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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Nelson are usually found in May or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Nelson (NSN)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to NSN flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.
AKL - NSN
Price
$162 - $334
NSN
Temperature
7 - 17 °C
NSN
Precipitation
70 - 80 mm

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$162

From Auckland Intl to Nelson

One-way from

$142

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Nelson

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 Auckland to Nelson?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday 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 100% 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 $326 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 $422 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nelson from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $240 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $115. 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 28% on flights from Auckland to Nelson by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Nelson in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to NSN flights in September, October
12 Oct - 3 Nov
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
12 Oct - 3 Nov
$109pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
12 Oct - 3 Nov
$119pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Nelson 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Auckland found for this year
12 Oct - 3 Nov
$97pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Nov - 3 Nov
$99pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Nov - 13 Nov
$108pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Nelson from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Nelson direct flight deals
4 Nov - 13 Nov
$111pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Oct - 15 Oct
$156pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Oct - 30 Oct
$165pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Auckland, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$376pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$402pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$410pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Nelson from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Nelson
04:40 - 06:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 25m
AKL - NSN
Air New Zealand
$152
Gotogate
03:00 - 06:55
Air New Zealand
1 stop
3h 55m
AKL - NSN
Air New Zealand
$142
mytrip.com
11:00 - 14:25
Air New Zealand
2 stops
27h 25m
AKL - NSN
Air New Zealand
$220
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Nelson

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Auckland Intl to Nelson have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $166.

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

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Auckland to Nelson under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Nelson is less than $220.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Nelson for under $400?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Auckland to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Nelson?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

How popular is this Auckland to Nelson flight route?

Within the past month, 4,391 users have taken a look at flights from Auckland Intl to Nelson.

How many flights depart from Auckland to Nelson on average per day?

1 flight departure from Auckland to Nelson per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Nelson?

For as low as $97, Air New Zealand can have you in Nelson from Auckland in 4h 10m. There are 497 km between Auckland and Nelson.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Nelson from $97 return. Air New Zealand is 59% 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: Air China (75%), Singapore Airlines (66%), Qantas Airways( 62%).

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Nelson?

While on average a flight from Auckland to Nelson is generally $146, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $51. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Nelson), you can expect to pay $99 for that flight.

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. 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. Find cheap flights from Auckland to Nelson with our smart search engine.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Nelson

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

Destination information for Nelson

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Nelson.
Flight duration from AKL to NSN
1h 27m
Average temperature for September in Nelson
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nelson
69.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Nelson

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Nelson

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