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The best prices from Wellington to Nelson are usually found in August or November, booked 48 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)

WLG - NSN
Price
$120 - $210
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Rainfall
51 - 78 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average price $161 Average for round-trip flights in September 2020
Round-trip from R120 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?

Flying to your destination on a Friday 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 Wellington to Nelson?

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to Nelson, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 58% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $346 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $450.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nelson from Wellington. Users have commonly found prices around $191 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $111. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Wellington to Nelson in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 36% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Nelson in September, October 2020

The best prices found for WLG to NSN flights in September, October
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$91pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
20 Oct - 25 Oct
$137pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
20 Oct - 30 Oct
$150pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Nelson 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Wellington found for this year
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$91pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
15 Dec - 18 Dec
$136pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
20 Oct - 25 Oct
$137pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Direct flights to Nelson from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Nelson direct flight deals
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$91pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
15 Dec - 18 Dec
$136pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
20 Oct - 25 Oct
$137pp
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
30 Sep - 5 Oct
$169pp
WLG
Wellington
Originair
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Originair
Direct
WLG
Wellington
30 Sep - 31 Oct
$182pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
1 Oct - 31 Oct
$202pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Wellington to Nelson flights.

Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Nelson

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $91, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Wellington to Nelson under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Nelson is less than $182.

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

There are currently 13+ open flights from Wellington to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

4 flight departures from Wellington to Nelson per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Wellington or Nelson?

The rainfall in Wellington is generally more than the rainfall in Nelson. This will continue over the next 6 days.

Is Wellington weather warmer or cooler than Nelson?

Temperatures around the 22 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Nelson is hotter than in Wellington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Wellington to Nelson?

Originair, Air New Zealand, and Sounds Air can get you from Wellington to Nelson in just under 40m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from Wellington to Nelson is about 132 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $139, Air New Zealand will fly you from Wellington to Nelson and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Originair and Sounds Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $257 and $348, respectively. Users have found that Air New Zealand is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Nelson

Destination information for Nelson

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Wellington to Nelson
Flight duration
0h 42m
Average temperature for September in Nelson
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nelson
69.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing Nelson

Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Nelson

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 37% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Wellington to Nelson
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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