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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)

NSN - WLG
Price
$99 - $312
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

$99

From Nelson to Wellington

One-way from

$51

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 $166 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 $228 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 $157. You can even find prices in April for less than $157, as users have found deals to Wellington from as low as $89. 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 21% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Nelson to Wellington in March, April 2021

9 Mar - 11 Mar
$135pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
3 Apr - 6 Apr
$188pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
10 Mar - 12 Mar
$198pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Nelson to Wellington 2021 flight deals

9 Mar - 11 Mar
$135pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
3 Apr - 6 Apr
$188pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$194pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Direct flights to Wellington from Nelson

9 Mar - 11 Mar
$135pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
3 Apr - 6 Apr
$188pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
10 Mar - 12 Mar
$198pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson

Last-minute flights from Nelson to Wellington

9 Mar - 11 Mar
$135pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson
10 Mar - 12 Mar
$198pp
NSN
Nelson
Sounds Air
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Sounds Air
Direct
NSN
Nelson
9 Mar - 11 Mar
$205pp
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
NSN
Nelson

One-way flights to Wellington from Nelson

09:20 - 10:00
Originair
Direct
0h 40m
NSN - WLG
Originair
$51
Originair
15:00 - 15:45
Sounds Air
Direct
0h 45m
NSN - WLG
Sounds Air
$61
Sounds Air
06:15 - 03:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 50m
NSN - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$314
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Nelson to Wellington

Can I find flights from Nelson to Wellington for under $137 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nelson to Wellington for under $137. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $374.

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.

Are there direct flights from Nelson to Wellington for under $137 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Nelson to Wellington under $137. A good price for a direct flight from Nelson to Wellington is less than $173.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nelson to Wellington for under $137?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Nelson to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $137.

Does it rain more in Nelson or Wellington?

The rainfall in Nelson is generally less than the rainfall in Wellington. This will continue over the next 6 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 $135, 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 33% 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 Originair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $51. Users have also found prices from $61 and $79 on Originair and Sounds Air, respectively.

Alternative routes for Nelson to Wellington

Destination information for Wellington

Flight duration
0h 44m
Average temperature for March in Wellington
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Wellington
24.0 mm

Airports servicing Nelson

Airports servicing Wellington

Top 3 airlines flying from Nelson to Wellington

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

Morning 6 AM to midday 58% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% 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
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Weekly flight availability
from Nelson to Wellington
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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