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Cheap flights from Sydney to Nelson from $438

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Nelson departing on 4/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SYD — NSN
4 Mar — 11 Mar1
1 adult
Mon 4/3
Mon 11/3

Cheap flight deals from Sydney to Nelson

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sydney (SYD) to Nelson (NSN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 29 February 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$1,122

One-way from

$438
High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nelson
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nelson

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

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 18% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Nelson at least 28 days early can save you up to 61% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Nelson for as little as $968 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 $968 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Nelson from Sydney. Prices for August average $952 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $492. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in January

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Nelson (SYD - NSN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sydney to Nelson in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Sydney to Nelson

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Sydney and Nelson. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Sun 26/518:10SYD - NSN
1 stop12h 00mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/515:25NSN - SYD
1 stop8h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 26/2$844
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 20mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/306:40NSN - SYD
1 stop11h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$845
Sun 26/517:55SYD - NSN
2 stops13h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/514:45NSN - SYD
2 stops8h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$856
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/306:40NSN - SYD
1 stop11h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$865
Sun 26/517:55SYD - NSN
2 stops15h 30mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/514:45NSN - SYD
2 stops8h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 26/2$876
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
2 stops8h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/311:15NSN - SYD
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$1,018
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/307:40NSN - SYD
2 stops10h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$1,021

Cheap Sydney to Nelson flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sydney to Nelson specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Prices were last updated on 29 February 2024.
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/306:40NSN - SYD
1 stop11h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$865
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
2 stops8h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/311:15NSN - SYD
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$1,018
Tue 26/307:05SYD - NSN
2 stops10h 10mQantas Airways
Sun 31/308:10NSN - SYD
2 stops25h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,389

Sydney to Nelson 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sydney and Nelson in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Sun 26/518:10SYD - NSN
1 stop12h 00mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/514:25NSN - SYD
1 stop9h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$844
Sun 26/517:55SYD - NSN
2 stops13h 55mAir New Zealand
Mon 27/514:45NSN - SYD
2 stops8h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$856
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 40mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/306:40NSN - SYD
1 stop11h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$865
Tue 26/309:55SYD - NSN
2 stops8h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 31/311:15NSN - SYD
1 stop6h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$1,018
Tue 26/307:05SYD - NSN
2 stops10h 10mQantas Airways
Sun 31/308:10NSN - SYD
2 stops25h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,389

One-way flights to Nelson from Sydney

Search for one-way flight options from Sydney to Nelson. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Thu 4/708:45SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$438
Thu 4/708:45SYD - NSN
1 stop7h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$440
Sat 16/306:05SYD - NSN
2 stops25h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$470
Sat 16/319:15SYD - NSN
1 stop12h 45mAir New Zealand
Deal found 27/2$480
Sun 17/321:40SYD - NSN
2 stops32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$481
Sat 16/320:00SYD - NSN
3 stops11h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$790
Sun 17/320:00SYD - NSN
3 stops11h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$893

Find flights from Sydney to Nelson within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Sydney to Nelson that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.

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$844 - $1,795

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Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 26/5

1 stop12h 00m

Nelson

Mon 27/5

1 stop8h 15m

$844

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 26/3

1 stop7h 20m

Nelson

Sun 31/3

1 stop11h 05m

$845

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 26/5

2 stops13h 55m

Nelson

Mon 27/5

2 stops8h 55m

$856

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 26/3

1 stop7h 40m

Nelson

Sun 31/3

1 stop11h 05m

$865

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 26/5

2 stops15h 30m

Nelson

Mon 27/5

2 stops8h 55m

$876

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 26/3

2 stops8h 30m

Nelson

Sun 31/3

1 stop6h 30m

$1,018

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 26/3

1 stop7h 40m

Nelson

Sun 31/3

2 stops10h 05m

$1,021

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 26/3

2 stops10h 10m

Nelson

Sun 31/3

2 stops25h 35m

$1,389

Sydney Kingsford SmithNelson

SYD - NSN

SYDNSN

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 26/3

2 stops14h 25m

Nelson

Sun 31/3

2 stops19h 55m

$1,795

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When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Nelson?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Sydney to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Sydney to Nelson may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 27 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Nelson?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Sydney to Nelson. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Sydney to Nelson flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Nelson by month

Plan your trip from Sydney to Nelson by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Sydney to Nelson is currently $570 while a return flight costs $1,057. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sydney to Nelson (average of $0). Flying from Sydney to Nelson in April is currently the most expensive (average of $623). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

Temperature and rainfall in Nelson by month

Plan your trip to Nelson by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

NSN

Temperature

7 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Nelson

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Nelson. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Nelson. Reviews last updated 29 February 2024.
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Food

7.7

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
728 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Food

7.7

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,106 reviews
8.3
Very Good
728 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Food

7.7

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Sydney to Nelson. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Nelson for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Nelson for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $844, but on average you can expect to pay $1,056.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Nelson round-trip?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($844), and Qantas Airways ($1,389) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Nelson. Air New Zealand is priced at 11% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What does SYD to NSN mean?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is SYD and Nelson Airport is NSN. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

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Top airline flying from Sydney to Nelson

Discover the top airline that operate flights from Sydney to Nelson. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air New ZealandCheapest$601Average$843FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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