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Cheap flights from Auckland to Nelson from $154

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 29/5. 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.
AKL — NSN
26 May — 2 Jun1
1 adult
Sun 26/5
Sun 2/6

The best prices from Auckland Intl to Nelson are usually found in June or May, booked 61 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Auckland to Nelson

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Auckland (AKL) to Nelson (NSN). 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 21 May 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

June

Round-trip from

$217

One-way from

$154
High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
From Auckland Intl to Nelson
One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Nelson

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Nelson. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Auckland to Nelson at least 61 days early can save you up to 64% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Auckland to Nelson for as little as $338 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 $391 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nelson from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $320 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $173. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Nelson (AKL - NSN)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 7% on flights from Auckland to Nelson by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Auckland to Nelson

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Auckland and Nelson. 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 122,548 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Tue 13/817:35AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Thu 12/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$175
Wed 14/815:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/906:30NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$178
Mon 12/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 10/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$183
Tue 13/817:35AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sat 14/914:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$185
Mon 12/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$188
Fri 16/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$190
Sun 11/815:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 10/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$191
Tue 13/816:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Fri 13/917:45NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$193
Sun 11/813:25AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$203

Cheap Auckland to Nelson flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Auckland to Nelson specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 122,548 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 May 2024.
Tue 11/616:00AKL - NSN
1 stop4h 10mAir New Zealand
Fri 14/606:00NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$320
Tue 11/615:00AKL - NSN
1 stop5h 10mAir New Zealand
Fri 14/613:20NSN - AKL
1 stop8h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$338
Thu 23/506:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 28/508:00NSN - AKL
1 stop4h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$343
Sat 1/613:00AKL - NSN
1 stop7h 10mAir New Zealand
Thu 6/606:00NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$345
Wed 22/511:15AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 29/506:30NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$348
Sat 1/613:00AKL - NSN
1 stop7h 10mAir New Zealand
Thu 6/615:35NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$369
Wed 22/510:00AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 29/506:30NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$402
Wed 22/511:15AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 29/510:30NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$404
Thu 23/514:10AKL - NSN
1 stop6h 15mAir New Zealand
Tue 28/508:00NSN - AKL
1 stop4h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$423

Auckland to Nelson 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Auckland and Nelson in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 122,548 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Tue 13/817:35AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Thu 12/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$175
Wed 14/815:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/906:30NSN - AKL
1 stop6h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$178
Mon 12/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 10/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$183
Tue 13/817:35AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sat 14/914:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$185
Mon 12/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$188
Fri 16/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$190
Sun 11/815:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 10/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$191
Tue 13/816:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Fri 13/917:45NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$193
Sun 11/813:25AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$203

Direct flights to Nelson from Auckland

Discover direct flight options from Auckland to Nelson. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 122,548 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Tue 13/817:35AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Thu 12/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$175
Mon 12/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 10/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$183
Tue 13/817:35AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sat 14/914:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$185
Mon 12/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$188
Fri 16/806:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$190
Sun 11/815:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Tue 10/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$191
Tue 13/816:30AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Fri 13/917:45NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$193
Sun 11/813:25AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/907:25NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$203
Fri 12/706:40AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 14/706:40NSN - AKL
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$240

One-way flights to Nelson from Auckland

Search for one-way flight options from Auckland to Nelson. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 122,548 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Wed 29/513:25AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$154
Tue 28/515:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$178
Tue 28/515:20AKL - NSN
Nonstop1h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$185
Tue 28/515:00AKL - NSN
1 stop5h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$199
Tue 28/511:30AKL - NSN
1 stop8h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$204
Tue 28/506:25AKL - NSN
2 stops24h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$283
Tue 28/506:25AKL - NSN
2 stops24h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$286
Wed 29/513:00AKL - NSN
2 stops4h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 20/5$400
Tue 28/512:00AKL - NSN
3 stops8h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$602

Find flights from Auckland to Nelson within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Auckland to Nelson 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 122,548 searches. Data last updated 21 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

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Any airport

Budget

$175 - $203

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Price

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Tue 13/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Thu 12/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$175

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Wed 14/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Wed 11/9

1 stop6h 55m

$178

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Mon 12/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Tue 10/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$183

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Tue 13/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Sat 14/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$185

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Mon 12/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 9/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$188

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Fri 16/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 9/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$190

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Sun 11/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Tue 10/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$191

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Tue 13/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Fri 13/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$193

Auckland IntlNelson

AKL - NSN

AKLNSN

Auckland Intl

Sun 11/8

Nonstop1h 30m

Nelson

Mon 9/9

Nonstop1h 30m

$203

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Deals found on 20/5

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Auckland to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Auckland to Nelson, you should look to book at least 61 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Nelson?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Auckland to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Auckland to Nelson flight should consider departing on Monday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Auckland to Nelson

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Nelson from Auckland with our price prediction graph.
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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

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 21 May 2024.
8.3
Very Good
619 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

8.3
Very Good
619 reviews
8.3
Very Good
619 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

Auckland to Nelson Travel Guide

Tiny Nelson has hit an all-time high, welcoming around a million travellers a year. This South Island city of craft shops and art galleries teams up with some of the best beaches in New Zealand. As a bonus, it also basks in some of the best weather in the country. Getting from Auckland to Nelson is easy, too. There’s a huge offering of short direct flights, plus you can often travel for as low as $120.

Flights from Auckland to Nelson send you south-west, to a little city that racks up the most sunshine hours in New Zealand. Nelson perches on the northern tip of South Island, tucked between Mount Richmond Forest Park and a swerving coastline of sandy beaches. Arts, crafts, great food and outdoors living all make this petite place what it is. Must-sees include the contemporary Christ Church Cathedral and Suter Art Gallery. Or you could head out to golden Tahuna Beach and the mountains of Nelson Lakes National Park. The idyllic Abel Tasman National Park makes an easy day trip, too.

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Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Auckland to Nelson. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • How long is the flight from Auckland to Nelson?

    Nice and short – around 1 hour 25 minutes long. Flights with connections last up to 3 hours.

  • Which airlines operate flights from Auckland to Nelson?

    Air New Zealand and Jetstar offer direct Auckland to Nelson flights.

  • How frequent are flights between Auckland and Nelson?

    You usually get a choice of up to 15 flights every day.

  • Which airports serve Auckland and Nelson?

    You’ll fly from Auckland Airport to Nelson Airport. Indirect flights stop off at Wellington or Christchurch on the way.

  • Which direct flight route between Auckland and Nelson is cheapest?

    Jetstar usually lays on the cheapest direct flights from Auckland to Nelson.

  • What airports do I use to fly from Auckland to Nelson?

    To fly from Auckland to Nelson, you need to book a flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Nelson (NSN). Nonstop flights to Nelson from Auckland Intl take 1h 30m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 19 outbound flights from Auckland Intl to Nelson offered by 1 airline.

  • Can I find flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $320.

  • Are there direct flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Auckland to Nelson under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Nelson is less than $206.

  • How popular is this Auckland to Nelson flight route?

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from Auckland to Nelson round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Nelson round-trip from $175. Air New Zealand is 45% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Nelson?

    Before booking your flight to Nelson from Auckland, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qantas Airways (81%), Air New Zealand (78%), Air China( 78%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Nelson?

    While on average a flight from Auckland to Nelson is generally $231, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $86. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Nelson), you can expect to pay $340 for that flight.

  • What does AKL to NSN mean?

    AKL stands for Auckland Intl Airport, while NSN stands for Nelson 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.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Auckland to Nelson 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 Auckland to Nelson with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Auckland to Nelson 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 Auckland to Nelson that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Auckland to Nelson 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 Auckland to Nelson that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Auckland to Nelson 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 Auckland to Nelson?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Auckland to Nelson 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 Auckland to Nelson flight deals updated?

    The Auckland to Nelson flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 20/5.

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

    Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Auckland to Nelson (average of $133). Flying from Auckland to Nelson in March is currently the most expensive (average of $197). 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.

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Top airline flying from Auckland to Nelson

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air New ZealandCheapest$163Average$330FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Nelson

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49%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Nelson

Explore weekly flight availability from Auckland to Nelson. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 21 May 2024.
Monday23daily flights
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