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Cheap flights from Sydney to Wellington

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to WLG flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.
SYD - WLG
Price
$300 - $685
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Rainfall
16 - 50 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$300

From Sydney to Wellington

One-way from

$348

One-way flight from Sydney to Wellington

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Wellington?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Wellington?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Wellington at least 61 days early can save you up to 38% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Wellington for as little as $534 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $580 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Wellington?

May can be a great time to fly to Wellington from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $418. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $198. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Wellington (SYD - WLG)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sydney to Wellington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Wellington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to WLG flights in May, June
26 May - 29 May
$448pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19 Jun - 5 Jul
$477pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 20 May
$487pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Sydney found for this year
26 May - 29 May
$448pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Sep - 22 Sep
$454pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Aug - 18 Aug
$464pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Wellington from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Wellington direct flight deals
19 Jun - 5 Jul
$536pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 May - 31 May
$537pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Aug - 24 Aug
$538pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Sydney, departing today and this week
19 May - 30 May
$527pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 May - 25 May
$543pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 May - 25 May
$577pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Wellington from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Wellington
14:00 - 19:15
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 15m
SYD - WLG
Air New Zealand
$349
Kiwi.com
10:35 - 16:35
Jetstar
2 stops
28h 00m
SYD - WLG
Jetstar
$351
Gotogate
02:05 - 17:35
Qantas Airways
2 stops
13h 30m
SYD - WLG
Qantas Airways

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Wellington

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to Wellington?

Booking a flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Wellington (WLG) is your only option if you wish to fly from Sydney to Wellington. On a typical day, there are 3 flights from Kingsford Smith to Wellington, all of which are around 3h 10m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from Kingsford Smith to Wellington.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Wellington for under $510 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Wellington for under $510. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $448, but on average you can expect to pay $505.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Wellington for under $638 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Wellington under $638. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Wellington is less than $560.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Wellington for under $638?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $638.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington was viewed by 6,129 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Wellington?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Sydney is typically greater than that of Wellington. We can gather that this will continue over the next 13 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Wellington?

Temperatures around the 27 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Wellington is colder than in Sydney. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Wellington?

Airlines like Air New Zealand and Jetstar fly from Sydney to Wellington in about 3h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Wellington return?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Wellington, with prices starting at $501. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $536 return.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Wellington one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $300. Users have also found prices from $325 and $346 on Jetstar and Air New Zealand, respectively.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Wellington

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Wellington.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Flight duration
3h 32m
Average temperature for May in Wellington
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Wellington
41.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Wellington

Top 6 airlines flying from Sydney to Wellington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Wellington choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
$138 $282 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$220 $335 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
$203 $335 No cancel fee 78%
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Virgin Australia
$221 $347 No cancel fee 80%
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Jetstar
$178 $370 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$221 $429 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards Wellington.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 55% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 44% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Wellington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Wellington.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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