Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Find Cheap Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Nelson (MZP) from

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Earn BONUS+ rewards on top of your airline points

Enjoy exclusive promotions on the ebookers app!

Cheap Flights from Sydney to Nelson & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeSYD
Destination Airport IATA CodeMZP

Helpful Sydney (SYD) to Nelson (MZP) Flight Information

Traveling From Sydney
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To Nelson
Destination Airport IATA Code MZP
Number of Airlines Serving
Available Airlines
Direct Flight Time
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Sydney to Nelson

Is it possible to fly from Sydney to Nelson right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides vital info about travelling from Sydney to Nelson in these unusual times. There's everything from flying restrictions to health guidelines, as well as loads of other important information you should know about before you book a flight.

Is there a direct flight between Sydney and Nelson?

Pack what you need to keep yourself occupied during a stopover, because you won't find any direct flights between Sydney and Nelson. You'll have to book a ticket with one of the air carriers running multi-stop flights.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Nelson due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Nelson booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Sydney to Nelson flights?

Leave from Mascot Airport and then step off the plane at Nelson Airport. That's what you'll likely be doing if you need to get from Sydney to Nelson.

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Nelson?

Whether you're after fantastic service or nicer in-flight food, you'll find multiple airlines offering flights between Sydney and Nelson to select from. Many experienced travellers opt to travel with Air New Zealand, which provides 243 flights every month. But if you want to know that you've gotten the biggest bang for your buck, compare other options. Qantas is another fantastic option and operates 147 flights each month.

How many flights are there from Sydney to Nelson?

You've got plenty of choice when it comes to travelling from Sydney to Nelson. With some 8 flights operating daily, the time to get away is up to you.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Need a car after flight from Sydney to Nelson


Chevrolet Spark or similar
  • 4 people
undefined Airport (undefined)
Chevrolet Spark


Ford Focus or similar
  • 4 people
undefined Airport (undefined)
Ford Focus


Toyota Corolla or similar
  • 5 people
undefined Airport (undefined)
Toyota Corolla


Jeep Compass or similar
  • 5 people
undefined Airport (undefined)
Jeep Compass

Place to stay after flight from Sydney to Nelson

The Hotel Nelson

The Hotel Nelson

4 out of 5
40 Waimea Road, Nelson
The price is £48 per night from 23 May to 23 May
This family-friendly Nelson hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Christ Church Cathedral, Nelson Market and Queens Gardens. Trafalgar Park ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great amenities for reasonable price
"Happy to recommend this hotel following a recent stay. Room was clean and tidy and reception staff were helpful. Made use of the guest laundry facilities and also the onsite bar/restaurant was decent too."

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2017

The Hotel Nelson
DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments

DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments

5 out of 5
43-55 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
The price is £57 per night from 13 Jun to 13 Jun
Located in the heart of Nelson, this luxury aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Trafalgar Park and Nelson I-site Visitor Information Centre. Montgomery Square ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"More like an apartment than a room. Had a patio with table and 2 chairs. Good location easy to walk into town"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

DeLorenzo's Studio Apartments
Quest Nelson

Quest Nelson

3.5 out of 5
108-110 Collingwood Street, Nelson
The price is £60 per night from 11 Jun to 11 Jun
Located in Nelson City Centre, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Queens Gardens, Christ Church Cathedral and Nelson I-site Visitor Information ...
Quest Nelson

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
Trailways Hotel Nelson

Trailways Hotel Nelson

4.5 out of 5
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
The price is £51 per night from 30 May to 30 May
Located in the heart of Nelson, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nelson I-site Visitor Information Centre and Trafalgar Park. Montgomery Square ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Good hotel with nice river view
"I stayed overnight as a base for visiting the Nelson-Tasman region and before heading over to Picton for the ferry. The hotel is very nice, with good facilities. I had a large room with a good clean bathroom, and a nice patio area overlooking the river."

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2017

Trailways Hotel Nelson
Saxton Lodge

Saxton Lodge

4 out of 5
103 Saxton Rd East, Stoke, Nelson
The price is £74 per night from 21 May to 21 May
Located in Stoke, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Pic's Peanut Butter World and McCashin's Brewery. Marsden Recreation Ground and Greenmeadows Park ...
Saxton Lodge
The Beachcomber Hotel

The Beachcomber Hotel

3.5 out of 5
23 Beach Road, Nelson
The price is £62 per night from 21 May to 21 May
Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Tahunanui Beach Reserve, and within 3 mi (5 km) of World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars and ...
The Beachcomber Hotel
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Nelson
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.