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Find cheap flights from Auckland to Nelson from $153

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Auckland to Nelson departing on 20/3. 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.
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Cheap flight deals from Auckland to Nelson

 
These are the cheapest deals for flights from Auckland to Nelson currently on KAYAK along with options from the most popular airlines KAYAK users selected for this route. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.

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The cheapest plane tickets to Nelson found on KAYAK recently.
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
11:15 - 12:45NSN-AKL
1h 30mdirect
$317Air New Zealand
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Mon, 15 Apr - Tue, 16 Apr
16:30 - 18:00AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
06:50 - 20:00NSN-AKL
13h 10m1 stop
$328Air New Zealand
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Sat, 6 Apr - Sat, 20 Apr
16:45 - 17:45AKL-NSN
1h 00mdirect
18:55 - 19:55NSN-AKL
1h 00mdirect
$335Air New Zealand
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Sat, 6 Apr - Fri, 19 Apr
16:30 - 18:00AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
20:00 - 21:15NSN-AKL
25h 15m1 stop
Sat, 6 Apr - Fri, 19 Apr
08:30 - 10:00AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
10:05 - 16:00NSN-AKL
5h 55m1 stop
$343Air New Zealand
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Mon, 15 Apr - Tue, 16 Apr
06:45 - 11:15AKL-NSN
4h 30m1 stop
20:00 - 21:15NSN-AKL
25h 15m1 stop
Sat, 6 Apr - Fri, 19 Apr
16:45 - 17:45AKL-NSN
1h 00mdirect
08:55 - 09:55NSN-AKL
1h 00mdirect
$363Air New Zealand
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Sat, 6 Apr - Sat, 20 Apr
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
13:25 - 20:25NSN-AKL
7h 00m1 stop
$366Air New Zealand
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Wed, 20 Mar - Sun, 24 Mar
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
06:55 - 08:20NSN-AKL
1h 25mdirect
$396Air New Zealand
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Wed, 20 Mar - Sun, 24 Mar
16:00 - 06:45AKL-NSN
14h 45m1 stop
08:00 - 09:35NSN-AKL
25h 35m1 stop
Wed, 20 Mar - Sun, 24 Mar
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
$153Air New Zealand
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Wed, 20 Mar
19:30 - 06:45AKL-NSN
11h 15m1 stop
Wed, 20 Mar
12:10 - 13:40AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
$200Air New Zealand
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Sat, 23 Mar
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
$202Air New Zealand
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Wed, 27 Mar
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
$205Air New Zealand
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Thu, 7 Mar
10:00 - 17:55AKL-NSN
7h 55m1 stop
$226Air New Zealand
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Sat, 23 Mar
07:00 - 09:45AKL-NSN
2h 45m1 stop
$230Air New Zealand
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Wed, 27 Mar
17:45 - 19:15AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
$231Air New Zealand
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Mon, 4 Mar
06:00 - 10:10AKL-NSN
4h 10m1 stop
Wed, 27 Mar
06:00 - 17:00AKL-NSN
11h 00m1 stop
Thu, 7 Mar
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
11:15 - 12:45NSN-AKL
1h 30mdirect
$317Air New Zealand
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Mon, 15 Apr - Tue, 16 Apr
16:45 - 17:45AKL-NSN
1h 00mdirect
18:55 - 19:55NSN-AKL
1h 00mdirect
$335Air New Zealand
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Sat, 6 Apr - Fri, 19 Apr
16:45 - 17:45AKL-NSN
1h 00mdirect
08:55 - 09:55NSN-AKL
1h 00mdirect
$363Air New Zealand
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Sat, 6 Apr - Sat, 20 Apr
06:40 - 08:10AKL-NSN
1h 30mdirect
06:55 - 08:20NSN-AKL
1h 25mdirect
$396Air New Zealand
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Wed, 20 Mar - Sun, 24 Mar

Flights from Auckland to Nelson - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Auckland to Nelson to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Auckland to Nelson?

The average price of all flights from Auckland to Nelson clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to Nelson on a Tuesday and more expensive on a Sunday. On your return trip to Auckland, you should consider flying back on a Wednesday, and avoid Mondays for better deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Auckland to Nelson, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Auckland to Nelson is May, where tickets cost $274 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are April and December, where the average cost of tickets is $379 and $366 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Auckland to Nelson, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Auckland to Nelson, you should book around 4 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 80 days before departure.

Which airlines fly direct between Auckland and Nelson?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Auckland to Nelson.
There is just one airline that flies from Auckland to Nelson direct and that is Air New Zealand. The best one-way deal found from Air New Zealand for the route is $162.

How many flights are there between Auckland and Nelson per day?

Each day, there are between 9 and 14 nonstop flights that take off from Auckland and land in Nelson, with an average flight time of 1h 30m. The most common departure time is 15:00 and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 82 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Sunday, when 17% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Saturday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Auckland and Nelson?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There is only one cabin class option available for the route, which is Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Auckland to Nelson take?

Direct flights take on average 1h 00m to travel the 798 km between Auckland and Nelson.

What’s the earliest departure time from Auckland to Nelson?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Auckland at 06:40 and will be landing in Nelson at 08:10.

What’s the latest departure time from Auckland to Nelson?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Auckland to Nelson jets off at 20:15 and lands at 21:45.

Good to know

Low season

July

High season

February

Cheapest flight

$153
Best time to beat the crowds (0% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (7% more expensive on average)
Flight from Auckland to Nelson

When to book flights from Auckland to Nelson

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Auckland to Nelson based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Auckland to Nelson

  • What is the cheapest flight from Auckland to Nelson?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Auckland to Nelson was $93 for a one-way ticket and $193 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Auckland to Nelson?

    The ATR 72-201 / 202 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Auckland to Nelson flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Auckland to Nelson?

    Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Auckland and Nelson, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from Auckland to Nelson?

    There are direct flights from Auckland to Nelson on a daily basis.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Auckland to Nelson?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Auckland to Nelson.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Auckland to Nelson?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Nelson from Auckland is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Auckland to Nelson?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Nelson with an airline and back to Auckland with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Auckland to Nelson?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Nelson from Auckland up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from Auckland to Nelson

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $171 or less one-way and $262 or less round-trip.

Prefer to fly direct from Auckland Intl to Nelson?

Find which airlines fly direct from Auckland Intl to Nelson, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Auckland Intl to Nelson

Monday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

Tuesday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

Wednesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Thursday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Friday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Sunday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

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Direct returns

Nelson to Auckland Intl

Monday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

Tuesday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

Wednesday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Thursday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Friday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, +1 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Sunday

Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, +2 more

Air Canada, Air China, +3 more

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Top airline flying from Auckland to Nelson

Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Auckland to Nelson? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to KAYAK reviews.
8.2
Air New ZealandOverall score based on 729 reviews
80entertainment
84boarding
88crew
77food
81comfort
83overall
Airline reviews

Crew were pleasant, happy to be there and were a joy to be around. Entire operation was professional, well thought out and ran like a Swiss clock.

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Crew were pleasant, happy to be there and were a joy to be around. Entire operation was professional, well thought out and ran like a Swiss clock.

United flight from SFO to PDX was cancelled. I will ask for a refund. Had to book on Alaska

Good food and entertainment options. Great Staff that were all welcoming and caregiving.

Flight was canceled due to technical issue shortly before the check-in counters opened. Passengers were rebooked on a flight three days later. Request to be accommodated on Air Tahiti Nui could not be processed. Customer service sorted out the refund after calling and being put on hold for almost an hour.

Carring crew, nice ambiance of the cabin, comfortable beds, good food well served. We liked everything.

2 of the 6 economy toilets were out of order. Drinks were not offered often enough - you have to order on-screen, which is often unavailable. Snacks and Milo ran out very early. Crew was fine but I think there was a sticking issue

Flight attendants are always pleasant and helpful. Pilot kept us updated.

No refunds for flights that I could not take due to Covid restrictions

Pros: "The crew was very very attentive. Asked if we wanted water at least 4 times in the first 3 hours of the 12 hour flight before bed. (Red eye flight) They did there jobs well."
Cons: "The dinner choices have been exactly the same for many years now. It’s probably time to bring the menu up to the times again. Food wasn’t bad but it does need a refresh."
Pros: "Regional flight so only one cabin attendant. Pleasant and attentive."
Cons: "Wider seats but tha'ts the nature of smaller aircraft"

Auckland - Nelson Flights

Departure:

Auckland (AKL)New Zealand

Destination:

Nelson (NSN)New Zealand

Return flight deals:

Nelson - Auckland

Cabin classes:

$149

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