Cheap flights from Whanganui to Auckland

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The best prices from Wanganui to Auckland Intl are usually found in November or October, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Whanganui to Auckland

All the information you need to plan the best WAG to AKL flight in 2022: compare Whanganui to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.



$147 - $217



11 - 20 °C



70 - 130 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Average price$309Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from$233From Wanganui to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Whanganui to Auckland?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Whanganui to Auckland. 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 Auckland.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Whanganui to Auckland?

Users have found that booking a flight from Whanganui to Auckland at least 50 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 50 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Whanganui to Auckland for as little as $305 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $315 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Whanganui to Auckland?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Auckland. Flights to Auckland from Whanganui in November are about $291 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $230.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Whanganui to Auckland (WAG - AKL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Whanganui to Auckland in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Whanganui to Auckland flights.

What airports serve Auckland from Whanganui flights?

Whanganui Airport offers regular direct flights to Auckland Airport. Whanganui Airport is about 7 km out of town, and the quickest way to get there is by taxi (approx. NZ$ 22) or town car (approx. NZ$ 35). On foot it will take you just about an hour. It may not be the biggest airport, but it's certainly user friendly, with a free lounge and a comfortable changing station for children. There is also a convenient airport cafe where you can grab a quick snack and beverage before boarding. Auckland is New Zealand’s main international airport and its busiest, located 20 km south of the city. There are numerous options available to get you from Auckland Airport to Auckland centre: car, taxi, town car, bus, bus plus train and shuttle. The quickest option is the airport shuttle (from NZ$ 60), which takes about 20min. One of the cheapest options is to take the bus (around NZ$ 20), and this trip takes about 45min.

Which airlines fly directly from Whanganui to Auckland?

At the moment, Air Chathams is the only airline connecting Whanganui to Auckland with around hour-long flights. Air Chathams is New Zealand's privately owned airline, servicing its regional destinations for more than 25 years. There are usually daily flights operated by this airline. That said, more flights are often added over peak times and holiday seasons, such as Easter and Christmas.

What are the stopover options between Whanganui to Auckland?

As this is a quick-hop flight, there is seldom a need to stopover en-route to Auckland from Whanganui. For scenic purposes or for slow travel, Air New Zealand offers a range of flights from nearby Palmerston North Airport, which can offer several stopovers to various towns on the north and south island; choose this airport for more flexible flight options to Auckland. The quickest and cheapest way to get from Whanganui to Palmerston North is via car or taxi. There are also a few buses a day that will take you from Whanganui to Palmerston North in about 90min.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Whanganui to Auckland?

Yes, if that is what you choose to show as your photographic ID, which is now mandatory for anyone aged 12 and up before you board a domestic flight in New Zealand. Although a passport is often the preferred form, there are several other forms of ID you can use for this purpose if you prefer: driver’s licence, student card, birth certificate or any other valid form of ID. Remember to be at the airport at least 30min before your departure time. On Air Chathams, you're allowed one piece of luggage of 23 kg maximum. If you're travelling with little children, you're allowed an additional 5 kg. It's always wise to check which items are allowed in your luggage as these can change without notice.

How popular is this Whanganui to Auckland flight route?

This flight path from Wanganui to Auckland Intl was viewed by 290 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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Top airline flying from Whanganui to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Whanganui to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air ChathamsCheapest$157Average$270FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Whanganui to Auckland

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36%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
28%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Whanganui to Auckland

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