Compare cheap Auckland to Wellington flights

Flight information Auckland International to Wellington

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Average flight time, total distance 480 kilometres

1h 5min

Most popular airline last month

Air New Zealand


1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Wellington: Wellington.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Auckland International to Wellington is $64. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 5min is the average flight time from Auckland International to Wellington.
There are 5 airlines who fly direct from Auckland International to Wellington.
There are 188 flights per week flying from Auckland International to Wellington, as of July.

Which airlines fly from Auckland to Wellington?

You can book non-stop Auckland to Wellington flights with 2 airlines:

It's sometimes possible to find cheap flights to Wellington with 1 stop in Blenheim, Napier or Nelson on the way.

Is there a time difference between Auckland and Wellington?

No. All cities in New Zealand are on the same time.

What is the weather like in Wellington?

Wellington tends to be cooler than Auckland all year round, with average monthly temperatures from 9°C to 18°C.

How expensive is Wellington?



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Essential travel information for Wellington

  • You don't need a passport to board domestic Auckland to Wellington flights, but you do need to show a driver's licence or other valid ID.
  • Find out why Wellington is one of New Zealand's best foodie destinations.

Departing from Auckland

Auckland Airport (AKL) is New Zealand's best-connected airport. It takes 20 minutes to get from the city centre to the airport by car or taxi, or 50 minutes by bus.

International and domestic flights are split between 2 terminals. Auckland to Wellington flights use the Domestic Terminal. This is smaller than the International Terminal, but you'll still find a number of shops, cafes and other facilities to help you spend the time before your departure.

To avoid delays, it's recommended that passengers get to Auckland Airport at least an hour before their flight is scheduled to leave.

Arriving in Wellington

Wellington Airport (WLG) has 1 terminal that handles both international and domestic flights. From the domestic gates, the baggage claim area and exits are clearly signposted. You can get something to eat or drink at the cafes or visit the shops before heading to ground transport.

Depending on traffic, it's a 15 to 25-minute drive from the airport to Wellington city centre. Taxis wait outside the airport and cost around $40. A cheap and still direct option is the Airport Flyer bus for $9 1-way, or you can hire a car at Wellington Airport from counters next to the baggage carousels.

Return flights from Wellington to Auckland

Domestic flights from Wellington Airport may leave from any of the 3 gates. Check your boarding pass to make sure you go to the right gate.

Most of the airport facilities are found before the security checks. Final check-in for domestic flights is 20 to 30 minutes before departure, depending on whether or not you have bags.

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Please note: all information is correct as of July 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.