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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 - $318
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Rainfall
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

$67

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?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Nelson to Wellington at least 61 days early can save you up to 83% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Nelson to Wellington for as little as $169 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $232 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Wellington from Nelson average $160. You can even find prices in April for less than $160, as users have found deals to Wellington from as low as $91. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Wellington from Nelson. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 72%.

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 26% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Wellington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NSN to WLG flights in June, July
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$144pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
15 Jul - 17 Jul
$162pp
NSN
Nelson
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$179pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Nelson to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Nelson found for this year
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$98pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
12 Aug - 15 Aug
$120pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$144pp
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
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$98pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
12 Aug - 15 Aug
$120pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$144pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
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
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$144pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$179pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$214pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
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NSN
Nelson

One-way flights to Wellington from Nelson

The cheapest one-way flights from Nelson to Wellington
03:30 - 04:15
Sounds Air
Direct
0h 45m
NSN - WLG
Sounds Air
$68
Gotogate
13:35 - 04:35
Air New Zealand
1 stop
15h 00m
NSN - WLG
Air New Zealand
$304
mytrip.com
03:15 - 14:45
Air New Zealand
2 stops
11h 30m
NSN - WLG
Air New Zealand
$462
mytrip.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 12 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 $140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Wellington for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $207.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Wellington for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Nelson to Wellington under $140. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Wellington is less than $175.

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

There are currently 14+ open flights from Nelson to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $280.

Does it rain more in Nelson or Wellington?

The rainfall in Nelson is generally same as the rainfall in Wellington. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Nelson weather warmer or cooler than Wellington?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 22 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Wellington is typically colder than in Nelson. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Nelson to Wellington?

Airlines like Air New Zealand and Sounds Air fly from Nelson to Wellington in about 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. All flights are typically direct.

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

Air New Zealand, at $98, was found to be the cheapest airline from Nelson to Wellington. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Sounds Air. Air New Zealand is priced at 52% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Sounds Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $68. Users have also found tickets on Air New Zealand for as little as $304.

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
0h 43m
Average temperature for June in Wellington
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Wellington
49.0 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 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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6 AM
Noon
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
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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