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Cheap flights from Wellington to New York

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The best prices from Wellington to New York are usually found in February or August, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to NYC flight in 2021: compare Wellington to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
WLG - NYC
Price
$1,268 - $2,388
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

$1,430

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$1,268

From Wellington to New York

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 New York?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 26% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 14 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from Wellington to New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 14 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,620. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,715.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to New York?

Flights from Wellington to New York lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to New York in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,162.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to New York (WLG - NYC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wellington to New York in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 23% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Wellington to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Wellington found for this year
20 Nov - 3 Dec
$2,401pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 6 Oct
$2,456pp
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
17 Dec - 12 Jan
$2,617pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to New York

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to New York?

If you book a flight to New York from Wellington, you will be flying from Wellington, which is the city’s only airport. Wellington (WLG) is located 5.3 km from the centre of Wellington. There are 0 flights from Wellington to New York per day from 3 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Wellington to New York have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, United Airlines, 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 Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Wellington to New York for under $2,495 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to New York for under $2,495. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $2,456, but on average you can expect to pay $6,444.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to New York for under $2,495 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Wellington weather warmer or cooler than New York?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 30 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in New York is typically hotter than in Wellington. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Wellington to New York?

Airlines like Emirates fly from Wellington to New York in about 45h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Wellington to New York return?

Currently priced at $2,457, Emirates will fly you from Wellington to New York and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to New York.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for May in New York
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in New York
96.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
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