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Flights to Nelson with Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand operates non-stop flights to Nelson from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with connecting flights available from Air New Zealand serviced regional ports.

To find Nelson flight prices, select travel dates in the fare finder above. Or scroll through the fares displayed below. All prices shown are per person, seat one-way. When you book domestic flights with Air New Zealand you can choose seat options like seat only, seat + bag, flexichange or flexirefund. You can also see the aircraft seat maps before selecting your seats, add extra luggage or upgrade your seat for the ultimate experience.

We can’t wait to fly you to New Zealand’s sunniest region. Book your Nelson flight with us today.

Compare & book flights to Nelson (NSN)

From Auckland (AKL) To Nelson (NSN)

Depart: 06 May 2024

From
$106*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Auckland (AKL) To Nelson (NSN)

Depart: 13 May 2024

From
$106*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Christchurch (CHC) To Nelson (NSN)

Depart: 02 May 2024

From
$100*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Christchurch (CHC) To Nelson (NSN)

Depart: 03 May 2024

From
$100*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Wellington (WLG) To Nelson (NSN)

Depart: 06 May 2024

From
$94*

Per person, one way|Economy

From Wellington (WLG) To Nelson (NSN)

Depart: 08 May 2024

From
$94*

Per person, one way|Economy

*Fares displayed have been available for flights searched within the last 24 hours and may not currently be available at time of booking. Flights may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Additional fees, including service/card payment fees may apply. Other terms and conditions may also apply.

 

 

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Flights to Nelson related FAQs

When’s the cheapest month to book Nelson flights?

Prices will vary day by day, depending on demand. The easiest way to find the lowest flight prices is to start with our fare finder at the top of this page. When booking, bear in mind that school holidays and Christmas and Easter periods can be more expensive.

From where in NZ does Air NZ fly to Nelson?

Air New Zealand operates non-stop flights to Nelson, from Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. If you live elsewhere in New Zealand, you can fly to one of these three destinations from your Air New Zealand serviced regional airport, and transfer to a Nelson flight from there.

How long is the flight to Nelson?

Flights to Nelson from within New Zealand are generally under two hours. The route takes approximately one hour and 25 minutes from Auckland, 50 minutes from Christchurch, and 45 minutes from Wellington.

How do I get from Nelson Airport to Nelson City?

Nelson Airport is about 8 kilometres from the centre of town. There are two main transport options available. You can book a taxi and catch it from just outside the terminal. You can also arrange a pick-up with a shuttle bus company prior to your arrival.

What’s the weather like in Nelson?

The climate in Nelson is generally mild all year round. Temperatures reach an average high of 22 °C in the warm summer months of December to February. The winter months, spanning June to August, are usually cold and wet, with Nelson seeing snow on its surrounding mountain ranges. Temperatures during winter reach highs of 12 °C. Temperature highs average 18 °C in spring (September to November) and 21 °C in autumn (March to May).

When is the sunniest season of the year to fly to Nelson?

December to March are typically the warmest months for flying to Nelson. You’ll enjoy pleasant temperatures and ample amounts of sunshine - so make sure to bring sunscreen.

Find our cheapest Nelson airfares

FromToDepartureFare typePrice

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

30 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

29 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

31 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

11 Feb 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

12 Feb 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

15 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

01 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

02 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

03 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

Auckland (AKL)

Nelson (NSN)

07 Jan 2025

Per person, one way|Economy

*Fares displayed have been available for flights searched within the last 24 hours and may not currently be available at time of booking. Flights may not be available at peak times or on all flights. Additional fees, including service/card payment fees may apply. Other terms and conditions may also apply.

Weather in Nelson

Saturday overcast clouds
22°C 02 Mar 2024
Sunday broken clouds
23°C 03 Mar 2024
Monday moderate rain
16°C 04 Mar 2024
Tuesday light rain
16°C 05 Mar 2024
Wednesday sky is clear
17°C 06 Mar 2024
Thursday few clouds
20°C 07 Mar 2024
Friday scattered clouds
21°C 08 Mar 2024
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*Fares displayed are one way.