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Cheap flights from Sydney to Nelson

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Nelson (NSN)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to NSN flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Nelson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nelson.
SYD - NSN
Price
$474 - $918
NSN
Temperature
12 - 22 °C
NSN
Rainfall
51 - 78 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

$497

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$474

From Sydney 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 Sydney to Nelson?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 56% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 51 days early can save you up to 76% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 51 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Nelson for as little as $828 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 $1,172 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Nelson from Sydney average $593. You can even find prices in August for less than $593, as users have found deals to Nelson from as low as $474. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nelson from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 54%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Nelson in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Nelson in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to NSN flights in May, June
18 May - 19 May
$622pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 May - 19 May
$648pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 May - 19 May
$658pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Nelson 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nelson from Sydney found for this year
18 May - 19 May
$622pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 May - 19 May
$648pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 May - 19 May
$658pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
NSN
Nelson
NSN
Nelson
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Nelson

Can I find flights from Sydney to Nelson for under $648 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Nelson for under $648. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $622, but on average you can expect to pay $767.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nelson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nelson that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Nelson for under $648 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney to Nelson, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Nelson?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nelson flight path was viewed by 6,129 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 Sydney or Nelson?

Sydney will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Nelson over the next 13 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Nelson?

Expect the weather to be around 27 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Nelson is generally colder than in Sydney.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Nelson?

Airlines like Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand fly from Sydney to Nelson in about 7h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 30m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Nelson return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($622), and Qantas Airways ($648) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Nelson.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Nelson

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

Destination information for Nelson

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Nelson.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Average temperature for May in Nelson
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Nelson
65.0 mm

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