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Flights to Nelson in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$267Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$149From Auckland Intl to Nelson
One-way from$99One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Nelson (NSN)

Cheap flights to Nelson in January, February 2022

The best prices found for NSN flights for January, February
25 Feb - 27 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 25m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$149

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

4h 00m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

5h 15m
$162

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/1/22

25 Feb - 27 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

6h 05m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$172

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

Nelson 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson found for this year
7 Oct - 28 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$139

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 28/1/22

25 Feb - 27 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 25m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$149

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25/1/22

28 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

4h 00m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

5h 15m
$162

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/1/22

Last minute flights to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson, departing today and this week
5 Feb - 7 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

2 stops

24h 55m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

9h 10m
$242

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 28/1/22

5 Feb - 7 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

1h 30m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

9h 10m
$250

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 28/1/22

5 Feb - 7 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

16h 30m
NSN

Nelson

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

13h 10m
$261

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 28/1/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Nelson?

The cheapest ticket to Nelson found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$227

February

$220

March

$192

April

$171

May

$160

June

$166

July

$156

August

$191

September

$223

October

$171

November

$207

December

$220

Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Nelson. Flying to Nelson in January will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Nelson?

Average Nelson flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - NSN

Price

$155 - $324

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

NSN

Precipitation

70 - 80 mm

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

The best time to book flights to Nelson is 60 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.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Nelson?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Nelson. Monday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Nelson?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Nelson. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Nelson?

Flights to Nelson Airport (NSN) from Wellington Airport (WLG) are very short trips, lasting 45min in duration, and represent the fastest journeys from any of the major airports in New Zealand. Flight times for departures from Christchurch Airport (CHC) vary from 2h 15min – 5h 55min and those from Auckland International Airport (AKL) range from 3h 25min – 9h 55min.

Are there non-stop flights to Nelson?

You can get Nelson flight deals consisting of non-stop flights from Wellington Airport that last about 45min. Wellington is also a principal transfer point for connecting flights from other airports. Journey times from Christchurch via Wellington range between 2h 15min – 5h 55min but those from Auckland connecting at the same airport last about 3h 25min. A few airlines departing from Auckland stop at Christchurch and Wellington on the way to Nelson.

How do you get from Nelson airport to the city centre?

Nelson Airport (NSN), Nelson, is a small, one-terminal facility with limited public transport options to the city centre. Bus Routes 1 and 2 from the airport to Nelson Terminus take between 45-50min and are the cheapest option. Taxi service is the most common mode of travel to the city centre and is fastest at 10-15min total travel time. It’s possible to get an Uber from the airport to the downtown area but if you’re interested in driving yourself, you can find the airport’s car hire centre just to the left of the terminal entrance. It may also be possible to arrange airport shuttle transfers through your hotel if you hold reserved accommodations downtown.

What are some things to do in Nelson?

One of the oldest cities in New Zealand, Nelson is located in the northern region of South Island, about an hour’s flight from the capital Wellington. This is a pristine paradise boasting several national parks and nature reserves like Mount Richmond Forest Park and Coppermine Trail, which are welcome havens for eager eco-tourists. Part of the Te Araroa tramping trail passes through Mount Richmond Park, and you can find some wilderness huts there if you need a breather on your way to the mountain’s peak. While hiking along the Coppermine Trails, you will be treated to spectacular views overlooking the city below and Tasman Bay in the distance. For something less challenging, the Barnicoat Range Walkway is a popular hiking trail used by locals and visitors. About a 30min drive north along Highway 60 is Abel Tasman National Park where spectacular beaches of golden sand, sheltered bays and an abundance of marine and bird life vie for your constant attention. Nelson is renowned as a centre for arts and crafts, so be prepared for everything from classic to eclectic in handcrafted and painted pieces. There are even art trails where you can actually tour/visit many of the local artisans and their workshops. The Nelson Arts Festival in October is proudly supported by local and regional residents while January offers the popular Nelson Jazz and Blues Festival and Nelson Regatta.

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

No passport or visa is necessary to fly to Nelson, New Zealand.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Nelson?

Most people fly into Nelson (NSN) if they book a flight to Nelson. Nelson is conveniently located just 5.9 km from Nelson’s city centre. Nelson is the only Nelson airport and it handles 16 daily flights from Auckland. 2 airlines have flights from Auckland to Nelson on a regular basis.