Finding flights from Wellington (WLG)
When you're looking for a holiday, Skyscanner gives you great flexibility in the way you can search for flights. To see the routes served by airlines at Wellington Airport, simply scroll up to the search panel, type 'Wellington' into the first text field, and then click on 'Map' in the top right corner. Here you'll get a clear idea of where you can get to easily, and hopefully some inspiration for your next trip.
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Wellington Airport is the third busiest in New Zealand (behind Auckland and Christchurch), with more than a dozen airlines flying in and out. National carrier Air New Zealand is joined by the likes of Fiji Airways, Qantas and Singapore Airlines.
All flights, both domestic and international, leave from a single terminal.
The airport is just 8km from Wellington CBD. The easiest way to get there from the city is using the Airport Flyer. This bus leaves from the Lower Hutt region every 20 minutes and a single ticket costs $9 for an adult.
Popular destinations from Wellington Airport
Wellington Airport has direct flights to 19 towns in New Zealand. The cheapest of these routes is to Nelson, where you'll find some of the country's most beautiful national parks. Home to both Abel Tasmen National Park and the Nelson Lakes National Park, as well as Lake Rotoiti and Lake Rotoroa, a holiday in Nelson is a great way to get back to nature.
While Sydney is still the most popular Australian destination from Wellington Airport, passenger numbers on this route have been dropping in recent years as more routes have opened up more options for travellers. Those looking for something a bit different have instead been opting to fly to Brisbane, with Virgin Australia offering a direct flight to the Queensland capital. With year-round sunshine, Brisbane is particularly popular to visit in the chillier Wellington months.
Although it often feels like Australia is New Zealand's closest neighbour, it's actually quicker to fly from Wellington to Nadi. From there, you'll probably want to get a shuttle to the resorts around the coast, or make your way to the port and get a ferry to one of Fiji's numerous idyllic islands.
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Please note: all information is correct as of September, 2016.
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