Cheap flights from Wellington to Auckland

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The best prices from Wellington to Auckland Intl are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington to Auckland

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to AKL flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.

WLG - AKL

Price

$84 - $222

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

$179

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$123

From Wellington to Auckland Intl

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

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 38% on the overall cost on flights from Wellington to Auckland.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to Auckland, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 79% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $192 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $246.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Auckland from Wellington. Users have commonly found prices around $172 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $95. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Auckland (WLG - AKL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wellington to Auckland at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 4% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Auckland in November, December 2021

The best prices found for WLG to AKL flights in November, December
31 Dec - 5 Jan
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$82

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

26 Dec - 28 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$88

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec - 19 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$89

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Wellington to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Wellington found for this year
31 Dec - 5 Jan
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$82

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

26 Dec - 28 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$88

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec - 19 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$89

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Direct flights to Auckland from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Auckland direct flight deals
31 Dec - 5 Jan
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$82

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

26 Dec - 28 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$88

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 28/11/21

15 Dec - 19 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$89

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Wellington, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 5 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

18h 10m
$379

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/11/21

5 Dec - 7 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$392

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

3 Dec - 5 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$398

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 25/11/21

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Auckland
15 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$37

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/11/21

15 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$51

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

28 Dec
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$57

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Auckland from Wellington flights?

Auckland is one of the more popular cities in New Zealand, which attracts many tourists, and is also considered among the big cities of the country. Due to this and many more reasons, there are many domestic flights to Auckland Airport. To travel to Auckland from Wellington, you will have to board a flight from the Wellington Airport, which was formerly called the Rongotai Airport. It is very close to the city centre and is located in the suburb of Rongotai. JetStar and Air New Zealand are the airlines that are offering the most flights to Auckland Airport, which is a busy airport. Once you reach the Auckland Airport, you can choose public transport that connects you to the city centre. Taxis and shuttles are also an option and are situated outside the door of the domestic terminal. You can prebook taxis or find one on arrival.

Which airlines fly directly from Wellington to Auckland

There are direct flights from Wellington Airport to Auckland Airport by JetStar and Air New Zealand. The duration of the flight is around 1h with no stopovers. Jetstar offers affordable fares and good quality flights that reach Auckland directly. You can also choose one-stop flights that are offered mostly by Air New Zealand. Irrespective of the airlines chosen, the quality of travel remains the same, so the choice can be narrowed down mostly to budget and the flight duration.

What are the stopover options between Wellington to Auckland?

The number of and location of stopovers depends on the number of stops that you opt for while booking flight tickets. There are direct flights to Auckland Airport from Wellington Airport, so if you choose to book such flights then there will be no stopovers. However, if you opt for flights that are not direct then there can be stopovers at Christchurch, Dunedin, Blenheim, Queenstown, Tauranga and many others. For example, if you choose an Air New Zealand flight with one stop then there will be a stopover at Christchurch of about 1h 20min before reaching Auckland International Airport. Direct flights on this route can often be cheaper than the ones with stopovers.

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

If you have a New Zealand citizenship, then you won’t need a visa to travel between Wellington and Auckland. You will need an ID to get onto the flight; it can be a passport or a driving licence. Airlines need some photo ID to be shown at check-in so there is confirmation that the person boarding the flight is the same as the one booked. A passport is the preferred document, but you can also use your licence, student ID or birth certificate.

What airports do I use to fly from Wellington to Auckland?

If you wish to fly to Auckland from Wellington, then you need to book flights from Wellington to Auckland Intl. There are 9 flights from Wellington (WLG) to Auckland Intl (AKL) per day to choose from. Flights to Auckland from Wellington are available from 2 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 1h 05m is how long a nonstop flight from Wellington to Auckland Intl typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Wellington to Auckland Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Wellington to Auckland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Auckland for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $82, but on average you can expect to pay $266.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Auckland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Wellington to Auckland under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Auckland is less than $160.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Auckland for under $400?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Wellington to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are direct flights available from Wellington to Auckland?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday.

How popular is this Wellington to Auckland flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to Auckland Intl was viewed by 10,131 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Wellington to Auckland on average per day?

6 flight departures from Wellington to Auckland per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Wellington to Auckland?

For as low as $82, Jetstar can have you in Auckland from Wellington in 1h 05m. The distance from Wellington to Auckland is about 481 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Wellington to Auckland return?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Auckland, with prices starting at $82. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $163 return. You may be able to fly from Wellington to Auckland for 52% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Wellington to Auckland?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Wellington to Auckland on time: Air China (50%), United Airlines (33%), Singapore Airlines (11%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Auckland?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $64. While the most popular route (Wellington - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $76 on average our data indicates $166 when flying from Wellington to Auckland.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Auckland

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Wellington to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$87
Average$169
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$98
Average$186
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington to Auckland
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
51%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
41%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Wellington to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wellington to Auckland
Sunday8daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday8daily flights
Wednesday11daily flights
Thursday11daily flights
Friday14daily flights
Saturday8daily flights