Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Wellington (WLG)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Wellington are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to WLG flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.
LAX - WLG
Price
$781 - $1,330
WLG
Temperature
48.2 - 62.6 °F
WLG
Precipitation
2.8 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Average price

$989

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$781

From Los Angeles to Wellington

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Wellington?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Los Angeles to Wellington. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Wellington.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Wellington?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 6% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Los Angeles to Wellington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,158, or $1,158 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Wellington?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Wellington from Los Angeles average $1,000. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,000, as users have found deals to Wellington from as low as $717. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Wellington from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Wellington (LAX - WLG)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Wellington at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 44% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Wellington in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX to WLG flights for September, October
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$1,902pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$2,265pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$2,584pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Los Angeles found for this year
21 Nov - 27 Nov
$1,351pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Nov - 27 Nov
$1,817pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Nov - 27 Nov
$1,840pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Wellington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Wellington from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$1,902pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$2,265pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 9 Oct
$2,584pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Wellington from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Wellington
6:25 pm - 11:55 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
44h 30m
LAX - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$1,178
SmartFares
12:40 pm - 2:05 am
Emirates
3 Stops
66h 25m
LAX - WLG
Emirates
5:50 pm - 5:05 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
16h 15m
LAX - WLG
United Airlines
$1,733
United

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Wellington

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Wellington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Los Angeles to Wellington have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Wellington due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Los Angeles and Wellington for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Wellington for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Wellington for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,044, but on average you can expect to pay $1,502.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Wellington for under $2,000?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Los Angeles to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Wellington flight route?

This flight path from Los Angeles to Wellington was viewed by 21 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Wellington round-trip?

Air New Zealand, at $1,196, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Wellington.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Qantas Airways.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Wellington one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Emirates, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,382. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and ANA, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to Wellington for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Wellington?

American Airlines, Air Canada and Fiji Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Wellington.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Wellington?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Wellington is generally $1,915, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $452. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Wellington), you can expect to pay $1,044 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wellington, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Wellington from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Wellington

Most visitors from Los Angeles will not be allowed to enter Wellington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Wellington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Wellington?

Returning to Los Angeles from Wellington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Wellington

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Wellington.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.43
Average temperature for September in Wellington
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Wellington
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Wellington

Top 4 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Wellington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Wellington choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$668 $910 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$746 $1,191 No cancel fee 80%
Air New Zealand
$754 $1,168 No cancel fee 78%
Qantas Airways
$795 $1,101 No cancel fee 74%
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