Cheap flights from Wellington to Los Angeles

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The best prices from Wellington to Los Angeles are usually found in August or March, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to LAX flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
WLG - LAX
Price
$980 - $1,502

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$980

From Wellington to Los Angeles

One-way from

$749

One-way flight from Wellington to Los Angeles

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 return from Wellington to Los Angeles?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 2% by booking at least 26 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Wellington to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,262.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Wellington. Prices for August average $1,229 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $862. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 22% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wellington to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for WLG to LAX flights in September, October
17 Oct - 27 Oct
$2,886pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
17 Oct - 27 Oct
$2,995pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
17 Oct - 27 Oct
$3,452pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Wellington found for this year
17 Oct - 27 Oct
$2,886pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
17 Oct - 27 Oct
$2,995pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
17 Oct - 27 Oct
$3,452pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Los Angeles
08:45 - 01:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
37h 15m
WLG - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$749
United
16:05 - 07:45
Air New Zealand
2 stops
59h 40m
WLG - LAX
Air New Zealand
$1,777
Gotogate
07:55 - 07:45
Emirates
3 stops
44h 50m
WLG - LAX
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Los Angeles

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

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Wellington to Los Angeles for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Los Angeles for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,384, but on average you can expect to pay $3,489.

How popular is this Wellington to Los Angeles flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to Los Angeles was viewed by 862 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 Wellington to Los Angeles return?

Currently priced at $1,529, Qantas Airways will fly you from Wellington to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Qantas Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air New Zealand and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,563 and $5,470, respectively.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Los Angeles

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

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.

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

Returning to Wellington from Los Angeles

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.

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Alternative routes for Wellington to Los Angeles

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Destination information for Los Angeles

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Top 5 airlines flying from Wellington to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Los Angeles 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
United Airlines
$422 $622 No cancel fee 69%
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Fiji Airways
$574 $715 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$646 $857 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$643 $938 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$808 $1,039 No cancel fee 78%
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