Cheap flights to Wellington, New Zealand

WAS — WLG
Sep 27 — Oct 41

Flights to Wellington in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,151From New York to Wellington
One-way from$991One-way flight from New York to Wellington (WLG)

Cheap flights to Wellington in September, October 2022

The best prices found for WLG flights for September, October
Oct 20 - Oct 27
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

31h 10m
WLG

Wellington

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
$1,770

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 20 - Oct 27
EWR

Newark

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

25h 35m
WLG

Wellington

EWR

Newark

2 stops

39h 44m
$1,785

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 3 - Nov 3
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

WLG

Wellington

3 stops

40h 25m
WLG

Wellington

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

25h 52m
$1,848

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington found for this year
Nov 6 - Feb 19
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

57h 15m
WLG

Wellington

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

31h 00m
$1,757

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Nov 6 - Feb 19
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

WLG

Wellington

3 stops

49h 27m
WLG

Wellington

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

33h 01m
$1,760

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 20 - Oct 27
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

31h 10m
WLG

Wellington

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
$1,770

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

One-way flights to Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights to Wellington
Nov 7
EWR

Newark

WLG

Wellington

3 stops

32h 20m
$991

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Nov 4
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

68h 25m
$1,022

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Nov 7
LGA

New York LaGuardia

WLG

Wellington

3 stops

30h 35m
$1,097

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Wellington?

The cheapest ticket to Wellington found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,760

February

$1,603

March

$1,465

April

$1,288

May

$1,491

June

$2,061

July

$2,128

August

$1,404

September

$1,651

October

$1,523

November

$1,463

December

$1,504

April is currently the cheapest month to fly to Wellington. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Wellington?

Average Wellington flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

NYC - WLG

Price

$1,288 - $2,670

WLG

Temperature

48.2 - 62.6 °F

WLG

Rainfall

2.8 - 5.1 inches

Which day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

The cheapest day to fly to Wellington is usually Saturday. At the moment, Thursday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at noon when visiting Wellington. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

In 1865, Wellington replaced Auckland as the capital of New Zealand. Named in honor of Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, this capital city quickly became the heartbeat of New Zealand.

Today, Wellington is New Zealand’s political center. All government ministries, including Parliament and a plethora of foreign diplomats, are based in Wellington. But travelers booking flights to Wellington will experience more than a democracy — Wellington is considered the arts and culture capital of New Zealand. Wellington is considered home to New Zealand’s film and theater industry, hosts the “Te Papa Tongarewa” (the Museum of New Zealand), the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Royal New Zealand Ballet and the biennial International Festival of the Arts. And, according to other travelers who have booking flights to Wellington, this compact New Zealand city boasts a nightlife not to be missed.

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Wellington, New Zealand climate

In 1865, the Old New Zealand’s capital city was Auckland. Now, it’s Wellington’s claim to fame. Luckily, those changes don’t affect the weather. Nothing really does in New Zealand. Your cheap flight to Wellington will most likely land you a mild climate, ranging from 40-70 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on the season, but with no real extreme you’re bound to be satisfied. Old Zealand, New Zealand; whatever you call it and whenever you fly, you’re sure to love the weather.

Best Time to Fly to Wellington, New Zealand

If you’re a traveler who prefers consistency, then you’re surely suited for the weather in Wellington. When packing for your cheap flight to Wellington, you won’t need to worry about bringing clothes for extreme weather, because you can rely on the mild temperatures, and infrequent precipitation.

Peak Season: Festivals galore begin in February and March, making the large span between November and April the perfect time to book flights to Wellington. The annual Wellington Fringe Festival, the biennial International Festival of the Arts, and the annual Dragon Boat Festival are top of mind for this time. Flights to Wellington promise a good time, and for sport-loving folks, make sure to catch the Summer Racing Carnival in late January where horse meets jockey.

Off-peak Season: Cooler temperature in May-August usually attract less tourists, so booking a cheap flight to Wellington during those times are perfect for the budget-minded tourist. Brave the wind and smile, because it’s worth the journey.

Getting around Wellington, New Zealand

Most of Wellington’s attractions can be reached on foot, but there are plenty of public transportation options as well. Trolleys can take you around inside the city, as can bright yellow City Circular hop-on hop-off buses that stop at major attractions. You can take cable cars, ferries and the After Midnight Bus Service to a number of areas and Stagecoach buses reach out to the suburbs. Biking is a popular way to enjoy the scenery. With all the public transportation options, you don’t really need a car unless you’re leaving the city.

Wellington, New Zealand Travel Information

Mount Victoria: If you’re a nature-lover, the east center of Wellington holds the perfect place for you. Mount Victoria, a hill near the Basin reserve, is home to many of the things that make Wellington so unique. The Wellington Hospital, the Greek Orthodox Church, the sports stadium, and the National War Memorial all make great reasons to stretch your legs after your flight to Wellington and go for a hike. Be sure to check out the government house in the south basin for some national pride.

Te Papa Tongarewa: If you’re idea of nature is a rustic bed-and-breakfast, rest easy: There is plenty to occupy your travel to Wellington. Take time at Te Papa Tongarewa (The national Museum of New Zealand) for a range of art, history, natural environment, and a taste of Pacific culture. The best part: It’s free. The museum offers free guided tours daily – and the word “daily” isn’t taken lightly around here: Te Papa is actually open every single day of the year, including Christmas and New Years.

International Film Festival: Some days, you just feel like hunkering down with popcorn and a movie. If you happen to book your cheap flight to Wellington during the last week of July or first week in August, then that’s exactly what you can do. The growing bazaar attracts crowds both local and international, celebrating native films and art houses as well as Peter Jackson’s blockbusters like Lord of the Rings.

Performing Arts: Between the National Orchestra, Opera, four theater companies, and National Dance and Drama center, you’re bound to fill your Wellington travel with creative energy. An array of venues like Downstage Theater, Circa Theater, Bats Theater, and Embassy Theater sell tickets to the arty extravaganza.

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Wellington, New Zealand airport overview

Wellington International Airport (WLG) was upgraded in recent years, just in time for the New Zealand Rugby World Cup (2011). The airport is situated in the Rongotai suburb of Wellington, just five miles (8km) from central Wellington, and commands spectacular views of the surrounding hills as well as the Cook Strait, which separates the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

There are only three international carriers offering flights to Wellington International; however the airport is well-serviced by domestic carriers with many flights connecting the airport to both Christchurch and Auckland. Wellington International is well-connected to the rest of New Zealand and is well-serviced by a public bus connecting it to various parts of the city.

As the third-busiest airport in New Zealand, Wellington is a great airport to use when arriving in New Zealand, particularly for passengers wishing to avoid the rush and bother of Auckland after a long flight.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Wellington?

Travelers will need to book flights to Wellington (WLG) if they wish to fly to Wellington. The Wellington airport is 3.3 mi from the city center.