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Cheap flights from Nelson to Melbourne

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Nelson (NSN) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best NSN to MEL flight in 2021: compare Nelson to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
NSN - MEL
Price
$505 - $848
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

$532

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$505

From Nelson to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Nelson to Melbourne?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 40% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 40% by booking at least 58 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Nelson to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $483.

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

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Nelson. Users have commonly found prices around $399 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $242. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 30% on flights from Nelson to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Melbourne in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NSN to MEL flights in June, July
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$619pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$753pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
NSN
Nelson
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$812pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NSN
Nelson

Nelson to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Nelson found for this year
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$619pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$753pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
NSN
Nelson
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$756pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson

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Flight FAQs

From Nelson to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Nelson to Melbourne for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Melbourne for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $619, but on average you can expect to pay $843.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Nelson to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Melbourne for under $560 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Nelson to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What days are direct flights available from Nelson to Melbourne?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Nelson to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 6,378 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Nelson or Melbourne?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Nelson is roughly greater than that of Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Nelson weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Expect the weather to be around 26 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Melbourne is generally hotter than in Nelson.

How long does is the flight from Nelson to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Nelson to Melbourne can take about 7h 45m. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $754. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Nelson to Melbourne return?

Currently priced at $754, Air New Zealand will fly you from Nelson to Melbourne and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Qantas Airways for as low as $989.

Alternative routes for Nelson to Melbourne

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

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nelson to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
167.0 mm

Airports servicing Nelson

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines flying from Nelson to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nelson to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$259 $352 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$195 $373 No cancel fee 81%
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Air New Zealand
$322 $480 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$259 $482 No cancel fee 74%
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