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Cheap flights from Nelson to Melbourne from $812

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
NSN — MEL
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

Cheap flight deals from Nelson to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Nelson (NSN) to Melbourne (ME1). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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November

Cheapest in

June

Average price

$1,048

Round-trip from

$454
High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Nelson to Melbourne

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

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 24% on the overall cost on flights from Nelson to Melbourne.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Nelson to Melbourne at least 28 days early can save you up to 78% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Nelson to Melbourne for as little as $1,044 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,471 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

June can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Nelson with a flight ticket averaging about $1,032. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of June for as cheap as $536. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelson to Melbourne (NSN - MEL)?

When flying from Nelson to Melbourne, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 5% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Nelson to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Nelson and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,480 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Air New Zealand flights heading from Nelson to Melbourne. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Fri 24/514:45NSN - MEL
1 stop19h 20mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/518:55MEL - NSN
1 stop19h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$1,017
Fri 24/516:00NSN - MEL
1 stop18h 05mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/509:15MEL - NSN
1 stop24h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,024
Fri 24/507:25NSN - MEL
1 stop15h 10mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/508:45MEL - NSN
2 stops9h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$1,108
Fri 24/507:25NSN - MEL
1 stop15h 10mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/508:45MEL - NSN
2 stops9h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,141

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Nelson to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Nelson and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,480 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Qantas Airways flights travelling from Nelson to Melbourne. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Fri 24/513:20NSN - MEL
2 stops11h 20mQantas Airways
Mon 27/506:00MEL - NSN
2 stops11h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 16/4$1,608
Fri 24/513:20NSN - MEL
2 stops11h 20mQantas Airways
Mon 27/506:00MEL - NSN
2 stops11h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/4$1,613

Cheap Nelson to Melbourne flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Nelson to Melbourne specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,480 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Nelson to Melbourne in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 7/506:30NSN - MEL
1 stop13h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$812
Tue 7/519:00NSN - MEL
2 stops24h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$826
Thu 9/520:10NSN - MEL
1 stop23h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$829
Thu 9/506:30NSN - MEL
2 stops18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$839
Thu 9/519:00NSN - MEL
2 stops29h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$912
Tue 7/519:55NSN - MEL
2 stops28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$963
Tue 7/516:00NSN - MEL
3 stops32h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$975
Fri 24/514:45NSN - MEL
1 stop19h 20mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/518:55MEL - NSN
1 stop19h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$1,017
Fri 24/516:00NSN - MEL
1 stop18h 05mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/509:15MEL - NSN
1 stop24h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,024

Nelson to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Nelson and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,480 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Nelson to Melbourne in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 7/506:30NSN - MEL
1 stop13h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$812
Tue 7/519:00NSN - MEL
2 stops24h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$826
Thu 9/520:10NSN - MEL
1 stop23h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$829
Thu 9/506:30NSN - MEL
2 stops18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$839
Thu 9/519:00NSN - MEL
2 stops29h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$912
Tue 7/519:55NSN - MEL
2 stops28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$963
Tue 7/516:00NSN - MEL
3 stops32h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 12/518:50MEL - NSN
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$975
Fri 24/514:45NSN - MEL
1 stop19h 20mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/518:55MEL - NSN
1 stop19h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/4$1,017
Fri 24/516:00NSN - MEL
1 stop18h 05mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/509:15MEL - NSN
1 stop24h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/4$1,024

Find flights from Nelson to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Nelson to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,480 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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$812 - $1,608

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Return

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NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Tue 7/5

1 stop13h 20m

Melbourne

Sun 12/5

1 stop23h 20m

$812

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Tue 7/5

2 stops24h 50m

Melbourne

Sun 12/5

1 stop23h 20m

$826

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Thu 9/5

1 stop23h 40m

Melbourne

Sun 12/5

1 stop23h 20m

$829

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Thu 9/5

2 stops18h 55m

Melbourne

Sun 12/5

1 stop23h 20m

$839

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Thu 9/5

2 stops29h 45m

Melbourne

Sun 12/5

2 stops21h 40m

$912

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Fri 24/5

1 stop19h 20m

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

1 stop19h 55m

$1,017

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Fri 24/5

1 stop18h 05m

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

1 stop24h 35m

$1,024

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Fri 24/5

1 stop15h 10m

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

2 stops9h 25m

$1,108

NelsonMelbourne

NSN - MEL

NSNMEL

Nelson

Fri 24/5

2 stops11h 20m

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

2 stops11h 20m

$1,608

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Deals found on 17/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Nelson to Melbourne?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Nelson to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Nelson to Melbourne is 27 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelson to Melbourne?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Nelson to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Midday
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Nelson to Melbourne flight should consider departing on Wednesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Melbourne by month

Plan your trip from Nelson to Melbourne by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Nelson to Melbourne is currently $0 while a return flight costs $997. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Nelson to Melbourne (average of $268). Flying from Nelson to Melbourne in December is currently the most expensive (average of $385). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$611

February

$567

March

$487

April

$562

May

$454

June

$459

July

$479

August

$460

September

$492

October

$562

November

$538

December

$652

Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Nelson to Melbourne, see what other customers have to say about Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
668 reviews

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

8.3
Very Good
668 reviews
8.3
Very Good
668 reviews

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

7.7
Good
1,018 reviews
8.3
Very Good
668 reviews

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Nelson to Melbourne. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Nelson to Melbourne?

    Nelson (NSN), located 5.9 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Nelson to Melbourne. 2 airlines have flights from Nelson to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Nelson to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

  • Can I find flights from Nelson to Melbourne for under $900 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Melbourne for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $812, but on average you can expect to pay $1,051.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Nelson to Melbourne round-trip?

    According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($1,017), and Qantas Airways ($1,608) offers the cheapest pricing from Nelson to Melbourne. Air New Zealand is priced at 1% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

  • What does NSN to MEL mean?

    NSN stands for Nelson Airport, while MEL stands for Melbourne Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Nelson to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Nelson to Melbourne flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Nelson to Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Nelson to Melbourne flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Nelson to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Nelson to Melbourne flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Nelson to Melbourne?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Nelson to Melbourne.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Nelson to Melbourne?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Nelson to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Nelson to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Nelson to Melbourne offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Nelson to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Nelson to Melbourne flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Nelson to Melbourne flight deals updated?

    The Nelson to Melbourne flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 17/4.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Nelson to Melbourne

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Nelson to Melbourne. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 119,480 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air New ZealandCheapest$699Average$947FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,068Average$1,201FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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