Cheap flights from Wellington to Nelson

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The best prices from Wellington to Nelson are usually found in November or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to Nelson (NSN)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to NSN flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.
WLG - NSN
Price
$111 - $276
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Precipitation
51 - 78 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop

Average price

$149

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$111

From Wellington 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 Wellington to Nelson?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Wellington to Nelson. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Nelson.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 87% 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 Wellington to Nelson within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $245.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Nelson from Wellington average $210. You can even find prices in November for less than $210, as users have found deals to Nelson from as low as $90. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nelson from Wellington. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 31%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Nelson (WLG - NSN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wellington to Nelson in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Nelson in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WLG to NSN flights in September, October
26 Sep - 30 Sep
$168pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$180pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$189pp
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Nelson 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Wellington found for this year
26 Sep - 30 Sep
$168pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$180pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$189pp
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Direct flights to Nelson from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Nelson direct flight deals
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$165pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
26 Sep - 30 Sep
$168pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$180pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Wellington, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 30 Sep
$168pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$189pp
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$253pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Nelson

What airports do I use to fly from Wellington to Nelson?

To fly from Wellington to Nelson, you need to book a flight from Wellington (WLG) to Nelson (NSN). Nonstop flights to Nelson from Wellington take 0h 45m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 8 outbound flights from Wellington to Nelson offered by 3 different airlines.

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

Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Sounds Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $165, but on average you can expect to pay $260.

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

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Wellington to Nelson under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Nelson is less than $207.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Nelson for under $200?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Wellington to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Wellington to Nelson?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Wellington to Nelson flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to Nelson was viewed by 1,607 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Travellers can expect 5 flights from Wellington to Nelson on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Wellington to Nelson?

Airlines like Air New Zealand and Sounds Air fly from Wellington to Nelson in about 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Wellington and Nelson is about 132 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Wellington to Nelson return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Nelson from $165 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Sounds Air. These flights start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Wellington 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 Wellington to Nelson.
Flight duration from WLG to NSN
0h 43m
Average temperature for September in Nelson
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nelson
69.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing Nelson

Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to Nelson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Nelson choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$51 $90 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$62 $142 No cancel fee 78%
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Sounds Air
$78 $162 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sounds Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Nelson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington towards Nelson.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 55% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 35% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Wellington to Nelson
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wellington to Nelson.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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