Compare cheap flights from Wellington to Gold Coast

Flight information Wellington to Gold Coast

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Average flight time, total distance 2426 kilometres

3h 40min

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Gold Coast

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Gold Coast: Gold Coast.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Wellington to Gold Coast is $313. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 40min is the average flight time from Wellington to Gold Coast.
There is one airline that flies direct from Wellington to Gold Coast.
There are 3 flights per week flying from Wellington to Gold Coast, as of August.

Which airlines fly from Wellington to Gold Coast?

Direct flights are available to the Gold Coast 3 times a week from Wellington. These are sold by Jetstar and Qantas, although the latter's flights are operated by Jetstar too.

Flights with 1 stop (normally through Auckland, Christchurch or Sydney) are available with Air New Zealand and a variety of airline combinations.

Is there a time difference between Wellington and Gold Coast?

Yes. Wellington is 2 hours ahead of the Gold Coast in winter and 3 hours ahead in summer.

What is the weather like in Gold Coast?

Gold Coast is warmer than Wellington, with monthly temperatures ranging from 16°C to 26°C throughout the year. By comparison, Wellington ranges from 9°C to 18°C.

The Gold Coast receives more rain than Wellington too, with the wettest period in summer.

How expensive is Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast, like most Australian cities, is more expensive in almost every regard than Wellington and the rest of New Zealand. Expect to pay more for everything, from accommodation to takeaway coffees.


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Essential travel information for Gold Coast

New Zealand passport holders can travel around Australia for an unlimited time without the need for a visa.

Departing from Wellington

Wellington International Airport (WLG) is found 9 kilometres from the CBD. It is 1 of 4 airports in New Zealand that has direct flights to the Gold Coast. Remember that for international flights you should arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before take-off.

The single terminal has a number of handy features for those waiting for international flights. Currency exchange is available to get Australian dollars, complimentary showers can be found before the departure gates and free Wi-Fi gives you an easy way to pass the time.

The majority of the airport's restaurants and shops are grouped together before you get to the departure gates, but airline lounges and some cafes are found by the boarding area.

Arriving in Gold Coast

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is a rapidly growing airport in southern Queensland, 25km from Surfers Paradise.

The airport has a single terminal for all flights. As you arrive, you'll go through immigration, pick up your baggage and go through customs.

Once in the arrival hall, you have the option to take out Australian money, grab a bite to eat or use the airport's Wi-Fi. To the left is the transit centre, while outside and to the right are the bus stops and the taxi rank.

Car hire at Gold Coast Airport is inside the arrivals hall, on the far right.

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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.