Cheap flights from Nelson to Melbourne

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How to find the cheapest flight from Nelson to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best NSN to ME1 flight in 2022: compare Nelson to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.



$361 - $606



8 - 20 °C



30 - 60 mm

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High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

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

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From Nelson to Melbourne

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

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Nelson to Melbourne. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Melbourne.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 31% on flights from Nelson to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $766. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $791.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Melbourne from Nelson average $646. You can even find prices in May for less than $646, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as $500. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from Nelson. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelson to Melbourne (NSN - ME1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Nelson to Melbourne in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 30% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Related info for your journey

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

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. 4 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.

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.

How popular is this Nelson to Melbourne flight route?

This flight path from Nelson to Melbourne was viewed by 390 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Nelson to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight from Nelson to Melbourne, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Nelson right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Nelson to Melbourne

Most visitors from Nelson need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nelson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nelson are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Can I fly back to Nelson from Melbourne?

Returning to Nelson from Melbourne

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Nelson.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety