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Flight information Wellington to Brisbane

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Average flight time, total distance 2513 kilometres

3h 50min


1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Brisbane: Brisbane.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Wellington to Brisbane is $346. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 50min is the average flight time from Wellington to Brisbane.
There is one airline that flies direct from Wellington to Brisbane.
As of February, there are 9 flights per week flying from Wellington to Brisbane.

Which airlines fly from Wellington to Brisbane?

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia sell direct flights from Wellington to Brisbane.

Flights with 1 stop, often in Auckland or Sydney, can be cheaper. Emirates, Jetstar and Qantas all operate this route.

Is there a time difference between Wellington and Brisbane?

Yes. Brisbane is 2 hours behind in winter and 3 hours behind in summer.

What is the weather like in Brisbane?

Brisbane's coldest month (July) has an average temperature of 15°C, which is only marginally cooler than Wellington's warmest month at 18°C. Brisbane's summer peaks with average temperatures of 25°C.

Although summer in Brisbane comes with its fair share of rain, you're unlikely to need an umbrella if you visit in winter.

How expensive is Brisbane?

On the whole, Brisbane is more expensive than Wellington, especially when you eat or drink out. You may be surprised to find some well-priced options in pockets of the city, such as Fortitude Valley.



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Essential travel information for Brisbane

The Trans-Tasman Agreement allows New Zealand citizens to travel around Australia for an indefinite time period without a visa.

Departing from Wellington

Wellington International Airport (WLG) is New Zealand's 3rd busiest airport behind Auckland and Christchurch. It is 1 of 5 airports in the country that offers direct flights to Brisbane.

Wellington Airport has a single terminal for all domestic and international flights. Once you have your boarding pass, you can go through to grab a bite to eat or browse the airport's shopping facilities. A Wildcard membership can get you exclusive deals in the terminal.

The international departure gates are to the right of this area. Here you'll find airline lounges, currency exchange booths and a cafe to help you pass the time. You should aim to be at the airport 3 hours before your international flight.

Arriving in Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) has a dedicated international terminal that all flights from New Zealand land at. Arriving passengers come in on level 2.

All arrival gates converge in the centre, where passengers go to border security, baggage carousels and customs. The airport has a number of cafes and shops for arriving passengers to make use of, as well as ATMs, car hire counters and public transport options.

For those looking for a hotel in the vicinity, there are 5 options within a 10-minute drive from the airport.

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Please note: all information is correct as of October, 2017.

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