Cheap flights from Sydney to Nelson

Flights starting at £335. Choose between Qantas, Air New Zealand, or Emirates to find the best price.

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The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Air New Zealand, and Emirates. Sydney and Nelson have 40 direct flights per week.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Manila, Hobart, Auckland, Bangkok, Cairns, New Delhi, Adelaide, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Perth, Ballina, Kathmandu, Queenstown, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nelson?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nelson and Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Queenstown, 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 Sydney?
Sydney is mainly served by Sydney. But there are other airports nearby, including Rose Bay Seaplane Base, Sydney Bankstown Airport.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional, Bathurst.
What airports are near Nelson?
The main airport in Nelson is Nelson. It is also served by Nelson, Woodbourne, Picton Aerodrome, Westport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sydney and Nelson?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sydney and Nelson thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sydney 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 Sydney and Nelson?
Currently, you can fly between Sydney and Nelson with Qantas, Air New Zealand, Emirates.
When's the best time to travel between Sydney and Nelson?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Sydney 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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