Cheap Flights To Wellington (WLG) Starting at $38

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

Cheap Flights to Wellington from $38 One Way, $83 Round Trip

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Wellington Flight Information

Traveling To
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Air Chathams, Qantas Airways, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Canada, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines
Flight Price
Earliest Departing Flight
Latest Departing Flight


Snag some “suite” deals when you add cheap hotel rooms to Wellington flights at Orbitz. You can score tickets to ballgames, concerts and other activities while planning your low fare flights. For non-stop air tickets or planned layovers, Orbitz is your discount travel resource.

Budget Prices, Luxury Life

Find mobile-only bargains on your home away from home with Orbitz cutting-edge mobile tools. Search domestic and international hotels at Orbitz On the Go. Find free travel planning apps for your iPhone, Android or iPad. You’ll always get our guaranteed low prices on your favorite hotels and flights to Wellington.

Fun for All

While shopping Orbitz sales on Wellington flights, remember to throw in some fun. Ticket sales for music, theatre, sports and more can be found on the Activities page. Just tell us what you want to do, and Orbitz will save your seat.

Non-Stop or Stop and Visit

Will you be flying round-trip or one-way? Going directly from Point A to Point B? Maybe you’d like to have dinner with family and friends along the way. Whether you need non-stop flights to {} or lowest cost layovers on Wellington flights, you will always find the best air travel prices at Orbitz.

All in One

Now you can custom design the perfect travel package with Orbitz and save more when booking your flights to Wellington. Do you have a favorite airline, hotel or car rental company? Every page at Orbitz gives you complete freedom to create your travel plans according to your unique wants and needs. Orbitz is designed to meet your discount travel planning needs completely and conveniently.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Wellington?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current travel advice, quarantine policies and other vital information for your flight to Wellington.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the relevant answers on our helpful Customer Service Portal. While most airlines make allowances for changes or cancellations due to COVID-19, it’s best to check the terms and conditions of your selected carrier before booking.
Which airlines fly to Wellington?
With 20 airlines to take your pick of, finding the best flight that suits your budget and plans should be a breeze. Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) is the gateway to Wellington and where you’re likely to be disembarking. These popular international carriers are ready when you are:

  • The Flying Kangaroo - 38 flights to Wellington per month
  • Air New Zealand - 37 flights to Wellington per month
  • Jetstar - 3 flights to Wellington per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Wellington?
Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG). It’s the city’s main terminal and is located roughly 3 miles southeast of the downtown area. You’ll be dropping off your bags and discovering the best of Wellington shortly after landing.
How much is a flight to Wellington?
Return flights to Wellington this past week ranged between $83 and $1,270. If you were flying one-way from Auckland (AKL), you could have bagged tickets from as low as $38.
How to book the cheapest flight to Wellington?
Picking up cheap flights to Wellington is as simple as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d love to make sure you’re walking away with the best flight deals around, here are some tips your budget will love:

  • Consider taking off from or landing at nearby airports to save extra cash. Enter your preferred departure and arrival points in the form fields, then select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will show you any available options.
  • If you’re flexible with your schedule, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link. It’ll show the flight deals for the days either side of your selected departure. Fares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to filter your search results. You can pick your preferred airline and seating class here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the best deals, so purchase your seats once you’ve settled on your travel dates. The cheapest fares go like hotcakes and prices rise as the departure date gets closer.
  • Combine your hotels, flights and car rentals into a package deal and score great discounts. Save your hard-earned dollars for things that really excite you, like exploring every corner of Wellington.
  • Don’t fly during peak seasons if you can. By avoiding summer and school vacations, you can save big on your airfare.

How long is a flight to Wellington?
Where you jet off from will largely determine the length of time it will take to fly to Wellington. Three of the most common domestic routes and average flight durations are listed below:

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) to Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 1 hour and 9 minutes
  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) to Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 55 minutes
  • Nelson (NSN) to Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 38 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Wellington?
Catch a bargain and book your seats to Wellington in January. If you’ve missed this month, you’re still in luck. February and August often have affordable airfares as well. Be careful not to snooze on a sale — cheap flights emerge and disappear in a flash!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Wellington?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the cheapest days of the week to purchase airfares to Wellington. The vacation of your dreams starts with a terrific flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Wellington?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, Monday is usually the best day of the week for cheap flights to Wellington. Tuesday also has budget-friendly airfares, whereas Saturday has the most expensive ticket prices. Although leaving at the weekend can be more convenient, you’ll have more money to play with if you set off earlier in the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Wellington?
Get set to jet for less in August. This is generally the best month to get on a plane if you’re after cheap flights to Wellington, according to Orbitz data. The most expensive time to fly is June, so avoid this month if you can.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Life changes, and we believe your flight should be able to do the same. That’s why Orbitz makes it a breeze to search for airlines with free cancellation and no change fees. Just enter your travel details and then click on “Filter by flexible change policies.” Talk about peace of mind!
What do I need for the flight to Wellington?
It’s always wise to be prepared for anything when going on a vacation. Keep in mind the following tips for a smooth, stress-free journey:

  • You’ll need proof of identification such as a current passport. To avoid delays during check-in, make sure you book your flights using the same name as your government-issued ID. It’s worth having electronic copies of your travel documents too, just to be safe!
  • Bring some extra entertainment for your long trip to Wellington. When you’re done watching that series on your phone, give your eyes a much-needed break from all that screen time and read a book.
  • Cabin temperatures can make you shiver. Pack a sweater even if you’re traveling during the height of Wellington summer.

How many direct flights are there to Wellington?
Your next thrilling adventure is one easy plane trip away, with 261 direct services to Wellington each month. Search for your ideal flight with Orbitz and find a fantastic deal with Air New Zealand, Sounds Air or Jetstar. Other respected airlines that offer nonstop services include Qantas, Air Chathams and Fiji Airways.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Wellington?
Savvy travelers have a knack for finding business or first-class airfares to Wellington that don’t cost an arm and a leg. Follow their lead with these handy hints:

  • Flexibility isn’t just for the gym. Leave some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up cheaper airfares when a huge sale drops.
  • Find a budget airline that offers business-class seats. They often come with more space and a glass of Champagne — and a nicer price.
  • Take advantage of your airline’s flight rewards program and upgrade your seat. Alternatively, you can try bidding for an upgrade in online auctions.

How to get into Wellington from the airport?
To get into Wellington from Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG), you may prefer to drive. Step off the tarmac and make your way to one of the many car rental branches, such as Firefly, Europcar or Avis. When you’ve picked up a Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) car rental and are ready to begin your Wellington city road trip, head 3 miles northwest. Alternatively, you could use public transportation or a taxi to get downtown, then rent a car from there. Wellington car rentals has a wide range of fancy wheels at unbeatable deals.
What is the best time to go to Wellington?
While Wellington is an amazing destination to visit any time, the most popular months are . Like most of the Southern Hemisphere, summertime starts December 1 here. During this time, temperatures normally range between 60undefined in the evening and 65undefined during the day.
Travel tips for Wellington

  • Start your sightseeing in the downtown area and enjoy a walking tour of a few of the city’s leading attractions. Te Papa and Sky Stadium are a couple of visitor favorites.
  • Also find time for the sights a short commute from Wellington’s center. Visit Paraparaumu Beach and Waikanae Beach and experience another side of this popular destination.
  • Get your bum in the driver’s seat and find out what else makes Wellington Region a huge hit with travelers. Book a car rental with Orbitz and experience the wonders of two more unmissable cities — Castlepoint and Mount Bruce.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.