How to Reach Nelson
HOW TO GET TO NELSON
Nelson Airport has regular flights from Auckland, Wellington and some other cities. To get there by bus from any other city you ought to try the InterCity Coachline. You can even roll in by car; South Island’s roads systems have a near complete connection with every important destination.
HOW TO GET AROUND NELSON
Within the city limits, just walk around, or rent a cycle from someone. The city is best covered slowly. If you’re striking out for the further out places like the national parks, Golden Bay or other beaches, then rent a car. The maps are easy enough to follow around here, so keep one handy.