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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Nelson. The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, and Virgin Australia Airlines. Melbourne and Nelson have 55 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nelson?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nelson and Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Christchurch, Napier, Kuala Lumpur, London, New Plymouth, Hobart, Hanoi, Seoul, Darwin, Mexico City, Denpasar, Singapore, Dunedin, Stockholm.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Nelson?
The main airport in Nelson is Nelson. It is also served by Nelson, Woodbourne, Picton Aerodrome, Westport.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Nelson?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Nelson thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Nelson can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Melbourne and Nelson?
Currently, you can fly between Melbourne and Nelson with Qantas, Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Nelson?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Melbourne and Nelson, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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