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The best prices from Auckland 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
$164 - $337
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Rainfall
51 - 78 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

$164

From Auckland to Nelson

One-way from

$85

One-way flight from Auckland 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?

Find a great deal and save up to 99% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Auckland to Nelson within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $330.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Nelson from Auckland average $243. You can even find prices in May for less than $243, as users have found deals to Nelson from as low as $116. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nelson from Auckland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Auckland to Nelson is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Nelson in June, July 2021

The best prices found for AKL to NSN flights in June, July
21 Jun - 22 Jun
$158pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Jul - 15 Jul
$168pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Jul - 8 Jul
$188pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Nelson 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Auckland found for this year
21 Jun - 22 Jun
$158pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Jul - 15 Jul
$168pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Jul - 8 Jul
$188pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
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
5 Jul - 6 Jul
$195pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$201pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Jul - 4 Jul
$204pp
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
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$234pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Jun - 3 Jul
$241pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Jun - 3 Jul
$290pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Nelson from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Nelson
02:45 - 04:10
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 25m
AKL - NSN
Air New Zealand
$88
Agoda.com
04:40 - 06:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 25m
AKL - NSN
Air New Zealand
$137
Jettzy (NZ)
05:00 - 10:15
Air New Zealand
1 stop
5h 15m
AKL - NSN
Air New Zealand
$85
Agoda.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

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 25m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 11 outbound flights from Auckland Intl to Nelson offered by 2 different airlines.

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 $287 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $287. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Nelson for under $287 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Auckland to Nelson under $287. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Nelson is less than $260.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Nelson for under $287?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $287.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Nelson?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Auckland Intl to Nelson have been viewed 16,762 times in the past calendar month.

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

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Auckland Intl to Nelson on average per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Nelson?

Expected rainfall in Auckland is same as in Nelson. You can expect this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Nelson?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 24 °C on average in the month of February. The temperature in Nelson is typically colder than in Auckland. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Nelson?

Airlines like Air New Zealand fly from Auckland to Nelson in about 1h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Auckland to Nelson is about 497 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Currently priced at $168, Air New Zealand will fly you from Auckland to Nelson and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Air New Zealand is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Nelson one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $85 on Air New Zealand.

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
1h 25m
Average temperature for June in Nelson
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Nelson
72.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Nelson

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Nelson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland towards Nelson.
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 35% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Nelson
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Nelson.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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