The cheapest times to fly from NSN to EWR are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 15th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from NSN to EWR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4465 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $1130 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Nelson (NSN) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $1374 to $2439 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1418. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2556. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1138 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1605 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NSN to EWR flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the NSN to EWR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

NSN to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NSN to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Nelson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into NSN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $424 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1586. Return trip prices are from the EWR to NSN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from NSN to EWR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking NSN to EWR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from NSN to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (NSN > LAX > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1390
  • Average savings: $215 (13.4%)

See NSN to CHC flights

Hack #2: Christchurch (NSN > CHC > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1451
  • Average savings: $154 (9.6%)

See NSN to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (NSN > SFO > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1474
  • Average savings: $132 (8.19%)

See NSN to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NSN to EWR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to Nelson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9014 miles or 14507 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NSN to EWR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NSN to EWR flight is about 17 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Nelson and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from NSN to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NSN
Origination airport name Nelson Airport
City Nelson
Country New Zealand
Latitude -41.3
Longitude 173.2

Return Airport

Destination code EWR
Destination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2


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