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Cheap flights from Nelson to Wellington

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best NSN to WLG flight in 2021: compare Nelson to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.
NSN - WLG
Price
$101 - $320
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Precipitation
16 - 50 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$101

From Nelson to Wellington

One-way from

$125

One-way flight from Nelson to Wellington

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 Nelson to Wellington?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 29%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 95% 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 Nelson to Wellington within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $248.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Wellington. Flights to Wellington from Nelson in November are about $206 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $76.

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

When flying from Nelson to Wellington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 25% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Wellington in September, October 2021

The best prices found for NSN to WLG flights in September, October
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$191pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$201pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
20 Sep - 25 Sep
$203pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Nelson to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Nelson found for this year
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$191pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$201pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
20 Sep - 25 Sep
$203pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Direct flights to Wellington from Nelson

Save time with Nelson to Wellington direct flight deals
2 Mar - 3 Mar
$165pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$191pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$201pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Last-minute flights from Nelson to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Nelson, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$201pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
21 Sep - 21 Sep
$222pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$231pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

One-way flights to Wellington from Nelson

The cheapest one-way flights from Nelson to Wellington
14:30 - 15:15
Sounds Air
Direct
0h 45m
NSN - WLG
Sounds Air
$125
mytrip.com
13:35 - 07:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
18h 05m
NSN - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$179
Gotogate
05:55 - 07:35
Air New Zealand
1 stop
25h 40m
NSN - WLG
Air New Zealand
$200
Agoda.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Nelson</span> to <span class="emphasized">Wellington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Nelson to Wellington

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

If you book a flight from Nelson to Wellington, you will be flying from Nelson to Wellington. Flights to Wellington (WLG) from Nelson (NSN) take 0h 40m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Nelson to Wellington per day from 3 airlines.

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

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, 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 Nelson to Wellington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Wellington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $165, but on average you can expect to pay $268.

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

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Nelson to Wellington under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Wellington is less than $222.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nelson to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Nelson to Wellington?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Nelson to Wellington flight route?

Flights from Nelson to Wellington have been viewed 1,420 times in the past calendar month.

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

6 flight departures from Nelson to Wellington per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Nelson to Wellington?

For as low as $165, Air New Zealand can have you in Wellington from Nelson in 40m. Airlines will cover a distance of 132 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($165), and Sounds Air ($232) offers the cheapest pricing from Nelson to Wellington. Air New Zealand is priced at 20% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Nelson to Wellington

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

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nelson to Wellington.
Flight duration from NSN to WLG
0h 43m
Average temperature for September in Wellington
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Wellington
23.0 mm

Airports servicing Nelson

Airports servicing Wellington

Top 3 airlines flying from Nelson to Wellington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nelson to Wellington 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
$52 $89 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$62 $135 No cancel fee 78%
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Sounds Air
$78 $152 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 Nelson to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nelson towards Wellington.
Morning 6 AM to midday 60% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 38% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Nelson to Wellington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nelson to Wellington.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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