Cheap flights to Wellington

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13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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Flights to Wellington in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$657Average for return flights in August 2022
Return from$541From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington
One-way from$266One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Wellington (WLG)

Cheap flights to Wellington in August, September 2022

The best prices found for WLG flights for August, September
5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

14h 05m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 40m
$541

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

31 Aug. - 6 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 35m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 40m
$577

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

31 Aug. - 14 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 35m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 25m
$600

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington found for this year
5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

14h 05m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 40m
$541

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

17 Nov. - 1 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 25m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 45m
$544

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

17 Nov. - 22 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

9h 25m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 00m
$545

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Last minute flights to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington, departing today and this week
18 Aug. - 25 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

25h 20m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 45m
$635

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

18 Aug. - 25 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

25h 20m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

25h 25m
$657

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

17 Aug. - 25 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

27h 30m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 45m
$663

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Wellington?

The cheapest ticket to Wellington found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$671

February

$676

March

$758

April

$859

May

$691

June

$720

July

$715

August

$636

September

$654

October

$655

November

$654

December

$730

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Wellington is August. 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 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - WLG

Price

$636 - $1,370

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Rainfall

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?

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

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Wellington. Flights at midday 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. On average, Wellington has 16 flights from Sydney per day from 6 airlines.

How popular are flights to Wellington (WLG) this year?

Flights to Wellington have seen a 13% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.