Users booking trips to Nelson from Picton found flights 91% cheaper than the average price of flights to Nelson. To find the cheapest price to Nelson from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Nelson from New Zealand, with most prices found around $160. If you don’t want to visit Nelson in May, then you should wait until September to fly from New Zealand, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $164.
The ideal time to book your flight to Nelson is 60 days in advance, when prices tend to average $237. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Nelson outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from New Zealand to Nelson for $137.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Nelson is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as $162. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Nelson on Saturday is $204.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Nelson is in the morning. momondo users have found flights departing from New Zealand to Nelson in the morning for as low as $179. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around $263. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
Trails such as Abel Tasman Coast Track are very popular in the area and are great for those looking for an easier hike compared to a mountain. Hiking in the area is often enjoyed most when the weather begins warming up and the chance for rain is low. Considering this, it would be recommended to fly to Nelson during January, February, and March to take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Nelson is possible. If you are planning a flight to Nelson, consider booking flights to Blenheim Airport (56 km from Nelson city centre), Picton Koromiko Airport (57 km from Nelson city centre), Takaka Airport (66 km from Nelson city centre), Wellington Airport (127 km from Nelson city centre) or Kaikoura Airport (132 km from Nelson city centre).
Picton Koromiko Airport has an average price of $184 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Nelson. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.