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Flight information Timaru to Wellington

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Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 441 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 Timaru to Wellington is $76. 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 Timaru to Wellington.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Timaru to Wellington.
There are 14 flights per week flying from Timaru to Wellington, as of August.

The capital and one of the most populous cities of New Zealand, Wellington is a beautiful city located on the southernmost tip of the New Zealand’s North Islandbetween Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range.Wellington is globally recognised as the coolest capital in the world and it is no wonder why. The beautiful city is renowned all over the world for its rich and interesting history, culture, heritage, picturesque landscapes and scenic beauty. In fact, Wellington is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, given that there are more than just a few attractions and adrenaline-pumping adventure activities including skiing, kayaking, skydiving, and rafting, among others.

Wellington International Airport

Wellington International Airport (IATA: WLG) is considered as the main gateway to the capital of New Zealand. Serving the city of Wellington and surrounding areas, Wellington Airport is a major international airport in the country with several long-haul flights to and from renowned destinations across the world, in addition to providing direct connectivity to the major cities of the country including Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Queenstown, Napier, Nelson and many more. Wellington comes third on the list of busiest airports in the country after Auckland and Christchurch, in terms of annual air and passenger traffic. It is also a hub for the national airline and flag carrier of New Zealand, Air New Zealand and all its subsidiaries.

Flights from Timaru to Wellington

The largest airline of New Zealand, Air New Zealand, is the only airline that offers direct flights to Wellington from Timaru. Multiple nonstop flights are operated between Timaru and Wellington that are available all seven days in a week.

Timaru Airport

Richard Pearse Airport, better known as Timaru Airport (IATA: TIU) is a small airport located 4 kilometres north of the suburb of Washdyke in Timaru. The airport features a single terminal building with 1 gate and has 1 asphalt and 2 grass runways. Timaru airport offers several scheduled Air New Zealand Link flights daily to Wellington operated by Eagle Airways. The airport is equipped with vending machines, toilets and a baggage claim area.

Wellington Airport Terminal

Wellington Airport features 1 terminal with three piers: North-WestSouth, South-West and North-West.The main terminal of Wellington Airport is a two-storey building which houses a common check-in area for both international and domestic flights on First Floor as well as a baggage claim area on the Ground Floor.

Wellington Airport Transfers

Being the main gateway to Wellington, there are numerous options for ground transportation available that link Wellington Airport with the city centre and other major areas of the city. Leading car rental agencies including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty and Europcar etc have offices located at the Ground Floor of the main terminal building. Plus, there are affordable shared shuttle services and taxis available just outside the main terminal building.

Things to Remember While Travelling from Timaru to Wellington

When travelling from Timaru to Wellington, passengers need to carry a valid photographic identification, such as a birth certificate, credit card, driver’s license or a passport as they need to produce it at certain points for identification and security reasons. Similarly, you also need to check in 30 minutes prior to the scheduled flight time for security checking and other formalities.  

The information is correct as of December 2015.

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