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Wellington (WLG) to California

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to LAX flight in 2021: compare Wellington to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Wellington to California?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 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 $1,124 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,291 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to California from Wellington with a flight ticket averaging about $1,177. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $813. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Wellington to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Wellington found for this year
14 Nov - 26 Nov
$1,437pp
WLG
Wellington
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
13 Nov - 27 Nov
$1,492pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
16 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,500pp
WLG
Wellington
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to California from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to California
06:45 - 02:40
Air New Zealand
1 stop
15h 55m
WLG - SFO
Air New Zealand
$685
mytrip.com
17:15 - 10:00
Emirates
3 stops
59h 45m
WLG - SFO
Emirates
17:15 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
59h 45m
WLG - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,836
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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to California

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 $1,542 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to California for under $1,542. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,437, but on average you can expect to pay $1,709.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to California for under $1,402 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Wellington to California, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 862 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to California.

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

Air Canada, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from Wellington to California.

What are the most popular routes from Wellington to California?

When deciding which route to take from Wellington to California, consider Wellington - San Francisco, Wellington - Los Angeles or Wellington - San Jose, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to California?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Wellington to California? While on average our users pay $1,806, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $568. The most popular route (Wellington - San Francisco), is priced around $1,566.

How long does is the flight from Wellington to California?

For as low as $2,566, Air New Zealand can have you in California from Wellington in 14h 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wellington to California from $1,437 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qantas Airways, from $1,501, and Air New Zealand, from $2,249.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $685. Users have also found tickets on Emirates for as little as $1,673.

Destination points for flights from Wellington to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to California.
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Airports servicing Wellington

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$574 $715 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
$422 $840 No cancel fee 69%
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Virgin Australia
$646 $857 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$643 $935 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$808 $1,065 No cancel fee 78%
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