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Find cheap flights from Melbourne to Nelson from $980

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Melbourne to Nelson departing on 2/8. 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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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Melbourne to Nelson, as well as popular online travel agencies
These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Melbourne to Nelson, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Nelson (MEL-NSN)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Melbourne to Nelson that are departing in the next months. 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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18:30 - 19:15MEL-NSN
22h 45m1 stop
17:35 - 08:15NSN-MEL
16h 40m1 stop
$980Qantas Airways
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Fri, 2 Aug - Mon, 5 Aug
18:15 - 10:00MEL-NSN
13h 45m1 stop
14:45 - 20:35NSN-MEL
7h 50m2 stops
$983Air New Zealand
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Fri, 2 Aug - Mon, 5 Aug
18:15 - 09:50MEL-NSN
13h 35m2 stops
10:30 - 17:25NSN-MEL
8h 55m1 stop
$985Air New Zealand
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Fri, 2 Aug - Mon, 5 Aug

Flights from Melbourne to Nelson - Travel Insights & Trends

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

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Melbourne Airport 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 Melbourne Airport to Nelson is August, where tickets cost $885 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and November, where the average cost of tickets is $1,406 and $1,361 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Melbourne Airport 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 Melbourne Airport to Nelson, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 87 days before departure.

Good to know

Low season

July

High season

January

Cheapest flight

$980
Best time to beat the crowds (5% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (2% more expensive on average)
Flight from Melbourne to Nelson

When to book flights from Melbourne to Nelson

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Nelson flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to Nelson?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Melbourne Airport to Nelson was $579 for a return ticket.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Melbourne to Nelson?

    Melbourne airport is called Melbourne and the only airport in Nelson is Nelson.

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

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Melbourne to Nelson?

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

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Nelson.

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

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

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Melbourne 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 Melbourne with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Melbourne 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 Melbourne up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Melbourne - Nelson Flights

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Melbourne (MEL)Australia

Destination:

Nelson (NSN)New Zealand

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