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 to Nelson

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to NSN flight in 2022: compare Wellington to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.

WLG - NSN

Price

$79 - $196

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

NSN

Precipitation

70 - 80 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

$251

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$116

From Wellington to Nelson

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 $256.

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 $219. You can even find prices in November for less than $219, as users have found deals to Nelson from as low as $94. 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for WLG to NSN flights in January, February
24 Jan - 26 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 40m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 40m
$219

Originair

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Deal found 16/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 40m
$239

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

28 Jan - 31 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 30m
$248

Sounds Air

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Deal found 13/1/22

Wellington to Nelson 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Wellington found for this year
24 Jan - 26 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 40m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 40m
$219

Originair

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 40m
$239

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

28 Jan - 31 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 30m
$248

Sounds Air

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

Direct flights to Nelson from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Nelson direct flight deals
30 Jan - 2 Feb
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 45m
$194

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 40m
$239

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

28 Jan - 31 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 30m
$248

Sounds Air

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Nelson

Late deals on return flights to Nelson from Wellington, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 26 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 40m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 40m
$219

Originair

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

23 Jan - 24 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 45m
$250

Sounds Air

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

21 Jan - 23 Jan
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

3h 55m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 55m
$276

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 13 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Nelson for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $239, but on average you can expect to pay $335.

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

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Wellington to Nelson under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Nelson is less than $226.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Nelson for under $300?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Wellington to Nelson within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Wellington to Nelson flight route?

Within the past month, 1,607 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to Nelson.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Wellington to Nelson round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to Nelson round-trip from $239. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Sounds Air.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Wellington to Nelson?

When booking a flight from Wellington to Nelson, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Sounds Air as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Nelson?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $88. While the most popular route (Wellington - Nelson) can be booked for $250 on average our data indicates $158 when flying from Wellington to Nelson.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Nelson

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$74
Average$133
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$92
Average$208
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Sounds Air
Cheapest$114
Average$238
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Nelson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington to Nelson
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
41%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
50%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
4%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday18daily flights
Monday12daily flights
Tuesday12daily flights
Wednesday12daily flights
Thursday13daily flights
Friday18daily flights
Saturday12daily flights