Cheap flights to Wellington

What's Wellington like?

Wellington is a beautiful city, no matter if you like waterside views, hilltop vistas or its iconic timber-framed buildings. Wellington's CBD has a hipster vibe to it, with craft beers, independently-owned coffee shops and boutique art galleries dotting the central streets.

Nature lovers will be enthralled by the botanic gardens and the nearby Zealandia sanctuary.

Which airlines fly to Wellington?

Direct flights to Wellington are available from several airports in New Zealand. Travellers can buy these from:

Be aware that many of the Qantas domestic flights in New Zealand are operated by Jetstar.

How long is the flight to Wellington?

Auckland to Wellington

1 hour 5 minutes (direct)

Christchurch to Wellington

50 minutes (direct)

Dunedin to Wellington

1 hour 15 minutes (direct)

Queenstown to Wellington

1 hour 20 minutes (direct)

What is the best time to visit Wellington?

As with any city in New Zealand, Wellington's warmest months are from December to February. Average monthly temperatures at this time are 18°C. The coolest months, May to August, are also the wettest.

Accommodation and flights around Christmas and New Year are more expensive than at other times of the year.

How expensive is Wellington?

Wellington's prices are generally quite reasonable, with holiday expenses cheaper in the capital than in either Auckland or Christchurch.

In Wellington, expect to pay $15 for a meal out, $9 for a beer and $4-$4.50 for a takeaway coffee.

Arriving in Wellington

Wellington Airport (WLG) has a single terminal for all flights. It's located 5km from the city centre, which should take a touch over 10 minutes in a taxi. A taxi fare from the airport is likely to cost between $35 and $45.

At the airport, you'll move from the gates past the toilets through to the baggage reclaim area. Once you've picked up any bags, you can head out to the car park, grab a taxi or get on a local bus.

The Airport Flyer bus runs every 10 minutes during peak periods and every 20 minutes at other times of the day.

Useful tips about Wellington

Pay for public transport in Wellington using a Metlink card.

Read about the hidden side of Wellington and its hipster hideouts on Skyscanner.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November, 2017.

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Wellington: Wellington.
Air Chathams, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Alliance Airlines, Sounds Air and Fiji Airways all fly direct to Wellington.
The cheapest month to fly to Wellington is March.

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