Cheap flights from Tauranga to Wellington

Flight information Tauranga to Wellington

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 423 kilometres

1h 20min

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 Tauranga to Wellington is $85. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 20min is the average flight time from Tauranga to Wellington.
There are 4 airlines who fly direct from Tauranga to Wellington.
There are 33 flights per week flying from Tauranga to Wellington, as of August.

Which airlines fly from Tauranga to Wellington?

  • Air New Zealand run multiple direct flights from Tauranga to Wellington every day.
  • Search for flights to Wellington with our mobile app or on our website, and use price alerts to stay up to date on airfares between these two cities.

How easy is it to depart on flights from Tauranga to Wellington?

Tauranga Airport is a small airport serving the city of Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty region. This is a convenient airport to fly from if you want to book flights to Wellington, as these depart regularly from this airport. 

  • Main terminal – all flights from Tauranga to Wellington depart from this terminal.

The Tauranga Airport is modernising its terminal, and currently you can access an Air New Zealand regional lounge, a licensed café, and WiFi.

Arrive at Tauranga Airport at least 1 hour before your flight to Wellington is due to depart.

What do I need before I fly from Tauranga to Wellington? 

  • A form of official photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware that if you’re not a New Zealand citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What is Wellington Airport like?

Wellington Airport has more amenities than Tauranga Airport, and it is an easy airport to transit through. There is 1 terminal at Wellington Airport. 

  • Main terminal – all flights from Tauranga to Wellington are directed to this terminal.

The main terminal is well facilitated at Wellington, with dining and shopping outlets, information points, VIP lounges, free WiFi and ATMs. There are also incredible Weta Workshop installations within the main waiting lounge, a nod to Wellington’s film credentials.

What is the weather like in Wellington?

  • Wellington temperature gauge rarely peeks above 25°C or below 5°C. So you can expect summer days to hover between 19-24°C, and winters days to stick around the 6-9°C range.

Is there a time difference between Tauranga and Wellington?

  • There is no time difference between Tauranga and Wellington.

Is Wellington cheaper than Tauranga?

Wellington pips Tauranga for affordable eating, as dining costs are much lower in the capital, but you’ll find accommodation can be higher. Use our comparison tools to search for cheap hotels in Wellington, then read up on all the best places to eat and drink in Wellington.

  Tauranga Wellington
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $98 $80
Average cost of a coffee $3.50 $4.40
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $15-20 $20-30

What about return flights from Wellington to Tauranga?

Already looking for the flights back? Click Return and see the fare options on the return route, or go to our Wellington to Tauranga flights information page for more details on the route.

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2018

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