Compare cheap flights from Rotorua to Wellington

Flight information Rotorua to Wellington

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Direct airlines


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Average flight time, total distance 380 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 Rotorua to Wellington is $94. 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 Rotorua to Wellington.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Rotorua to Wellington.
There are 21 flights per week flying from Rotorua to Wellington, as of August.

Which airlines fly from Rotorua to Wellington?

Air New Zealand has several direct flights from Rotorua to Wellington, operated by Air Nelson.

You can also compare airfare on 1-stop flights connecting in Auckland.

Is there a time difference between Rotorua and Wellington?

No, all New Zealand cities are in the same time zone.

What is the weather like in Wellington?

Wellington's climate is more consistent than Rotorua's, with milder winters and slightly cooler summers. However, there's also a lot more wind and rain, especially in the winter.

How expensive is Wellington?

It can be easier to find cheap prices in Wellington due to the wider range of options, but the cost of living is generally similar to Rotorua.



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Essential travel information for Wellington

You don't need a passport for domestic flights, but you do need to show photo identification. See the full list of acceptable ID on the Air New Zealand website.

Departing from Rotorua

Rotorua Airport (ROT) is 6km from the city centre. Although small by international standards, it still features a cafe serving drinks, meals and snacks, a convenience store and a meeting room for hire, as well as free Wi-Fi.

You can reach the airport in 10 minutes by car or taxi ($30-$40), or 20 minutes on Bay Bus route 10 ($2.50). The last check-in is 20 to 30 minutes before your flight to Wellington is due to depart, depending on whether you have bags to check in.

Arriving in Wellington

Wellington Airport (WLG) is New Zealand's 3rd busiest airport, handling over 6 million passengers in 2017. The airport has 1 terminal which includes all the usual facilities departing and arriving passengers may need, such as food and drink, shopping, child care rooms and free Wi-Fi.

The airport is 5.5km southeast of Wellington CBD. You can get into the city on the Airport Flyer express bus ($9, leaves every 10-20 minutes), catch a taxi outside the terminal ($30-$40) or hire a car at Wellington Airport from counters next to the baggage carousels.

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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.