Cheap flights from Brisbane to Nelson

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The best prices from Brisbane to Nelson are usually found in May or June, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Nelson

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to NSN flight in 2022: compare Brisbane to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.



$375 - $605



7 - 17 °C



70 - 80 mm

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From Brisbane to Nelson

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Brisbane to Nelson?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Nelson. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 44% on flights from Brisbane to Nelson compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 $754. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $975.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Nelson. Flights to Nelson from Brisbane in May are about $654 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $511.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Nelson (BNE - NSN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Brisbane to Nelson at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 57% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Brisbane to Nelson flights.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Brisbane to Nelson have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand 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 Brisbane to Nelson flight route?

This flight path from Brisbane to Nelson was viewed by 265 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Nelson?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $956. While the most popular route (Brisbane - Nelson) can be booked for $1,190 on average our data indicates $956 when flying from Brisbane to Nelson.

Can I fly to Nelson from Brisbane right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Brisbane to Nelson

Most visitors from Brisbane need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nelson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Brisbane are not required to quarantine after entering Nelson.

Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.

Can I fly back to Brisbane from Nelson?

Returning to Brisbane from Nelson

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nelson are not required to quarantine after entering Brisbane.

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Nelson

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Brisbane to Nelson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane to Nelson choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety