Cheap flights from Wellington to South Island

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to South Island, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 94% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $216 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $280.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to South Island?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Wellington. Prices for April average $195 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $98. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 64% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to South Island (WLG - EDG)?

When flying from Wellington to South Island, 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 South Island in January, February 2022

The best prices found for WLG to South Island flights in January, February
6 Feb - 9 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$106

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

2 Feb - 4 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$109

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$118

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/1/22

Wellington to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Wellington found for this year
4 Mar - 6 Mar
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$70

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

2 May - 4 May
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$82

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$106

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Direct flights to South Island from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to South Island direct flight deals
4 Mar - 6 Mar
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$70

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

2 May - 4 May
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$82

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

9 Feb - 12 Feb
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 45m
$145

Sounds Air

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Deal found 25/1/22

Last-minute flights from Wellington to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Wellington, departing today and this week
6 Feb - 9 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$106

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

2 Feb - 4 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$109

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$118

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to South Island from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to South Island
2 May
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$35

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/1/22

19 Apr
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

12h 05m
$106

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 26/1/22

4 May
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

5h 25m
$115

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Wellington to South Island flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to South Island?

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

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Sounds Air flying from Wellington to South Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to South Island for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

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

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Wellington to South Island under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to South Island is less than $197.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to South Island for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wellington to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Wellington to South Island?

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

How popular is this Wellington to South Island flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to South Island was viewed by 3,994 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 South Island on average per day?

9 flight departures from Wellington to South Island per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 11% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Wellington to South Island?

Airlines like Jetstar, Sounds Air, and Air New Zealand fly from Wellington to South Island in about 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Wellington to South Island is about 306 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the most popular routes from Wellington to South Island?

Most travellers choose Wellington - Christchurch, Wellington - Queenstown Intl or Wellington - Dunedin when deciding on the best route from Wellington to South Island.

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

Before booking your flight from Wellington to South Island, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Sounds Air.

What are the most reliable airlines from Wellington to South Island?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Wellington to South Island are Qantas Airways (94%), Fiji Airways (93%) and Air New Zealand (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to South Island?

The cheapest flight price from Wellington to South Island is $41. On average you can expect to pay $162. The most popular route, (Wellington - Christchurch), can usually be booked for $70.

Alternative routes for Wellington to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Wellington to South Island

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Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to South Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$77
Average$169
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$86
Average$268
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Sounds Air
Cheapest$99
Average$372
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Wellington to South Island

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington to South Island
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
56%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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