How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Nelson (NSN)
All the information you need to plan the best MEL to NSN flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.
MEL - NSN
$450 - $915
12 - 22 °C
51 - 78 mm
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
From Melbourne to Nelson
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 Melbourne to Nelson?
Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 45% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Nelson?
To save up to 76% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Nelson from $869 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,230 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Nelson?
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Nelson. Flights to Nelson from Melbourne in August are about $622 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $498.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Nelson (MEL - NSN)?
It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Nelson in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.
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From Melbourne to Nelson
What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Nelson?
Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.
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 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 flight route?
The Melbourne to Nelson flight path was viewed by 5,532 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.
Does it rain more in Melbourne or Nelson?
Expected rainfall in Melbourne is more than in Nelson. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.
Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Nelson?
You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Nelson is generally colder than Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.