Cheap flights to Wellington

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Flights to Wellington in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$414Average for return flights in November 2021
Return from$523From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington
One-way from$334One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Wellington (WLG)

Cheap flights to Wellington in November, December 2021

The best prices found for WLG flights for November, December
26 Dec. - 2 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

27h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

31h 30m
$1,020

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 28.11.21

26 Dec. - 2 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

27h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$1,023

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28.11.21

26 Dec. - 2 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

18h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

17h 10m
$1,044

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28.11.21

Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington found for this year
26 Dec. - 2 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

27h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

31h 30m
$1,020

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28.11.21

26 Dec. - 2 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

27h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$1,023

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28.11.21

26 Dec. - 2 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

18h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

17h 10m
$1,044

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 28.11.21

Last minute flights to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington, departing today and this week
5 Dec. - 12 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

18h 45m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$1,251

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 29.11.21

5 Dec. - 12 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

18h 45m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

24h 35m
$1,300

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29.11.21

5 Dec. - 12 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

32h 50m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

24h 35m
$1,373

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 29.11.21

Can I fly to Wellington from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Wellington

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Wellington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Wellington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

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Can I fly back to Australia from Wellington?

Returning to Australia from Wellington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Wellington?

The cheapest ticket to Wellington found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$478

February

$421

March

$431

April

$571

May

$389

June

$404

July

$462

August

$438

September

$438

October

$425

November

$462

December

$512

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Wellington is May. The most expensive month for flights is April. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Wellington?

Average Wellington flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - WLG

Price

$389 - $845

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Peak season

The capital city of New Zealand, Wellington, is located at the southern tip of the North Island on the edge of a sweeping harbour. Nicknamed ‘Windy Wellington’ by locals, it’s true that the city experiences lively gusts most of the year due to its exposed location on the Cook Strait. Still there’s much about this cool little city to charm visitors into taking cheap flights to Wellington, even if it’s just a stopover before heading north or south. From December to the end of February is generally the busiest time of year for visitors to Wellington. The warmer summer weather also coincides with the school holidays, so don’t be surprised if flight tickets are markedly higher than normal at this time. Wellington is a foodie city so be sure to check out some of its numerous cafes, restaurants and bars to sample the local produce and creative cuisine by top chefs. Popular events people book flights to Wellington for include: the Wellington Rugby Sevens in February, the World of Wearable Art (WOW) awards in September and the Toast Martinborough Festival in November.

Off Season

Although any time of year is great for visiting, if you like wild weather then winter is a good time to book cheap flights to Wellington. Bring warm clothing and wet weather gear, jackets and raincoats are advised; leave the umbrella at home, it will be torn from your grip in a flash. Be prepared to spend most of your time visiting indoor attractions or hunkered down in warm cafes drinking hot chocolate.

When is the best time to book a flight to Wellington?

Mid to late-March is considered the optimal time of year to book a flight to Wellington as it is the most stable month weather wise and kids are back at school. Temperatures range between 14 – 18C at this time of year so bring a light jacket in case the weather changes. Book a couple of weeks ahead and travel mid week (excluding Fridays and Mondays) for discounted flight ticket prices.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Wellington. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Wellington. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Wellington?

Flights from Sydney to Wellington – 3 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Wellington – 3 hrs 50

Flights from Melbourne to Wellington – 3 hrs 40 mins

Flights from Perth to Wellington – 8 hrs 50 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Wellington?

Virgin Australia, Jet Star and Air New Zealand offer the cheapest flights to Wellington and service Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Emirates and Qantas also operate flights to Wellington from the main Australian cities but you’ll generally pay more with these carriers.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Wellington International Airport (WLG) is located 5.5 km south east of the city centre. The Airport Flyer express bus service leaves every 15 minutes and travels to the Hutt Valley, via Wellington central, to Queensgate. Taxi ranks are situated outside the baggage claim area on level 0 of the terminal building. There are five car rental companies that have desks at the airport if you plan on touring the area.

What is good to know if travelling to Wellington?

  • The Wellington region played host to a few scenes in the Lord of the Rings. Discover more scenic destinations in our Middle Earth travel guide to feel like one of the fellowship.
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  • New Zealand’s North Island offers pristine beaches and uber cool beachside towns. Check out these 7 must-visit coastal villages in the land of the long white cloud.
  • Renowned around the world for its wines, these extreme vineyards in New Zealand are especially worth a visit for their unique locations and character.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Wellington?

If you book a flight to Wellington, you will be flying into Wellington, which is the city’s only airport. Wellington (WLG) is located 5.3 km from the centre of Wellington.