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Flight information Dunedin to Wellington

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Direct airlines


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Average flight time, total distance 632 kilometres

1h 10min

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 Dunedin to Wellington is $116. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 10min is the average flight time from Dunedin to Wellington.
There are 4 airlines who fly direct from Dunedin to Wellington.
As of December, there are 24 flights per week flying from Dunedin to Wellington.

Which airlines fly from Dunedin to Wellington?

Both Air New Zealand and Jetstar offer direct flights from Dunedin to Wellington. There are several flights a day, giving you a choice for when best suits your schedule.

Flights with 1 stop, normally in Christchurch, are also available, but these are often more expensive.

Is there a time difference between Dunedin and Wellington?

No. The North and South islands are in the same time zone.

What is the weather like in Wellington?

Wellington is warmer than Dunedin all year. In the summer, temperatures are around 3°C higher, while in winter they may be as much as 6°C warmer.

To make up for this, Dunedin is less rainy than Wellington, with around two-thirds as much rainfall during the year.

How expensive is Wellington?

As a general rule, expect prices in Wellington to be similar to those in Dunedin. Eating out, grabbing a drink or buying a takeaway coffee should all be within a familiar price range.



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Essential travel information for Wellington

When flying with Air New Zealand or Jetstar, you can use your passport or a number of different options for ID. Find out more on the Air New Zealand and Jetstar websites.

Departing from Dunedin

Dunedin Airport (DUN), known to some locals as Momona Airport, is predominantly a domestic airport, although it is possible to get a direct flight to Brisbane as well.

The airport is almost 30km from Dunedin city centre, which takes 25 minutes by road. In a taxi, this can cost between $80 and $100. A Super Shuttle service is also available for $25.

For domestic flights, you should be at the airport at least 1 hour before your flight.

While you wait to board your plane, you can grab a coffee or some sushi, play in the arcade or buy any last-minute necessities.

Arriving in Wellington

Although Wellington Airport (WLG) is one of New Zealand's bigger airports, it has a single terminal for all its flights.

From the arrival gates, there's a clear walkway to the central area of the airport where you can pick up your checked luggage, browse the shops and cafes or simply make your way to the exit.

Outside the terminal, you'll find the taxi rank ($30-$40 to the city) and the bus stop ($9 to the city). Car hire at Wellington Airport is available too, simply speak to one of the represented companies inside the terminal. The drive into the city should take around 15 minutes.

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Please note: all information is correct as of January, 2018.

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