Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Nelson

MEL — NSN
22 May — 29 May1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Nelson are usually found in May or November, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Nelson

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

MEL - NSN

Price

$331 - $673

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

NSN

Rainfall

70 - 80 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price$478Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$478From Melbourne to Nelson

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Nelson?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 45% on the overall cost on flights from Melbourne Airport to Nelson.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 46 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Nelson compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 46 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 $779. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $883.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Nelson?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nelson from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $694 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $469. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Nelson (MEL - NSN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to Nelson in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 38% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Melbourne to Nelson 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Melbourne found for this year
3 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

6h 00m
NSN

Nelson

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 00m
$786

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16/5/22

3 Dec. - 28 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

7h 25m
NSN

Nelson

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 25m
$799

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

3 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

6h 00m
NSN

Nelson

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

10h 00m
$843

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16/5/22

One-way flights to Nelson from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Nelson
22 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

NSN

Nelson

2 stops

10h 55m
$1,013

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16/5/22

22 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

NSN

Nelson

1 stop

7h 30m
$1,297

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16/5/22

22 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

NSN

Nelson

3 stops

21h 10m
$2,145

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Nelson from Melbourne?

Nelson (NSN), located 5.9 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Nelson. 3 airlines have flights to Nelson from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Nelson should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Nelson have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Singapore Airlines 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 Melbourne Airport to Nelson flight route?

The Melbourne to Nelson flight path was viewed by 259 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Nelson?

Before booking your flight from Melbourne Airport to Nelson, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Singapore Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Nelson?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Nelson is generally $783, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $783. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Nelson), you can expect to pay $769 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Nelson

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Nelson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Nelson choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$242Average$857FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$270Average$512FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$736Average$874FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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