Cheap flights from Wellington to California

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

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Wellington to California from $1,338 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,338 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Wellington to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to California in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $914.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to California (WLG - CA)?

When flying from Wellington to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Wellington to California in January, February 2022

The best prices found for WLG to California flights in January, February
14 Feb - 21 Feb
WLG

Wellington

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,463

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24.1.22

23 Feb - 2 Mar
WLG

Wellington

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 00m
LAX

Los Angeles

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

21h 15m
$1,494

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23.1.22

29 Jan - 5 Feb
WLG

Wellington

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

19h 05m
LAX

Los Angeles

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

25h 20m
$1,520

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22.1.22

Wellington to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Wellington found for this year
21 Mar - 4 May
WLG

Wellington

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 00m
LAX

Los Angeles

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

17h 20m
$1,415

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 23.1.22

21 Mar - 4 May
WLG

Wellington

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

44h 45m
LAX

Los Angeles

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

29h 55m
$1,441

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 23.1.22

14 Feb - 21 Feb
WLG

Wellington

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,463

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24.1.22

One-way flights to California from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to California
4 Feb
WLG

Wellington

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 55m
$817

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25.1.22

4 Feb
WLG

Wellington

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

23h 40m
$821

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24.1.22

4 Feb
WLG

Wellington

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 55m
$923

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23.1.22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to California?

Most people fly from Wellington (WLG) if they book a flight from Wellington to California. Wellington is conveniently located just 5.3 km from Wellington’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Wellington to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Wellington to California for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to California for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,415, but on average you can expect to pay $1,957.

How popular is this Wellington to California flight route?

Flights from Wellington to California have been viewed 862 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular routes from Wellington to California?

The most popular flight routes from Wellington to California are Wellington - Los Angeles, Wellington - Oakland and Wellington - Ontario.

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

Before booking your flight from Wellington to California, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air Canada, Fiji Airways or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to California?

While on average a flight from Wellington to California is generally $1,182, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $863. When looking at the most popular route, (Wellington - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $1,415 for that flight.

Can I fly to California from Wellington right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to California

Most visitors from Wellington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to California.

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

Can I fly back to Wellington from California?

Returning to Wellington from California

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

Destination points for flights from Wellington to California

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Top 5 airlines flying from Wellington to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$630
Average$1,254
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$857
Average$1,067
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$960
Average$1,395
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$964
Average$1,279
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,206
Average$1,590
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety