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$105+ Cheap flights to Nelson

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 16/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
SIN — NSN
23 Jul — 30 Jul1
1 adult
Tue 23/7
Tue 30/7

Flights to Nelson in 2024

Find the latest flights to Nelson in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 126,730 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Return from

$174

One-way from

$105

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

December

Average price

$319
Air New Zealand
  • Air New Zealand
  • 31/12-22/1
  • 1 total stop
  • 8h 45m total
  • Auckland to Nelson
Air New Zealand
  • Air New Zealand
  • 16/9
  • 1 total stop
  • 14h 10m total
  • Auckland to Nelson
High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 0% potential price drop
Average for return flights in July 2024

Cheap flights to Nelson in July & August 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Nelson in July and August 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 126,730 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Wed 31/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/806:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$268
Wed 31/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/807:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$270
Wed 31/714:10AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 15mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/807:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$303
Fri 2/813:25AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 4/808:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 15/7$321
Fri 2/806:00AKL - NSN
1 stop3h 00mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/807:40NSN - AKL
1 stop7h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/7$324
Wed 31/706:00AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 50mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/806:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$329
Thu 15/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Fri 23/806:00NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$345
Thu 15/813:10AKL - NSN
1 stop7h 15mAir New Zealand
Fri 23/808:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$385
Wed 31/714:10AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 15mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/810:05NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$401

Nelson 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Nelson in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 126,730 searches and data were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Thu 5/906:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/906:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$217
Thu 5/907:00AKL - NSN
1 stop9h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/906:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$250
Wed 31/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/806:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$268
Thu 5/906:30AKL - NSN
1 stop10h 00mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/909:30NSN - AKL
1 stop7h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$288
Wed 31/706:00AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 50mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/806:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$329
Fri 26/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 29/716:00NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$408
Wed 31/706:00AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 50mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/806:50NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$428
Fri 26/706:00AKL - NSN
1 stop5h 15mMultiple Airlines
Mon 29/709:30NSN - AKL
1 stop10h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$449
Thu 5/909:25AKL - NSN
2 stops21h 20mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/910:20NSN - AKL
1 stop9h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$456

Flights to Nelson departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to Nelson, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 126,730 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Fri 26/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 29/716:00NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$408
Fri 26/706:00AKL - NSN
1 stop5h 15mMultiple Airlines
Mon 29/709:30NSN - AKL
1 stop10h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$449
Fri 26/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 29/710:30NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$498
Sat 27/716:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/707:40NSN - AKL
1 stop25h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$513
Sat 27/716:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/718:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$525
Sat 27/706:45AKL - NSN
1 stop4h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/707:40NSN - AKL
1 stop25h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$548
Sat 27/706:45AKL - NSN
1 stop4h 30mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/707:40NSN - AKL
2 stops23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$813

One-way flights to Nelson

Explore one-way flight options to Nelson for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 126,730 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Mon 16/906:00AKL - NSN
1 stop14h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$105
Mon 16/906:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$117
Mon 5/819:30AKL - NSN
1 stop11h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$161
Mon 22/719:30AKL - NSN
1 stop11h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$173
Mon 5/816:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$176
Thu 1/806:00AKL - NSN
1 stop8h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$220
Thu 1/811:00AKL - NSN
1 stop9h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$222
Thu 1/815:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$225
Mon 5/806:25AKL - NSN
2 stops24h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$239

Direct flights to Nelson

Thu 5/906:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/906:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$217
Wed 31/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 5/806:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/7$268
Sat 27/716:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 28/718:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 16/7$525

Find flights to Nelson within your budget

Locate flights to Nelson that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 126,730 searches and data was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

$174 - $324

Route

Departure

Return

Price

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Tue 31/12

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Wed 22/1

1 stop7h 15m

$174

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Tue 31/12

1 stop6h 30m

Nelson

Wed 22/1

1 stop7h 15m

$212

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Thu 5/9

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 9/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$217

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Mon 18/11

1 stop6h 20m

Nelson

Fri 22/11

Nonstop1h 30m

$248

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Thu 5/9

1 stop9h 30m

Nelson

Mon 9/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$250

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Thu 5/9

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 9/9

1 stop11h 40m

$252

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Wed 31/7

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 5/8

Nonstop1h 30m

$268

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Wed 31/7

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 5/8

Nonstop1h 30m

$270

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Fri 2/8

1 stop3h 00m

Nelson

Sun 4/8

1 stop7h 10m

$324

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 16/7

Best time to book a flight to Nelson

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Temperature and rainfall in Nelson by month

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

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Nelson, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 17.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 7.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
The best time to book flights to Nelson is 61 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 to Nelson?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Nelson should consider flying on Monday evenings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Friday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Nelson

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Nelson. 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 Nelson. Reviews last updated 18 July 2024.
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very Good
566 reviews
8.3
Very Good
566 reviews

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

  • 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 does NSN mean?

    This is just an IATA (International Air Transport Association) code. IATA codes are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Nelson Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a NSN flight.

  • 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 19 daily flights from Auckland. 1 airline has flights from Auckland to Nelson on a regular basis.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Nelson if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Nelson on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Nelson?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Air New Zealand is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Nelson.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Nelson?

    Nelson is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Nelson. One-way flights to Nelson typically cost $70, while return flights cost around $130.

  • How much is a return flight to Nelson?

    A return flight to Nelson will typically cost around $164, however they can be found for as little as $79.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Nelson depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Nelson, Wellington offers the quickest one-way flight (0 hours 30 minutes).

  • Does Nelson have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Nelson can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Nelson?

    Yes. Nelson has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Cosy caravan fun in sunny Nelson is the closest property to Nelson (0.0 km away from Nelson).

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