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Nelson (NSN) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best NSN to SYD flight in 2021: compare Nelson to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Nelson to Sydney?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 23 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Nelson to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 23 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $738. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $915.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Nelson with a flight ticket averaging about $645. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $379. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nelson to Sydney (NSN - SYD)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Nelson to Sydney is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 55% on airfare.

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From Nelson to Sydney

Which airlines flying from Nelson to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Nelson to Sydney Kingsford Smith have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways 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.

How popular is this Nelson to Sydney flight route?

The Nelson to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 298 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Nelson to Sydney are Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Nelson to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from Nelson to Sydney is $288. On average you can expect to pay $514. The most popular route, (Nelson - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $1,829.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Nelson?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Nelson to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Nelson will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nelson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nelson are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Nelson from Sydney?

Returning to Nelson from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Nelson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Nelson.

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Alternative routes for Nelson to Sydney

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nelson to Sydney.
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Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing Nelson

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 3 airlines flying from Nelson to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nelson to Sydney 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
$202 $324 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$300 $507 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$446 $720 No cancel fee 78%
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