Compare cheap Wellington to Bangkok flights
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- Sun 17 NovWLGDMKVirgin AustraliaIndirectOne way from $497
- Tue 12 NovWLGDMKJetstarIndirectOne way from $510
- Thu 31 OctWLGBKKAir New ZealandIndirectOne way from $513
Flight information Wellington to Bangkok
Cheapest return price last month
Average flight time, total distance 9750 kilometres
Most popular airline last month
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang
Frequently asked questions
Which airlines fly from Wellington to Bangkok?
You can't take direct flights from Wellington to Bangkok, but several airlines have connecting flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) with just 1 layover. These are:
Flights to Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK) require 2 layovers and are not generally cheaper.
Is there a time difference between Wellington and Bangkok?
Bangkok is 5 hours behind Wellington from April to September, but 6 hours behind the rest of the year when the clocks change in New Zealand.
What is the weather like in Bangkok?
Bangkok is a hot and humid city all year round, with average monthly temperatures from 26-31°C. Most rain falls in September and October, followed by a relatively cool and dry period in November and December before temperatures start to heat up from January onwards.
How expensive is Bangkok?
Essential travel information for Bangkok
- Thailand offers visa-free entry for a maximum of 30 days. If you want to stay longer, you'll need to arrange a visa.
- Check which areas are safe to travel in Thailand and which to avoid on the NZ Government's SafeTravel website.
Departing from Wellington
Wellington Airport (WLG) uses 1 terminal for all domestic and international flights. This uses a single level for check-in, departures and most facilities, with some more restaurants on the mezzanine level. Shopping and dining options are available before and after security.
You can get to the airport from Wellington in 20 minutes by car or taxi. The Airport Flyer bus takes longer, but is a cheaper option, starting from NZ$12. Aim to be at the airport 3 hours before your flight to Bangkok.
Arriving in Bangkok
Bangkok has 2 international airports:
Most flights from Wellington arrive at Suvarnabhumi, the more modern of the 2 airports. You can get into central Bangkok on the MRT metro for 40-55 baht or take a taxi for 400-500 baht.
Don Mueang Airport is used by low-cost airlines. It's a little closer to the city, but doesn't have a rail link. A taxi to a centrally-located hotel should cost 330-400 baht.
Return flights from Bangkok to Wellington
Check which airport your return flight from Bangkok to Wellington departs from so you go to the right place. You should arrive 3 hours before an international flight to avoid problems.
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Please note: all information is correct as of April 2019.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.