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Sydney to Nelson flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Sydney and Nelson take, on average, 4 h and 14 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing AirportThe airport Houari Boumedienne is the departure airport operating flights between Sydney and Nelson
Arriving AirportFlights departing Sydney with Nelson as destination arrives at Orly
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, January is the busiest time to fly from Sydney to Nelson
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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 28 July 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Nelson are 17% cheaper than in Sydney.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 32% more expensive in Nelson than in Sydney.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Nelson is 37% cheaper than in Sydney.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 20% more expensive in Nelson than in Sydney.

Sydney airports
  • ( Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Rose Bay Spb (RSE)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Nelson airports
  • ( Nelson Airport (NSN)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 1306 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Sydney to Nelson

😷 Is it safe to travel from Sydney to Nelson during the Covid-19 situation?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Sydney to Nelson at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Sydney to Nelson. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Nelson expensive to visit compared to Sydney?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nelson costs an average of 1.52 GBP, 37% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 2.43 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% less in Nelson: 1.77 GBP against 2.13 GBP in Sydney. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.64 GBP in Nelson, 32% more than the 9.60 GBP in Sydney. The price of the coffee is around 16% more expensive in Nelson, with an average of 2.50 GBP , while in Sydney the coffee costs 2.16 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Nelson?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sydney to Nelson are November, June and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Sydney to Nelson?
The best time of the year to go to Nelson when flying from Sydney depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Nelson from Sydney in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, July and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sydney -  Nelson.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Sydney to Nelson?
The total flight time between Sydney and Nelson is of around 04:14 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,447 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 Sydney?
While in Sydney the temperatures can reach an average of 36.63 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 2.8 ºC average degrees reported in Sydney. During the winter period, Sydney can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Nelson have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Sydney to Nelson are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Sydney to Nelson are:
  • Jetstar, stoping in Auckland for 160 minutes minimun.
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