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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
$110 - $274
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Rainfall
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

Round-trip from

$110

From Wellington to Nelson

One-way from

$122

One-way flight 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 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 100% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $321 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $415.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nelson from Wellington. Users have commonly found prices around $237 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $113. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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 29% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Nelson in April, May 2021

The best prices found for WLG to NSN flights in April, May
22 Apr - 24 Apr
$207pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$208pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$226pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Nelson 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Wellington found for this year
22 Apr - 24 Apr
$207pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$208pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$226pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
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
15 May - 22 May
$232pp
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
29 Apr - 2 May
$294pp
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$295pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Wellington, departing today and this week
22 Apr - 24 Apr
$207pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$208pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$226pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to Nelson from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Nelson
02:00 - 02:45
Sounds Air
Direct
0h 45m
WLG - NSN
Sounds Air
$122
Sounds Air
02:00 - 02:45
Sounds Air
Direct
0h 45m
WLG - NSN
Sounds Air
$182
Sounds Air
12:40 - 13:25
Air New Zealand
Direct
0h 45m
WLG - NSN
Air New Zealand
$184
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Nelson

Can I find flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $280 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $280. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $207, but on average you can expect to pay $299.

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.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $280 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Wellington to Nelson under $280. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Nelson is less than $310.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Nelson for under $280?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wellington to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $280.

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?

Sounds Air and Air New Zealand can get you from Wellington to Nelson in just under 45m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $207, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on Sounds Air for as low as $233.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $122 on Sounds Air. Another option is Air New Zealand, who have fights from $184.

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
0h 45m
Average temperature for April in Nelson
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Nelson
62.0 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.
Morning 6 AM to midday 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 32% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of flight departures
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6 AM
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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
10 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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