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Melbourne to Nelson flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Melbourne and Nelson take, on average, 5 hours and 10 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Nelson found by our customers in the last 72 hours
One-way average PriceThe average price for a flight Melbourne - Nelson at eDreams is £48.10, based on the price of last 6 months
Departing AirportThe airport Juarez Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Nelson

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Departure Mon, 21 Jun Return Sun, 27 Jun
MEL Melbourne
NSN Nelson
return from £430
Departure Mon, 05 Jul Return Sun, 11 Jul
MEL Melbourne
NSN Nelson
return from £430
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.98 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.51 GBP
Last checked on 12 June 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Nelson are 28% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 22% more expensive in Nelson than in Melbourne.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Nelson is 44% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Regular cappuccino

A coffee in Nelson costs roughly the same as in Melbourne.

Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Nelson airports
  • ( Nelson Airport (NSN)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 1519 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Nelson

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Nelson during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Nelson at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Nelson is 430£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Nelson expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nelson costs an average of 1.53 GBP, 45% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 29% less in Nelson: 1.78 GBP against 2.49 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.96 GBP in Nelson, 27% more than the 9.42 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 6% cheaper in Nelson, with an average of 2.27 GBP, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.41 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Nelson?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Nelson are November, October and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Nelson?
The best time of the year to go to Nelson when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, November is the top 1º month to fly to Nelson from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, July and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Nelson.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Nelson?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Nelson is of around 05:10 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,186 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Nelson compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Nelson's temperatures can go up to 26.47 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -4.61 ºC in Nelson, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Nelson have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Nelson?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Nelson is: null (null) to null (null). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
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