Cheap flights from Sydney to Wellington

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Wellington

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

$235 - $537

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Precipitation

70 - 130 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

Average price

$414

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$330

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Wellington?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 19% on the overall cost on flights from Sydney to Wellington.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 38% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Wellington within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $588.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Wellington from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $460 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $217. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in 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 November, December 2021

The best prices found for SYD to WLG flights in 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

Sydney to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Sydney 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

Direct flights to Wellington from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Wellington direct flight deals
24 Mar. - 1 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 15m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 45m
$649

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

11 Feb. - 18 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 15m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 45m
$658

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

17 Jan. - 26 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 15m
WLG

Wellington

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 45m
$892

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Sydney, 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

View Deal

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

One-way flights to Wellington from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Wellington
16 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

19h 10m
$334

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 15m
$339

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

16 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

3h 15m
$342

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Wellington flights.

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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Wellington for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $523, but on average you can expect to pay $732.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Wellington for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Sydney to Wellington under $700. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Wellington is less than $732.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Wellington for under $1,300?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Sydney to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

How popular is this Sydney to Wellington flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington have been viewed 6,129 times in the past calendar month.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Sydney to Wellington is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $523 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, starting at $658 and $714 round-trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $334. Air New Zealand flights start at $339 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $375 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Wellington?

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Wellington, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Wellington?

On average you can expect to pay $435 for a flight from Sydney to Wellington. The cheapest flight overall is $223 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Wellington) is currently priced at $523.

Can I fly to Wellington from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Wellington

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Wellington?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Wellington

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$194
Average$395
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$250
Average$518
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$285
Average$470
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$308
Average$470
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$310
Average$602
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$310
Average$486
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety