nelson to Auckland flights.

What airports serve Nelson to Auckland flights?

If you are trying to get from Nelson to Auckland city, you have to pass through the Nelson Airport, located 6 km away from the city, and take a flight to Auckland International Airport, the main airport used by international travellers to enter and exit from New Zealand, which sees more footfall than any other airport in the country. Nelson Airport, New Zealand, is the sixth busiest airport in the country and sees over a million visitors per year. On an average, there are more than 300 flights leaving Nelson Airport every week. Nelson Airport offers transportation in the form of local taxis located outside of the terminal front, as well as private buses that can be prearranged. You can get from Auckland Airport to the city by bus, taxi, walking, as well as with the use of taxi apps.

Which airlines fly directly from Nelson to Auckland?

Currently, the only airline offering direct flights between the two cities is Air New Zealand, which has an average of 44 flights that connects the two cities every week. Apart from these, there are international airlines such as Air China, Emirates, Jetstar and American Airlines that provide connecting flights from Wellington and Christchurch. The majority of the flights between these two destinations will land at Auckland International Airport, which currently serves as Air New Zealand’s main airline hub where many of their international flights depart from or stopover in.

What are the stopover options between Nelson to Auckland?

If the direct flying option is unavailable, there are other ways in which one can get from Nelson to Auckland, such as taking a connecting flight to Wellington or Christchurch and either waiting in the airport or using the wait time to explore the surrounding areas, if possible. Jetstar operates from both Wellington and Christchurch and so does Air New Zealand. Originair and Sounds Air both can take you to Wellington, from which other options can be availed. If you opt for a flight that isn’t going directly to Auckland, you’re likely to add roughly between 1h 30min and 5h to your trip. Direct flights are also typically the most affordable when travelling these routes.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Nelson to Auckland?

If you are an international traveller flying out of New Zealand through the Auckland International Airport, you would need to carry all the necessary travel documents at all times. For domestic travellers, identifying documents would be required for security clearance, and it is safe to say that a passport, driver’s licence, student ID or birth certificate will be sufficient. Please also be aware of restricted items when travelling. You may not travel with aerosols that are not medicinal or toiletries and they cannot exceed 100 ml. If you have an e-cigarette or something similar, this must be carried on and not put in your checked luggage. You may not use or charge these items on the plane.

What airports do I use to fly from Nelson to Auckland?

To fly from Nelson to Auckland, you need to book a flight from Nelson (NSN) to Auckland Intl (AKL). Nonstop flights to Auckland Intl from Nelson take 1h 25m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 15 outbound flights from Nelson to Auckland Intl offered by 2 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Nelson to Auckland Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar flying from Nelson to Auckland Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Nelson to Auckland for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Auckland for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $253.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Auckland for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Nelson to Auckland under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Auckland is less than $216.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nelson to Auckland for under $300?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Nelson to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Nelson to Auckland flight route?

Within the past month, 2,592 users have taken a look at flights from Nelson to Auckland Intl.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Nelson to Auckland round-trip?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($202), offers the cheapest pricing from Nelson to Auckland. Air New Zealand is 12% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from Nelson to Auckland?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Nelson to Auckland consider choosing Air China(100%), Singapore Airlines(96%) or Air New Zealand(96%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Nelson to Auckland?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $58. While the most popular route (Nelson - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $159 on average our data indicates $138 when flying from Nelson to Auckland.

Alternative routes for Nelson to Auckland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 2 airlines flying from Nelson to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nelson to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$99
Average$183
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$106
Average$233
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Nelson to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nelson to Auckland
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
65%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
26%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
5%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Nelson to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nelson to Auckland
Sunday10daily flights
Monday13daily flights
Tuesday17daily flights
Wednesday16daily flights
Thursday16daily flights
Friday18daily flights
Saturday16daily flights